EDUCATION

2019          Masters of Fine Art with Distinction, Glasgow School of Art, UK

2011          Honours Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Visual Studies and Philosophy, University of Toronto, CA

SOLO + TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS + SPECIAL PROJECTS

2021          (Forthcoming) Hidden Doors Festival, Edinburgh, UK

2019          Now & Next, Lux/BBC Scotland film commission, Glasgow, UK

2018          Shared Pocket, Idea Exchange, Cambridge, CA

2017          She Makes Two from One and One, 8-11, Toronto, CA

2016          Fichu, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, CA

                   The Unexpected, G Gallery, Toronto, CA

2015          Animals, (w/ Josh Thorpe), Howard Park Institute, Toronto, CA

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020          Futures 2020, Mall Galleries, London, UK

2019          this womb of things to be, and tomb of things that were, New Glasgow Society, Glasgow, UK

                   Glasgow School of Art MFA Degree Show, Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK

2018          16 Nicholson Fundraising Auction Exhibition, Glasgow, UK

                    No Safe Haven Exhibition and Auction, The Pipe Factory, Glasgow, UK

                    Last Futures, Tramway, Glasgow,

                    Interim Show, Reid Gallery, Glasgow, UK

2016           Group Show, Unlovable Gallery, Toronto, CA

                    The Unexpected, Illustrations, Swimmers Group Publishers, CA

2015           Not From Now (w/ XXXX Collective), 2Sick, Haifa, IL

                    My Work has No Meaning Unless it is Used, G Gallery, Toronto, CA                                  

2014           Dialogue, Roundtable Residency, Toronto

                    Bazaar Bazaar (w/ XXXX Collective), First Thursdays, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, CA

                    Field Trip Project (w/ XXXX Collective), Idea Exchange, Cambridge, CA

2013           Mouthpiece (w/ XXXX Collective), Onagawa Color and Light festival, JP

                    Rug (w/ XXXX Collective), Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto, CA

2012           Instance (w/ XXXX Collective), Gallery Stratford, Stratford, CA

                    Ground Cover (w/ XXXX Collective), Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, CA

                     Field Trip (w/ XXXX Collective), (Canada – Japan joint traveling project)

                     Threshold (w/ XXXX Collective), University of Toronto Art Centre, CA

                     Art & Struggle, OCAD Graduate Gallery, Toronto, CA

2011            Gifts By Artists, Art Metropole, Toronto, CA

                     Case History(w/ XXXX Collective), Red Head Gallery, Toronto, CA

                     Then and There, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, CA

                      Both/And The Real vs. The Unreal, UTAC, Toronto, CA

AWARDS

2019             Gilbert Bayes Sculpture Scholarship, UK

                      Glasgow  School of Art Sustainability Degree Show Prize Finalist, UK

                      Glasgow  School of Art Sustainability in Action Fund, UK

2017             Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship, Glasgow School of Art, UK

                      Visual Arts Creation Project Grant, Ontario Arts Council, CA

                      Project Support Prize, Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts, CA

2016             Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council, CA

2013             Sparkbox Winter Residency Award, Prince Edward County, CA

2011             1st Place, Chancellor’s Student Art Award, University of Toronto, CA

                       University of Toronto Student Engagement in the Arts Award, CA

 

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

2017              They Make Two: Talk and Tour, 8eleven Gallery, Toronto, CA

2016              Fichu: Artist Talk, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, CA

                       Materials and Methods: Sewing as a Practice Workshop, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, CA

2012              Running with Concepts, Conference Presentation, Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga

 

RESIDENCIES

2019               MFA Mini-Residency, Innovation School, GSA Highlands and Islands, Altyre Estate, Forres, UK

2014               Dialogue, Roundtable Residency, Toronto, CA

2013               Sparkbox Winter Residency, Prince Edward County, CA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019              “Galleries: The Glasgow School of Art MFA degree show.” The Herald, May 25, 2019. Web + Print.

                       “Art reviews: GSA Degree Shows.” Susan Mansfield. The Scotsman, June 6, 2019

                       “Glasgow School of Art MFA Degree Show 2019.” David Pollock. The List, June 7, 2019

2018              Schofield, Tiffany. “Embedded Here, in Cracks and Niches: Shannon Garden-Smith & Emily Smit- Dicks at 8eleven.” Peripheral Review (review) March 2018. Print.

                       “Last Futures: Behind the Scenes.” BBC Documentation Interview. BBC. March 2018. Web.

2011              Walker, Ellyn. “XXXX.” Magenta Magazine (review) vol. 2 No. 4 (2011). Web.