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Education

• Goddard College Masters MFAIA, Vermont, USA 2013
• National Film Board - Momentum Program, Toronto 2004
• Psychology, York University, Toronto   1986
• Photography, Marketing, Ryerson Polytechnical University, Toronto   1983
• Art & Graphic Design, George Brown College, Toronto 1978

Curatorial/Teaching/Speaking Engagements

• “Picture This” Refugee Photography Project, Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, May 2016
• Workshop – “The Class of Love” Supermarkt, Berlin, Germany 2014
• RE:MAKE Festival, Platoon Kunsthalle, Berlin – Media Assistant, 2013
• NXNE Festival – Festival Director NXNE Art 2013
• NXNE Art Festival – “Crossing Creative Borders”, & “The (Un)Importance of Canadian Art” 2013
• KOI Conference – “Social Media and the Arts” 2013
• Art Gallery of Ontario – Panel Speaker- “Social Media, Social Art” 2012
• GIFF Film Festival – Founder and Director 2011 & 2012
• University of Lüneburg-Leuphana - Class of Love I & II
• The School of Mind and Brain, H.U. & ZFL Institute, Berlin, Germany - Mind Chatter Lecture
• Freie Technische Universituat, Berlin, Germany – “Mind Chatter” Lecture on Art
• Queen’s University, UK. – Virtual Artist in Residence – Cultural Dynamics & Emotions Network
• gtGallery “Liminal and the Space In-between” Artist’s Talk
• Flaxarts Studios Student Mentor for Student Resident Program
• 6 St. Joseph - Out of the Cold Homeless Shelter - Art Outreach
• "Other Voices, Other Lives" Art Teacher for Underprivileged Youth
• Ontario College of Art and Design - Guest Professor - Graphic Design, Third Year Program
• The Next Generation of Philanthropists of the Arts - Speech on "I Love You Over & Over" video
• Street Kids International Board Dinner - Speech on the importance of the words "I Love You"

Film/Multi-Media Exhibits (Select)

May 2016 • “Picture This” Refugee Photo Project, Berlin, Germany
July 2012  • “Crossing Over” GIFF, Goddard College Film Festival, Plainfield, Vermont, USA
May 2012 • “I Love You Barcelona” Proyecto, Barcelona, Spain
Feb. 2012  • “Noise of Water” GIFF, Goddard College Film Festival, Plainfield, Vermont, USA
Oct. 2010  • Habitat & Habitus, Synesthesia and Kinaesthetics Conference Berlin, Germany
June 2009  • Marche de la Posie, Paris, France
Dec. 2009  • Copenhagen G8 Environment Conference Time Capsule
Nov. 2009  • “I Love You Over & Over” Crimson Coast Dance Festival, Nanaimo
Sept. 2009 • Re-mount “I Love You More” Interactive Multi-Media w/Andrea Nann, CCDT
May 2009  • “I Love You More” Interactive Art/ Video/Dance/Music w/Andrea Nann, CCDT
Oct. 2008  • Moving Pictures Film Festival – Top 12
May 2008  • Catalyst Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Jan. 2005   • Detroit International Film & Video Festival, Detroit, USA “If I Could Have You”
Sept. 2003 • Mayor’s Artsweek Kick-off, City Hall, Invitational
May 2004  • Documentary for TVO, Woman of Distinction Awards, Producer/Director
Mar. 2004  • Festival Signes de Nuit, Paris, France  "I Love You Over & Over" Film
Feb. 2004   • Observatorio Centro Experimental, Morelia Michoacan, Mexico
"I Love You Over & Over" Film
Oct. 2003  • International Art Expo,  Madrid, Spain  "I Love You Over & Over" Film
Sept. 2003 • LA Short Film Festival, LA, California, USA  "I Love You Over & Over" Film
May 2003  • Oberhaussen Short Film Festival, Germany "I Love You Over & Over" Film
Jan. 2003   • MONA, Detroit, USA, BEST OF SHOW

Exhibits  - Solo (Select)

June 2008  • gtGallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
May 2007  • “I Love You Too” Video Installation, I-zone, Toronto, Canada
Oct. 2005  • 06 Denfert Rochereau, Paris, France
Mar. 2004  • "In the Name of Love" Multi-city Interactive Exhibit in Vancouver,
Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal & Halifax.
Sept. 2003  • “Holy Moments” Kabat Wrobel Gallery, Toronto CA
May 2002   • Edward Day Gallery Homeless Fundraiser, T.O. Art/Fashion Exhibit - Hugo Boss

Exhibits  - Group (Select)

Sept. 2014 • Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany
May 2011  • 5 Corners, KunstFabrik, Berlin, Germany
June 2009  • Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany
May 2007  • Riverdale Art Show, Toronto, CA
April 2006 • Letters for Literacy Art Auction Fundraiser, (Founder & Contributor), Toronto, CA
Dec. 2005  • Florence Biennale, Florence, Italy (by invitation)
Nov. 2005  • Ambassadors Art Prize, Chatelet, Belgium (by invitation)
Aug. 2004  • Non-Stop Madrid, Madrid Spain
April 2004 • Letters For Literacy Art Auction Fundraiser, Toronto (Founder & Contributor)
Dec. 2002  • “About Love” Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, CA
Aug. 2002  • International Art Expo, Bari, Italy

Awards

• Palm Art Awards (Nomination) Leipzig, Germany
• Royal Bank of Canada Top Canadian Contemporary Female Artists (group of 12)
• "BEST VISUAL ARTIST" in the city (Toronto) NOW Magazine Readers Poll
• BEST OF SHOW - "I Love You Over & Over" art video, MONA, Detroit
• Applied Arts Awards (2) Studio Magazine Awards
• Canadian Computer Graphics Association Awards
• Mac World People's Choice Award

Community Service (Select)

• Board Member - Artspond
• Board Member - Literature for Life, Teen Mom Literacy Programs in Inner City
• Founding Member - "About Love" Annual Art Fundraiser for Canadian Woman's Foundation
• Founding Member - "Mayday" – Art Fundraiser for Raising the Roof, National Homelessness Charity
• Founding Member - "Letters for Literacy", Art Fundraiser for Regency Park Literacy Programs
• Board Member - Artist's Transition Resource Centre
• Member - Canadian Cultural Research Network
• Contributor - AIDWC, Attorneys In Defence of the Wrongly Convicted

Upcoming / Representation

• Saatchi Gallery, London, England - Web Representation
• Artists in Canada - Canadian Web Representation
• Vtape Distribution - Canada Film Representation
• Absolute Arts - International Web Representation

Websites

• The School of Thinking and Feeling     tsotf.com
• Iloveyoueverywhere.com

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