EDUCATION

2005 Master of Fine Arts – Concordia University, Montreal, QC CAN
1993 Mentoring Artists For Women’s Art (MAWA), Winnipeg, MB CAN
1991 BFA Honors – University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB CAN

 

SELECTED GRANTS & AWARDS

2016 Manitoba Arts Council Visual A Grant; Project Creation / Research
2016 Winnipeg Arts Council Professional Development Grant – Nuit Blanche SASK.
2016 Manitoba Arts Council Travel Grant – Nuit Blanche SASK
2016 Winnipeg Arts Council Professional Development Grant – Vermont Residency
2015 Vermont Studio Center, Residency Fellowship Award, VT USA
2011 Winston-Salem & Forsyth County Arts Council Regional Artist Project Grant, NC USA
2008 Winnipeg Arts Council Professional Development Grant – Lisbon Film Festival, CAN
2008 MAC Travel Grant – Lisbon International Film Festival, CAN
2007 MAC Visual “A” Research / Creation Grant, CAN
2007 Canada Council Media Arts Travel Grant – Toronto Ireland Park Project, ON CAN
2007 Filmmakers Assistance Program – National Film Board, CAN
2005 Canada Council Travel Grant – Amsterdam NED, ON CAN
2004 National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation Education Award, Toronto ON CAN
2003 National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation Education Award, Toronto ON CAN
2002 Canada Council New Media Travel Grant – Banff Centre residency program, CAN
2001 National Film Board Filmmakers Assistance Program, MB CAN
2001 National Film Board Cultural Diversity Grant, MB CAN
2001 Manitoba Arts Council Arts & Opportunities Grant, MB CAN
1998 Manitoba Arts Council Visual “A” Research / Creation Grant, MB CAN
1996 Manitoba Arts Council Visual “B” Research / Creation Grant, MB CAN
1993 Canada Council Research / Creation Grant – (France, England, Netherlands), CAN

 

SELECTED GALLERY EXHIBITIONS

[Solo]

2019 The Same Leaving, South Eastern Center for Contemporary Arts SECCA, NC
2019 After Winter, Before Spring, Les Maison Des Artistes Francophone, MB
2018 Long Career/Small Space, Library Gallery, Wpg. MB
2013 Siren Fall, Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC USA
2007 Sentry – Ireland Park Video Project – Site-specific media projection, Toronto, ON CAN

[Group]

2018 A Woman In a Garden, Les Maison Des Artistes, Wpg. MB
2014 Verge Art Fair, Papermen, Soho New York NY USA
2012 Prime Time, Asheville Art Museum – New Media Wing Inaugural exhibition, NC USA
2012 Paper Men, [solo], Delta Arts Center, Winston-Salem, NC USA
2011 Receiverfest – Time Based Media Festival – Live 12 hour performance of Canadian Time 2, Charleston, SC USA
2007 Send & Receive – International Audio/Video Festival, Urban Shaman Gallery, Wpg, MB
2001 Boxed; Round 2 – Museum London, London, ON CAN
2001 Boxed – Walter Philips Gallery, Banff Centre, AB CAN
2000 World Tea Party – Simmer Down Boxing Performance, Plug In ICA, Wpg. MB
2000 World Tea Party – Tea & Cragging Rock Climbing Performance, Plug In ICA, MB
1999 Sit[E]ings; Trajectories for a Future, Winnipeg Art Gallery, MB CAN
1998 My Girlfriend Can’t Wrestle, But You Should See Her Box – Artcite Billboard Project, Winnipeg, MB / Belfast, Northern Ireland NI

 

SELECTED VIDEO & FILM SCREENINGS

2016 Nuit Blanche SASK; Food As Agent of Change, Saskatoon SK
2015 CUFF; Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago IL USA
2014 Innovative Heritage International Conference; Spiesekino Mabit Food Diaspora Film Program, Berlin GERMANY
2013 Female Imersonators: Women Performing Women, Gallery 1C03; University of Winnipeg & Institute for Women & Gender Studies, Winnipeg MB CAN
2013 31st Festival International du film Sur L’Art, 31st International Film Festival On Art, Montreal, QC CAN
2012 25th Instants Video – Exposition Art Video et Multimedia, Marseille FRANCE
2012 APTN Canadian Television – National airing of “Hybred” Feb. 2 & May 10
2012 on the Prime-Time program ‘Short Cuts’, CAN
2011 Global House, Kunstalle Gwangju, curated by the 3rd edition of Gwang Ju Biennale International Curator Course, Gwang Ju, Republic of SOUTH KOREA
2010 Cinesonika; 1st Film and Video Festival of Sound Design, Simon Fraser University, BC
2010 4th Cairo International Video Festival, Medrar for Contemporary Art, Goethe Institute, Cairo EGYPT
2009 Presénce Autochtone: First Peoples’ Festival, Montréal, QC CAN
2008 Indie Lisboa, Lisbon International Independent Film Festival, Lisbon PORTUGAL
2008 Native Spirit Festival; Film & Video Festival of the Indigenous Peoples of the Three Americas, London UK
2008 Montréal Underground Film Festival, Montréal QC CAN

 

RESIDENCIES

2018 Tallest Poppy Artist Residency, Winnipeg MB
2015 Vermont Studio Center Residency Program (Fellowship) – Vermont USA
2002 Other Business Video co-production – Banff Centre for the Performing Arts, AB
2002 Interactive Screen – Banff Center for the Performing Arts, Banff AB CAN
2001 The Sporting Life – Banff Centre for the Performing Arts, Banff AB CAN
1996 Popular & Mass Subcultures – Banff Centre for the Performing Arts, AB CAN

 

WRITING / PUBLIC READINGS & RECORDINGS

Odd Social Moments – Readings from Christine Kirouac, Steve Mitchell/Ben Singer, Andrew Saulters Jan. 20, 2019, Scuppernong Books, Greensboro NC, (read from Beginnings & Ends)
PaperWait Vol. 18, aceart inc. 2015 – 16, Collection of Critical Distance Essays, Christine Kirouac on Esther Simmonds-MacAdam exhibition: Separates Man From Horse, Sept.4 – Oct. 12, 2015, Esther’s Horse;
Critical Distance Response by Christine Kirouac Vol 21:1, p. 6 -13
Beginnings & Ends; Online Dating Episodes With Christine Kirouac, Recordings with host Hannah Godfrey of Monkey Sparrow CKUW 95.9, (aired May 23/17, March 20/18), ongoing series
Private Reading Series, Handsome Squid, South Loop Chicago, (read from The Session)

 

ARTIST TALKS / JURIES

2019 University of North Carolina School of the Arts – Artist Talk for Art and Social Change class, Winston-Salem NC
2019 University of North Carolina School of the Arts – Artist Talk with Drama Program Director and cast of “Still Life With Rockets”, Winston-Salem NC
2019 Wake Forest University – Artist Walk/Talk of Secca exhibition “The Same Leaving”
2017 Manitoba Arts Council – Aboriginal Creative Development Grants Jury
2015 Silver & Ink: Savannah College of Art & Design Conference, Savannah GA USA
2013 Winthrop University – Artist talk, Rock Hill SC USA
2012 Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center – Map Lecture Series Artist Talk, Asheville NC USA
2010 Simon Fraser University – Panel Discussion on Sound and Cinema, Surrey, BC
2010 Wake Forest University – Artist Talk, Winston-Salem, NC USA
2009 Salem College for Women – Artist Talk, Winston-Salem, NC USA
2002 Manitoba Arts Council – Student Awards & Grants Jury, Winnipeg MB CAN

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS / ARTICLES

2019 The Same Leaving Moves Through Secca, Triad City Beat, by Savi Ettinger, January 24, 2019, p. 17, North Carolina USA
2019 Substantial Solos, Tom Patterson, February 10, 2019, p. D5, Winston-Salem NC USA
2015 ARTWINDSOR Magazine; Art Meal, 2 pg. center spread Don’t Go Away, July Issue 2015, p. 25-27, Windsor ON
2012 Papermen, WS Arts Magazine, Cover & Feature Article by Ed Hanes, Nov. Issue 2012, p. 10-13, North Carolina USA
2012 Les Desirs Secrets de L’art Video, 24 Images Magazine, review of Canadian Time 2 by Marc Mercier, Oct./Nov. Issue, France
2012 Papermen Exhibition Review, Tom Patterson, Winston-Salem Journal/Living, June 24, 2012, p. D1, Winston-Salem NC USA
2012 Eye on Papermen, Feature article by Ken Keuffel, Winston-Salem Journal/Living, May 20, 2012, p. D3-4, Winston-Salem NC USA
2010 Opening the Frame, Diana Greene, Winston-Salem Monthly, Issue May 2010, p. 42-43, Winston-Salem NC USA
2008 Bridging the Waters, Phil Koch, The Beaver-Canada’s History Magazine, Issue April/May 2008, p. 12, Toronto ON CAN
2007 Site Subconscious, Steven Matijcio, Uncubed-Locus Suspectus Magazine, Edmonton AB, Issue December 2007, p. 16-19, Edmonton AB CAN
2001 Sit(E)ings: Trajectories for a Future, Shirley Madill, Winnipeg Art Gallery, exhibition catalog, MB
1999 My Girlfriend Can’t Wrestle, But You Should See Her Box, Gavin Weston, The Sunday Times, Jan. 3, 1999, p.35, Northern & Southern Ireland
1999 Poster Sparks Sex or Art Arguments, Laura Bradley, News Letter: News, Dec. 19, p.5, Northern Ireland
1998 Portrait of an Artist as Pin-up-by Herself, Ian Hill, News Letter: Arts Focus, Dec. 21, 1998, p.14, Northern Ireland NI
1998 Sex, Pugs, & Rockin’ Their Roles, Riva Harrison, Winnipeg Sun, Aug. 12, 1998, p. 20, MB
1998 Art for the Feint-Hearted, Robert Enright, Border Crossings Magazine, Issue No.66, May 1998, p.4-5, Winnipeg, MB CAN

 

ART FAIR / CURATORIAL

2013 – 2015: Co-concept developer, Curator and Director of a family of three International artist-centric satellite art fairs created adopting artist-run culture models as a response to commercial art fair formats, art and economy, the presence or lack of the art practice and artist in the art market:
Multiples. Chicago; Critical Craft and Visual Culture Art Fair – Chicago IL
Verge Art Fair NYC – Concurrent with Frieze Art Fair, New York NY
New Material Art Fair – Concurrent with Art Basel Miami, South Beach Miami FL
Job Description:
– Curating and adjudication of all applications and artwork.
– Communication with all selected participants; discussions around specific work and fair display. – Present on fair location, working one on one with artists and any on site issues.
– Meeting regularly with Michael Workman regarding accounting, marketing, fundraising, sponsorship, location selection and management.

 

SPECIAL COMMUNITY PROJECTS / ACTIVITIES / EMPLOYMENT

02/2016 Theory & Beer; MAWA Critical Discussion Series Guest Facilitator / Wpg MB
11/2015 Ace Art Gallery; Critical Distance Essay; Esther MacAdam Exhibition / Wpg MB
2012 Papermen Satellite double pg. piece “Kenny-Ray” [limited edition] appeared in the Winston-Salem Journal in the Sunday June 24, 2012 issue, delivered to 50,000 members Winston-Salem & Forsyth County, NC USA
2009 Fast Forward Program Teen Mentor – Video Pool Media Arts Center MB
1999 – 2000 CKUW – University of Winnipeg radio show creator and co-host of ArtBites
1998 – 2000 Satellite Billboard Coordinator for Plug In Inc. Wpg. MB
1991 – 2000 Board Member Plug In ICA, MB CAN

 

COLLECTIONS

National Museum of the American Indian; Media Study Collection – NYU, USA Centre for Aboriginal Media Video Collection – Ottawa, ON CAN
Outfest Legacy Collection – UCLA Television & Film Archive, Los Angeles USA Winnipeg Art Gallery Video Collection – Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Daniel Langlois Foundation Video Collection – Montreal, QC, CAN Banff Centre for the Performing Arts – Banff, AB, CAN
Alberta Health and Education Collection – AB, CAN Kearns/Mancini Architects Inc. – Toronto ON CAN
Canadian Video Distribution:
– V-Tape – Eastern Canada
– Video Pool – Mid Canada
– Video Out – Western Canada

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: Canada / United States Full-time and Adjunct:

Fall / 2012 – MFA Appointed graduate student mentor for the MFA Low Residency Graduate Program at the University of Arts, Philadelphia, PA USA
Spring / 2013 – Visiting Assistant Visual Arts Studio Professor – Studio Foundations Art 111 & Intro to Drawing – Wake Forest University, Winston- Salem NC USA
Fall / 2012 – Visiting Assistant Visual Arts Studio Professor – Studio Foundations Art 111 – Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem NC USA
Spring / 2012 – Art History Lecturer – Art History II: TEXTBOOK – Art: A Brief History, fourth edition, Marilyn Stokstad / Micheal Cothern Fine Arts Dept. Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC USA
Spring / 2011 – Visiting Assistant Visual Arts Studio Professor – Intro to Drawing Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC USA
2009 – 2011 – Lecturer – Intro to Art
– TEXTBOOK 1 – Living With Art, Ninth Edition. Mark Getlein
– TEXTBOOK 2 – A World of Art, Fifth Edition, Henry Sayre Fine Arts Dept. / Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
Fall / 2009 – Visual Arts Studio Professor – Intro to Oil Painting, Salem College for Women, Winston-Salem, NC USA

2005-06 – Full-time Associate Professor in Visual Arts, University of Western Ontario, London, ON CAN

Courses / Administrative:
– 1st yr. Foundations / 2nd yr. Drawing/Painting – Advanced Drawing/Painting
– Graduate Student Mentorship
– Artlab University Gallery; Steering Committee – Visiting Artist Program Committee