Awards and Residencies


  • 2018 Canada Council for the Arts

  • 2018 Best of 3D/Sculpture at the New Art Festival.

  • 2016 Emerging Artist Grant, awarded by the Ontario Art Council.

  • 2015 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Craft Ontario/Ontario Art Council.

  • 2015 Best in Show at the Muskoka Arts and Crafts Summer Show

  • 2014 Studio Artist with Enriched Bread Artists.

  • 2014 Creation Grant for Professional Artists, awarded by the City of Ottawa.

  • 2014 City of Ottawa Artist Studio Program Participant. Resident artist at the Gardener's House, Britannia. March-September.

  • 2013 ARTicipate Project Grant, awarded by the AOE Arts Council.

  • 2013 Emerging Artist Grant, awarded by the Ontario Art Council.

  • 2011 Mary Robertson Textile Scholarship, awarded by Craft Ontario.


      Selected Exhibition History

      • Sep. 22nd 2016 – Jan. 9th 2017. (Inter)woven at the Ottawa Art Gallery Annex, Ottawa, ON. Group exhibition.

      • 2016 Cu: Copper and Textile Fabrications. With Fran Solar at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, in the Norah Rosamond Hughes Gallery. May, 2016 - 16 July. 

      • 2016 The New Art Festival, Ottawa, ON. June 11 and 12, 10 ~ 5 pm. 

      • 2016 The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibtion, Nathan Philips Square, Toronto, July 8, 9, 10.

      • 2016 Left Behind, Group Exhibit focusing on the Refugee Crisis.  February 13-14, 20-21, 27. 

      • 2015 Woven Stories and Knitted Mementos, Aylmer, QC. September 2 to October 11. Special thanks to the Ontario Arts Council and Craft Ontario for exhibition assistance. 

      • 2015 New Art Festival, June. Ottawa, Ontario

      • 2015 Enriched Bread Artists Open Studios

      • 2015 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

      • 2014 Untitled exhibition with Laura Shepperd at La Fab. Chelsea, QC. Oct. 9th-26th.

      • 2014 Enriched Bread Artists Open Studios

      • 2014 Oz Kafe, Elgin St. Ottawa. Sep 21st - 27th.

      • 2014 Copper: From the Earth to Art and the Body. With Tanya McCormick at the Stone School Gallery. Portage-du-Fort, QC. August 15th to Sep. 7th.

      • 2014 Pop-Up Fibre Art Gallery at Wabi Sabi with fellow artists Marie-France Gosselin, Maureen Ballagh and Mary Pal. June 21st - June 30th. Part of Hintonburg Happening.

      • 2014 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

      • 2014 The New Art Festival, Ottawa, ON.

      • 2014 Solo show, ASP Gallery, Nepean Creative Arts Centre, Ottawa.

      • 2014 Verdigris, Trinity Art Gallery, Salon A, at The Shenkman Arts Centre, Orleans, ON. Jan 9th - Feb. 11th.

      • 2013 Solo Exhibition, Chambers Gallery, Nov. 18th - Dec. 10th. Almonte, ON.

      • 2013 Solo Exhibition, Corridor Gallery, Dec 10th- Jan. 7th. Almonte, ON.

      • 2013 Fibrefest, Almonte, ON.

      • 2013 Chinatown Remixed, Ottawa, ON.

      • 2013 New Art Festival, Ottawa, Ontario.

      • 2012 De rerum natura (the Nature of Things), World of Threads Festival, A Common Thread International Exhibition, Nov. 2 – 18, 2012, Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, Oakville, Ontario. My interview for the World of Threads Festival can be found here.

      • 2012 Chelsea Art, Culture and Heritage Centre Opening Exhibition, Nov. 24th - Dec. 14th. 

      • 2012 Fibrefest 2012, Almonte, ON,

      • 2012 Nuit Noir, Cube Gallery, July 3rd-29th, Ottawa, Ontario.

      • 2012 New Art Festival, Ottawa, Ontario.

      • 2011 Chez Eric, Wakefield, QC, solo exhibition.

      • 2011 Award Winners 2011 Exhibition, Ontario Craft Council Gallery, Toronto, ON.

      • 2010 Hard Twist CHROMA!, The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Ontario.

      • 2010 Fibreworks 2010, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Ontario.

      • 2010 Green, organised by the Focus on Fibre Art Association, Edmonton, Alberta.



      • Bachelor of Fine Arts Interdisciplinary (2004-2007), NSCAD University, Halifax, NS, focus on textiles arts and metalsmithing.

      • Jacquard Weaving (2007) Le Centre des Textiles Contemporains de Montréal.

      • Jewellery Techniques (2007) École de Joaillerie de Montréal

      • Introduction to Encaustic (2011) The Ottawa School of Art

      • Innovative Papermaking (2011) The Ottawa School of Art



        Enriched Bread Artists

        Ottawa Valley Weaver's and Spinner's Guild