Curriculum Vitae



  • MFA (Candidate) in Painting, Boston University, Boston, MA


  • BFA in Drawing and Painting, Graduated with Distinction, OCAD University, Toronto, ON
  • 2010-2011

  • Selected for OCAD University's Florence Self-Directed Studies Program, Florence, Italy


  • JSS in Civita Artist Residency Program with Israel Hershberg and Susan Jane Walp, Civita Castellana, Italy
  • 2016

  • JSS in Civita Master class with Israel Hershberg and Susan Litchman, Italy
  • 2014-2015

  • Gundula Jacobs Workshop, Les Cerqeuex Sous-Passavant, France
  • Vincent Desiderio Master Class, Toronto, ON
  • 2014

  • Winter at the Louvre Program, Studio Escalier, Paris, France
  • 2013

  • Ted Seth Jacob's Drawing Structure Artist-in-Residence, Flemish Classical Atelier, Bruges, Belgium


  • Honorable Mention, 401 Richmond Career Launcher Prize OCAD University
  • 2011

  • Marsh Urquhart Memorial Scholarship,OCAD University
  • 2010

  • Dr. Eugene A. Pegetto Scholarship, Toronto, OCAD University
  • Barbara Sauerbrei Memorial Scholarship, Toronto OCAD University
  • Elected Drawing and Painting Program Representative
  • 2009

  • Curry's Art Supplies Scholarship Toronto, OCAD University
  • Roman and Mary Schneider Foundation Award, OCAD University
  • 2008

  • First Impressions Arts Award, Town of Richmond Hill, Richmond Hill, ON
  • Founders Award, Richmond Hill Youth Visual Artists Contest

  • Lisa Brown Memorial Grant, OCAD University, Toronto ON
  • Ontario Student Opportunity Grant


  • Relations to Nature, La Boutique Noire Inc., Toronto, Ontario
  • 2016

  • Hy-Hope Farm Blossom Festival Featuring Local Artists, Brooklin, Ontario
  • 2013

  • Artists in Residence Exhibition at the Flemish Classical Atelier, Bruges, Belgium
  • 2012

  • 97th Annual Graduate Exhibition, OCAD University, Toronto
  • Not a Drop to Drink: Water Scarcity and Politics in the 21st Century, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Toronto ON
  • Figure Show, Transit Space, OCAD University, Toronto ON
  • Emerging Artist Exhibition, Gallery 1313, Toronto ON
  • 2011

  • Vestiges, Transit Space, OCAD University, Toronto ON
  • The Next Big Thing, OCAD Student Gallery, Toronto ON
  • Vestiges, OCAD University Florence Studio. Florence, Italy
  • 2010

  • Hidden Growth Within the Night Air,Short-Film Animation, Toronto Urban Film Festival, Toronto ON
  • Four Richmond Hill Artists, Mill Pond Gallery, Richmond Hill ON
  • The Moving Figure, MaRS Discovery District Building, Toronto ON
  • The Figure Show, Transit Space, OCAD University, Toronto ON
  • 2009

  • WhoDunit? Mystery Art Sale, Great Hall, OCAD University, Toronto, ON
  • InTENse: 10 years of Teens Behind the Scenes at the Art Gallery of Ontario


  • Founder and Director, Artist’s Academy, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2009

  • Instructor, Art One Academy, Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 2003-2009

  • Instructor and Assistant Manager, Bita’s Art Studio, Richmond Hill, Ontario