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dfish@saic.edu

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EDUCATION

2015          MFA Candidate, Fiber and Material Studies, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

2013          BFA, Major in Fine Art, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS (Dean’s List)

2012          Visiting Student, OCAD University, Toronto, ON

 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2015          Adventures in Paradise, Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Canning, NS

2014          Random Access Memory, Dartmouth Bridge Centre for Arts & Technology, Dartmouth, NS

2014          Super Phat, Corridor Gallery, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

2013          Social Fabric 2.0, Slee Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa

2013          Social Fabric, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015          Hard Twist 10 – Memory, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON

2014          Alternative Means, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

2014          4th Wall, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

2014          By and By, NSCAD Residents Group Show, NSCAD Port Logia Gallery, Halifax, NS

2014          Redux, Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, NS

2013          New Artists. Studio 21, Halifax, NS

2013          Abandon Ship!, The Khyber Center For The Arts, Halifax, NS

2013          NSCAD Graduation Exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

2013          23nd Annual Wearable Art Show, collaboration with Team Possibles, Halifax Forum, Halifax, NS

2012          PRIME: A Painting, Drawing and Ceramics Department Show, Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS

2012          22nd Annual Wearable Art Show, Halifax Forum, Halifax, NS

2011          YouTopia, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

 

SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS & AWARDS

2016-17     New Artists Society Scholarship, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2016          Graduate Collaboration Grant, The Arts, Science & Culture Initiative, SAIC/University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2014          Creation Grant, Nova Scotia Communities, Cultures and Herritage, Halifax, NS

2013          Wearable Art Show Creation Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2012          Robert Pope Foundation Painting Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2011          Takao Tanabe Painting Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

 

RESIDENCIES

2015          Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Canning, NS

2013-14    Dartmouth Bridge Centre for Arts and Technology, Dartmouth, NS

2013          NSCAD Art in Schools Initiative studio residency, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

 

PUBLICATIONS/PRESS

2016          New American Paintings, Juried Exhibitions-in-Print, Issue #123

2014          New Art – Dylan Fish.  Published in The Coast on Jan. 30, 2014.

2014          Magic in Her Hands: The Art of Marie Webb.  Published by The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia from Sep. 13, 2013 to Feb. 23, 2014

 

EMPLOYMENT

2016          Research Assistant, Textile Resource Center, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2015          Teaching Assistant, Zeroes and Ones, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2015          Respite Care Provider, Marie Webb, Halifax, NS

2014-15     Instructor, Alderney Landing Art Camp, Alderney Landing Community Cultural Centre, Halifax, NS

2013-15     Instructor, PAINTS, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

2013-15     Community Project Organizer, Team Possibles, Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society

2013-14     Instructor, School of Extended Studies, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2013           Instructor, NSCAD Art in Schools Initiative, Modderdam High School, Bontehewel, South Africa

2012          Art Specialist Teacher for students with behavioural issues, St. Joseph’s A. McKay Elementary School, funded by SchoolsPlus, Halifax, NS

2012          Job Coach for Marie Webb and Will Brewer, Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society, Halifax, NS

 

VOLUNTEER

2011-13     Volunteer Member/Organizer, Team Possibles, Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society, Halifax, NS

2012          Organizer, Afterschool Mural Painting Program, St. Joseph’s A. McKay Elementary School, funded by SchoolsPlus, Halifax, NS

2010-11     Volunteer, Afterschool Mural Painting Program, Inglis St. Elementary School, funded by the 4C’s Foundation, Halifax, NS