CV

Designer + Illustrator

EDUCATION

2017 - Graphic Design and Interactive Media Diploma (Honours + President's List) , Toronto Film School, Toronto, Ontario

2015 - B.A. Fine Arts Studio Honours; English Minor (with distinction), Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Quebec

2011 - Specialist High Skilled Major Certificate in Arts and Culture, St. Thomas More C.S.S, Hamilton, Ontario

OTHER

 

2017 - Anatomy Boot camp led by Holly Sneath, Dundas Valley School of Art, Hamilton, Ontario
2017 - Writing an Artist’s Bio and Statement led by Alexandra Oliver, Dundas Valley School of Art, Hamilton, Ontario

2016 - Drawing the Human Figure led by Rae Bates, Dundas Valley School of Art, Hamilton, Ontario
2016 - Drawing Still Life/Composition led by Rae Bates, Dundas Valley School of Art, Hamilton, Ontario
2014 - Introduction to Custom Framing by Dale Miner, Bishop's University, Sherbrooke, Quebec
2014 - Comic Book Cartooning Workshop with Pascal Girard, S.W.E.E.T Seminar, Bishop's University, Sherbrooke, Quebec

2012 - Drawing Fundamentals led by Jonathan Smith, Dundas Valley School of Art, Hamilton, Ontario

EXHIBITION WORK

UPCOMING
***TBA***

GROUP
2019 - 17th Annual Arts of August, Hamilton Public Library (Central Branch), Hamilton, Ontario
2019 - Colours of South Asia, Beaux Arts Brampton, Brampton, Ontario 
2019 - Inc.Squared: Art Sale, Party and Fundraiser, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ontario
2018/19 - Winter Art Market, Gallery 1051, Hamilton, Ontario
2017- Inc.Squared: Laser Edition, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ontario
2016 - SWARM Member’s Show, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ontario
2015 - Art in Motion, Mississauga Central Library, Mississauga, Ontario
2015 - Haystack Open Studio, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, Maine, United States
2015 - Inc.Squared: Ruby Jubilee, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ontario

2015 - Graduating Show of Fine Arts, Foreman Art Gallery, Sherbrooke, Quebec
2014 + 2015 - The Gait Art Show, Sherbrooke, Quebec

2013 + 2014 + 2015 - Open Studio; Molson Fine Arts Building, Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Quebec
2012 - Bishop’s University and Champlian Students Showcase Relief Prints, Espace Zybaldone,

Sherbrooke, Quebec

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT + ARTISTIC WORK EXPERIENCE

Present - Volunteer Designer, Hamilton Young Catholic Adults Group, Hamilton, Ontario
2019 - 20 - Contract Designer, St. Ann's Parish, Ancaster, Ontario
2018-19 - Designer Intern, Violet Dae Communications, Greater Toronto Area, Ontario
2018-19 - Framer, Framing & Art Centre, Hamilton, Ontario
2017 - Peer Tutor, Toronto Film School, Toronto, Ontario
2016 - Digital Artist, Digital Canaries Film Studio, Hamilton, Ontario
2015 - Teacher Assistant for Digital Imaging for the Artist I, Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Quebec
2014-15 - Fine Arts Studio Monitor, Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Quebec
2014-15 - Digital Media Lab Assistant, Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Quebec
2014-18 - Gallery Volunteer, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ontario
2014 - Studio Assistant for Printmaking: Intaglio, Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Quebec
2014 - Studio Assistant for Printmaking: Relief, Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Quebec
2013 - Programming Volunteer, Centre3 for Print and Media Arts, Hamilton, Ontario

WORKSHOPS, RESIDENCIES + INTERNSHIPS

June 2018
Node 9 Summer Workshop - Creative Storytelling
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario


September 2015 – January 2016
Digital Media and Customer Service Intern
Visual Arts Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario

June – July 2015
Japanese Woodblock Printmaking led by Takuji Hamanaka
Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, Maine, United States

SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS + AWARDS

2019 - 3rd place, "F.C.E. Sgt. C.E.F", Mohawk College 24 Hour Film Challenge
2015 - Best Director, "November" (also nominated for Best Film), Bishop’s University Film Festival

2015 - Rozynski Opportunity Fund, Bishop’s University Fine Arts Department

2014 - Wanda Rozynska Prize in Fine Arts, Bishop’s University Fine Arts Department
2011 - Visual Arts Subject Award, St. Thomas More C.S.S
2011 - Creative Writing Subject Award, St. Thomas More C.S.S

© 2018 by May Mackness