CURRICULUM VITAE

 

EDUCATION

 

2015-2019                   Bachelor of Arts, Honours, Candidate in Studio Art (major), Art History (minor) and French Studies (minor)

University of Guelph, Guelph Ontario

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019                           This Idea was Given to me by a Thousand People (Who Are These People), Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2019                           51st Juried Art Show, Zavitz Hall, Guelph Ontario

2019                           1/12, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2019                           Art Store, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2019                           Inter(re)act, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario (Solo Show)

2019                           51st Juried Art Show, Zavitz Hall, Guelph Ontario

2018                           Bonhomie, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2018                           This is Not a Landscape, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2018                           Shared Space, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2018                           Fractured Remnants, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2018                           Close Quarters, 10C, Guelph Ontario

2018                           [Ir]regular + [Ir]rational, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2018                           50th Juried Art Show Top 10 Exhibit, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2018                           50th Juried Art Show, Zavitz Hall, Guelph Ontario

2017                           Painting IV Group Show, Silence, Guelph Ontario

2017                           Print Show and Sale, Zavitz Hall, University of Guelph

2016                           49th Juried Art Show, Zavitz Hall, University of Guelph

2016                           49th Junior Juried Art Show, Alexander Hall, University of Guelph

2015                           Black & White, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

2018                           Spaces of Wonder, Wonder of Space, Archival and Special Collections Exhibition Space, University of Guelph

2018                           Points of Encounter, Mackinnon Hall, University of Guelph

2018                           Nightmares and Contemplations of God: Wonder in the Eighteenth Century Through Print, Bachinski Chu Print Study

Collection, University of Guelph

2017                           Spotlight on Design, Mackinnon Hall, University of Guelph

2017                           Juried Art Show Top 10 Exhibit, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2015-2017                   Art in the Bullring, Bullring Café, University of Guelph

2015                           Black & White, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019 - Present             Co-Founder and COO, Otherwise Studios, Guelph Ontario (Established June 2019)

2019 - Present             Community Engagement Associate, Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph Ontario

2017-2019                   Gallery Assistant – Art Collections Candidate, Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph Ontario

2019                           Guelph Emerging Artist Mentorship Program Co-Coordinator, Guelph Arts Council, Guelph Ontario

2019                           Art Walking Tours Organizer and Leader, Art on the Street, Guelph Ontario

2019                           Art Walking Tours Organizer and Leader, Guelph Arts Council Doors Open Guelph, Guelph Ontario

2018                           Artist Residency, 10C Shared Space, Guelph Ontario

2018                           Conference Assistant, Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Guelph and Niagara Ontario

2018                           Research Assistant, Bachinski/Chu Print Study Collection Digitization Project, School of Fine Art and Music, University

of Guelph, Guelph Ontario

2018                           Preparations Assistant for Artist in Residence, Art Gallery of Guelph

2017                           Mural Artist, London Health Sciences Centre Children’s Hospital, London Ontario

2017                           Mural Artist, Central Student Association Bike Centre, University of Guelph

RELEVANT VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

 

2018-19                      Co-Coordinator, Juried Art Show, Guelph Ontario*

2018                           Classroom Assistant, L’Art Visuel (Grade 9 French Visual Arts Class), John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute

2018                           Co-Chair, [Ir]regular + [Ir]rational, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario*

2018                           Head of Installation, Junior Juried Art Show, University of Guelph

2015-2018                   Co-Gallery Coordinator, Fine Arts Network, University of Guelph*

2017                           Gallery Coordinator Assistant, Art Gallery of Guelph

2017                           Coordinator, Juried Art Show Top 10 Show, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2017                           Install Assistant, Juried Art Show, University of Guelph

2017                           Monitor and Sales Assistant, Print Show and Sale, Zavitz Hall, University of Guelph

2016/17                      Juror, Art in the Bullring, University of Guelph

2016                           Collaborations Coordinator, Fine Arts Network, University of Guelph*

2016                           Assistant, Art for Education, Malala Fund, University of Guelph

2015                           Coordinator, Up for Debate Art Auction, OXFAM Guelph, University of Guelph

*Elected

 

APPOINTMENTS

 

2018                           Hiring Committee Member, CLA position Print Collection, University of Guelph

2015-2019                   Studio Art Social Media Manager, University of Guelph School of Fine Arts and Music, Studio Art Department

2017/18                      University of Guelph School of Fine Art and Music Representative, Portfolio Review Day, BealArt of H.B. Beal

Secondary School, London Ontario

2016/17/18                  Studio Art Tour Guide, University of Guelph School of Fine Art and Music

2016                           Studio Art Program Representative, Fall Preview Day, University of Guelph School of Fine Art and Music

 

AWARDS AND HONOURS

 

2015-2019                   Dean’s Honour List, University of Guelph

2019                           Samuel and Saidye Bronfman Family Foundation Printmaking Prize

2019                           College of Arts Student Union Award

2019                           Drawing Department Award, Juried Art Show, University of Guelph

2018                           University of Guelph Bursary, University of Guelph

2018                           Volunteer Award, College of Arts Student Union, University of Guelph

2018                           College of Arts Student Union Book Award, University of Guelph

2018                           Sixth Place, Juried Art Show, University of Guelph

2018                           Volunteer Award, Juried Art Show, University of Guelph

2017                           Extended Practices Award, Juried Art Show, University of Guelph

2016                           First Year Award, Juried Art Show University of Guelph

2016                           Volunteer Award, College of Arts Student Union, University of Guelph

2015                           Authier/Golland Scholarship in Studio Art, University of Guelph

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2019                           Christina Smylitopoulos, Spaces of Wonder, Wonder of Space: Encountering the Eighteenth Century Through Image,                                    Object, and Text

2018                           Jane Litchfield, Guelph Arts Council, When You Support Guelph Arts Council, You Support People Like                                                          Abby Nowakowski and Ahmri Vandeborne

2018                           Kaleidoscope, Issue 12

2018                           Guelph Arts Council, Artists Emerge in Close Quarters

2018                           Kaleidoscope, Issue 11

2018                           The Ontarion, Juried Art Show celebrates student artists

2016                           University of Guelph Impact Report, Inspiring the Next Generation

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