1984  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Nova Scotia
 College of Art and Design (NSCAD),
 Halifax, Canada
1992  MA Media Studies, Concordia
 University, Montreal, KCnada
1995-1996  Fulbright-Stipendium, Visiting
 Researcher, New York University, USA
1999  PhD in Kommunikation, Concordia
 University, Montreal, Canada


Selected Exhibitions

2014  Sorry, Emerson Gallery Berlin
 Self-Help Library, in Where Does It Hurt?,
 Artspeak, Vancouver, Canada
 Budget Cuts, in This for That, Malaspina
 Printmakers, Vancouver, Canada
2013  Steve’s Vinyl, book launches, in conjuction
 with the World AIDS Dagy Printer Matter,
 New York and Halifax, Canada
 We Are Sorry 2013, in Witnesses: Art and
 the Canada’s Indian Residential Schools,
 Belkin Art Gallery, University of British
  Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
2012  About Face, Institute of Art, Religion and
 Social Justice, invitation, AA Bronson,
 Union Theological Seminary, New York, USA
 Pickled Art Centre Opening (2008) with
 Jinkelong in (Da bao)(Takeout), Varley Art
 Gallery, Markham, Kanada; travel to
 Mississauga Art Gallery, Mississauga,
 Kanada  2012; Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, 2013;
 Surrey 4 Art Gallery, Canada, 201
2011  Boldstep Half-Life, in conjuction with
 Barbara Lounder, sound installation in the
 Debert Bunker, Debert, Canada
 Drive It Like You Stole It, window-text
 painting, in Every Line & Every Other Line,
 Platform Photographic and Digital Arts,
 Winnipeg, Canada
2010  We Are Sorry, on invitation of The Truth
 and Reconciliation Commission of Canada,
 Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada


Awards and Grants

2012  Canada Council, Visual Arts, Project Grant
 Nova Scotia Communities, Culture and
 Heritage Grant
2011  Nova Scotia Communities, Culture and
 Heritage Grant
2010  Nova Scotia Established Artist Recognition
 Canada Council Travel Grant
2009  Nova Scotia Industry Growth Grant
 Scotia Tourism, Culture and Heritage
2008  Outstanding Artist of the Year, Visual Arts
 Nova Scotia
 Canada Council, Visual Arts, Project Grant
 Nova Scotia Tourism, Culture and Heritage
2006  Canada Council, Visual Arts Project Grant
2004  Ontario Arts Council, Artists’ Grant
2003  Daimon Production Centre, Research/Creation
 Artist’s Production Grant, City of Ottawa
2002  Presentation Scholarship, Die Junge Akademie,
1997  Critics and Curators Grant, Canada Council
 Contemporary Art Fellowship, National Gallery
 Fulbright Fellowship


Recent Bibliography

Art Metropole, Toronto

READ Books, Emily Carr University, Vancouver

Printed Matter, New York

The Gallery Shop, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax

New York Art Book Fair, annually since 2007

LA Art Book Fair, 2013, 2014

Buchandlung Walther König, Köln; Berlin

Koenig Books at the Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

Time Zone 8 Books, Beijing

Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm, 2013

Mondo, Tromsø, Norway


Public Collections

National Gallery of Canada
Carleton University Art Gallery
Nova Scotia Art Bank
Art Bank, Canada Council
City of Ottawa
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design