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EDUCATION

2022-2024 Master of Visual Studies, Curatorial Studies, University of Toronto, Daniels Faculty of Landscape, Architecture and Design

2019 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Visual and Critical Studies, with Distinction, OCAD University, Toronto

 

CURATORIAL

2024 Some kind of we, Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph ON (forthcoming)

2024 Indiscernible thresholds, escaped veillances, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto 

2023-2024 Mnemonic silences, disappearing acts, Jackman Humanities Institute and the Art Museum at the University of Toronto 

2023 in the hole, Trinity Square Video, Toronto, co-curated with Silverfish 

2022 You're Always Coming When I'm Going, Gales Gallery, York University, Toronto, co-curated with Silverfish and the AHGSA

2021 Proof 27, Gallery 44, Toronto 
2021 gendertrash from hell: to heaven, Vtape, Toronto, as Crocus Collective 

2021 this house, made and mended by unbelonging hands, Riverdale Hub Gallery, Toronto, as Crocus Collective

2021 Unfamiliar Resemblance, solo exhibition of Devon Pryce, Riverdale Hub Gallery, Toronto

2021 realms where they breathe deeply, solo exhibition of kaya joan, Riverdale Hub Gallery, Toronto

2021 Stitching You Into the Seams, solo exhibition of Gillian Toliver, Riverdale Hub Gallery, Toronto

2020 now that the artifice is dissolved, Hearth, Toronto, co-curated with mg hamilton and Sameen Mahboubi

2020 the body as a fever dream, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto

2019 NODES Gallery Pop Up, Port Sandfield, co-curated with Rikki Kimacovich

2018 Frutti, OCAD University, Toronto, co-curated with Dana Feldman

2018 Emulsion II, 14 Bonifacio Lupi Studios, Florence, Italy, co-curated with Dana Feldman and Sarah Juliet Nadler

2017 Emulsion, 14 Bonifacio Lupi Studios, Florence, Italy, co-curated with Dana Feldman and Sarah Juliet Nadler

PUBLICATIONS

2023 “G.B. Jones” (review), Cornelia Magazine, Buffalo, NY

2022 "Fantastic Futures: Cosplay in the Works of Phil Lý and Marissa Sean Cruz" (essay), Function Magazine, Issue 23, Toronto

2021 "Ongoing Legacies of Transmisogyny" (feature), C Magazine, Issue 149, Toronto

2020 "Influencer Identity and Apocalyptic Prophecy" (review), Peripheral Review, Toronto
2020 Letter to the Editor, C Magazine, Toronto

2019 "Camille Rojas" (review), Canadian Art, Toronto 

2019 "Lil Miquela" (review), Journal of Curatorial Studies, vol. 8, no. 1, Toronto

2019 "Rendering Difference in the Artscape Youngplace Career Launchers Photography Exhibition" (review), The Artist & The Viewer, Toronto

2019 "Fabricating Authority: Personified Anonymity in the Work of Jim Joe" (thesis abstract), Journal of Visual & Critical Studies, Toronto

2017 "Street Art and Fine Art: Kim Dorland’s Wall" (essay), OCAD U BA Annual, Toronto

EDITORIAL PROJECTS

2022 Silverfish 003: Hole, Editorial Committee

2022 Silverfish 002: Transition, Co-editor

2020 Silverfish 001: Cyborgities, Co-editor

2019 Roundtable Residency Exhibition Publication: Resistance, Co-editor

2019 The Journal of Visual and Critical Studies, Editorial Committee

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022 Strada Statale 696, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto

2021-2022 Strada Statale 696, Mock Jungle in partnership with the Municipality of Bologna and Trinity Square Video, Bologna, Italy 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

2023 I Am My Own Ghost, Images Festival, Toronto

2022 VRTO, OCAD University, Toronto 

2021 Photophobia Contemporary Moving Image Festival, Hamilton Artists Inc. and The Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton 

2020 Moving Ether Way, Trinity Square Video, Toronto

2019 Video Fever, Trinity Square Video, Toronto

2018 Publications+, Ignite Gallery, Toronto

2018 Frutti, OCAD University, Toronto

2018 Emulsion II, 14 Bonifacio Lupi, Florence, Italy

2017 Emulsion, 14 Bonifacio Lupi, Florence, Italy

 

RESIDENCIES

2021 Vtape Curatorial Incubator v.17: "On the Other Side – It's Heaven", Toronto
2020 Momus Emerging Critics Residency, Toronto

2020 Subtle Technologies Curatorial Mentorship Program, Toronto
2019-2020 Rosalie Sharp Pavilion Career Launcher Residency, OCAD University, Toronto

2017-2018 OCAD University Florence Off-Campus Studies Program, Florence, Italy

 

AWARDS & GRANTS

2024 Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators, Art Gallery of Guelph

2024 Gerd Muesham Award, Art Libraries Society of North America

2023 Komala Prabhakar Graduate Student Endowment Fund, University of Toronto

2023-2024 Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Toronto

2022-2023 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Grant, University of Toronto

2022-2024 University of Toronto Fellowship, University of Toronto

2019 Medal in Visual and Critical StudiesOCAD University

2019 Nora E. Vaughan Award, OCAD University

2019 Visual and Critical Studies 4th Year Writing AwardOCAD University

2017 Project 31 Peter Porcal Memorial ScholarshipOCAD University

2015 Foundation Board Scholarship, OCAD University

ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

2024 "Queer Dis/Appearance in the Colonial Archive: Censorship, Punitive Surveillance, and Colonial State-Building," Presenter, Art Libraries Society of North America Conference, Pittsburgh, USA

2024 "Cassils, MVS Proseminar," Moderator, Daniels' Faculty, University of Toronto

2024 "Mnemonic silences, disappearing acts: Artistic Responses to Archival Absence," Presenter, Queer and Trans Art as Knowledge Mobilization, Critical Digital Humanities Initiative, University of Toronto 

2024 "Disappearance in Queer and Trans Archives: Artistic Responses to Archival Absence," Presenter, Sex Salon, Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, University of Toronto 

2023 "Mnemonic silences, disappearing acts Exhibition Tour," Presenter, Contretemps: Wollesen Memorial Graduate Symposium, University of Toronto 

2023 "Mnemonic silences, disappearing acts Exhibition Tour," Presenter, Jackman Humanities Institute Fellows' Lunch, University of Toronto

2023 "Transforming Value Within Art Publication Collecting Organizations," Presenter, Art Libraries Society of North America Conference, Mexico City, Mexico

2023 Visual Strategies Undergraduate Seminar, Guest Lecturer, University of Toronto, Toronto

2022 Visual Strategies Undergraduate Seminar, Guest Lecturer, University of Toronto, Toronto

2022 "Art, Social Justice, and Curatorial Practice," Guest Speaker, West End Alternative Secondary School, Toronto

2021 Visual Culture and Sexualities Graduate Seminar, Guest Lecturer, York University, Toronto

2019 Visual & Critical Studies Thesis Symposium, Presenter, OCAD University, Toronto

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTS

2024 Breakout Artists Tour, Tour Leader, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Toronto (forthcoming)

2024 "Queer Art and Resistance," Workshop Facilitator, University of Toronto SCSU (forthcoming)

2024 "Joint Curatorial Tour with Dallas Fellini," Speaker, The Art Museum at the University of Toronto

2023 "Remembering Trans Histories," Speaker, Daniels Faculty of Landscape, Architecture and Design, University of Toronto 

2023 "ONSTAGE/OFFSTAGE Curatorial Talk," Speaker, The ArQuives, Toronto

2023 Emerging Digital Artist Awards Jury, Guest Juror, EQ Bank and Trinity Square Video, Toronto

2023 Inner Queerals: Outer Ink, Workshop Facilitator, CGAC, Toronto 

2021 Exhibitions Programming Committee Jury, Guest Juror, Gallery 44, Toronto

2021 Folio Forum, Reviewer, Gallery 44, Toronto

2021 JVCS Alumni Workshop, Speaker, Journal of Visual and Critical Studies, Toronto 

2020 Curatorial Curiosities Panel: Blended Practices, Panelist, OCAD University, Toronto

2020 Peripheral Review Sunday Summer Reading Series, Guest Artist, Peripheral Review, Toronto 

SELECTED EXPERIENCE 

2022-2023 Teaching Assistant, JAV120 Visual Concepts, University of Toronto, Toronto

2022-2023 Research Assistant for Dr. Mitchell Akiyama, Toronto

2021-Present Collection, Inventory & Distribution Assistant, Art Metropole, Toronto

2019-Present Co-Director, Silverfish, Toronto

2020-2021 Curator of Exhibitions and Programs, Riverdale Hub, Toronto

2020 Curatorial Assistant, Gallery 44, Toronto

2019 Gallery Assistant, NODES Gallery, Toronto and Port Carling

2019 Front of House Assistant, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE 

2019-Present Community Engagement Committee, The ArQuives, Toronto

2019-2020 Education and Community Outreach Intern, Gallery 44, Toronto

2019 Docent, Toronto Biennial of Art, Toronto

2019 Facilitator, Roundtable Residency, Toronto

2018-2019 Editorial Committee, Journal of Visual & Critical Studies, Toronto

PRESS 

2024 "Exhibition Presents 'Indiscernible thresholds, escaped veillances' of Trans Hypervisibility," HOLO

2024 "Reimagining the Gaps: Mnemonic silences, disappearing acts," Femme Art Review, London ON, written by Adi Berardini

2021 "Moving Ether Way," Canadian Art, Toronto ON, written by Joy Xiang

2020 "Impenetrable Intimacies: the body as a fever dream," Femme Art Review, London ON, written by Dana Snow
2020 "The best art shows to see in Toronto this fall," Now Magazine, Toronto, written by Kelsey Adams

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