EDUCATION

M.F.A., School of Visual Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1999

B.F.A., Department of Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

2017-Summer    University of Calgary, Art Department, Calgary, Alberta

2015-16      Lynette S. Autrey Visiting Scholar Fellowship, Rice Seminar, Humanities Research Center, Rice University, Houston, TX

2009-14      Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB,

2007-9        Assistant Professor of Visual and Cultural Studies, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

2006-7        Curatorial Installation Assistant, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

2002-3        Assistant Professor of Art & Multimedia, McMaster Univ., Hamilton, ON

2001-2        Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Recent Group Shows (last six years)

2017 - "Out of Time," and "Traces of Another Time in the Landscape." Art Exhibition of The Society for Literature, Science and the Arts Annual Conference, Arizona State University Museum, Tempe, Arizona (Nov-Dec)

2016 –    Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, “Borders and Horses” and Geological Time in Big Bend National Park. Multichannel Video Installation, Open Gallery, Banff Centre Alberta, Canada, (May, 2016) “Between Species,” Urban Video Project, Multimedia Arts Initiative with Syracuse University, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York (March, 2016) “Emergent Ecologies,” “Visitor” and “Touching,” Video and Photography, Curated by Eben Kirksey, New Art Space, Brooklyn, NY (April-May). “Emergent Ecologies,” “Visitor” and “Touching,” Video and Photography, Curated by Eben Kirksey, Studio 34 @ Butler College, Princeton University, Princeton, NY. (Feb-Mar)

2015 –     “Temporal Turns in Ecology” (with *Mark Dion and *Bryndis Snaebjorndottir and Mark Wilson) Art Exhibition of The Society for Literature, Science and the Arts Annual Conference, Exhibition Hall, Bioscience Research Collaborative, Rice University (Nov. 2015)

2014 –     Mountain Pine Beetle and Roadside Kestrel, Sundance: Houston Cinema Arts Festival. Houston, TX (Nov)

2013 –     “Landscapes of Sovereignty,” (*Geoffrey Famer), Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff Alberta, Canada.“Animal Skins and Visual Surfaces,” University of Wisconsin, Eau-Claire, Foster Gallery. Curated by Jyi Kelly and Stephanie Turner (Oct-Nov)Wish You Were Here: Interventions into Landscape,” Union Gallery, Kingston, ON (June-Sept) “Illusion of the Universe,” Stepp Gallery, Edmonton, AB. (Oct. 25 – Dec. 25.  “i see you pan,” Video Works, Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB. Curated by Brad Necyk (May) “Run Off,” Midland Cultural Centre, Quest Gallery, ON. Curated by Karen Wild. (Sept-Oct) “Touching Polar Bears” Penn State University Gallery (April-May) “Touching Grizzly Bears” Alberta Biennial, Art Gallery of Alberta. Curated by Nancy Tousley. Edmonton, AB (Jan.-May)

2012 –     “Touching Polar Bears” Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB (Dec.) “Daydreamer,” Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF), Toronto, ON. Chief Juror: Jennifer Baichwal. Film was selected for special screening. “Oil and Water,” Gallery @501, Sherwood Park, AB with invited speaker and internationally renowned video artist Ursula Biemann from Switzerland “Sincerely Yours,” Propeller Gallery, Toronto, ON. Curated by John Kissick (Director of School of Fine Arts and Music, University of Guelph) “Timeline and Waterline,” Orillia Museum of Art and History, ON. Curated by Karen Wild. “In Place / Displaced,” Comox Valley Art Gallery, Comox, BC

2011 –     “Touching Owls” Latitude 53, Schmoozy, Edmonton, AB “Pharmakon” Artery Gallery, Waterloo, ON. Curated by Marcel Gorman. “Liminal Spaces: New Century of the City,” Hamilton Artists Inc.,   Hamilton, ON.

2010 –     Canadian Landscape Juried Exhibition,” Minden, ON.  “The Archive and Everyday Life,” Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, ON. Curated by Mary O’Connor. “Sublime Cityscapes,” Bold Street Gallery, Hamilton, ON. “Cityscapes,” Art-Café Tranzit, Budapest, Hungary. Curated Olga Zaslavskaya Junction Arts Festival, Urbanscape Gallery, Toronto, ON “The Emerging Landscape,” Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, AB. Curated by Jennifer Rae Forsyth. “Irreversibility, Part II,” Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland. Curated by Akseli Virtanen and Steffen Bohm. “Irreversibility, “Future Cities,” Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario. Curated by Shirley Madill (Director of Contemporary Art at Art Gallery, Hamilton) “Irreversibility,” McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON. Director and Curator Kim G. Ness 

Recent Solo Exhibitions (last six years)

2017 - "Anthropocene: Traces of Another Time in the Landscape." Georgia Institute of Technology. April

2016 – “Temporal Turn in Ecology,” Visitor, (MoW) Museum of Walking, Tempe, Arizona. Curated by Angela Ellsworth and Ron Broglio (March - October)

2015 –     “Visitor,” Solo Screening at Annual Conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (Europe), Republic of Malta (June)  “AIR” Solo Screening Caetani Cultural Society, Vernon, BC (May) “Life Matters: Films: Mountain Pine Beetle and Roadside Kestrel,” Screening in Program in Environmental Humanities, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia (Feb)

2014 –     “Life Matters: Film: Roadside Kestrel” Lafayette College Gallery, Easton, Pennsylvania (Oct)

2009-2013 “Touching Taxidermy” Video: Mayor’s Celebration, The Works Festival, Winspear Centre, Edmonton, AB (May) “Memories of a Naturalist,” Paved Arts, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with Clint Wilson, Curated by David LaRiviere (May-June) “Taxonomia,” Latitude 53 Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB. Curated by Todd Janes. Monograph by Amanda Boetzkes“De Anima,” FAB Gallery, Edmonton, AB. Curated by Betsy Boone and Blair Brennan “Recent Work,” Carnegie Gallery, Ancaster, ON; “Industrial Landscapes,” Hamilton Public Library, Hamilton, ON; “Irreversibility,” Part I, Transit Gallery, Hamilton, ON. Curated by David Bruce; “Solemn Geographies,” Transit Gallery, Hamilton, ON. Curated by David Bruce; “Valéry's Eyes,” McMaster University, Hamilton, ON. 

BOOK

Anthropocene: Traces of Another Time in the Landscape book project solicited for AnthropoScene book series (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, (forthcoming).

PUBLICATIONS

“Touching Polar Bears,” Howe, Cymene and Pandian, Anand. "Lexicon for an Anthropocene Yet Unseen." Theorizing the Contemporary, Cultural Anthropology website, forthcoming March 2017 

Landscape and Inscription, Multispecies Studies. with Cary Wolfe, Edited by Thom van Dooren, Ursula Münster, Eben Kirksey, Deborah Bird Rose, Matthew Chrulew, and Anna Tsing. Environmental Humanities, Duke UP website: http://environmentalhumanities.dukejournals.org/content/8/1.toc

“Wildlife and Oil: In the Air,” Maria Whiteman, Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture, Vol. 36(June 2016) http://www.antennae.org.uk/home/4588756662

“Plastic Blue Marble”Catalyst. (with Amanda Boetzkes). Edited by Ted Hiebert. Seattle & Victoria: Noxious Sector Press. (Forthcoming: Summer 2016) http://noxioussector.net/catalyst.php

“Sublime Animal,” Sustaining the West: Cultural Responses to Western Environments, Past and Present, ed. L. Piper and L. Szabo-Jones. Environmental Humanities Series (Waterloo, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2015).

“Oil Imag(e)inaries: Critical Realism and the Oil Sands” (with Imre Szeman), Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies 3: 2 (2012): 46-67.

The Retreat, ed. with Imre Szeman and Heather Zwicker, special issue of Public: Art / Culture / Ideas 50 (Nov, 2014): 145-152.

“Im(mobilities),” (with Cary Wolfe),photo essay for special issue on “The Global Animal,” ESC: English Studies in Canada, ed. Karen Ball and Melissa Haynes, 39: 1 (2014): 87-96.

“Where Do We Go From Here?,” photo essay, Photography and Culture 6: 2 (July 2013): 225-233.

Surface Encounters: Review of Ron Broglio, Thinking with Animals and Art, Anthrozoos 26: 2 (2013): 311-314.

“Oil Landscapes,” review of Edward Burtynsky, Oil, American Book Review 33.3 (2012): 6-7.

“Bird Thanatology,” with Amanda Boetzkes in Conversation, Antennea: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture 20 (2012): 72-79.

“Taxonomia,” photo essay, The Minnesota Review 78 (2011): 53-61.

“Edge Effects,” The Goose: Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada 9 (2011): 9-11.

“Hiking the Suburbs,” photo essay, Public 43 (Spring, 2011): 31-32, 125-128, 139, 154, 170-173.

“The Big Picture: On the Politics of Contemporary Photography” (with Imre Szeman), Third Text 23.5 (2009): 552-556.

“Wildlife, Natural and Artificial: An Interview with Peter Watts" (with Imre Szeman), Extrapolation 48.3 (2007): 604-620.

"Irreversibility, or, The Global Factory" (photo and text, with Imre Szeman), Framework: The Finnish Art Magazine 4 (December 2005): 36-37.

"Visual Culture," The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism, ed. Michael Groden, Martin Kreiswirth and Imre Szeman, 2nd ed. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2005), 924-926.

"Future Politics: An Interview with Kim Stanley Robinson" (with Imre Szeman). Science Fiction Studies 93 (2004): 177-189.

"The Solemn Geographies of Human Limits: Art, Space and Gender," Resources for Feminist Research 29: 3/4 (2003): 213-222.

"Skylight: Paintings by Jean Hanson and Robin Hesse," catalogue essay for exhibition held at Burlington Art Gallery, September 2003.

"Process and Presence: Paintings by Robert Cadotte and Peter Kirkland," catalogue essay for exhibition held at Burlington Art Gallery, October 2002. 

PAPERS PRESENTED and INVITED TALKS

“Anthropocene: Traces of Another time in the Landscape,” Invited By Hugh Crawford. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 2017

“Practicing Art in the Contemporary Moment,” invited by Lynn Turner, Senior Lecturer in Visual Culture. Goldsmith Academy, London, UK Summer 2017

“Hope in an Era of Extinction” Environment and Humanities Institute, Princeton University. Participant of Round Table and Panel Discussion, (with Kevin Esvelt (MIT), Beth Shapiro (UC Santa Cruz), James Hatley (Salisbury), Genese Sodikoff (Rutgers), Ashley Dawson (City University of New York), David Wilcove (Princeton) and Graham Burnett (Princeton), Feb 2016.

"Temporal Changes in the Landscape" (Video and Photography Installation) Curated by Angela Ellsworth. Artists talk at Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona. March 22, 2016

“After BioPolitics and Feminism” Round Table, (with Tim Morton, Gaby Schwab, Natalie Loveless, Karen Pinkus, Iris Van der Tuin) Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, Nov 12-15, Houston, Tx, 2015

“After BioPolitics In Contemporary Art” Round Table, (with Mark Dion, Amanda Boetzkes, Toby Kamps) Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, SLSA (Nov 12-15, Houston, Tx, 2015

“In the AIR,” panel presentation for annual conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, (Europe), Malta, Republic of Malta Italy, June 17, 2015.

“Narratives in Migration and Landscapes,” Invited talk for Program in Environmental Humanities, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Feb 27th, 2015.

“Landscapes of Sovereignty,” panel presentation for annual conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, SLSA (Europe), Turin, Italy, June 5, 2014.

“Creatures, (Dis)Comforts: Post-Sublime,” panel presentation for Canadian Art Commons for History of Art Education and Training, Banff Centre, Alberta, CA, May 6-11, 2014.

“Migration and Terrains,” panel presentation for annual conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, SLSA (Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, Oct. 6, 2013.

“Migration and Biopolitics,” invited seminar for 3CT: Center for Critical and Cultural Theory, Rice University, Houston, TX, Dec. 6, 2012.

“Touching Taxidermy,” panel presentation for annual conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, SLSA (Milwaukee, WI, Sept. 28, 2012.

“Migration and Oil,” invited talk for Faculty for Humanities Research Presentation Day, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, April 7, 2011.

“Hiking The Suburbs,” invited talk for Humanities Computing Lecture Series, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. Nov 25th, 2011.

“The Temporal Animal: Balance-UnBalance,” invited talk, Concordia University, Montreal QC, Nov 5, 2011.

“The Sublime Animal: Where Have All the Wild Things Gone?,” panel presentation for conference on Eco-criticism and Comparative Literature, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. April 14, 2011.

“Animals in Labs,” panel presentation for program on “Cross-Pollination: Seeding New Ground for Environmental Thought and Activism across the Arts and Humanities,” University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, March 25, 2011.

“Taxonomia,” panel presentation for program on “Cross-Pollination: Seeding New Ground for Environmental Thought and Activism across the Arts and Humanities,” University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, March 26, 2011.

“Shooting the Urban Landscape,” invited workshop for program on "Urban Landscapes" “Human/Nature: Landscapes Real and Imagined,” Mactaggart Art Museum, Edmonton, AB, June 22, 2010.

“Making a Scene: Landscape Then and Now,” invited workshop for program on “Human/Nature: Landscapes Real and Imagined,” University of Alberta Museums, Edmonton, AB, June 22, 2010.

“The Aesthetics and Aestheticization of Post-Industrial Spaces,” invited talk for program on “The Archive and Everyday Life,” McMaster University, May 7, 2010. 

“Photography after Nature,” gallery talk, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC, March 13, 2010.

“The Urban Experience in and through Photography,” invited talk for program on  “Alternative Culture(s) and Urban Spaces,” Central European University, April 2, 2009.

“Landscapes in Contemporary Canadian Art,” invited talk for North American Studies Program, Bonn University, May 27, 2008.

“Critical Peripateticism,” invited talk for Cultural Studies Programme, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, January 25, 2008.

“Irreversibility, ” invited talk for “Capturing the Moving Mind: An Ephemera Mobile Conference. Moscow to Beijing,” September 10-20, 2005.

“After Nature: Evolution in Greg Bear's Darwin's Radio and Darwin's Children, panel presentation for Society for Utopian Studies Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, October 2004.

“Ideology and Utopia in Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars Trilogy,” panel presentation for Future Visions Conference, Mount Royal College, Calgary, AB, February 2004.

"Visual Culture in Crisis," panel presentation for 12th Annual Conference on Culture and the Arts, Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, Cuba, March 2003.

Mediator, Symposium on "Hitchcock and Contemporary Art," Art Gallery of Hamilton, ON, June 2000.

"The Canadian Landscape," gallery talk, Art Gallery of Hamilton, April 2001.

"Modernism and Anti-modernism in Canadian Landscape Painting," gallery talk, Art Gallery of Hamilton, November 2001.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member and Participant, Society for the Study of Bio-Political Futures, Syracuse University Humanities Center, 2014-Present. (http://www.biopoliticalfutures.net/about-us/members)

Co-organizer, Co-Program Chair, Co-Site Organizer, and Art Exhibition Curator, 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, Bioscience Research Collaborative, Rice University, November 12-15, 2015. Keynote speakers Vinciane Despret, Free University, Brussels, and artist Mark Dion. (http://litsciarts.org/slsa15)

Participant, “Alternative Culture Beyond Borders: Past and Present of Arts and Media in the Context of Globalization,” three year (2007-2010) research and art project. (http://www.alternativeculture.org)           

BOOK COVERS / PHOTOGRAPHS IN PUBLICATIONS

 2017 –  Melville's Philosophies, By Branka Arsic and K.L. Evans "Landscapes of Sovereignty," Fort McMurray, Alberta. Canada: Book (forthcoming).          

2017 –  Book Bodies of Water: Posthuman Feminist,  By Astrida Neimanis "Elemental Ecologies." Phenomenology. (forthcoming).

2010 – Cultural Autonomy: Frictions and Connections, Edited by Petra Rethmann and Imre Szeman,  “China in Motion,” Wiley-Blackwell

2010 – Cultural Theory: An Anthology. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell

2009 – Canadian Culture Studies: A Reader. Durham, NC: Duke University Press

2010/2017 Popular Culture: A User's Guide. First, Second & Third edition. Toronto: Nelson.

2001 – South Atlantic Quarterly 100.3 (2001) (Journal)

2000 – Pierre Bourdieu: Fieldwork in CultureLanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE AS JUROR/REVEIWER AND EXHIBITION CURATOR

2012 Curator for exhibition “Pipelines” Rutherford Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2012 Curator for exhibition “Transitions” FAB Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2012 Co-Curator for exhibition “Quotationalism” FAB Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2012 Curator for exhibition “On the Far Side: Oil and Water”, Gallery @ 501, Edmonton, AB

2012 Juror for Harcourt House Gallery 2012 Programming, Edmonton, AB

2012 Invited guest for Latitude 53 Visioning Plans 2012, Edmonton, AB        

2012 Invited guest for Latitude 53 Membership Programming 2012, Edmonton, AB

2011 Graduate MFA scholarship for Alberta Foundation for the Arts, 2012

2011 Juror for SNAP Gallery 2011 Programming, Edmonton, AB

2010 Graduate MFA scholarship for Alberta Foundation for the Arts, 2011

REVIEWS AND MEDIA

Antennae: Journal of Nature in Visual Culture. p.5 INTERVIEWEE: CARY WOLFE. INTERVIEWER: GIOVANNI ALOI Since the very beginning, rethinking human/animal relations has entailed reconsidering epistemology, ontology, and ethics. Along the way, on this ambitious journey, contemporary art has constantly provided invaluable opportunities to push disciplinary boundaries and test philosophical notions to breaking point. Twenty years later, so much has happened in animal-studies and much more has changed in contemporary art and philosophical. ISSUE 38 – WINTER 2016 ISSN 1756-9575

Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Houston, Texas Roadside Kestrel and Mountain Pine Beetle (with Deke Weaver): http://houstoncinemaartsfestival.org/films/reception-for-wolf-and-roadside-kestrel

UVP: Urban Video Project, I.M PEI Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY. http://www.urbanvideoproject.com/artists/screening-panel-talk-between-species-2/ https://news.syr.edu/2016/02/uvp-features-between-species-21387/  Between Species Panel https://vimeo.com/166221073 Three Videos by  Maria Whiteman  http://www.urbanvideoproject.com/artists/between-species-maria-whiteman-touching-grizzly-far-from-your-home-loved-you-right-up-to-the-end/

MoW: Museum of Walking, Tempe, Arizona :http://us8.campaign-archive2.com/?u=9f56b50de528ef467ec5e40bd&id=72030afe63&e=424215382c

MoW: http://www.museumofwalking.org/exhibitions-2/#/temporal-changes-in-the-landscape/Alex Macpherson, Memories of a Naturalist, Verb News, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June 2013.

Art and Design professor TUFFs it out UAlberta News, by Lana Cuthbertson, September 11, 2012.

Bryan Alary, “Banff residency taps top scholars for acclaimed exhibit.” UAlberta News, August 15, 2012. Stephen Hunt, “dOCUMENTA at Banff Centre: a long conversation on art.” Calgary Herald, August 13, 2012. http://www.calgaryherald.com/entertainment/dOCUMENTA+Banff+Centre+long+conversation/7073180/story.html  “Artists strive to define our place in bigger picture.” Comox Valley Record, January 10, 2012. http://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/entertainment/137048293.html

Amanda Boetzkes, "The Eternal Image of the Animal: Maria Whiteman, Taxonomia" Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, AB, 2011. http://www.latitude53.org/archive/2011/Whiteman

Book, Popular Culture, A User’s Guide. Susie O’Brien and Imre Szeman, Nelson. First Edition, 2004. (174). Book, Popular Culture, A User’s Guide. Susie O’Brien and Imre Szeman, Nelson. Second Edition, 2010. (178). Book, Popular Culture, A User’s Guide. Susie O’Brien and Imre Szeman, Nelson. Third Edition, 2017. (287).

Michael Davies-Venn, “Department of Art and Design Embraces the Future,” Folio, March 10, 2010. http://www.uofaweb.ualberta.ca/uai/news.cfm?story=98039

Adam Waldron-Blain, “Animal house: Maria Whiteman's De Anima an intriguing, linked series of works.” Vue Weekly, March 10, 2010. http://vueweekly.com/arts/story/de_anima_animal_house/

GRANTS

          ● Vice President for Research SSHRC 4A, University of Alberta, 2013 ($7,500)

          ● President’s Grant for the Creative and Performing Arts, University of Alberta, 2012 ($4,900)

● Edmonton Arts Council Grant, Edmonton, AB, 2012 ($13,000)

● TLEF: Teaching Learning Education Funding, University of Alberta, 2012 ($1,600)

● President’s Grant for the Creative and Performing Arts, University of Alberta, 2012 ($6,800)

● Killam Research Fund Conference Travel Grant, University of Alberta, July 2011 ($1,200)

● SAS Research and Travel Grant, University of Alberta, 2011 ($4,500)

● KIAS Interdisciplinary Seminar Grant, University of Alberta, 2011 ($16,000)

● President’s Grant for the Creative and Performing Arts, University of Alberta, 2011 ($6,000)

● Endowment Fund for the Future, University of Alberta, 2010 ($40,000)

● Killam Research Fund Conference Travel Grant, University of Alberta, Jan 2010 ($1,200)

● President’s Grant for the Creative and Performing Arts, University of Alberta, 2009 ($10,000)

    AWARDS AND HONOURS

● Banff for Arts and Creativity, BAIR Visual and Digital Arts Residency, Banff, AB Nov-Dec, 2016 (https://www.banffcentre.ca/visual-and-digital-arts)

● Banff for Arts and Creativity, BAIR Visual and Digital Arts Residency, Banff, AB April-May, 2016 (https://www.banffcentre.ca/visual-and-digital-arts)

● The Science, Arts and Engineering @ Lab for Critical Technics (LCT) Artist Residency, Arizona State University, March, 2016.

     ● Lynette S. Autrey Fellowship, Rice University, Houston, TX, 2015-16

     ● Caetani Cultural Centre Residency, Vernon, BC, April-May, 2015

     ● Nominated for the Eldon and Anne Foote Visual Arts Prize, Edmonton, AB, 2012

    ● Banff Centre for the Arts, Geoffrey Farmer Artist Residency, Banff, AB, 2012

● Canadian Institute for Research in Computing and the Arts Scholar, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, 2010-present

    ● Ross Creek Arts Centre, Artist Residency, Nova Scotia, 2009

    ● Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Artist Residency, Banff, AB 2007

       ●Junction Arts Festival, Toronto, ON, Jury Prize Recipient, 2007

    ●President’s Grant, University of Western Ontario, Hamilton, ON 2004

       ● Ontario Graduate Scholarship (declined), York University, Toronto, ON, 2006

       ● Ontario Arts Council (Future Cities Exhibition), Art Gallery of Hamilton, ON, 2004

    ● Graham Robert Endowment Graduate Fellowship, Penn State University, 1997-99

    ● Penn State University Graduate Assistantship, Penn State University, 1997-99

    ● Sharpe Scholarship for Outstanding Work by a Graduating Senior, University of North Carolina at     Chapel Hill, 1995

    ● Graduate Assistantship (as undergraduate), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1994-95 

    ● John Hope Franklin Documentary Award, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, 1994

Courses

University of Alberta (2009-2014)

Graduate Course: Intermedia and Conceptual Art

Video/Photography: In Contemporary Conceptual Art

Art and Posthumanism (Theory Course)

Graduate Seminar (Theory: Contemporary Art and Contemporary Issues)

Present Intermedia: Installation and Multimedia

Drawing/Intermedia: (Photography, Video, Performance) The Body

Intermedia: Future Environments (Photography, Video, Performance)

Intermedia: Ecology and Borders (Photography, Video, Performance)

Present Drawing/Intermedia Advanced Level (Photography, Video, Performance)

Graduate Course (Installation / Intermedia Studio) (Photography, Video, Performance)

Photography and Intermedia (Photography, Video, Performance)

Aesthetics in the Age of Photography (Summer Course)

Art Foundations

Painting II       

McMaster University (2007-2009)

Humanities Practicum (Mixed Media, Photography, Video)

Modernity/Postmodernity/Visuality (Cultural Studies)

Aesthetics in the Age of Photography (Cultural Studies)

McMaster University (2001-2003)

The Digital Image (Art History)

Drawing & Design (Art History)

The History of Graphic Design (Art History)

Computer Graphics & Narrative (Video, Web)

Canadian Art History

Visual Literacy: Introduction to Visual Culture

Visual Inquiry: Constructed Realities