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Exhibitions and Commissions

Solo Exhibitions

R2 Café, exhibited selected works from the Stranger Than Fiction with partner/Artist, Bill Buzádi, mixed media (Toronto, 2013)

Gallery Catalyst, exhibited Stranger Than Fiction with partner/Artist, Bill Buzádi, mixed media (Toronto, 2013)

Taste Portuguese Cuisine, exhibited Excavation mixed media series, and Distressed works on paper series, (Toronto, 2011 & 2012)

Around the Corner Organic Breakfast Bar, exhibited Weathered mixed media series, (Toronto, 2011)

Community  Roots Bookstore, exhibited Excavation mixed media series, (Toronto, 2011)

Fair Ground Coffee Shop, exhibited Excavation mixed media series, (Toronto, 2011)

Big Guy’s Coffee Shop, exhibited Excavation mixed media series, (Toronto, 2011)

Rocket Fuel Café, Buzádi & Buzádi exhibition, co-exhibited with partner/artist Bill Buzádi, (Toronto, 1994)

Café Verité, Buzádi & Buzádi exhibition, co-exhibited with partner/artist Bill Buzádi, (Toronto, 1994)

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Group Exhibitions

Robert Kananaj Gallery, Garage Sale, exhibited mixed media works: Shelter & Submerged, (Toronto, 2013)

Moniker Gallery, Nut Cracker, exhibited a variety of mixed media works, (Toronto, 2013)

Moniker Gallery, Abstraction, exhibited a variety of mixed media works, (Toronto, 2013)

IIDEX Toronto, Canada’s National Design + Architecture Expo and Conference, Gallery Catalyst Booth, exhibited a variety of mixed media works, (Toronto, 2013)

Norman Felix, Anti Social, exhibited a variety of mixed media works, (Toronto, 2013)

Gallery Catalyst, Urban Federation of Artists, exhibited a variety of mixed media works, (Toronto, 2013)

Gallery Catalyst, exhibiting a variety of mixed media work on paper, (Toronto, 2013)

Norman Felix Gallery, exhibiting a variety of mixed media work, (Toronto, 2013)

Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts: TDSB@PCVA, exhibited mixed media work: Awkward Conversation, (Toronto, 2013)

Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts: TDSB@PCVA; Black & White Ball, exhibited mixed media work: Being a Part of It & Time, (Toronto, 2012)

Liss Gallery, exhibited a variety of mixed media work, (Toronto, 2010-2011)

Lakeshore Village Artists’ Co-op Gallery, exhibited a variety of mixed media work, (Toronto, 1993-1996)

Hart House University of Toronto:  72nd Annual Exhibition of Photographs, received the Photo Essay BEV Best Award, exhibited mixed media photo work, (Toronto, 1994)

A Space: Birth Tales, exhibited mixed media sculpture installation, (Toronto, 1992)

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit: awarded the Browning & Milgram Chartered Accountants Best Mixed Media Purchase Award, exhibited mixed media series, NathanPhilips Square, (Toronto, 1991)

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Freelance Work and Commissions

Set dressing and provided paintings as props for a film, Gone, filmmaker Victor Gomez, collaborated with partner/artist Bill Buzádi, (Toronto, 2009)

Magazine cover illustration, a HÚS, Journal of the Hungarian Meat Industry, (Hungary, 1998)

Mural paintings: Planet Pécs, collaborated with partner/artist Bill Buzádi, (Hungary, 1997)

Storyboarding and book layout, Your Body, Your Castle, children’s book as part of an AIDS awareness package, Tot Thought Productions, collaborated with partner/artist Bill Buzádi, (Toronto, 1996)

Background animation, Benson & Hedges International Fireworks Competition Commercial, R.F. Fly Films, collaborated with partner/artist Bill Buzádi, (Oakville, ON, 1996)

Character rendering and storyboarding, Dragon Series, Molson Ultra Commercials, for Cuppa Coffee Animation & MacLaren McCann Advertising, collaborated with partner/artist Bill Buzádi, (Toronto, 1996)

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Filmmaking

Collaborated with partner/artist, Bill Buzádi on story development, camera work, rendering and producing the following independent films: Life (1993), Lost in a Room (2002), Grind (2005), Baptism (2006), Recognition (2007), Symbolic Logic (2008) and currently, Discovery (2012).

 

Education

Bachelor of Education, Junior/Intermediate Division, Fine Arts, Concentration: Visual Art, York University, (Toronto, 2002-2003)

Additional Qualifications:

Visual Art Specialist: Adolescent Learner, OISE, University of Toronto, (Toronto 2008)

Reading Part 1: Adolescent Learner, OISE, University of Toronto, (Toronto 2006)

Special Education Part 1: York University, (Toronto 2003)

Notebook Program, information technology in the classroom, York University, (Toronto 2002-2003)

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Bachelor of ArtArt and Art History Program, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, digital imaging & films studies, University of Toronto, (Mississauga, ON, 1990-1995)

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Ceramic Major, Crafts and Design Program, Sheridan College, (Oakville, ON, 1988-1990)

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Bealart, majored in textiles and minored in painting during Specialist program, also studied drawing, printmaking, photography, & sculpture, H. B. Beal Seconday School, (London, ON, 1982-1985)

 

Work History

Teacher

Toronto District School Board, middle school, assignments have included: special education, core/homeroom, visual art, math, (Toronto, 2003-present)

Great Lakes College of Toronto, OAC Visual Art, (Toronto, 2001-2002)

Kohai Educational Centre, instructed students with severe language and cognitive difficulties ranging in age from preschool to adult, (Toronto, 1999-2002)

 

 

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