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Education:

2004: Honours Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts (Studio), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

Solo Exhibitions:

2012: Waterways, John M Harper Branch, Waterloo, ON

2009: Refraction, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON

2008: ReArt, Propeller   Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON

2007: Waste Not…Now What?, Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener, ON

          Members Take Over: Take 6, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

2006: Paradox of Motion, Available Space Art Project, Kitchener, ON

Selected Juried Exhibitions:

2013: Perth Huron Exhibition, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON

2012: Coalescence, Art Allies at WalterFedy, Kitchener, ON

         Encore, BOX 11 at WalterFedy, Kitchener, ON

2011: Goddess: The Art of She Within We, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

         BOX 11, Rumpel Felt Factory, Kitchener, ON

2010: BOX 10, Breithaupt Factory, Kitchener, ON

         of common journeys and solo flights, Gallery 96 @ Factory 163, Stratford, ON

         Perth Huron Exhibition, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON

2009: Perth Huron Exhibition, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON

         TAP (the artist project), Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON

         Industrial Strength, Gallery 96 @ Factory 163, Stratford, ON

         ImAGE: From “Bust” to “Boom” to “Zoom”, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto

2008: Breaking New Ground, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, ON

         Annual Perth Huron Exhibition, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON

         Manipulate This, Gallery 96 @ Factory 163, Stratford, ON

         LOOK 2008, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, ON

2007: Drawing: Juried Art Exhibition, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, ON

         Lawson Killer Perth-Huron, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON

         Changing Nature, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

2006: Lawson Killer Perth-Huron, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON

         Pulse Points, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

         Art Meets Technology, WRCM, Kitchener, ON

2005: RE:IMAGINE [found object art show], Eastern Front Gallery, Toronto, ON

         self images, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

2004: Prime Numbers, art gallery, University of Waterloo,

         Disposal, Front Gallery, University of Waterloo, ON

        

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016: Go With The Flow, Cambridge Centre for the Arts, Cambridge, ON

2015: Wilderness, UpTown Gallery, Waterloo, ON

2014: Reclamation, UpTown Gallery, Waterloo, ON  

2013: WonderWorld, Uptown Gallery, Waterloo, ON

2012: Nurture, Button Factory, Waterloo, ON

         Translucence, Uptown Gallery, Waterloo, ON

         Talent Next Door 2, Silicon W, Kitchener, ON

2011: Propeller 15-Year Anniversary Exhibition, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto

         Members Show, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

         Light at Play, Uptown Gallery, Waterloo, ON

         The Registry Show, Registry Theatre, Kitchener, ON

         Art Movement, The Button Factory, Kitchener, ON

         Fusion, Studio Strat, Stratford, ON

         Line of Thought, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

2010: Whole Ball of Wax, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto

         Face it Head On: The Self-Portrait Redefined, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto

         Two-Gether, Morris Art Gallery, St Marys, ON

         Turning to the Sun, Factory 163, Stratford, ON

         A Virtuous Wealth: The Impulse to Collect, Gallery 96 @ Factory 163, Stratford, ON

2009: BOX 09, Old Boehmer Box Factory, Kitchener, ON

         Marche D’Art, Off the Wall / Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

         Rural Roots, Blyth Festival Gallery, Blyth, ON

         spOtlight, Gallery 96 @ Factory 163, Stratford, ON

2008: Fine Arts Alumni and Faculty Art Exhibition, Modern Languages Gallery, University of Waterloo

         Salon 2, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto

         Summer Jam, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto

2007: In Your Face, National Library of Canada, Ottawa

2006: In Your Face, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

         Members Take Over: Take 1, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

Curatorial and Exhibition Management Experience:

2012: Past Forward | Present Tense, Curator, Hamilton Artists Inc, Hamilton, ON

2011: BOX 11, Organizer, Crit Group, Kitchener, ON

2010: BOX 10, Organizer, Crit Group, Kitchener, ON

2009: Book Marked, Curator, Gallery 96 @ the Stratford Public Library, Stratford, ON

         BOX 9, Co-curator, Crit Group, Kitchener, ON

2008: Manipulate This, Curator, Gallery 96 @ Factory 163, Stratford, ON

2007: Metaphor, Meditation, and the Age of Anger, Curator, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

2006-07: Members’ Take Over, Series Coordinator, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

2006: Terra Incognita, Co-curator, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

         Warning Hard Hat Area. Enter at your own risk., Co-curator Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

1999: Naked Emotion, Assistant Curator, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery

1998-99: Dis•con•nec•tions, Assistant Curator, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON

Affiliations:

2012 to present    (WCAC) Button Factory, Waterloo, ON

2011-17   Uptown Gallery, Waterloo, ON

2007-11   Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON

2006 to present  Crit Group, Kitchener, ON

2004-11   Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

1997 to present   Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON

Publications:

2011: Propeller 15 Year Anniversary Retrospective. Exhibition Catalogue.

         Sideroads, Nov

2010: Vanderwall, Phillip. A Virtuous Wealth: The Impulse to Collect. Exhibition Essay.

2010: of common journeys and solo flights. Exhibition Catalogue.

2010: Box 10. Exhibition Catalogue.

2009: Im/AGE: From “Bust” to “Boom” To “Zoom”. Exhibition Catalogue.

2008: Manipulate This. Exhibition Catalogue.

2008: Look 2008. Exhibition Catalogue.

2004: Prime Numbers. Exhibition Catalogue.

Arts Related Experience:

2013: On Selling Your Artwork, Art Salon, St Marys, Ontario

2012: Encaustic Demo with Anna Koot, Tea and Talk Series, Uptown Gallery

2010: Website Designer using Joomla for www.boxartshow.ca

2009: “A Guide for the Emerging Curator: Timelines for Curating and Coordinating an Art Exhibition”, Educational Essay for www.gallery96 under a Trillium Grant

         Website Designer using Joomla, www.gallery96.com

         Drawing workshop, Stratford, Factory 163, Stratford, ON

2004: Juror, Lawson and Killer Perth-Huron Juried Exhibition, Gallery Stratford

         Juror, Ela Moll Scholarship Award, Gallery Stratford

1999-2002: Art instructor and docent, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

1997-99, 2001: Art instructor and docent, Gallery Stratford

Gallery Representation:

Uptown Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario

Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario

Village Studios, Stratford, Ontario

Honours, Awards and Grants:

2011: New Festival or Event, Arts Awards Waterloo Region

2009: Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2004: Departmental Award Winner for Distinguished Academic Achievement in Fine Arts, University of Waterloo

2004: Fine Arts Memorial Award (Vernon Hacking Award), University of Waterloo

2002-04: Dean’s Honours List, University of Waterloo

2003: Sculpture Award for Third Year, University of Waterloo

2002: Fine Arts Memorial Award (Liz Edwards Award), University of Waterloo 

2001: Honourable mention for First Year Portfolio, University of Waterloo