CV

o1. EDUCATION

2013 — 2014

GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE

Certificate in Fashion Design, Toronto, Canada

2013

TAILORING

Lynn Yang, Toronto, Canada

2010

SPINNING WORKSHOP

Donna Lonergan, OCAD, Toronto, Canada

2006 — 2010

OCAD UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Design, Material Art and Design —  Fibre/Textiles, Toronto, Canada

2005 — 2006

YORK UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Fine Arts — Black and White Photography, Toronto, Canada

2001 — 2005

NOTRE DAME CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL

Received an Ontario Secondary School Diploma in June 2005.

o2. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017

FASHION ART TORONTO, Daniel’s Spectrum, Toronto, Canada

2016 – Present

LEATHER PRODUCTION SEAMSTRESS,  B.B, Toronto, Canada

LEATHER CUTTER + SEAMSTRESS + PRODUCTION ASSISTANT,  ASLAN, Toronto, Canada

FIELD SPECIALIST,  LAUNCH / MOSAIC, Toronto, Canada

2015

COSTUME DESIGNER,  BAM, Toronto, Canada

ART DIRECTOR / SET DECORATOR, ‘Hannah & Anna: Danger Girls’, Dir: Ryan Grassby, Toronto, Canada (post-production)

FASHION ART TORONTO, Daniel’s Spectrum, Toronto, Canada


2013 – 2014

FASHION DESIGN INTERN, MICHI NEW YORK, Toronto, Canada

PATTERN CUTTER, Margaret Krys, Toronto, Canada

2012

BACKSTAGE ASSISTANT, America’s Next Top Model, Toronto Metro Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada

2010 – Present

STORE MANAGER, American Apparel, Toronto, Canada

2010

PROFESSIONAL FRAMER + ART PRESERVATION, Michael’s, Brampton, Canada

TORONTO OUTDOOR ART EXHIBITION VOLUNTEER, City Hall, Toronto, Canada

GRADUATION EXHIBITION VOLUNTEER, Material Art and Design, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

ONE OF A KIND SHOW VOLUNTEER, Direct Energy Centre, Toronto, Canada

2009 — 2010

FIBRE STUDIO TECHNICIAN, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

NOTE TAKER, Centre for Students with Disabilities, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

EXHIBITION COMMITTEE, Material Art and Design, OCAD, Toronto, Canada

2009

GRADUATION EXHIBITION VOLUNTEER, Material Art and Design, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

MATERIAL ART AND DESIGN FOCUS GROUP, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

2008 — 2009

ART ASSOCIATE, Curry’s Artists’ Supplies and Materials, Etobicoke, Canada

2007

JUNIOR CONSULTANT, Sunrise Enterprise, North York, Canada

2005 — 2009

ARTIST TALKS, Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School, Brampton, Canada

2003 — 2007

HOST + EXPEDITOR + SERVER, Kelsey’s Bar and Grill, Brampton, Canada

2001 — 2003

VOLUNTEER HYGIENIST, Smiles Solutions, Brampton, Canada

o3. AWARDS + RECOGNITION

2017

FIRST PLACE WINNER of Mont Pellier’s #RISEforwater ThreadxThread Competition, Daniel’s Spectrum, Toronto, Canada

2011

ELLEN ADAMS AWARD for excellence in surface design and print, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

MIANCO AWARD for excellence in textiles, honourable mention, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

2009

SECOND PLACE, Project Creativ Catwalk, Creative Festival, Toronto, Canada

2001

STEPHENS ART AWARD for potential in the arts, Brampton, Canada

o4. SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

MONT PELLIER + THREADXTHREAD COMPETITION, Daniel’s Spectrum, Toronto, Canada

FASHION ART TORONTO, Daniel’s Spectrum, Toronto, Canada

2015

FASHION ART TORONTO, Daniel’s Spectrum, Toronto, Canada

2011

THE 50TH TORONTO OUTDOOR ART EXHIBITION, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, Canada 

ARTIST SALON, The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

2010

HANDMADE WELL MADE, OCAD University, The Great Hall, Toronto, Canada

WHODUNIT?, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

CREATIV FESTIVAL, Metro Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada

PRESENT IN THE ART, Cooper’s Gallery, Toronto, Canada

THE 8TH ANNUAL SQUARE FOOT SHOW, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Canada

C2010, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada

OCAD UNIVERSITY’S 95TH ANNUAL GRAD EXHIBITION, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

ONE OF A KIND SHOW, Direct Energy Centre, Toronto, Canada

OCAD RETRO SHOW, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

METAL EXPLORATIONS, Cedar Ridge Gallery, Cedar Ridge Creative Centre, Scarborough, Canada

2009

OUT OF THE SHADOWS, *new* gallery, Toronto, Canada

WHODUNIT?, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada

PROJECT CREATIV CATWALK competition, CreativFestival, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada

THE 7TH ANNUAL SQAURE FOOT SHOW, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2008

COME EAT WITH US, The Great Hall, OCAD, Toronto, Canada

o5. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2010

member of Celeste Network International

2010

member of Crafthaus

2010

member of the Ontario Crafts Council

o6. PRESS + PUBLICATIONS

LONE WOLF MAGAZINE

Womenswear and headpiece featured in the twelfth issue of Lone Wolf, in an editorial spread entitled ‘Philosophia: Love of Knowledge’ by Amanda Lee Sherriffs and photographed by Jane and Jane, 2015, Nationwide – UK, Canada, United States

F-SHIFT MAGAZINE

Womenswear featured in an editorial spread entitled ‘Class Act’ by Michelle Davis, 2015, Nationwide


CULTURE TORONTO

Womenswear Debut featured in an article and interview entitled ‘The Wearable Art of Jon Riosa‘ by Amanda DelaCruz, 2015, Nationwide


IVI MAGAZINE

Womenswear debut featured in a youtube video entitled ‘FAT Spotlight Collection: JON RIOSA’, 2015, Nationwide


IVI MAGAZINE

Womenswear Debut featured in an article entitled ‘FAT DAY 4: GENESIS‘, 2015, Nationwide

FASHION AND BEAUTY INC

featured in a review of ‘The Top 10 Looks from Fashion Art Toronto’ entitled ‘Fashion Art Toronto 2015: The Spirit of Canadian Creativity‘, 2015, Nationwide

MUSCLE MEMORY MAGAZINE

featured in an article entitled ‘Fashion Art Toronto #MadeinCanada‘ written by Chris Pieneman, 2015, Nationwide

FASHION ART TORONTO

featured under ‘Artists/Designers 2015’, 2015, Nationwide

VANCOUVER ALTERNATIVE FASHION WEEK

Thesis piece featured on the official website banner for VALT.ca, 2012, Nationwide


ROSTAM ONLINE

Thesis collection featured in ROSTAM Magazine’s first printed publication for a men’s high fashion editorial, 2011, Toronto, Canada

ONTARIO CRAFTS COUNCIL

featured on the cover of Studio Magazine, Fall/Winter 2010, Toronto, Canada

SURFACE DESIGN ASSOCIATION

Thesis work featured in a nationwide publication written by professor Dorie Millerson, Surface Design Journal, Fall 2010, Canada and the United States 

FQ MAGAZINE

featured on fQ around town, Fibre Quarterly, 2010, Global

C2010

Thesis piece featured in the Material Art + Design Thesis Catalogue: C2010, print zone, 2010, p. 64 — 65

o7. BIBLIOGRAPHY

FIBRE QUARTERLY ONLINE MAGAZINE

personal review on “Restricted Access,” Fibre Quarterly, Summer 2010

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