GOLDSMITHS UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, NEW CROSS, LONDON— MASTERS OF FINE ARTS, 2018-2020
WESTERN UNIVERSITY, LONDON, ON — BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS SPECIALIZING IN VISUAL ARTS, 2015-2018
KING’S UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN UNIVERSITY, LONDON, ON — BACHELOR OF ARTS IN CRIMINOLOGY, SEPT 2011- JUNE 2015 — DEGREE, YEAR
2020: LONDON GRADS NOW., SAATCHI GALLERY; CHELSEA; LONDON, ENG
2019: GOLDSMITHS INTERM SHOW, GOLDSMITHS MFA ART STUDIOS; DEPTFORD, LONDON, ENG
2019: HAVEN, SAFE HOUSE 1/ PECKHAM, 139 COPELAND RD, PECKHAM, LONDON, ENG
2019: MFA YR 1 SHOW, GOLDSMITHS MFA ART STUDIOS; DEPTFORD, LONDON, ENG
2018: @SENDERS, WESTERN UNIVERSITY ART LAB ; LONDON , ON
2017: OKAY FRIDAY , CURATED BY SKY GLABUSH AT DUNDAS STUDIO; LONDON , ON
2017: ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION , WESTERN UNIVERSITY ART LAB ; LONDON , ON
2016 : CONFAB EXHIBITION , WESTERN UNIVERSITY ART LAB ; LONDON , ON
MUSEUM LONDON, IMAGINATION STATION MONITOR; LONDON, ON — SEPTEMBER 2016- PRESENT
Working as a monitor, helping children and families working with different mediums including painting, sculpture, and mixed media.
MUSEUM LONDON, P.A. DAY ART INSTRUCTOR’S ASSISTANT; LONDON, ON — NOVEMBER 2017- PRESENT
Working as an assistant to art instructor’s assistant during P.A Day camps, aside an instructor. Activities and materials varied on camp theme.
INTERN FOR KIM MOODIE; LONDON, ON — SEPTEMBER 2016- PRESENT
Assisting painter, Kim Moodie by working to finding a variety of symbols to create grounds in his paintings, and making stencils with individual and combinations of symbols.
MUSEUM LONDON, ART INSTRUCTOR; LONDON, ON — SEPTEMBER 2017
Working as an art instructor during during Museum Hack tours. Leading the participants with a studio activity dealing with positive and negative space, in relation to the Robert Fones exhibit.
MUSEUM LONDON, FULL-TIME ART INSTRUCTOR’S ASSISTANT; LONDON, ON — JULY- SEPTEMBER 2017
Working as an assistant to art instructor’s assistant during summer camp. Leading the participants on tours of the exhibitions, entertaining them with games and activities on breaks, and rain days.
❖ Coordinating with the Instructor who will direct the course outline
❖ Prep and clean up of activities
❖ Assisting children with art projects, facilitating to answers questions, etc. ❖ Overseeing and coordinating games and activities during morning and afternoon breaks, as well as lunch time
❖ Overseeing after care session
BIJAN’S ART STUDIO, PART-TIME ASSOCIATE; LONDON, ON — SEPTEMBER 2016- APRIL 2017
Being knowledgeable of art supplies and techniques, to help customers with their requirements. While also being responsible of sharing store duties. Assisting in all areas, including:
❖ customer service, sales, cash ❖ website maintenance
❖ updating prices on floor and in system ❖ school orders
❖ invoices for organizations/ school/ framing orders ❖ designing promotional material for store and website
❖ updating social media site for promotional content
WESTERN UNIVERSITY, SCULPTURE WORKSHOP MONITOR; LONDON, ON —SEPTEMBER 2015- APRIL 2016
Monitoring students working in the workshop; responsibilities include opening and closing the shop, as well as helping students access various tools.
MUSEUM LONDON, OUTDOOR TOUR GUIDE; LONDON, ON — AUGUST [2015, 2016, ] 2017
Providing an Outdoor Public Art Tour for group of approximately 40 people, showing them the public work on displayed around the city, including: Public Art, Monuments and Memorials, and Mural Walks tours.
MUSEUM LONDON, VOLUNTEER, TOUR GUIDE; LONDON, ON — MAY 2015- PRESENT
PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL AND PUBLIC TOURS AT MUSEUM LONDON. I HAVE FAMILIARIZED AND GOTTEN COMFORTABLE IN BEING ABLE TO SET UP AND PLAN FOR A TOUR, BE CONSISTENT AND ABLE TO EDUCATE THOSE WHO ARE COMING IN TO SEE WHAT THE MUSEUM OFFERS.
❖ Educational tours (all grades from 1-8, high school)
❖ High school History/ Art tours
❖ Adult tours
HONORS & AWARDS
2018 The Elizabeth Greensheilds Foundation Grant
2017 Dean’s Honor List Mention, Western University
2016 Honorable Mention, Imagine Health Contest, Enable Imaging Technologies
Public speaking/ interpersonal skills; public relations; teaching; organizing; leadership/ management; Mac/PC; art/design; painting; Adobe Photoshop/ Premiere; SPSS; Audacity; Website design/ HTML; Microsoft Office.
*References available upon request