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             Visual Artist   

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Upcoming Shows

- Solo show at Colonnade BridgePort, 1960 Scott St. Ottawa, April 30-July 29, 2024.

Group Shows

-  2024, Diversity at the Foyer Gallery, April 20-May 12.

-   2023, A Fresh Start, small group show at the Foyer Gallery, January 10-29.

-  2022-23, exhibiting at Electric Street Gallery, Ottawa.

-  2023, Shenkman Arts Centre, Main Floor Gallery, January 9 - February 4, Alumni Group Show OSA

-  2022, Renewal, at Lalande+Doyle Gallery, Shenkman Centre, Orleans, May 2-30.

-  2022, North Light, and Reflections, Foyer Gallery, Ottawa, Feb - April

-  2021 and 2022, The Joy of Art, Foyer Gallery, Ottawa, Oct -January 

-  2020, 8th International Miniature Print Biennale Exhibition, OSA Main Gallery,Oct - November.

- 2020, New Beginnings Exhibition, Foyer Gallery, Ottawa, June-July.

- 2019, OSA Main Gallery Exhibition, Ottawa, December.

- 2019, Preston Square, curated small group show, 347 Preston Street, Ottawa, January -March.

- 2018, Selections, Arts Network Ottawa, Trinity Gallery, ShenkmaCentre, Sept-October.

- 2017, Pressed, La Fab Gallery, small group show, Chelsea Quebec, October. 

-2017, Surfaces, small group show, Nectar Gallery, Ottawa, Nov-December.

 -2017, Selections, AOE group show,Trinity Gallery, Shenkman Centre Orleans, Sept-October.

- 2017, ArtQuake, Ottawa School of Art Main Gallery, June 29-July 30.

- 2017, Art Credo, April-May. 

- 2016, OSA Gallery Exhibition, Ottawa, December.
- 2015, Gallery 101, December fundraiser.
- 2015 and 2014, Saw Gallery Sketch fundraiser, November.

Solo Shows

- 2023, March 10-25, Imaginary Landscapes, Electric Street Gallery, Ottawa.

- 2022, June 25 to September 15, Elemental, Preston Square, Second Level, 333 Preston Street, Ottawa 

- 2019-18, Ambient Reflection, in [tempo] design studio, Waverley Street, Ottawa, Nov.-Feb, 2019.

- 2017, Biomorphs, solo show, Lee Matassi Gallery, 35 George Street, Ottawa, Sept-October.

- 2016-17, Wind, Primecorp Exhibition Space, Somerset at Bank, Ottawa Nov.-Jan 9.
- 2015-16, Lee Matassi Gallery, Ottawa, Dec.18-Jan.7.
- 2015, Seeing Through, Fritzi Gallery, Ottawa, Sept.15-Oct.24.



  • Viewers Choice Award for "Elemental" at Foyer Gallery, March 2022.

  • Art Network Ottawa Award for 'Best in Show' at the OSA Main Gallery Exhibition, November 2019.

  • Nominee to the BMO 1st Art National Competition, June 2017

  • Robert Hyndman Painting Award and Scholarship, April 2017

  • Arts Ottawa East Council (AOE) Award for 'Best in Show' at the OSA Main Gallery Exhibition, November 2016.

  • Leonard Gerbrandt Printmaking Scholarship, April 2016.

  • Ottawa Art Association Fine Arts Award and Scholarship, March 2015.


  • Fine Arts Diploma, Ottawa School of Art, April 2017.

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Honours, University of Ottawa.

  • Courses in the Fine Arts Program at Algonquin College and at the Nepean Visual Arts Centre.


  • Avison Young Canada Inc., Dundee Goodman Private Wealth, Bentall Kennedy (Canada), Excel Information Technology Resources.

  • Numerous private collections

Thank you for your interest.

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