SARAH CARLSON   b. 1987, Bitburg, Germany

EDUCATION

2017-Current     OCAD University, MFA, Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media and Design

2010                    University of Toronto, B. Ed., Visual Art

2009                    York University, Toronto, BFA, Film Production, Visual Art

CERTIFICATIONS

2015         OCAD University, Certificate in Art and Design Studio, Certificate in Theory and Criticism in Art and Design

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017         Sojourn, The Roundhouse Gallery, Steam Whistle Brewing, Toronto, ON

2016         Transcendent, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON

                  ReWilding, Graven Feather Gallery, Toronto, ON

                  Out of the Woods, Baka Gallery, Toronto, ON

2015         Within Grain, The Algonquin Theatre Gallery, Huntsville, ON

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017         Bombay Sapphire Competition, semi-finalist, Toronto, ON

                  Feminist Art Conference, curated: Ilene Sova, OCAD University, Toronto, ON

2016         SURFACE II, curated: Pam Lobb, Artscape Sandbox Toronto, ON

                  Feminist Art Residency Show, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto, ON

                  Urban Wild, curated: Naama Bar-David, The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON

                  Eco Art Exhibition, curated: Phil Anderson, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON

2015         Made Here, Graven Feather Gallery, Toronto, ON

                  SURFACE, curated: Pam Lobb, 99 Sudbury, Toronto, ON

                  The Bees (and the Birds), curated: Christine Pensa, Graven Feather, Toronto, ON

                  Emerging Artists 2015, curated: Phil Anderson, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2016         Canadian Wilderness Artist Residency, Whitehorse to Dawson City, YT

                  Feminist Art Conference Residency, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto, ON

                  Perennial Threshold Residency, Algonquin Provincial Park, ON

2015         Can Serrat Artist Residency, Montserrat, Barcelona, Spain

                  Graven Feather Artist Residency, Toronto, ON

 AWARDS + DISTINCTIONS

2017         MFA Graduate Scholarship, OCAD University, ON

2016         Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) Project Grant, BC

2016         Canadian Wilderness Artist Residency Travel Bursary, YT

2015         Selected Artist in Residence, Algonquin Provincial Park, ON

2014         Can Serrat Stipend for Residency, Catalonia International Art Centre, Spain

2010         Best Student Cinematography Finalist, Canadian Society of Cinematographers

2009         Lynne Sarah Torode Memorial Award, academic and artistic excellence, York U

SELECTED EVENTS

2016         Riverside Arts Festival, juried, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Dawson City, YT

                  Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, juried, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, ON

REVIEWS + PUBLICATIONS

2016         She Does the City, Open Studio: FAC at Artscape Gibraltar Point, 17 May

Ahmed, Samaa, Meet the Artists: Sarah Carlson, Factoronto, 7 May

Pelot, Alice, Sarah Carlson: ReWilding at Graven Feather, Artoronto, 9 April

2015         Rogers, Esther. L’art, par exemple, MISC Magazine, 29 June

2014         Bain, Brinae. Queen Street West Art Crawl 2014, Artoronto, 16 September

Beattie, Samantha. Artists Paint to save northern Ontario old-growth forest, The Hamilton Spectator, 18 July

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS + ARTIST TALKS

Survey of Recent Works, SURFACE II, Artscape Sandbox, Toronto, ON

Emerging Artists Under 33, Younger Than Beyonce Gallery, Toronto, ON

COLLECTIONS

Jim Creeggan Private Collection, Barenaked Ladies, Toronto

Indigenous Spirit Matters, Huntsville

The Brand Private Collection, Braunschweig

Can Serrat Permanent Collection, Barcelona

The Chapman Family Collection, Banff

The Bryan Bowers Collection, Vancouver

TEACHING + RELATED EXPERIENCE

2015-2017         Mural Artist, Design Illusions, Oakville, ON

2014-16             Director and Cinematographer, Red Tent Media, Toronto, ON

2012-16             High school Art Teacher, King’s Christian Collegiate, Oakville, ON

2011-12             High school Teacher, Stoney Nakoda First Nation, Morley, AB

2010-11             Teacher and Information Technology Specialist, Oakville School, Oakville, ON

 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Gallery 1313, Board of Directors, Toronto, ON

CARFAC Ontario

ArtWorks, Oakville, ON