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Exhibitions

2013
THE WRONG: A NEW DIGITAL ART BIENNALE – WONDER CABINET OF THE BIG ELECTRIC CAT
thewrong.org – wondercabinetofthebigelectriccat.com

2012
Masters Degree Exhibition
Charles H. Scott Gallery
Emily Carr University of Art + Design Vancouver, BC

2010
National Portrait Gallery
Latitude 53
Edmonton, Alberta

2010
Twitter/Art Social Media
Diane Farris Gallery
Vancouver, BC

2009
Fire In The Sky
Regional Cultural Centre
Letterkeny, Co. Donegal

2006 – Solo
Distant Air
Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre
Medicine Hat, Alberta

2005-07-08
FILE – Electronic Language International Festival
Rio De Janeiro & Sao Paulo, Brazil

2008
HQ turns 2!
Galerie + Boutique Headquarters
Montréal, Quebec

2008
WAFA Group Show 01: An Exercise in Patience
WAFA Studios
Seattle, Washington

2007
Bravo!Fact Screening
High Performance Rodeo
Calgary, Alberta

2005
Lumen Eclipse: Harvard Square Showcase 02
Harvard University
Boston, Massachusetts

2005
ZOOROOM: “A Room With A Zoo”
Resister Gallery
Toronto, Ontario

2005
Trace
Clothworthy Arts Centre
Antrim, Northern Ireland

Education and Training

2010-12
Emily Carr University of Art & Design
Masters Degree in Media Arts

1999-01

Medicine Hat College
Diploma, Visual Communications

1999

University of Regina
Independent studies: Fine Arts

Work Experience

2000-present
Notsosimpleton Productions
Freelance Animator, Illustrator, Designer

2014-present
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies – UBC Okanagan
Vancouver, BC

2010-2014
Senior Instructor – Vancouver Film School
Vancouver, BC

2008-09
Art Director – Switch United
Vancouver, BC

2002-05
Lead Designer – Horizon Zero
Banff, AB

Awards / Grants / Residencies

2012
Winner – Governor General’s gold medal
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Vancouver, BC

2010
Winner – Best Interactive Designer in Canada
Canadian New Media Awards
Toronto, OT

2010
Winner – Illustration category – Applied Arts
Interactive Installation – The Digital Gateway
Canada

2007-08
Nominee – Best Designer
Canadian New Media Awards
Toronto, OT

2007
International Digital Residency
Queen Street Studios
Belfast, Northern Ireland

2006
New Media Project Grant
Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Distant Air – Interactive Animation

2006
Bravo!Fact Video Grant
Bravo!Fact
Throw It On A Fire – Music Video

2005
Runner Up – netarts.org Grand Prize
Internet Art Exhibition – The Fragile Circus
Machida, Tokyo

2005
3rd Place winner – Art / Experimental – VIDFEST
Internet Art Exhibition – The Fragile Circus
Vancouver, BC

2005
Winner – Original Sound
Flash Forward Film Festival – NY
Interactive Animation – The Flowering of Forgotten Gifts

2004
Winner – New Media Mention Award – FCMM
Interactive Animation – The Fragile Circus
Montréal, QC

Presentations

LECTURE – MAKE SOMETHING UGLY : AN EXPERIMENTAL CREATIVE PROCESS

  •  FITC – Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity – Amsterdam, Netherlands – 2014
  • HPX Digital – Halifax Pop Explosion – Halifax, NS – 2013
  • FITC – Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity – Toronto, ON – 2013
  • Codemotion – Rome, IT – 2013
  • FITC – Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity – Vancouver, BC – 2012

ARTIST TALK – DISTANT AIR

  • FILE – Electronic Language International Festival – Rio De Janeiro, BS – 2008 Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre – Medicine Hat, AB – 2007 Queen Street Studios – Belfast, N-IRL – 2007 Datarama – The Star And Shadow Cinema – Newcastle, ENG – 2007

PANEL : ANIMATION ON THE WEB

  •  KAFI – Kalamazoo Animation Festival International – Kalamazoo, MI – 2007

PANEL : INTERACTIVE NARRATIVE ROUNDTABLE

  •  Interactive Screen 0.7 – The Banff Centre for the Arts – 2007

ARTIST TALK – THE FRAGILE CIRCUS

  • Flash n’ Splash – The Banff Centre for the Arts – 2005
  • BD4D conference – Henry Art Gallery – Seattle, WA – 2003
  • Interactive Screen 0.3 – The Banff Centre for the Arts – 2003