Montreal, Quebec

2014    Masters of Fine Arts (current)- Concordia University. Fibres and Material Practices Concentration
2005    Bachelors of Fine Arts, Major in Glass, Alberta College of Art and Design. Calgary, Alberta
2009    Artist Ranch Project, Calgary, Alberta
2008    Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington

2005 – present            Co-Founder / Owner Bee Kingdom Collective + Hot Glass Studio, Calgary, Alberta
2008 – present            Bee Kingdom, host institution for ACAD practicum students: Joanna Patton, Maddison Klein, Ed Colberg, Ryan Gaudreault,

Aug 2014                     Instructor for Summer Teacher’s Institute, 2 day glass painting seminar. The Alberta College of Art and Design. Calgary, Alberta

2013 Winter                 Sessional Instructor, Glass Department, ACAD, Calgary, Alberta
2013                            Teaching Assistant for Adam Holtzinger – Blown Glass and 3D Computer Modeling, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood WA,
2011 – 2012                Co-founder / Operations Director, Berlin Glas e.V., Berlin, Germany
Jan 2011                     Guest Instructor, Glass Printmaking seminar, ACAD
Aug 2011                     Teaching Assistant for Ulrica Hydman –Vallien - Artist’s Ideas for Design and Industry, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.
Aug 2010                     Teaching Assistant for Cappy Thompson - Painting the Vessel, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.
Jul 2009                      Teaching Assistant for Judith Schaechter - Glass in Layers, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.
Jul 2008                      Teaching Assistant for Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend - Painting in the Space of Glass, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.

2013 Nov                    Guest Demonstration for glass painting, Alberta College of Art and Design. Calgary, Alberta 2013
2011 Jan                     Guest lecturer/ collaborative project with professor Julia Krueger and students at the University of Western Ontario. London, ON.
2011 Jan                     Event Organizer, Judith Schaechter visiting artist lecture and student demos, ACAD, Calgary, Alberta
2010 Nov                    Centrepiece Co-Designer with Bee Kingdom, Smart Night fundraiser ACAD, Calgary, Alberta
2008 May                    Centerpiece Co-Designer with Bee Kingdom, Pilchuck Glass School
Stanwood, W.A. 
2007 – 2009                Part-time Illustrator, Science Alberta, Calgary, Alberta
2004 - 2011                 Poleturner – Annual Volunteer Glassblower, Pilchuck Glass School
Stanwood, WA.


Sept 2014        The Character Portrait Exhibition, Pictoplasma, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Monterrey, Mexico.
May 2014        Bee Kingdom studio collective exhibition, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta        
Apr 2014         The Character Portrait Exhibition, Pictoplasma. Saint Elisabeth Church. Berlin Germany
Mar 2014         New Function/ Non-Function: Design as Exploration. Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery. Waterloo, Ontario.
Mar 2014         Gold exhibition, Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.
Dec 2013        New Craft Coalition Winter Show and Sale, Calgary Alberta
May 2013        Garage Montage (group exhibition), Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
Apr 2013         Barbara Tipton and Bee Kingdom, Feature Gallery, Alberta Craft Council. Edmonton, Alberta
Mar 2013         Anonyme Zeichner (Anonymous Drawing), Kunstverein Tiergarten, Galerie Nord
                        Berlin, Germany                  
Jul  2012         Great Grandchilden of the Atomic Age. Robert Madsen Gallery. Seattle, WA.
Jun 2012         The Works Art and Design Festival, Various locations. Edmonton Alberta
Apr 2012         Rise of the Bees, Pictoplasma Character Walk, Berlin, Germany
Mar 2011         Soft Power, Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
Oct 2010         Soft Power, Nadania Idriss Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Sep 2010         Vorsicht Glas, Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany
Jul 2010          Artist Ranch Project, Calgary Stampede Western Showcase, Calgary, Alberta
Sep 2009         Unity and Diversity, Canadian Pavilion of the Cheongju International Craft Biennale Cheongju, Korea
Jul 2009          All Natural, (solo drawing show), Nation/ Carbon Media, Calgary, Alberta
2009                Cities, openings at:
                                    Ruberto Ostberg Gallery. Calgary, Alberta. October
                                    Espace Verre Glass School. Montreal, Quebec. October
                                    The Glass Furnace (Cam Ocagi). Ogumce, Turkey. October
                                    Katakouzenos House Museum. Athens Greece. September
                                    Nadania Idriss Contemporary Art Gallery. Berlin, Germany. April
Mar 2008         Learn to Trust Computers, (solo drawing show), Artlife Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2008                The Future is Later, with Bee Kingdom, openings at:
                                    Art Gallery of Calgary. Calgary, Alberta, June
                                    Nadania Idriss Contemporary, Berlin, Germany, August
                                    Discovery Gallery at the ACC. Edmonton, Alberta. February
Feb 2008         In Recent Fears (solo drawing show), Nation/ Carbon Media Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

Mar 2014         ‘Artificial Glassworks’ at theGold exhibition, Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.
Mar 2014         New Function/ Non-Function: Design as Exploration. Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery. Waterloo, Ontario.

2014    Corning Award Scholarship
2013    Award of Achievement from the Alberta Craft Council
2013    Saxe Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School
2012    Calgary 2012 Grant for Pictoplasma Demonstration at Berlin Glas e.V. Berlin Germany
2010    Saxe Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School
2010    Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award
2010    Canada Council Travel Grant
2010    Nominee for the PACE award from the Alberta Association of Colleges and Technical Institutions
2009    Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Project Grant
2009    Nominee for the TELUS Arts Award for Artistic Innovation at the Mayor’s Evening for the Arts Calgary, Alberta
2008    Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Project Grant
2008    Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Project Grant
2008    Calgary Arts Development Authority

Mar 2014                     ACAD Alumni professional practice speakers panel
Mar 2014                     Professional Development talk with VAA + CARFAC. Calgary, Alberta
Mar 2013                     Visiting artist lecture series, Red Deer, Alberta
Mar 2013                     Lecture, Professional Practices, ACAD, Calgary, Alberta
Sep 2010                     Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany
Oct 2010                     Espace Verre, Montreal, Quebec (Included hot glass demonstration and student workshop)
Oct 2009                     The Glass Furnace. Ogumce, Turkey (Demonstration and collaboration with Islamic artist Felekan Onar)
Nov 2008                    Tacoma Museum of Glass (TMOG). Tacoma, Washington
(Included hot glass demonstration and collaboration on the Kids Design Glass program at TMOG)

2015    The New Artisans 2. Book published by Thames & Hudson. By Olivier Dupon
2013    Uppercase, Issue 17
2012    Rooms, Issue 5
2010    Avenue Magazine. ‘Avenue’s Top 40 Under 40 in Calgary’. October. Jesse Semko, October
2010    Catalogue for Vorsicht Glas 200 - 2010 AD!, Survery of Islamic Glass

2010    Der Tagesspiegel. ‘Durchsichtig Vorsicht Glas, im Museum für Islamische Kunst’. Review of Vorsicht Glas at the Pergamon Museum including works by Bee Kingdom.
2010    Galleries West. ‘Back at the Ranch’, Bob Keelaghan Feature on the Stampede Artist Ranch Project, April
Avenue Magazine, featured on front cover for Top 40 Under 40, July

2014    City of Calgary Watershed+ commission for scientific glass models of waterborne micro-organisms. Calgary, Alberta
2013    First Energy Anniversary Centrepieces, 400 glassworks. Calgary, Alberta
2011    Mural, Hillhurst Community Centre
2009    Design of banners, Calgary Olympic Plaza Cultural District. Calgary, Alberta.

Cenovus Corporation
New York Museum of Art and Design (MAD)
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Provincial Glass Collection
Private collection of Sir Elton John
Tacoma Museum of Glass
Multiple Private Collections

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