Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy in Art History (2008-2013)
Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
Supervisors: Stephanie Dickey and Janice Helland
“Homeliness and Worldliness: Materiality and the Making of New Netherland and New York, 1609-1750”

Master of Canadian Art History (2006-2008)
Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
Supervisor: Catherine MacKenzie
“Ut pictura poesis: EB Greenshields’ Collection of Hague School Paintings”

Bachelor of Fine Arts degree -With Distinction – Major Art History (2006-2008)
Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec

Fine Arts Diploma (2001-2003) Kwantlen Polytechnic University

HONOURS AND AWARDS

2012 Winterthur Museum Dissertation Fellowship ($7000 USD)
Queen’s University Graduate Student Conference Award ($300)
2011 Alfred Bader Travel Scholarship – The Netherlands ($30,000)
SSHRC Michael Smith Travel Scholarship – Fordham University ($6000)
New Netherland Institute Student Scholar Research Grant ($5000 USD)
RCMP Scholarship ($500)
Queen’s University Graduate Student Conference Award ($300)
2010 Queen’s University Dean’s Travel Grant for Doctoral Research ($3000)
Queen’s University Teaching Fellowship ($7500)
Making Publics “Communicating Culture in Early Modern Europe” Seminar
Queen’s University Graduate Student Conference Award ($300)
2009 Vojtech Jirat-Wasiutynski Memorial Travel Fund Scholarship ($300)
Queen’s University Graduate Student Conference Award ($300)
2008 SSHRC Canadian Graduate Scholarship ($105, 000)
Queen’s University Tri-Council Award ($5000)
Queen’s University Graduate Student Conference Award ($300)
2007 SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship ($18,000)
2006 Concordia University J.A. de Seve Entrance Fellowship ($5000)
2005 Concordia University Fine Arts Bursary ($2000)
2002 Kwantlen University College Certificate of Academic Achievement ($1000)
RCMP National Scholarship for Leadership and Community Participation ($5000)
2001 Kwantlen University College Entrance Scholarship ($2000)
Envision (First Heritage Delta) Credit Union Outstanding Student Award ($6000)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Courses Developed and Taught

Visual Culture II (AHIS 1212) 3 credits. Spring 2014. Art History Department, Langara College.

Topics in 17th and 18th Century Art and Architecture (ARTH 365) 3 credits. Summer 2011. Department of Art History, Concordia University.

Topics in Renaissance Art and Architecture (ARTH 364) 3 credits. Fall 2010.
Department of Art History, Concordia University.

Canadian Art in the 20th Century. (ARTH 339) 3 credits. Fall 2010.
Department of Art, Queen’s University.

Teaching Assistant

Feminism and Art History (ARTH 381) 3 credits. Winter 2008. Department of Art History, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.

Invited Lectures

“PhD Student Life,” Career Talks, Art History Week at Queen’s University. March 10, 2011.

“Boys Who Sew: Gender and Craft in Contemporary Art,” Guest Lecture. ARTH 381: Feminism and Art History, April 3, 2008.

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

“Attending to Fishwives: Views from Seventeenth-Century London and Amsterdam,” Early Modern Women: Remapping Routes and Spaces ed. Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks (Forthcoming Ashgate).

“Re-Constructing the Dutch House: Louise Crowninshield and Early Preservation Communities” Craft, Community and the Material Culture of Place and Politics, 19th-20th Century. Ashgate Press (January 2013).

“‘A Story of Struggle and Splendid Courage’ Anne Savage’s CBC Broadcasts of The Development of Art in Canada,” Professional Practices: Canadian Women Artists. Eds. Janice Anderson and Kristina Huneault. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s Press, 2012, 106-131.

“The Raw Materials of Empire Building: Depicting Canada’s “Home Children,” Depicting Canada’s Children. Ed. Loren Lerner. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier Press, 2009, 133-151.

Periodicals

“Sanaugait in Nunavut,” Journal of Modern Craft 6 no. 2 (July 2013), 187-204. With Sarah E.K. Smith.

“Imagining New Netherland: An Art Historian’s Perspective on the Visual Culture of New Netherland,” de Halve Maen 85 no. 4 (Winter 2012).

“Trifling Things: The Sara Lewes Memorial Lepel and Vork,” Dutch Crossing, 36, no. 3, (November 2012). With Kevin Brown.

“Review of Dutch New York Between East & West: The World of Margrieta van Varick,” Material Culture Review, (Spring 2012) 68-77.

“Introduction to Craft, Creative Work and Networks of Indigenous Knowledge,” Special Issue of Cahiers métiers d’art*Craft Journal 5 no. 1 (Fall 2011). With Sarah E.K. Smith.

“Interview with Theresie Tungiluk” Inuit Art Quarterly 26 no. 2 (Summer 2011): 28-32. With Sarah E.K. Smith.

“Thread, Fur and Hair: Preserving Inuit Histories through Textiles,” Cahiers métiers d’art*Craft Journal 2 no. 4 (May 2011): 124-132. With Sarah E.K. Smith.

“Étude de cas de l’Homme au Kayak : La façon don’t nous considérons les objets dans une collection de métiers d’art/ A Case Study of the Kayak Man: How Do We Think About Objects in Craft Collections,” Cahiers métiers d’art*Craft Journal 3 no. 1 (Fall 2009): 7-23.

“Tout sur l’Alberta/ Definitely All about Alberta” Cahiers métiers d’art*Craft Journal 2 no. 1 (Summer 2008): 98-103.

“Le côté pratique de la décoration: Borduas et l’École du meuble/ The Practical Side of Decorating: Paul-Émile Borduas at the École du meuble,” Cahiers métiers d’art*Craft Journal 1 no. 2 (Winter 2008): 38-50.

“…Where the horse serves only as a grand base for the elevation of the ruler. Anthony van Dyck’s Equestrian Portraits of Charles I,” Concordia University Journal of Art History. (June 2005.) http://art-history.concordia.ca/cujah

Editorial Work

Craft, Community and the Material Culture of Place and Politics, 19th-20th Century. With Janice Helland and Beverly Lemire. Ashgate Press (Forthcoming 2014).

“François-Marc Gagnon: Bibliographie/Bibliography,” Journal of Canadian Art History 33, no. 1 (2012): 166-187. Prepared with Denis Longchamps.

Editorial Board of the Cahiers métiers d’art*Craft Journal (Since 2012)

“Craft, Creative Work and Networks of Indigenous Knowledge,” Special Issue of Cahiers métiers d’art*Craft Journal Guest Editor with Sarah E.K. Smith. (Fall 2011).

Concordia Undergraduate Journal of Art History (CUJAH) (2006) Co-editor.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
“The Un-Houwelyk: Home and Hospitality in New Netherland and early New York,” The Society of Early Americanists 8th Biennial Conference. Savannah, Georgia, February 28- March 2, 2013.
“Imagining New Netherland,” New Scholars present New Research on New Netherland New Netherland Institute Annual Seminar. Schenectady, New York. September 14-15, 2012.
“Making Histories: Sanaugait and a New History of Inuit Women’s Cultural Production,” Imagining History: Canadian Women Artists History Initiative, Concordia University, Montreal, May 3-5, 2012. With Sarah E.K. Smith.

“All Sorts of Japanning, Painting done at reasonable rates”: Nehemiah Partridge, Colonial Limner,” University Art Association of Canada, Carleton University. October 27-29, 2011.
“Crafting Home: Material Culture in the 17th Century Dutch Colonies” Material Culture, Craft & Community: Negotiating Objects Across Time & Place, University of Alberta. May 19-21, 2011.
“Crafting Home: The Colonial Homemaker in Early Modern Dutch Colonies” Association of Art Historians Annual Conference, Warwick, United Kingdom. March 31-April 2, 2011.

“Homeliness and Worldliness: Dutch Domestic Material Culture” Renaissance Society of America Conference, Montreal, Quebec. March 24-26, 2011.

“The Industrious Woman: Gender and Commerce in Judith Leyster’s Work,” Works in Progress Graduate Student Presentations, Queen’s University. March 3, 2011.

“The Un-homely: Domestic Space in 17th Century Dutch Colonies” Context and Meaning X: Papers in Art History and Art Conservation, Queen’s University. January 28-29, 2011.

“Wooncultuure Overseas: Domestic Material Culture in the Dutch Colonies” University Art Association of Canada, University of Guelph. October 12-14, 2010.

“Homeliness and Worldliness: Encounter and Exchange in Margrieta van Varick’s Inventory” Making Publics: Visual, Scientific and Literary Formations, UBC, September 10-11, 2010.

“Edward Greenshields: The Collector as Art Historian,” Writing Between the Lines, Concordia University, March 29-30, 2009.

“Castrati: Constructions of Masculinity in Seventeenth Century Opera,” Conference of Seventeenth and Eighteenth century studies, Université de Montreal. March 4-6, 2009.

“Greenshields and the Canadian Art Historical Narrative,” Power of Art Department of Canadian Studies Conference Mount Allison University. February 13-15, 2009.

“‘A Story of Struggle and Splendid Courage’ Anne Savage’s Broadcasts of The Development of Art in Canada” Inaugural Canadian Women Artist History Initiative, October 2-4, 2008.

“A Canadian Burgher: Edward Black Greenshields’ Collection of Hague School Works,” Context & Meaning VII, Queen’s University. January 18-19, 2008.

“The Practical Side of Decorating: Paul-Émile Borduas at the École du meuble,” Metro Borduas: The Underground Landscape of Abstract Art Symposium. November 26, 2006.

PANEL MODERATION & ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

“Wilden Huysen: Sites of Exchange,” Emerging Scholars Round Table, New Netherland Institute, New-York Historical Society, October 4, 2013.

“Interiors and Identities: Investigating Spaces in Context,” Panel, University Art Association of Canada, Concordia University. November 1-3, 2012. With Johanna Amos.

“Professional Development Round-table: From Defence to Interview: How to Plan for Your First Job,” University Art Association of Canada, Concordia University. November 1-3, 2012. Session Chair with Sarah E.K. Smith

“Attending to Fishwives: Views from 17th Century London and Amsterdam,” Attending to Early Modern Women. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, June 21-23, 2012. With Christi Spain-Savage and Myra Wright.

“Cultural Brokering: Inuit Cultural Production and Identity Projects” Panel. Agnes Etherington Art Centre. February 7, 2011.

“Communicating Culture in Early Modern Europe Presentation Panel,” Making Publics, McGill University, June 22, 2010.

“Margins?” Charged Circuits: Questioning International Exhibition Practices, A Graduate Symposium, Concordia University. March 14 – 15, 2008.

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2011 Co-curator of “Travelers: Two Documentaries from Igloolik” Film Screening at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre. February 3, 2011.

2006 Co-curator and coordinator of Métro Borduas exhibition, Faculty of Fine Arts Gallery, Concordia University. November 6-December 19, 2006.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2007-2008 Concordia University
Research Assistant for Sandra Paikowsky

2006-2007 Concordia University
Research Assistant for Loren Lerner

2006 Concordia University
Research Assistant for Alice Ming Wai Jim

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