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ACADEMIC  EDUCATION 

Ph.D. Skeletal Biology, McMaster University [2014]

B.Ed. General Sciences,  Brock University [1994]

M.A.  Physical Anthropology, McMaster University [1993]  

B.A.   Medical Anthropology, York University  [1990]

Anatomical Drawing / Sculpture    Toronto School of Art [1996-2000]

Textiles and Design    Ontario College of Art and Design [1990 - 1992]

Indigenous Art / Archaeology    University of Mexico (UNAM) [1986]

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Oct 2019     ARCHIVE    Sheldon Rose Gallery, Toronto ON

Apr 2016      Retrospective    Darchai Noam, Toronto ON
Jan 2010       Mystics and Medics    Jacob’s Lounge Gallery, Toronto ON
May 2010     Mystics and Medics    Temple Emanuel, Montreal PQ
Oct 2009    Works on Paper    Rosensweig Gallery, Durham NC
Nov 2009    Who is Wise?    Pearl Gallery, Toronto ON
Jan 2009      The Aleph Bet    Jacob's Lounge Gallery, Toronto ON
Nov 2008    A Good Heart    Elizabeth S & Alvin I Fine Museum, San Francisco CA
Dec 2007    Divine Proportions    Koslowe Gallery, Mamaroneck NY
Sep 2007     Divine Proportions    Jacob's Lounge, Toronto ON
Mar 2007     The Body as Midrash    Nathan D. Rosen Gallery, Boca Raton FL
Feb 2007     Eat Your Bread with Joy    Jacob's Lounge, Toronto ON
Apr 2006     Tree of Life    Mizel Center for the Arts, Denver CO
Nov 2005    Tree of Life    Dorshei Emet, Montreal PQ
Sep 2005     Tree of Life    Cecile and Harry Pearl Gallery, Toronto ON
Nov 2004   OT Series II    Dorshei Emet, Montreal PQ
Sep 2004    OT Series II    Israel's Book Store, Toronto ON
Aug 2004 
 OT Series II    Pearl Gallery, Toronto ON
Jan 2004     On the Subject of Death    The Power Plant [Artist’s Talk] Toronto ON
Nov 2003   OT    Pearl Gallery, Toronto ON
Sep 2003    Beauty is Realized Through Many Numbers    Art Loggia Toronto ON
Aug 2002    Ancient Bodies    The Distillery, Toronto ON

INTERVIEWS / MEDIA APPEARANCES

Aug  2016    The Agenda: Steve Paikin  TVO.org


Apr   2014    “McMaster grad students are among Canada’s best storytellers” McMaster Daily News http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/article/mcmaster-grad-students-are-among-sshrcs-best-storytellers/
 

Apr 2014    SSHRC Storytellers Highlight     http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/society-societe/storytellers-jai_une_histoire_a_raconter/index-eng.aspx#nafte


Jan 2014    “The Living Dead”    Ideas from the Trenches CBC Radio Documentary: http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/episodes/2014/01/09/ideas-from-the-trenches---the-living-dead/#igImgId_83366


Oct 2013    Feature on Death     National Post: http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/10/23/popularity-of-collecting-human-body-parts-evidence-of-our-societys-fascination-


Oct 2013    “PhD candidate earns nomination for prestigious award” – McMaster Daily News Interview    James Clark http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/article/phd-candidate-earns-nomination-for-prestigious-award/?fb_action_ids=10153289932


Jan 2012    “The Traffic of Human Remains” World At Large Interview, UNCW TV   http://www.uncw.edu/tv/


Jan 2009    “Artist combines anatomy with ancient text”   Barbara Silverstein   http://www.cjnews.com/node/82523


Nov 2008    “Painting with Heart”    J Weekly/San Francisco Chronicle Interview
http://www.jweekly.com/article/full/36284/painting-with-heart-artist-makes-a-journey-from-inside-the-human


Dec 2007     Westchester Events    LMC-TV Art Review 

Sep 2006     Fifth Estate, Interview   CBC Television https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/saskatoon-parents-of-hockey-player-who-died-in-alps-still-seek-answers-1.810899

 

Nov 2005    More to Life, Interview   TV Ontario  Mary Ito
Oct 2005     John Oakley Show   AM640 Radio Interview
Oct 2005     Breakfast Television    MTV Interview  Liza Fromer

Sep 2005     “Sating Society’s Fixation With Death”   Toronto Star  Betsy Powell
Sep 2005     “Boning Up on Death”    Metro News  
Oct 2003     More to Life   Panel Interview   TV Ontario  Mary Ito
Sep 2003      More to Life   Panel Interview  TV Ontario  Mary Ito
May 2002     “Death Besets Her”   The Globe and Mail  Sarah Hampton
Jun  2001      “Art and Science”   The Forest Hill Post

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

Aug 2018    CICLO  The Works of Marcelo Suaznabar and Jose Ortega

Sheldon Rose Gallery   Toronto, ON

Jul 2018    WOMAN’S WORK  Group show featuring Aiko Suzuki, Ghitta Caiserman Roth, Antonietti Grassi, Catherine Mills, Kylie Sandford     Sheldon Rose Gallery   Toronto, ON

 

Jun 2018    ARCHITECTRONICS  Current works by Jiri Ladocha – Co-Curator with The Modern   Toronto, ON

 

Jun 2018    POLYPHONICS  Performance and Exhibition of works by Nava Waxman  Sheldon Rose Gallery   Toronto, ON

 

May 2018    INSIDE THE BEGINNING  Group show featuring First Nations artists Michael Robinson and Tim Restoule, works by Keijo Tapanaimen, Robert Achtemichuk and Orlin Mantchev   Sheldon Rose Gallery   Toronto, ON

Mar 2018    TROPHIES AND TALISMANS  Documentary pilot with CBC producer Dennis Mohr and Evan Trestan [ongoing]

 

Jan 2018    OBJECTIVE EYE  Works by Joel Peter-Witkin

Gallery Enemy Prey Ignore   Toronto, ON

Jan 2018    ARTIST’S TALK Joel Peter-Witkin Discussion with Q+A and Documentary Release with filmmaker Thomas Marino  Revue Cinema   Toronto, ON

 

Sep 2015    July 2017 METROPOLIS In-House Museum   Toronto, ON

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