Locker Gallery, Washington State University – Pullman, WA (July 20 – August 24 2018)

  • “SIDE STREET,” group exhibition


Burren College of Art – Ballyvaughan, Ireland (December 16 – December 30 2017)

  • “Temenos,” interactive installation (Final Exhibition for Graduating Students)


Burren College of Art Ballyvaughan, Ireland (December 16 – December 30 2017)

  • Postgraduate Interim Exhibition


Betty’s Divine. Missoula, MT (July 4 – August 3 2015)

  • Collaborative Photography & Mixed Media Exhibition with Lesley Kerr



“Thin Places: Reaching Out to Touch.”

  • Invited reviewer of Thin Places MFA exhibition, Burren College of Art, 2018.


Education and Academic Achievements

Burren College of Art (September 2017 – April 2018)

Post-Baccalaureate Higher Diploma in Fine Arts

  • 2017 Recipient Burren College of Art Merit Scholarship


University of Victoria (September 2012 – August 2014)

Master of Arts in Germanic Studies

Thesis: “Found in Translation: An Ongoing Dialogue Between Theory and Practice”

  • 2012-14 SSHRC-funded Research Assistantship to Dr. Charlotte Schallié
  • 2013 Recipient of Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
  • 2013 German Studies Research Grant, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • 2013 Faculty of Graduate Studies Travel Grant, University of Victoria
  • 2012 Recipient of Graduate Studies Fellowship, University of Victoria


University of Victoria (September 2008 – April 2012)

Bachelor of Arts in Germanic Studies (Distinction)

  • 2012 Recipient Hans and Imogen Bach Scholarship
  • 2012 Recipient Government of Federal Republic of Germany Book Prize
  • 2010 Recipient Walter Riedel Scholarship
  • 2009 Recipient University of Victoria German Club Jubilee Award


Victoria School of Business and Technology  (January 2008 – April 2008)

Certificate in Website Design


Rocky Mountain School of Photography (June 2007 – October 2007)

Summer Intensive Career Training & Digital Intensive Career Training


Conferences and Presentations


Coalition of Women in German Annual Meeting. Shawnee on Delware, PA (October 25 2013)

  • Participant and Poster: “Bordering Brazen: Gender Issues and Empowerment in Translations of May Ayim’s Poetry”


“Did Anyone Say Power?”: Rethinking Domination and Hegemony in Translation Conference.Bangor University, WAL (September 5- 6 2013)

  • Participant
and Presenter: “Under Mother’s Thumb: Ownership and Authorial Power in Translating Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s Mutterzunge


Annual Meeting of the Canadian Comparative Literature Association – Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.University of Victoria (June 4 2013:

  • Participant
and Presenter: “The Past is a Foreign Country: Uncanny Memory in Anna Seghers’ ‘The Outing of the Dead Girls’”


Reading and Translation Workshop with Rolf Lappert. University of Victoria (April 16 2013)

  • Co-organizer with Dr. Charlotte Schallié


Walking the Wire – 3rd Annual Germanic and Slavic Graduate Student Conference.University of Victoria (February 28 2013)

  • Principal Organizer and moderator


Walking the Wire – 2nd Annual Germanic and Slavic Graduate Student Conference.University of Victoria (February 23 2012)

  • Undergraduate Participant and Presenter: “Translating Identity: Shifting Perspectives in Christa Wolf’s “Selbstversuch: Traktat zu einem Protokoll”