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2023    Silence of the Sea

            Opens  March 25 2 - 5 pm               

            Elissa Cristall Gallery 

            Reflects upon the Climate Crisis and

            Human Impact on the Natural World. 

            Photography, Video,

            Sound, Sculpture Installation.

            Artist Talk event, part of the  

            2023 Capture Photography

            Festival Events Program

2023   Iceberg Impressions

           CBC Newfoundland.

           Documentary on sea level rise and the

           disappearance of  icebergs caused by

           climate change.


2021   Invisible Rivers, Gibson’s

           Public Art Gallery   impact-4748654

 2021   Changing Horizons:

            Our Ecological Footprint 


            Burnaby Arts Council.

 2021   Place des Arts Gallery, Coquitlam, B.C. . 

            Resource Extractions

            Through an Artistic Lens.

            Recycled Paper Sculptures


 2020   The Survived, The Sky Project,


            Sculpture, photography , poetry

            Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

2018     East West, Photography

             Capture Photo Festival 2018

2016     YVR Art Program 

             Photographic works

             Installed at International Airport to 2019

2016     InterWeave, 

             Capture Photography  Festival,

             Ukama Gallery Vancouver

2009    The Face of Africa: Along the Road

             Alliance Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa. 

             One Africa

             International Office of Migration (IOM)

             Canadian High Commission,

             South Africa.  

             Concept: Anti-Xenophobia

2006    Points and Perforations

            Immersive Sound and Sculptural Installation

            Interurban Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

            Canada Council Grant, New Media Artist)

2002    The Well - Surrey Art Gallery

            Art Amongst Our Shelves

            Sculpture,video sound installation

            SAG permanent collection.

2002    Looped: Reach Video,

            Sound Installation, ArtemisiaGallery

            Chicago Ill.


2021     Canada Council for the Arts  Research and Create

             Outcome : Invisible Rivers 2021   

             Canada Council for the Arts

2020     Digital Original Strategic Grant

             CBC Arts - Silence of the Sea


2011     Award of Distinction

             The University of Pretoria. MA Thesis 

             Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Forestation:

             The Edible Connected City.


2006     Canada Council for the Arts

             New Media Audio Artist Production Grant

             Outcome: Points & Perforations

2000     Diane Farris Scholarship,  ECU.

             Evan Lloyd Burrard Memorial

             Scholarship, ECU.


2011    MA – Community and Urban Planning

            School of Engineering & the Built    

            Environment, U of P., South Africa


2002    Bachelor of Fine Arts

            Emily Carr University (ECU),

            Cooper Union for the Advancement

            of Science & Art, N.Y., USA 


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