Curricula Vitae

EDUCATION

2015 BA, Art History. NSCAD University, Halifax, NS. Canada.
2015 BFA, Fine Arts. NSCAD University, Halifax, NS. Canada.
2011 International Baccalaureate Diploma. Dartmouth, NS. Canada.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS & COLLABORATIONS

2018 November, November. Lumiere, Sydney, NS.
2017 November, November. Khyber Centre for the Arts, Halifax, NS.
2017 November, November. Nocturne: Art at Night, Halifax, NS.
2016 Take Cover. Nocturne: Art At Night, Halifax, NS.
2016 Vorspiel. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2015 It's Not Purple. LILAC Art Series, New York, NY. USA.
Collaboration with Brendan Fernandes, curated by Melinda Wang.
2014 Fair Winds; Safe Return. Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, NS.
Curated by Eryn Foster, for Nocturne: Art at Night.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 Videlicet Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
Curated by Jolee Smith.
2017 INTERPL/\Y: Creative Nova Scotia Awards. The Discovery Centre, Halifax, NS.
Curated by Lindsay Anne Cory and Michael McCormack.
2017 The Initial Show. VANS Mentorship Program Exhibit. The Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, NS.
2017 Out of The Centre. The Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax, NS.
2016 NSCAD Graduate Exhibition. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
Curated by Brea McAlister.
2015 Altered States. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
Curated by Solmaz Asheri and Morgan Walker.
2014 Re: (Reclamation) Queer & Feminist Collective Show. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
Curated by Solmaz Asheri and Claudia Legg.
2014 Whereabouts. The Pit, Halifax, NS.
Curated by Mollie Cronin and Amanda Shore, for the King's Theatre Society.

AWARDS & GRANTS

2018 Canada Council for the Arts, Explore and Create. Professional Development Grant. Ottawa, ON.
2018 Arts Nova Scotia, Grants to Individuals. Creation Grant. Halifax, NS.
2017 Canada Council for the Arts, Arts Abroad. Residency Grant. Ottawa, ON.
2015 Arthur Lismer Award for Academic Excellence. NSCAD University, Halifax, NS.
2015 – 2016 NSPIRG Community Project Grant for Art in Drag. NSPIRG, Halifax, NS.
2015 NSCAD Travel Bursary. NSCAD University, Halifax, NS.
2014 Curator's Choice. Nocturne: Art at Night. Halifax, NS.
2011 DeGarthe Fine Art Scholarship. Agnes & William E. DeGarthe Foundation. Halifax, NS.

RESIDENCIES & FELLOWSHIPS

2018 Thumbs That Type and Swipe: The DIS Edutainment Network. Plug-In ICA. Winnipeg, MB.
2017 Enter Text: Artist Residency. Arteles Creative Centre. Hämeenkyrö, Finland.
2017 KREAM: Khyber Residency External Action Miracle. Khyber Centre for the Arts, Halifax, NS.
2016 - 2017 VANS Mentorship Program. Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS.
2016 – 2017 CFAT Media Art Scholarship. Centre For Art Tapes, Halifax, NS.
2015 New York Arts Practicum. New York, NY. USA.

LECTURES, PANELS & PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

2017 Performance / Lecture. "Poem.PPT." Enter Text -runoklubi. Frantsilan Kehäkukassa, Hämeenkyrö, Finland. November 26.
2017 Artist Talk, EnterText Residents. Arteles Creative Centre. Hämeenkyrö, Finland. November 6.
2017 Artist Talk, Night Talk. Khyber Centre for the Arts, Halifax, NS. October 16.
2017 Artist Talk, Day Talk. Khyber Centre for the Arts, Halifax, NS. October 10.
2017 Panel discussion. "Brendan Fernandes: Still Move." Art Bar + Projects, Halifax, NS. June 21.
Co-Presented with Robin Metcalfe and Brendan Fernandes.
2016 Performance / Lecture. “Dimensional Poetry: A Manifesto in Progress.” Art Bar + Projects. Halifax, NS. April 15.
Co-Presented with Karin Cope.
2016 Artist Talk, Vorspiel. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS. January 21.
2015 “Hope & Homonormativity,” NSCAD Undergraduate Art History Symposium. Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS. April 24.
2014 Artist Talk, Re: (Reclamation) Queer and Feminist Collective Show. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS. December 3.

PRESS, PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS

2018 McMillan, Julia, "Tender Resistance: Ryan Josey's subtle queering..." Visual Arts News, January 18. Print.
2017 Canadian Art, "Must-Sees This Week: July 13 to 19, 2017." Canadian Art, July 13.
http://canadianart.ca/must-sees/must-sees-this-week-july-13-to-19-2017/
2017 Shore, Amanda, "Halifax Report: Not for a Long Time." Canadian Art, July 11.
http://canadianart.ca/reviews/halifax-art-july-2017/
2017 McCracken, Brennan. "Review: The Initial Show." The Coast, July 6.
https://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/review-the-initial-show/Content?oid=8225334
2016 Meghan, Hubley. "Take Cover: A Thoughtful Response..." The Coast, October 13.
http://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/take-cover/Content?oid=5727470
2016 Karin Cope, “Given Time: Notes on Dimensional Poetry.” C-Magazine, Issue #129. April 2.
http://www.cmagazine.com/issues/129/on-writing-given-time-notes-on-dimensional-poetry
2016 NSCAD Graduate Catalogue 2016. Editors, Brea McAlister & Grace Laemmler. April 28.
http://grad.nscad.ca/portfolio/ryan-josey/
2015 Free Coffee; A NSCAD Student Publication. Editor, Emily Lawrence. March 15.
2015 “Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPsuperstition,” The Instagram Blog. February 13.
http://blog.instagram.com/post/110915805797/150213-whp-159
2014 Matthew Brown, “Studio Tour S2 E05” Bell Aliant Community One Network. December 8.
http://communityone.bellaliant.ca/Home/OnDemand?lang=1
2014 Braedon Clark, “Art Pops Up All Across Halifax,” Metro Halifax. October 18.
2014 Elissa Bernard, “10 Things to See at Nocturne: Art at Night,” The Chronicle Herald. October 17.
http://thechronicleherald.ca/artslife/1244555-10-things-to-see-at-nocturne-art-at-night
2014 Stephanie Domet, “CBC Mainstreet: Interview with Nocturne Artists Ryan Josey & Becka Barker,”
CBC Radio: Halifax. October 16.
2014 Marilyn Smulders, “NSCAD at Nocturne,” NSCAD Notes. October 15.
2014 Erin-Caroline Mercer-MacDonald, “Compelling Conversations,” The Arts Abstract. October 14.
http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=424fa0170c23a8a8f03075766&id=1195e5ab7b
2014 Whereabouts (exhibition catalogue). Editor, Merray Gerges. Published by King's Theatre Society.

BIBLIOGRAPHY (PUBLISHED TEXTS)

2018 (Forthcoming) "TBD," catalogue essay in NSCAD Lithography Workshop; Contemporary Editions. Fall 2018.
2016 “Closing Line," catalogue essay in Brendan Fernandes: Still Move. December 17.
Catalogue coordinated by Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, published by Black Dog Publishing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT

2015 – Present. Studio Manager. Brendan Fernandes Studio. Brooklyn, NY. USA. Chicago, IL. USA. Toronto, ON.
2017 – Present. Program Assistant. NSCAD Lithography Workshop: Contemporary Editions. NSCAD University, Halifax, NS.
2016 – 2018 Printed Matter Program Coordinator. Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2015 – 2016 Gallery Technician and Administrative Assistant. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2015 – 2016 Catalogue Assistant. Brendan Fernandes; Still Move. Black Dog Publishing, London, UK.
Coordinated by Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo, ON.
2016 Projects Assistant. Art Bar + Projects. Halifax, NS.
2014 – 2015 Vice President Academic Affaires. Student Union of NSCAD University, Halifax, NS.
2013 Programming Committee. Nocturne: Art at Night, Halifax, NS.
2012 – 2015 Docent & Gallery Guide. Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax. NS.

SELECTED ART HANDLING, INSTALLATIONS & TECHNICAL SUPPORT

2017 Brendan Fernandes, Steady Pulse. Recess, New York, NY. USA.
2017 Juss Heinsalu, Savi | Skoop. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2017 Brendan Fernandes, Clean Labour. NYC Armoury Fair, Sotheby's, BWM Manhattan, The Whyethe Hotel, New York, USA.
2016 Tamar Dina, Lulu's Song. Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax, NS.
2016 Tamar Dina, OVERSIGHT. Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax, NS.
2016 Bryan Maycock, From Blue Sea to Western Head. Fundy Geological Museum, Parrsboro, NS.
2016 Joscelyn Gardner, Unfolding A West Indian Paper Theatrical. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax. NS.
2016 Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS), How We Are Talking. The Craig Gallery, Dartmouth. NS.
2016 Meryl McMaster, Collected Journeys. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2016 Craig Leonard, Casting the Conference. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2016 Emily Lawrence & Kylie Dement, MOUTHFEEL. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2016 Emily Vey Duke & Cooper Battersby, Dear Lorde. Anna Leonownes Gallery, Halifax, NS
2016 NSCAD Graduate Exhibition. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2016 Claudia Legg, Words of Bodies, Bodies of Words. The Craig Gallery, Dartmouth. NS.
2016 Daniel Barrow, Every Time I See Your Picture I Cry. Art Bar + Projects. Halifax, NS.
2016 Raven Davis, Its Not Your Fault. Khyber Centre for the Arts, Halifax, NS.
2016 Brendan Fernandes, Lost Bodies. Agnes Etherington Art Gallery. Kingston, ON.
2016 John Baldessari, I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art. Anna Leonowens Gallery in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS.
2016 Julie Trudel, Titanium White and Ivory Black Transparency Project. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2015 Karin Cope, Flows; Given Water. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2015 Bruce Barber, Spectres of Marx. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2015 Janice Wright Channey, Spectre / On the Idea of Wilderness. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2015 Brendan Fernandes, We Move. Centre10, Hamilton, ON.

CURATORIAL WORK

2016 Hauntology: 3 Works by Brendan Fernandes, Christopher Willauer & Dan O'Neil. ArtBar, Halifax, NS.
2015 – 2016 Art in Drag. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
Co-Curated with Emily Lawrence.
2014 Re: (Reclamation) Queer & Feminst Collective Show. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
Exhibition Assistant to curators, Solmaz Asheri and Claudia Legg.

JURRIES

2017 CFAT Media Art Scholarship. Centre For Art Tapes, Halifax, NS.
2017 Core Program. Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS.