Education

2005  MFA University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

2003  BFA Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018    book of birds, Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art, Guelph, ON

2017   What I know about flowers, Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art,             Guelph, ON

2016   Inconsolable, Boarding House Arts, Guelph ON

2014   Wander, Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art, Guelph ON

2011   Back to the Landscape, Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, ON

2005   Eileen MacArthur, Propeller Centre for the Arts, Toronto, ON

           Pieces Missing, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON

2003   Paintings, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018   

Juxtapositions, The Painting Centre, New York, NY

Small Treasures, Inverness County Centre for the Arts, Inverness, Nova Scotia

Faces, Site : Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Still Life, Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON

International Women’s Day Exhibition, Silence, Guelph, ON

2017   

WHO ARE YOU ?, Nuit Blanche - Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON

Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed, Orillia Museum of Art and History, Orillia, ON

150 Years of light in Canada, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON

Birth and its meanings, Ryerson University at Milk Glass Gallery, Toronto, ON

2016  

Schema, Manifest Gallery and Creative Research Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio

Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art) Toronto, ON

2015  

Secret Garden, Manifest Gallery and Creative Research Centre, Cincinnati, OH

Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art) Toronto, ON

Master Class, The Boarding House, Guelph, Ontario

2014   

Face First, Manifest Gallery and Creative Research Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio

Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art) Toronto, ON

Still Life, Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art, Guelph, ON

2013   

Fresh Paint, Manifest Gallery and Creative Research Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio

Darkness at the Edge, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON

The Sex Show 2013, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON

2012  

Sincerely Yours, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON

Magnitude 7.8 Manifest Gallery and Creative Research Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio

2011    

Insomnia, Nuit Blanche, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON

Saving Face, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON

The Kingston Prize for Canadian Portraiture, Firehall Theatre, Gananoque ON. Institute for Contemporary Culture, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON. Galerie d'Art Desjardins, Drummondville, QC

Untitled Landscapes, Renann Isaacs Contemporary, Guelph, ON

XX/5 Invitational Biennial, Fisch Haus, Wichita, Kansas

2010   

Here and There :In collaboration with One Hour Empire Magazine, Propeller      Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON

Group Show, Renann Isaacs Contemporary, Guelph, ON

Building a Legacy, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON

2009   

The Kingston Prize for Canadian Portraiture, Grande Theatre, Kingston, ON. Acadia University Gallery, Wolfville, NS. Waddington's Auction Rooms Toronto, ON. Art Gallery of Calgary, AB

Some Kind of Wonderful Biennial, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, ON

2008  

Transactions: 11 Canadian Artists, Chongqing Art Museum, China

2006   

Unfabulous, The Temporary City Gallery, Guelph, ON

2004   

Melanie Authier Martin Golland/Eileen MacArthur, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, ON

Compilation II Durham Art Gallery, Durham, ON

Switch, Centre for the Arts at University of Buffalo, NY

Compilation I, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

 

Awards

2009    Special Mention, Kingston Prize for Canadian Portraiture

2005    University of Guelph Travel Grant

2005    University of Guelph Access Bursary

2003    Board of Graduate Studies Research Scholarship, Guelph,                    Ontario

2003    University of Guelph Scholarship

2002    Endowment Fund Scholarship, Nova Scotia College of Art and              Design

2002    Margo and Roland Marshall Award for Printmaking, NSCAD

2002    Simon Chang and Phyllis Levine Foundation Scholarship,                      NSCAD

2001    Centennial Scholarship, NSCAD

 

Professional Experience

2018       Installation Assistant- The Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph, ON

2017       Studio Instructor-STUDIOHERE, Fergus, ON

2006-17 Studio Instructor -Guelph School of Art, Guelph, ON

2008-13 Studio Instructor-Elora Centre for the Arts, Elora, ON

2007-13 Collections Management Assistant-MacDonald Stewart                        Art Centre,Guelph ON

2010      Gallery Assistant-Alma Gallery, Guelph, ON

2007-09 Installation Assistant-Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery,                          Kitchener, ON

2005     Gallery Assistant-Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, ON

2004     Studio Instructor-The University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

2003     Print Collection Curator/Archivist-The University of Guelph,                 ON

 

Publications

2018 Artmaze Magazine, Issue #8, June 2018

2018 “International Painting Annual 8” Manifest Gallery and Creative             Research Centre,   Cincinnati, Ohio

2017 Artascent: Art & Literature Journal 23, February 2017

2017 “Birth and its Meanings” Exhibition Catalogue, Ryerson University

2016 “Manifest Exhibition Annual: Season 10”, Manifest Gallery and               Creative Research Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio

2014 “International Painting Annual 4” Manifest Gallery and Creative             Research Centre,    Cincinnati, Ohio

2013, Kevin Kelly, Manifest’s Tenth Anniversary, AEQAI, Nov, 24,2013 http://aeqai.com/main/2013/11/manifests-tenth-anniversary/

2013 “Darkness at the Edge” exhibition catalogue, Propeller Centre              for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON

2012 "Sincerely Yours" exhibition catalogue, Propeller Centre for the             Visual Arts, Toronto, ON

2012 Karen Chambers, "Small artwork can loom large: Tiny is mighty            at this exhibit.” Cincinnati.com, June 12, 2012

2012 "Magnitude 7.8." exhibition catalogue, Manifest Gallery and                  Creative Research Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio

2011 Jan Dean "Artists go face to face" Mississauga.com, September            20, 2011

2011 XX/5 Invitational Biennial, exhibition catalogue, Fisch Haus,                Wichita, KS

2011 Denise Neil, "Women's art exhibit comes into its own: Fisch Haus          show features work of five women from around the world",                  Wichita Eagle, April 27 2011

2011 "Culture Experience", CTV South western Ontario The Beat,                  January 22, 2011

2009 "The Kingston Prize 2009: Canada's National Portrait                           Competition." exhibition catalogue, Kingston Arts Council

2009 Murray White, "Why Kitchener-Waterloo has a biennial, but                 Toronto does not." The Toronto Star, August 27, 2009

2009 Robert Reid, "Some Kind of Wonderful", Kitchener-Waterloo                 Record, July 23, 2009

2009 "Some Kind of Wonderful." SNAP Kitchener-Waterloo, Aug 2009

2009 "Some Kind of Wonderful." exhibition catalogue, Kitchener-                    Waterloo Art Gallery

2008 Sarah Nasby, "Transactions 11." exhibition catalogue, Chongqing           Art Museum

2005 Aidan Ware, "The Fabulous Unfabulous." exhibition catalogue,               Temporary City Gallery, Ontario

2004 "Carousel Magazine" edition #15 (Spring 2004)

2003 "Carousel Magazine" edition #14 (Winter 2003)

 

Panels/Presentations

2016 "Inconsolable" Artist talk at Boarding House Arts, Guelph, ON

2014 “Art +Ideas” Panel discussion with Jane Buyers, Linda O’Neill                and Cathy Ross, Renann Isaacs Contemporary, Guelph, ON

2014 “Art + Ideas” Panel discussion with Susan Dobson, Dawn Owen,             Linda O’Neill and Greg Denton, Renann Isaacs Contemporary,               Guelph, ON

2013 “Art and Ideas” Panel discussion with Linda O’Neill Martin                     Pearce and Ron Shuebrook, Renann Isaacs Contemporary,                     Guelph, ON

2010 "Paintings of Photographs" artist talk, SOFAM, University of                 Guelph, ON

2009 "Painting Realism" artist talk, SOFAM, The University of Guelph,           ON

2005 "Pieces Missing" artist talk, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre,                 Guelph, ON

 

Juries

2012 Art Selection Committee Shelldale Community Health Centre,              Guelph, ON

2011 The Shirley Dilworth Jaychuck Painting Competition Elora Centre          for the Arts,     Elora, ON

2011 Art on the Street Guelph, ON