Education

 

2013 Master of Fine Arts in Photography

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, Rhode Island, USA

 

2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Major: Photography)

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD), Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2015               The Dog and Pony Show. Solo Exhibition, Center for the Arts, University of Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas.

2011               The Farm Family Project. Solo Exhibition, Red Wall Gallery, November 18 – December 17th 2011, at the School of the Photographic Arts, Ottawa, Ontario

2010               Prince Edward Island. Permanent installation. Animal Services Building, Edmonton, Alberta (Commissioned by the Edmonton Arts Council)

Prince Edward Island. Solo exhibition, Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto, Ontario

2008               Our Name In Lights. Solo exhibition, Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto, Ontario

Faux Show. Solo exhibition, Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto, Ontario

2007               The Farm Family Project. Solo exhibition, Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto, Ontario

Farm Families. Solo exhibition, Heritage Farm Museum, Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia (In conjunction with Argyle Fine Art, Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Farm Family Project, Solo exhibition, Harbourfront Centre Photo Passage, Toronto, Ontario

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2017               Festival Photo La Gacilly 2017. Brittany, France.

2014               10:10 Selected Photographers from Ten Leading American Academies. Rishon LeZion, Israel.

Proximity to Animals. OCAD University Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

Critters. Honolulu Museum of Art. Hawaii, USA.

2013               TV Party. Collaboration with What Cheer? Brigade. PS1, Long Island City, New York.

Rhode Island School of Design 2013 MFA Graduate Show. ClampArt, Chelsea, New York City.

Nature Talks Back. Beard & Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts.

2012               Return to Rattlesnake Mountain. Summer Exhibition. Wassaic Project, Wassaic, New York

                        Reka. Permanent public art installation. 2nd Street Park Medicine Hat, Alberta (Commissioned by the City of Medicine Hat)

                        Flux Capacity, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island.

                        Come Here, I Need You, Gelman Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island.

                        Atlantica Colectivas, FOTONOVIEMBRE 2011. XI Bienal Internacional de Fotografia de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

2011               RISD Photo Triennial, October 6-20, 2011, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island.

Canadian Art Gallery Hop, September 21, 2011, Toronto, Ontario

2010               Singular.  Group Exhibition in Festival X Ottawa Photography Festival.

Beyond Imaginings.  Public Group Exhibition.  Curated by Patrick Macaulay.  Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Bestiary.  Show and Fundraiser.  Curated by Sally Morgan Lehman, Liz Parks, and Sally Zunino.  Maxon Mills, Wassaic, NY

2009               Farm.  Group exhibition at the Stonover Farm Gallery, Lenox, The Berkshires, Massachusettes

Pastoral Portraits.  Group exhibition with Geoff Fitzgerald for the 2009 Contact Photography Festival, Airspace Gallery, Pearson International Airport, Toronto, Ontario.  Curated by Lee Petrie

2008               Collection hOlleben.  Group exhibition, Jan von Holleben Studio, Berlin, Germany

Photorama. Group fundraiser for Gallery TPW, Toronto, Ontario

                        Art With Heart. Group fundraiser for Casey House Hospice, Toronto, Ontario

SNAP!08. Group exhibition and media launch, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2007               Flash Forward 2007: Emerging Photographers from Canada, the U.K. & the U.S. Group exhibition and book launch, Kathleen Cullen Fine Art, Chelsea, New York

NSCAD Emerging Artists. Group exhibition, Argyle Fine Art, Halifax, Nova Scotia

2006               Flash Forward 2006: Emerging Photographers from Canada, The U.K. & the U.S. Group exhibition and book launch, Lennox Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

 

 

Art Fairs

 

VoltaNY 2010

Art Basel Miami 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014

Next Art Fair Chicago 2009

Photo LA 2008

Scope New York 2008

Scope Basel Switzerland 2008

Scope Hamptons 2008

Toronto International Art Fair 2007 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

 

 

Awards

 

2014/15        Photography and Illustration Awards, Applied Arts Magazine

                        New York, NY, USA

 

2012               Student Award, Society of Photographic Educators

                        San Francisco, California, USA

 

2011               President’s Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design

                        Providence, Rhode Island, USA

 

2009               Selected Winner, Magenta Foundation, "Flash Forward”

                        Toronto, Canada

 

2008               HP Prize for Photography

                        Contact Photography Festival, Toronto, Ontario

 

 

Grants

 

2014               Artist in Residence Grant, Arts New Brunswick, Svalbard, Norway

 

2007, 2008

2010, 2013

2014               Creation Grant, Arts New Brunswick (various locations)

 

2011, 2012   Professional Development Grant, RISD, Providence, RI, USA

 

2010               Production Grant, Canada Council for the Arts, Providence, RI, USA

 

2007               Arts by Invitation Grant, Arts New Brunswick, Toronto, Canada

 

 

Residencies

 

Saltonstall, Ithaca, New York

The Arctic Circle Residency, Svalbard, Norway

SÍM Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland

Kimmel-Haring-Nelson Residency, Nebraska City, NE

Medalta Residency, Medicine Hat, Alberta

 

 

Collections

Smithsonian Museum of American History

Museum of Fine Art, Houston Texas

Science Library, NY Public Library

Spencer Collection

Nimoy Family Foundation

University College Art Collection, University of Toronto

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art

Edmonton Arts Council, Edmonton Alberta

Citibank

Canadian Association of University Teachers

Centro de Fotografia Isla de Tenerife           

City of Medicine Hat, Alberta

 

 

 

Guest Lecturer/Critic

 

2015               Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas

2014               CUNY, New York, New York

                        School One, Providence, Rhode Island

2013               Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

2011               School of Photographic Arts, Ottawa, Canada

                        University of British Columbia, Victoria, British Columbia

2009               Toronto Camera Club, Toronto, Canada

 

 

 

Publication Record

 

2017               Photos de Famille à la Ferme, Slate, France

Festival Photo La Gacilly (catalogue), La Gacilly, France

2015               Pacific Dissent (cover), Los Angeles, California

Dreams: La Peste magazine, Mexico City, Mexico

The Walrus magazine, Toronto, Ontario

2014               Best of 2014: Juxtapoz Magazine, San Francisco, USA

Glamour Shots for Goats: Juxtapoz Magazine, San Francisco, USA

2013               Beyond Two Dimensions: Installing Photography: Hyperallergic, New York, USA

Farm Families: Shutr Magazine, Amsterdam, Holland

2011               A Day At A Farm: Huffington Post, Los Angeles, USA

View Magazine, Berlin, Germany

2010               Behind the Scenes: Looking Fabulous in Fur: New York Times (Newspaper).  New York, NY

2009               Reform Cool: House&Home (Magazine). Toronto, Ontario

2008               Rob MacInnis: Snapshot (Television Show). Featured Artist in half-hour episode of Bravo documentary series.

Allah Mode: Toronto Life (Magazine). Toronto, Ontario

2007               Flash Forward 2007: Emerging Photographers from Canada, the U.K. & the U.S. (Book). Magenta Publishing: Toronto, Ontario

Eye Candy: Eye Weekly (Magazine).  Toronto, Ontario

The Unreal World : Enroute (Magazine).  Montreal, Quebec

Featured Exhibitions: Contact (Magazine). Toronto, Ontario

Halifax Fresh Faces: The Gazette (Newspaper). Halifax, Nova Scotia

2006               Flash Forward 2006: Emerging Photographers from Canada, The U.K. & the U.S. (Book). Magenta Foundation: Toronto, Ontario

 

 

Bibliography

 

Kristen Joy Watts, “Behind the Scenes: Looking Fabulous in Fur”,” New York Times ‘Lens’ Photoblog, January 1, 2010.

David Balzer, “Rob MacInnis “Farm Family Project”,” Eye Weekly, no. 219 (2007).

Arjun Basu, “The Unreal World”, Enroute Magazine, (May 2007)

Laura Trethewey, “Halifax’s Fresh Faces”, Gazette, Issue 139-27, (April 5, 2007).

Philis McGregor, Interview, CBC Radio, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 2, 2007

Jay MacNeil, Interview, CTV, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 2, 2007

Adrienne Reid, “In Fashion”, Fashion TV, Toronto, Ontario, October 15, 2007

Bob Barrett, “Snapshot”, Bravo Television, Toronto, Ontario, November 27, 2008