CV

Education

  • 2020 Indigenous Canada Course Certificate, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta
  • 2018 Photojournalism Diploma: Dean's List, Loyalist College, Belleville, Ontario
  • 2012 Bachelor of Arts: Honours, Graduate with Distinction, University of Guelph, Ontario

Selected Experience 

Film

  • 2021 Director & Producer, In Your Hands, Documentary for United Nations COP26, Fresh Start Media, UK
  • 2021 Northern Correspondent & Video Producer, CBC
  • 2020 Video Producer, Writer & Editor, Paper Cuts: Rebecca Clouâtre, CBC Arts, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 2020 Assistant Editor and Producer, Project Isolation (Episodes 2 & 3), International
  • 2020 Video Producer, Writer & Editor, Climate Change is Scary, CBC Kids News, Sudbury, Ontario
  • 2020 Stills Photographer, Peter & The Rabbit, Caribou Productions, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2020 Video Producer, Writer & Editor, My Changing Landscape: Kim Kitchen, CBC Arts, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2019 Video Producer & Editor, Edna's Fairy Houses, CBC Arts, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2019 Second Camera, CBC Short Documentary Holly's Dress by Annie SakkabElmira, Ontario
  • 2019 Actor,The Trickster, Sienna Films, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2019 Scenic Painter, The Kid Detective, Woods Entertainment, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2019 Actor, The Kid Detective with Adam Brody, North Bay, Ontario 
  • 2019 Scenic Painter, When Hope Calls, Hideaway Pictures, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2018 Freelance Videographer, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2018 Director, Videographer & Editor, Shop Local Series, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2018 Second Camera, Better is Possible Documentary Series, Overlap Films, Guelph/Kitchener, Ontario
  • 2017 Assistant Director, Trouble in the Garden, Historic Homes Pictures Inc, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2015 Property Master and Continuity, Blood Honey, Vitality Media Productions, Britt, Ontario
  • 2015 Continuity and Set Dresser, A Man’s Story, Bravo, Toronto, Ontario

Photojournalism 

  • 2021 Workshop Facilitator, Art Fix of Nipissing, Workman Arts Scaling Project, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2021 Photojournalist, Maclean's Magazine, Northern correspondent
  • 2021 Project Manager & Documentary Photographer, Photographers Without Borders, Kyrgyzstan
  • 2021 Photojournalist, The Globe & Mail, Northern correspondent
  • 2020 Guest Speaker, Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2019 Workshop Facilitator, Art Fix of Nipissing, Workman Arts Scaling Project, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2019 Researcher, Writer & Photographer, True North Photo Journal, St. John's, Newfoundland  
  • 2018 Social Media Manager & Photo Intern, Boreal Collective, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2018 News Photographer, Bloomberg L.P., Ontario correspondent, New York, NY
  • 2018 Photojournalist, COLE Publishing, Ontario correspondent, Minnesota
  • 2017 Documentary Photographer, Photographers Without Borders, The Gambia, West Africa
  • 2017 Staff Photographer Summer Intern, The Waterloo Region Record, Waterloo, Ontario
  • 2017 Loyalist College Photojournalism Advisory Board Student Representative 
  • 2016 Author biography of Nat Geo photographer William Albert Allard, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • 2016 Loyalist College Photojournalism Advisory Board Student Representative
  • 2015 Documentary Photographer, March of Remembrance and Hope, German & Poland
  • 2015 Office Manager, The Ontarion Independent Newspaper, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2014 Wedding and Event Photographer, Tia Kristina Photography, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2014 Editorial Photographer, JAOM Online Woman’s Magazine, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2013 Associate Editor, Snapd Guelph, Ontario
  • 2013 Board of Directors Member, The Ontarion Independent Newspaper, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2012 Writer & Events Photographer, The Ontarion Independent Newspaper, Guelph, Ontario

Fine Art

  • 2021 Executive Board Member, Near North Mobile Media Lab, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2020 Murals Programming Committee Member, Up Here Festival, Sudbury, Ontario
  • 2019 Featured Artist, Eaux Turbulentes, CBC TV series, Sudbury, Ontario
  • 2019 Executive Board Member, Near North Mobile Media Lab, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2019 Murals Programming Committee Member, Up Here Festival, Sudbury, Ontario
  • 2019 Advisory Committee Member, The W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2018 Media Relations & Gallery Assistant, The W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2017 Graphic Designer, Media Relations & Canadian Tour Manager, The Galacticats Band
  • 2016 Sculpture Installation Assistant, Circle Mound by Don Russell, Art Gallery of Guelph, Ontario
  • 2013 Studio Intern, Don Russell, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2012 Vice President Fine Arts Network, University of Guelph, Ontario
  • 2012 Gallery Assistant, Art Gallery of Guelph, Ontario
  • 2012 Executive Member & Web Manager, ARTHattack! Art History Symposium, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2012 Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art Gallery Ambassador, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2012 Studio Intern for visual artist Sasha Pierce, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2012 Civic Museum Ambassador, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2011 Counsellor and Art Teacher, Camp Island Lake, Starrucca, Pennsylvania
  • 2011 Heritage Animator, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2011 Fine Arts Network Social Co-ordinator,University of Guelph, Ontario
  • 2011 Featured Illustrator, “How To Become aReally Good Pain in the Ass” by Dr. Christopher DiCarlo
  • 2010 Gallery Intern, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario

Selected Published Work

  • "Merkaba Acres: The Sustainable Family Farm." The Globe & Mail, Sept. 19, 2021.
  • “Climate Change is Scary.” CBC Kids News, Nov. 2, 2020.
  • “My Changing Landscape: Living with Rheumatoid Disease.” CBC Arts, July 16, 2020.
  • “The Working Women of Newfoundland: Stories of the gender wage gap.” True North Photo Journal, May 26, 2020.
  • “Rebecca Clouatre’s Paper Dreamscapes.” CBC Arts: Paper Cuts, Dec.17, 2020.
  • “Edna’s Fairy Houses: The 82-year-old behind the magic.” CBC Arts, Nov. 28, 2019.
  • “Every two years a frozen lake in North Bay becomes home to art.” The Globe & Mail, Feb. 14, 2018.
  • "To See and Be Seen: Gambia’s glaucoma crisis for elderly populations.” Photographers Without Borders, The Gambia, West Africa, July 2017.
  • “​Feathers, rhinestones and tassels: How these male performers are subverting masculinity.” The Globe & Mail, Sept. 28, 2017.
  • “How Are You Healing?: What moving forward looks like for Indigenous women.” The Waterloo Region Record, Sept. 25, 2017.
  • “William Albert Allard, Biography of the Straight Shooter.” The Pioneer, Feb. 9, 2017.
  • "Courtesans in Sixteenth-Century Venice: Exploring Ambiguity in Titian’s Female Portraits." ARTHattack! Journal, Vol. 5, 2013.

Recognition

  • 2021 Exhibition Assistance grant recipient, Ontario Arts Council
  • 2021 ICAMP grant recipient, 3D print collaboration for To Be Both solo exhibition
  • 2020 Wilds of the West  reviewed as top six most important Canadian documentary photo series, Ciel Variable Magazine
  • 2020 Top 10 International Stories of the Decade, Photographers Without Borders
  • 2020 Short Film Hollie's Dress selected for world premiere at Hot Docs International Film Festival
  • 2019 Short Film Building Oasis juried selection for North Bay International Film Festival
  • 2019 Short Film Edna's Fairy Houses featured in The Exhibitionists, CBC TV
  • 2019 Second Place, 'In The Picture' Art Fix of Nipissing Juried Art Show, White Water Gallery
  • 2019 Featured Photographer, Wellcome Photography Prize, London, UK
  • 2018 First Place, NPAC National Pictures of the Year for Emerging Multimedia
  • 2018 Second Place, NPAC National Pictures of the Year for Emerging Photographer
  • 2018 First Place, OCNA Better Newspapers Competition for Student Photography
  • 2018 Bob Huggan Memorial Award for excellence in reporting and writing, Loyalist College
  • 2018 Multimedia Award for excellence in and commitment to multimedia storytelling, Loyalist College
  • 2018 Suzanne Meloche Memorial Award for highest GPA and dedication to journalism, Loyalist College
  • 2018 Overlap Films' MAX at Toronto Community Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2018 Trouble in the Garden at Cinéfest International Film Festival, Sudbury, Ontario
  • 2017 First Year Excellence in Photojournalism Award, Loyalist College
  • 2017 First Place, OCNA Better Newspaper Competition for Student Photography
  • 2017 First Place, POM Fall Semester Photographs, Loyalist College
  • 2017 InFocus Photo Exhibit and Award, Participant
  • 2017 Featured Photographer, “The Future of Canadian Photography” PhotoEd Magazine
  • 2016 Featured Artist, “Young Creatives” by Christina Hotz
  • 2016 Featured Photographer, Play Magazine
  • 2016 Loyalist College Entrance Scholarship
  • 2015 First Place, Pixoto Best Photographs of 2014 for Portrait
  • 2014 Duke of Edinburgh Gold Medal awarded by Her Royal Highness Princess Sophie Countess of Wessex
  • 2014 Semi-finalist, National Geographic Power of a Smile Assignment
  • 2013 ARTHattack! Art History Symposium Conference Presenter and Published Author
  • 2012 Community Award, Juried Art Show, University of Guelph, Ontario
  • 2011 Central Student Association Honorarium Recipient, University of Guelph, Ontario
  • 2009 Duke of Edinburgh Silver Medal for humanitarian photography following Hurricane Katrina
  • 2008 University of Guelph Entrance Scholarship
  • 2008 UFCW Scholarship Award
  • 2008 CEFO Scholarship, The Catholic EducationFoundation of Ontario Award
  • 2008 Highest Academic Achievement Award, Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board
  • 2008 Distinguished Catholic Graduate Award, Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board
  • 2008 Honour Letter, Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board
  • 2008 Ontario Scholar, Ontario Ministry of Education Award
  • 2008 Student of the Year Award, Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board

Press & Presentations

  • Interview, SHINE radio series, CHMR 93.5, St. John’s NL, March 2, 2021
  • Interview, CBC Radio One, “On The Go” with Ted Blades, St. John’s NL, June 10, 2021.
  • "Hollie's Dress" at Hot Docs International Film Festival, May 29, 2020.
  • Artist Talk, Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario, Jan. 24, 2020.
  • Interview, WKP Kennedy Gallery inspiRED Episode 5, May 6, 2020.
  • Artist Talk, Rotary Club of Nipissing, North Bay, Ontario, Aug. 13, 2020.
  • "Building Oasis" at North Bay International Film Festival, Nov. 17, 2019.
  • Interview, Wellcome Photography Prize, London, UK, April 24, 2019.
  • "Edna's Fairy Houses" in The Exhibitionists, Season 5 Ep.12, CBC TV, Dec. 20, 2019.
  • "Trouble in the Garden" at Cinéfest International Film Festival, Sudbury, ON, Sept. 19, 2018.
  • "Better Is Possible: MAX" at Toronto Community Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario, Nov. 1, 2018. 
  • “Better Is Possible: CLARENCE” at LA Skins Fest, Los Angeles, California, Nov. 17, 2018. 
  • "The Future of Canadian Photography." PhotoEd Magazine, Spring Edition, 2017

Exhibitions

  • 2021 To Be Both solo exhibition, W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2021 Facing It group exhibition, Tom Thomson Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario
  • 2020 Hindsight 2020 group exhibition, W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2019 In The Picture Art Fix of Nipissing Juried Art Show, White Water Gallery, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2019 Solo painting exhibition, Salute Cafe, Sudbury, Ontario
  • 2019 Super A3 - Land Relationships group exhibition, White Water Gallery, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2017 InFocus National Photo Exhibit, The Front Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
  • 2013 Brush Off: Live Art Competition for Wellington Hospice, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2013 Juried Art Show, Manhattan’s Club, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2012 Endangered/Extinct, Wyndham Art Supplies Public Exhibition, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2011 De Amicitius Fatidus solo exhibition, The Cornerstone, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2011 Moved solo exhibition, 10 Carden Community Centre, Guelph,Ontario
  • 2011 From My Parents’ Basement group exhibition, McLaughlinLibrary, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2011 Art Exchange, Artery Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario
  • 2011 22 is the new 12 group exhibition, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2011 Painting IV group exhibition, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2011 Come Together: A Showcase of the Arts group exhibition, Massey Hall, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2011 You Were Imagining Things, Specialized Studio group exhibition, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, Ontario
  • 2010 Painting III group exhibition, Ed Video, Guelph, Ontario
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