WORK EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                            
Project Manager, AaBKC International. Aarhus Center for Visual Art (Denmark)                                                                                                                     04/2016 – Present
Associate Director and Curator of Special Projects. Meridian Gallery (USA)                                                                                                                          06/2014 – 09/2015
Marketing Assistant and Event Rentals Coordinator. Meridian Gallery (USA)                                                                                                                                  02 – 05/2014
Graduate Teaching Assistant. University of Alberta (Canada)                                                                                                                              01 – 04/2012 and 01 – 04/2013
Gallery Attendant. University of Alberta Museums (Canada)                                                                                                                                                            04 – 07/2012

FREELANCE & ENTREPRENEURIAL                                                                                                    
Independent Curator                                                                                                                                                                                                                  08/2016 – Present
Freelance Arts Consultant                                                                                                                                                                                                          04/2016 – Present
Owner and Sole Proprietor, Prima Exterior Painting                                                                                                                                                                01/2008 – 10/2009

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                       
Master of Arts, History of Art, Design and Visual Culture. University of Alberta (Canada)                                                                                                                             2014
Bachelor of Arts, History of Art, Design and Visual Culture; Psychology. U. Alberta (Canada)                                                                                                                      2010

CONTINUING EDUCATION                                                                                                                 
Institution-Building as Curatorial Practice. Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts (Austria)                                                                                            08/2017
Art Criticism and Writing: An Introduction. Node Center for Curatorial Studies (online)                                                                                                                           09/2017

RESIDENCIES                                                                                                                                      
International Curator Residency. Fire Station Artists’ Studios (Ireland)                                                                                                                                                      10/2017

PUBLICATIONS                                                                                                                                   
“Making Memory.” WO MAN. asymMETRY Artbooks, 2016.
“Ideasthesia in Practice.” Ideasthesia: A Multisensory Installation by Owen Brown. Society for Art Publications of the Americas, 2015.
Art and Activism in the Age of the ‘Obesity Epidemic’. University of Alberta Libraries Theses and Dissertations Collection, 2014.
“Critical Brushstrokes: The Politics of Handmade Reproduction.” China’s Imperial Modern, Part 1: The Painter’s Craft. University of Alberta Museums, 2012.

LECTURES & CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS                                                                                             
AaBKC Residency, in conversation with Kirstine Schiess Højmose. Panel discussion, Seminar om Artist-in-Residence. Aarhus Center for Visual Art, 2017.
“Rethinking Bodily Ambiguity and its Role in Size Acceptance Activism.” Invited lecture, Art History 226: Gender, Sexuality and Visual Culture. University of Alberta, 2014.
“Capitalist (Over)Consumption and Fat Stigma in Tanya Mars’ In Pursuit of Happiness.” Juried conference talk, (Re)Activating Objects: Social Theory and Material Culture symposium. University of Western Ontario, 2013.
“Consumption and Morality in Tanya Mars’ In Pursuit of Happiness.” Juried conference talk, PCA/ACA Fat Studies conference. Washington DC, 2013.
“Literati Aesthetics as Political Protest in Wang Ziwu’s Two Portrait(s) of Qi Baishi.” Conference talk, Quotationalism symposium. University of Alberta, 2012.
“The Peredvizhniki: An Introduction to the Wanderers.” Lecture, Art History 455: Art and Religion. University of Alberta, 2011.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH                                                                                                                  
Development Volunteer, BORA BORA Dance and Visual Theater                                                                                                                                          03/2016 – Present
Seminar Planning Volunteer, Immediations: Art, Media, and Event, Aarhus University                                                                                                                   03 – 06/2016
Curating Sub-Committee, Art and Design Graduate Student Association, University of Alberta                                                                                          09/2012 – 05/2013
Symposium Sub-Committee, Art and Design Graduate Student Association, University of Alberta                                                                                      09/2011 – 03/2012