CV

Education

  • MDes in Digital Futures from OCADU
  • Undergrad in Graphic Design: Ontario College of Art and Design Associated Diploma
  • Completed one year of Public Relations at Centennial College
  • Foundation year at York/Sheridan Design Program
  • Various workshops and courses in art, farbication, craft, and electronics
  • Self education in technical based courses is ongoing

Awards

  • 2018 – Best Creative Project – Working With Useless Machines (DF Graduating Show)
  • 2018 – OCADU Gradlinks Scholarship (Contextual Environments Lab)
  • 2017 – CGS-M Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Working With Useless Machines)
  • 2016 – OCADU Dean's Scholarship

Work

Worked for many years as a freelance web designer for various clients large and small. Including BBDO, Treehouse, CMT, YTV, TCAF, Hand Eye Society, Urban Bard, BNMI, MacMillian Publishing, Scott Pilgrim, Bitcasters, CIUT, Love Conquers All Games.

  • Current: Research Assistant in the Adaptive Context Environments Lab, OCADU
  • Current: Teaching Assistant OCADU
  • Jan 2017 – March 2017: Teaching Assistant in Strategic Foresight and Innovation
  • June 2017: Tech Help for Different Games Toronto
  • July 2017: Organizational Help for Stupid Shit No One Needs and Bad Ideas Hackathon Toronto
  • Sept 2016 – Feb 2017: Research assistant in the Visual Analytics Lab at OCADU

Skills

Programming experience in Python, Arduino (C++), Processing, Node.js, and Unity (C#). Comfortable in Photoshop and Illustrator. Working basic knowledge of Rhino. Background in web design, graphic design, and 2D art using collage and encaustic techniques. Familiar with laser cutters, and various kinds of rough construction.

Exhibitions

  • Fortune Tasker 2.0: Damage Camp – Toronto, September 2018
  • Fortune Tasker: Internet Yami-Ichi X Bit Bazzar – Toronto, July 2018
  • Calendar Creep: Vector: Born Digital, Art On The Screens – Toronto, July 2018
  • Working With Useless Machines: GradEx – Toronto, May 2018
  • Working With Useless Machines: Digital Futures Graduating Show – Toronto, April 2018
  • Fortune Tasker: Digital Futures Open Show – Toronto, February 1st, 2018
  • Fascist Falldown: Digital Futures Open Show – Toronto, March 2017
  • PoopArray: INT VAR VOID – Toronto, December 2016
  • Punk Prism Power: IndieCade Official Selection – Culver City, LA, October 2015
  • Sext Adventure: Vector: To Utility and Beyond, Interaccess – Toronto, February 2015
  • Punk Prism Power: DMG X Vector Killer Interfaces Showcase – Toronto, February 2015
  • Sext Adventure: No Coins – Banff Centre Convergence – Banff, November 2014.
  • Adventurebox: Cordial Calliope Tea House installation: Nuit Blanche – Toronto, 2014
  • Sext Adventure: InideCade Official Selection – Culver City, LA, October 9-12th 2014
  • Sext Adventure: Boston Festival of Indie Games – MIT – September, 2014
  • ISS Love Booth: GDC/Wild Rumpus – That Party – 2014
  • ISS Love Booth: AGO / Hand Eye Society Fancy Video Game Party – Feb 2014
  • Cat Quest: AGO DMG / Long Winter Takeover for First Thursday – January 2014
  • Cat Quest: Toronto Long Winter – 2013
  • Long Time Coming: Toronto Long Winter Showcase – March 2013
  • Long Time Coming: DMG Feb Fatale showcase – November 2013
  • Encaustic and Bone Work Rated R Gallery Show – 2009
  • Encaustic and digital work – QWAC 2007/08

Selected Speaking Sessions

  • Upcoming: Different Games: Playing With Personal Assistants IRL – October 2018
  • Hacakaday.io AMA Chat: Hacking Voice Interfaces – July 2018
  • Vector: Born Digital: Inner Workings | Performance Artist Panel – July 2018
  • CreateTO: Working With Useless Machines – June 2018
  • Maker Festival Toronto: Too Dangerous For GDC – July 2017
  • Different Games Toronto: Too Dangerous For GDC – June 2017
  • Networking Mixer for Makers at FITC Toronto: Too Dangerous For GDC – April 2017
  • Toronto Public Library: Technology - Successes and Failures – June 12th, 2015
  • Hack-a-day Toronto: Why I won't use the Word Easy Anymore. – April 2015
  • Vector: To Utility and Beyond Artist Panel, Interaccess – February 2015
  • FITC: Lessons learned from the ISS Love – 2014
  • CreateTO: Recycled Sensors and Ongoing Game Projects – 2013

Workshops / Residencies / Jams