Interview // Transform In Fringe for CUTMR2019
A cozy interview I did with Jacob Stanescu for CUTMR 2019 exhibition. For the very first time, I speak publicly and opening on my process working with fibre (textile) medium.
Exhibiton // Come Up To My Room 2019
Starting 2019 with an open mind toward my practice, my Transform In Fringe series, the next phase will be part of the 16th installment of CUTMR (2019). Curated by Jana Macalik and Jennie Suddick.
An alternative design exhibition that provides a platform for experimentation outside the norms of art and design, at the edges between intention and interpretation.
Location: 2nd Floor
Date: January 17-20, 2019
Address: Gladestone Hotel,
1214 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1J6
Grant // Canada Council for the Arts
As 2018 coming to an end, I feel so blessed to be awarded the 2018 Travel Assistant grant from Canada Council for the Arts. CCA is a platform that is integral to Canadian artists. With many thanks, I look to forward to present my new work in 2019.
Grant // Ontario Art Council
This fall, I received the 2018 Exhibition Assistant grant for my show at JOYA Barcelona. With many thanks to OAC and Harbourfront Centre, the show was a success.
Art Fair // JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Object
Date: October 4-6, 2018.
Address: Disseny Hub Barcelona (Design Museum). Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, 37, 08018 Barcelona, Spain
I am overjoy!!!! This year, I will be showing my Industrial Residue collection at JOYA Barcelona in Spain. The international art fair will be taking place in October, stay tune for more details. There is new development in my work for this 10th anniversary for this fair.
Exhibition // On-Any-Given-Day
Reception: September 28, 2018 @ 6pm
Run Dates: September 22 - December 23, 2018
Address: Harbourfront Centre. 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
"Central to the Craft & Design Studio’s ethos is a commitment to broaden the dialogue around contemporary craft and design practice. On any given day the goings-on in the Craft & Design Studio are shaping and advancing this discourse through focused making and thinking.
This exhibition highlights four of our newest Artists-in-Residence who are bringing fresh outlooks to the fore by creating work that speaks to the complexities of identity, gender, migration, the environment and personal histories; all through the lens of material-based practice.
Their fluency and intent with materials—married to strong ideas—is emboldened in an environment dedicated to supporting new perspectives that add to the expansive conversation within contemporary craft and design practice."
– Melanie Egan
Exhibition // Collectiva Meeting | International Exhibition
Date & Time: September 22 - October 31, 2018
Address: Rua de Miguel, Bombarda 285, shop n.5, 4050-522 Porto, Portugal.
This fall, my Link necklaces from the Industrial Residue series will in the beautiful city of Porto (Portugal) as part of the Joalharia De Autor gallery and show. Come celebrate!!!
Education // Introductory Jewellery
Date: Tuesdays Sept 4 – Oct 30, (*every Tuesday, No class Oct 2)
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Address: Craft & Design Studio, 235 Queens Quay West
Registration for fall class is now open. This fall, I will be teaching a jewellery introductory class at the studio.
E-mail for inquiry on Registration
Scholarship // Artist-In-Residence of Harbourfront Centre
Effective: June 1, 2018.
Address: 235 Queens Quay W. Toronto, ON M5J 2G8 Canada
It is with great pleasure to share that I will be joining the Craft & Design Studio (Metal) at Harbourfront Center as a full-time Artist-in-Residence. In addition to this, I am honored to be the recipient of the artist one-year scholarship (2018-19).
Grant // Career Launcher Fund
A big thank you to OCAD University for warding me the Career Launcher Fund. The fund is design for fourth year students who are starting their creative career. The application are
Announcement // Medal Winner Exodus: The Boat and I
As of May 10th, I am happy to share my thesis's exhibition was awarded the OCAD University Medal, a top honor for the Material Arts & Design program. In addition to the above, the body of work also received below awards and prize:
- Spoke Club Membership Prize
- Nora E. Vaughan Award
- Carol Rapp Award (contemporary Jewellery)
Art Fair // AUTOR Contemporary Jewellery
Date: May 5-6, 2018.
Location: The National Theater. Bucharest, Romania, Europe
AUTOR is the most important event in the field of contemporary and art jewelry in South-Eastern Europe. The event has a nine-year record of creating a dynamic environment with high selection standards.
Exhibition // Exodus: The Boat and I
Opening Night: Thursday, May 3. 6:30 pm–11pm
Location: OCAD University
100 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Duration: Friday, May 4, 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m // Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. // Sunday, May 6, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
The Show: More than 900 promising young artists and designers are exhibiting at the biggest GradEx ever–OCAD University's 103rd! This year, GradEx is a four-day exhibition spread across buildings on campus including the iconic Sharp Centre for Design. The university will throw open its doors, inviting the community to see works by the creative minds of OCAD U’s Class of 2018.
Installation // Transform In Fringe
Opening: March 8, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: Baycrest Centre, 3560 Bathurst St, North York, Canada
Duration: March 1-April 15, 2018.
The Work: An installation of fibers that explore the history of Baycrest community, through a philosophical approach. In celebrating their 100th years anniversary, I've created the theme of "hundreds" as the inspiration for the site.