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emily.smit.dicks(@)gmail.com

@m.e.smitdicks

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EDUCATION

2019       Masters of Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art, UK

2011       Honours Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, University of Toronto, CA

SOLO + TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS + SPECIAL PROJECTS

2019          Now & Next, Lux/BBC Scotland film commission, Glasgow, UK

2018         Shared Pocket, Idea Exchange, Cambridge, CA

2017         She Makes Two From One and One, 8eleven  Gallery, Toronto, CA

2016        Fichu, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, CA

                The Unexpected, G Gallery, Toronto, CA
 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS

2020           Futures 2020, Mall Galleries, London, UK

2019          Glasgow School of Art MFA Degree Show, Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK

2018          16 Nicholson Fundraising Auction Exhibition, Glasgow, UK

                   No Safe Haven Exhibition and Auction, The Pipe Factory, Glasgow, UK

                  Last Futures, Tramway, Glasgow, UK

                  Interim Show, Reid Gallery, Glasgow, UK

2016         Group Show, Unlovable Gallery, Toronto, CA

                  The Unexpected, Illustrations, Swimmers Group Publishers, CA

2015         Not From Now (w/ XXXX Collective), 2Sick, Haifa, Il

                 My Work has No Meaning Unless it is Used, G Gallery, Toronto, CA

                 Animals, (w/ Josh Thorpe), Howard Park Institute, Toronto, CA

2014        Roundtable Residency Exhibition, Dragon Academy, Toronto, CA

                Bazaar Bazaar (w/ XXXX Collective), First Thursdays, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, CA

2013       Mouthpiece (w/ XXXX Collective), Onagawa Color and Light festival, JP

                Rug (w/ XXXX Collective), Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto, CA

2012       Instance (w/ XXXX Collective), Gallery Stratford, Stratford, CA

               Ground Cover (w/ XXXX Collective), Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, CA

               Field Trip (w/ XXXX Collective), (Canada – Japan joint traveling project)

               Threshold (w/ XXXX Collective), University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, CA

               Art & Struggle, OCAD Graduate Gallery, Toronto, CA

2011       Gifts By Artists, Art Metropole, Toronto, CA

               Case History(w/ XXXX Collective), Red Head Gallery, Toronto, CA

               Then and There, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, CA

               Both/And The Real vs. The Unreal, UTAC, Toronto, CA

AWARDS

2019       Gilbert Bayes Sculpture Scholarship, UK

               GSA Sustainability in Action Fund, Glasgow School of Art, UK

2017      Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship, Glasgow School of Art, UK

               Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts Creation Project Grant, CA

               Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts, Project Support Prize, CA

2016       Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant, CA

2013      Sparkbox Winter Residency Award, Prince Edward County, CA

2011      1st Place, Chancellor’s Student Art Award, University of Toronto, CA

               University of Toronto Student Engagement in the Arts Award, CA

RESIDENCIES

2019        MFA Mini-Residency, Innovation School, GSA Highlands and Islands, Altyre Estate, Forres

2014       Roundtable Residency, Dragon Academy, Toronto, CA

2013       Sparkbox Winter Residency, Prince Edward County, CA