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Education
– Canadore College, Graphic Design, Degree (2 year program), Graduated 2001.
– Canadore College, Multimedia, Certificate (1 year program), Graduated 2002.
– Nipissing University, BA Fine Arts (3 year program), Graduated 2008.

Memberships Affiliations
– Capitol Centre Theatre – Member
– Theatre Ontario – Member
– Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance – Member
– Playwrights Guild of Canada – Member
– Canadian Artists’ Representation / Le Front des artistes canadiens – Member
– Access Copyright – Writer Member
– Access Copyright – Visual Artist Member
– Expressions Arts Gallery – Member
– Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones – Member
– National Indigenous Media Arts Coalition – Member
– Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada – Member

Curatorial Projects
Go “Pop Culture” Yourself!, Fabulous Festival of Fringe Film, Durham, ON – 2017
Ojichaagobiishin, Ice Follies 2016, Lake Nipissing, ON – 2016
Mishi-Namewag, Northern Lights Festival, Sudbury, ON – 2015
North of the 45th, Gallery 101 / National Art Centre, Ottawa, ON – 2015
Canadiana, 8fest, Toronto, ON – 2015
Integrated Opposition, Aanmitaagzi, Nipissing First Nations, ON – 2014
Development of Consciousness, Aanmitaagzi, Nipissing First Nations, ON – 2014
Ohkwamingininiwug, Ice Follies 2014, Lake Nipissing, ON – 2014
Midlife Crisis, WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON – 2014
Midlife Crisis, Ice Follies 2014, Lake Nipissing, ON – 2014
Midlife Crisis, Art Space, Peterborough, ON – 2014
MediaX, gallerywest, Toronto / White Water Gallery, North Bay / VideoPool, Winnipeg – 2013
REBEL, White Water Gallery, North Bay, ON – 2013
Anaamimikom, Ice Follies 2012, Lake Nipissing, ON – 2012
Social Rejection, Crossroads Gallery, North Bay, ON – 2011
Social Rejection, Gallerywest, Toronto, ON – 2011

Public Exhibitions (solo)
nishkindiwag, Aanmitaagzi, Nipissing First Nations, ON – 2015
Makadewaa Namewag, Underpass Bridge, Nipissing First Nations, ON – 2014
Makadewaa Namewag, Factory Media Art Centre, Hamilton, ON – 2014
Realityisnotwhatitusedtobe, 104 Main St. E. North Bay, ON – 2009
Reboot, WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON – 2008

Public Exhibitions (Group)
First Nations Art 2017, Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON – 2017
Spring Exhibit, Expressions West Nipissing Art Gallery, Sturgeon Falls, ON – 2017
50 Shades of Blue, WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON – 2014
CanKitsch, GEOLAB, Parry Sound, ON – 2013

Performance Art
Freedom Exchange, La Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Sudbury, ON – 2014
Undefined Protest, Artexte, Montreal, QC – 2013
Undefined Protest, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, ON – 2012
Gallery Pollution, ONFIRE Conference, Toronto, ON – 2010
Gallery Pollution, MOCCA Toronto, ON – 2010

Panel Discussions / Public Speaking
– “Hands of History with Indigenous Curator’s Panel“, Toronto International Film Festival – 2017
– “The Exchange – Indigenous”, CAPACOA Conference / CINARS Biennale – 2017
– “The Curation Transformation: Conscious Community Creation“, Sparc Symposium – 2016
– “10 Years, 10 Questions“, OCADU Indigenous Visual Culture Program – 2016
– “Cultural Town Hall: Timmins“, Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Center – 2015

Theatre
– “Ipperwash”, Set Designer, Blyth Festival – 2017
– “Serpent People”, Multi-Media, Aanmitaagzi – 2017
– “The Life and Death of John the Milkman“, Producer / Production Manager, Proscenium Club, 2017
– “I Live With Him Every Day“, Producer / Production Manager, Proscenium Club, 2016
– “Dracula”* Set Design, Prop Design / Effects The Gateway Theatre Guild 2016
– “The Life and Death of John the Milkman“* Prop Design / Effects Theatre North 2014
– “Glengarry Glen Ross” Associate Producer The Gateway Theatre Guild 2014
– “A Picasso” Set Design Burnt Toast Collective 2013
– “Rag and Bone” Prop Design/ Effects Rep 21 2013
– “Night of the Living Dead” Prop Design/ Effects J2 Productions 2012
– “The Donnelly’s” Set Design, Prop Design/ Effects Rep 21 2011
– “Macbeth” Set Design, Prop Design/ Effects Rep 21 2011
– “Sugar Witch” Set Design, Prop Design/ Effects Rep 21 2010
– “Witless” Set Design, Prop Design Rod Carley IndiPro 2010
– “The Lieutenant of Inishmore“* Set Design, Prop Design/ Effects Rep 21 2009
– “Farther West” Set Design, Prop Design/ Effects Rep 21 2009
– “As Bees in Honey Drown” Set Design, Prop Design/ Effects Rep 21 2009
– “Trojan Women“* Scenic Design NipU Theatre 2009
– “Talking to Terrorists“* Set Design, Prop Design The Gateway Theatre Guild 2008
– “Bear Clause“* Writer/Actor/Prop Design NipU Theatre 2007
* Poster Design

Videography
The End of the World – Writer / Director

– IFCO Origin 8 – 2016
– Zakide Wawasayg Film Festival – 2016
Asinabka Film and Media Festival – 2017
ImagineNative Festival – 2017

No Corporate Memory – Writer / Director – Media X Video Pool / Gallery West – 2013

Feature Film
Roommate Wanted Production Consultant Different Duck Films 2015
Agency of Vengeance: Dark Rising Assistant Art Director Black Walk Productions 2011
Lifelines Production Consultant Kanbar Entertainment 2008
Intercessor: Another Rock ‘N’ Roll Nightmare Art Design Sub Rosa Studios

Television
Dark Rising: The Savage Tales of Summer Vale Assistant Art Director Defiant Empire 2011
Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town Special Promotions Accent- KITH Productions 2010

Short Subject
The Autumn Girl – Art Design Boissonneault / Gamache – 2013

Documentary
The Northern Artist Director/ Producer White Water Productions 2011

Publications / Essays / Articles
– Inverview “On show this summer: an inclusive new approach to Indigenous art”, Globe and Mail, June 2017
– “Artistic Freedom Works Both Ways“, Muskrat Magazine, May 2017
– Interview “Times have changed around cultural appropriation, but has the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts?”, Globe and Mail, May 2017
– “Making Relationships”, Studio Magazine, Fall/Winter 2016
– “Duncan Campbell Scott was a Dickhead“, Muskrat Magazine, May 2016
– Interview “O Canada, how can we be like you?“, ArtsHub, April 2016
– Interview “Canada Council for the Arts strikes a new chord with funding model“, Rabble, March 2016
– “NEW INDIGENOUS ARTS FUNDING“, Muskrat Magazine, January 2016
– “When will you Rage?“, Muskrat Magazine, August 2015
– Interview “On the Road with Daniel Joyce: Northern Ontario“, Canadian Art Magazine, July 2015
– “Coping Mechanism: Revolution”, “Rebel” White Water Gallery, May 2015
– “Does paint dream of Jinny Yu and itself become?“, Drain Magazine, Vol 11:1, 2014
– “Aion Unbound of Lethbridge, Alberta”, Hamilton Artists Inc., September 2014
– “Dialogues on Public Engagement in the Arts”, Canada Council for the Arts, May 2014
– “Space – The Final Frontier”, Dispatch Magazine, April 2014
– “Advocate Year Round”, ARCCO, September 2013
– “When performance art crosses a line”, North Bay Nipissing News, June 2012

Residencies / Training
– Festival Masters Class with Paul Gudgin Director of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012.

Awards
– Chalmers Fellowship – 2014

Personal Grant History
– Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Curatorial Projects – 2016
– Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts Projects – 2016
– Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Artist in the Community – 2015
– Ontario Arts Council Inter & Multi-Arts projects – 2014
– Canada Council for the Arts Inter-Arts Projects – 2014
– Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Curatorial Projects – 2014
– Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Artist in the Community – 2013
– Canada Council for the Arts: Travel Grants for Aboriginal Collaborative Projects – 2012
– Ontario Arts Council Compass Program for Curatorial Training – 2010
– Ontario Arts Council Artist in Education – 2010
– Ontario Arts Council Artist in Education – 2009

Organizational Grant History
– Canada Council for the Arts: New Chapter $375,000, 2016-17
– Canada Council for the Arts: Inter-Arts Office: Project Grants to Organizations $35,000, 2015-16
– Canada Council for the Arts:Aboriginal/Inuit Traditional Visual Art Forms Program for Organizations $25,000, 2015-16
– Ontario Arts Council: Special Request for Artists to Attend Yukon Gathering $12,000, 2016-17
– Ontario Arts Council: Operating Grant $25,500, 2016-17
– Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec: Special Request for Artists to Attend Yukon Gathering $15,000, 2015-16
– British Columbia Arts Council: Special Request for Artists to Attend Yukon Gathering $10,000, 2016-17
– Culture Quest / Department of Tourism and Culture: Regional Artists Development Project $14,000, 2016-17
– Canada Summer Jobs – Service Canada: Canada Summer Jobs Employees (10 positions) Across Canada $35,000, 2016-17