artist CV

ARTIST CV

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2017 Introduction to field recording, Video Pool

2014 Introduction to A/V Production, Red River College

2009 Advanced Screen Printing, Manitoba Print Makers Association

1999 – 2001 Graphic Design 2 year diploma, Red River College

ARTISTIC PRACTICE

SELECTED SOUND ART PERFORMANCES

2019 Natural Selections, Members Show, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon MB

2019 Park LIfe on Tape, Temporal Contours v06, Videopool Media Arts Centre, Winnipeg, MB

2019 blueberry, Manitoba Digital Initiatives Launch Party, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, MB

2019 Improvisations for trombone & modular, collaboration with Dr. Aaron Wilson, Prairie Wires 2019, Brandon, MB 

2019 drone in A, Drone at the Global Market public performance, Brandon, MB

2018 untitled improvisation, Modular on the Spot, Forthwith Festival 2019, Winnipeg, MB

2018 The Bar, Nuit Blanche Regina, Neutral Ground Artist Run Centre, Regina, SK

2018 Preview to The Bar, Tallest Poppy, Winnipeg, MB

2018 unseen/unheard, collaboration with Amber Chistenson, Wheat City Nuit Blanche, AGSM, Brandon, MB

2017 Improvisation in G, Sound Art House Concert curated by John G. Hampton, Brandon, MB

2017 open*hear, group show, We and the Others, Warte Für Kunste, Kassel, Germany

2016 Happy Hour, Last Call, collaboration with Lisa Wood, Wheat City Nuit Blanche, AGSM, Brandon, MB

2016 BYOH#12, Bring Your Own Headphones #12, Good Will Social Club, Winnipeg, MB

2016 Pre Chorus, Collaboration with Chris Harder and Scott Clark, Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, Winnipeg, MB

2016 The Living Typing, collaboration with Poor Tree and Kelsey Braun, Crescent Fort Rouge Unite Church, Winnipeg, MB

2011 The Elephant Ensemble ii, An Elephant Never Forgets, multi-media improvisational concert event, producer & performer

2008 The Elephant Ensemble, multi-media improvisational concert event, producer & performer

PAST MUSICAL ENSEMBLE MEMBERSHIP
SELECTED ACTIVE TOURING AND RECORDING MUSIC ACTS

2008 – 2011 War Elephant, progressive/experimental duo

2000 – 2004 The VaGiants, hard rock quartet

1996 – 2000 MikiMoto, progressive/experimental trio

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

2020 Community Development Grant – Brandon Neighborhood Renewal Corporation, re: Prairie Wires Quiet Concert v1.0 

2020 Riding Mountain Residency, Wasagaming Manitoba – Manitoba Arts Council, re: artistic development, July 20-26

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

• Staff Writer. “Get your drone on at the Global Market”, Brandon Sun, Brandon, MB (May 23, 2019), p.14

• Staff Writer. “Stuff to Do, Galleries”, Prairie Dog, Regina, SK (Sept. 27 – Oct. 10, 2018), p.18

• Lee, Michael. “Showcasing Artistic Talents”, Brandon Sun, Brandon, MB (January 15, 2018), p.A3 

SELECTED SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

2019 Founder/event organizer, Prairie Wires Modular Meetup & Performance Series, June 14-15, Brandon, MB

2019 Event organizer, Drone at the Global Market, International Drone Day, May 25, Brandon, MB

2018 Event organizer, Let’s Get Bending! circuit bending workshop with artist Jeff Morton, AGSM, Brandon, MB

2016 & 2017 Guest speaker, Artworks, Brandon University, Brandon, MB

2013 Guest speaker, Late Lunch Show: Branding for creative professionals, ACI Manitoba / CMBSC, Winnipeg, MB

2012-2014 Student mentor, Red River College, Graphic Design, Winnipeg, MB

2012-2014 Portfolio adjudicator, Red River College, Graphic Design, Winnipeg, MB

2007 Guest speaker, Graphic Design for Musicians panel, Manitoba Music, Winnipeg, MB 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2008 – PRESENT Independent Graphic Designer

MAY 2017 – JUNE 2019 Exhibition Coordinator/Facilities & Preparator Assistant, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba

MAY 2014 – JUL. 2016 Graphic Designer, Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

JUL. – AUG. 2013 Instructor, Graphic Design for the Non-Designer, U of W Professional, Applied and Continuing Education

SEPT. 2005 – JUN. 2008 Graphic Designer, Doowah Design Inc.

FEB. 2002 – SEPT. 2005 Art Director, Rosebud Publications Inc.