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Instagram: @veronika_jane

Web: veronikamcginnis.com

E mail: veronika.mcginnis@gmail.com

Phone: 780 293 6429

 

EDUCATION

 

2007 - High School Diploma, Victoria School of the Performing and Visual Arts
2017 - Fine Arts Diploma (with distinction), Grant MacEwan
2019 - Bachelor of Fine Arts (with distinction), University of Alberta

AWARDS

 

2016 - Jason Lang Scholarship, Grant MacEwan
2017 - Jason Lang Scholarship, Grant MacEwan
2018 - Jason Lang Scholarship, University of Alberta

2019 - Florence Andison Friedman, University of Alberta

2019 - Nominated for BMO 1st Art! Award

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016 – MacEwan Auction, Fundraising Art Auction, Rocky Mountain Ice House, Edmonton, Alberta (Curated by: Gillian SimWillans)

2016 – Grant MacEwan Video Mash-up, Latitude 53, Edmonton, Alberta (organizer: Bruce Montcombroux, Leslie Sharpe)
2017 – The Orange Factory, Graduate Exhibition, Grant MacEwan studio, Edmonton, Alberta (Curated by: Bruce Montcombroux, Leslie Sharpe)
2017 – The Works Art & Design Festival, Edmonton, Alberta (Curated by: Leslie Sharpe)
2017 – Define Intermedia, The Project Management Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (Curated by: TJ McLachlan)
2018 – Re-Define Intermedia, The Project Management Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (Curated by: Natalie Jachyra, Kyle Terrence and Cindy Baker)
2018 – VASA Auction/Exhibition, Enterprise Square Gallery (Curated by: senior students)
2018 – AND A BABY, Latitude 53, Edmonton, Alberta (Curated by: Cindy Baker and senior students)
2019 – Nice To Meet You, FAB Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta (Curated by: University of Alberta/ VASA)

2019 – As if Matter Matters, Rutherford Library Galleria, Edmonton, Alberta (Curated by: Royden Mills and Veronika McGinnis)

2019 – FEMMEWAVE, MNG Gallery, Calgary, Alberta (Curated by: Alicia Buates McKenzie and Justine Sawicz)

2019 – Setting Place : A Dinner Party, NE Sculpture Gallery Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (Curated by: Sarah Gratz, Veronika McGinnis and Charlotte RD)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2015 – Gallery Volunteer, SNAP, Edmonton, Alberta
2015 – Open House Volunteer, Grant MacEwan, Alberta
2015/2016 – Gallery Volunteer, Latitude 53, Edmonton, Alberta
2016 – Gallery Volunteer, SNAP, Edmonton, Alberta
2016 – Open House Volunteer, Grant MacEwan, Edmonton, Alberta
2017 – Grad Show Volunteer, Grant MacEwan, Edmonton, Alberta
2017 – Gallery Volunteer, The Works, Edmonton, Alberta
2017– HQP/Workshop Coordinator/Illustrator, University of Alberta and AGEWELL, Edmonton, Alberta
2018 – HQP/Workshop Coordinator/Illustrator, University of Alberta and AGEWELL, Edmonton, Alberta
2018 – VASA event Coordinator, University of Alberta
2018 – VASA gallery Volunteer, Enterprise Square Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2018 – Workshop Coordinator/Photographer/Documentation, University of Alberta
2018/2019 – Lead Artist, Art Practicum, University of Alberta
2019 – Research project with AGEWELL, Workshop Coordinator/Writer/Documentation/Lead Artist, University of Alberta  

2019 – Social Media Manager/Promotional Manager, NE Sculpture Gallery Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

2019 – Art Restoration, NE Sculpture Gallery Factory, Pocket Toscani, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

 

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

 

2018 – VASA Auction/Exhibition, Enterprise Square Gallery (Curated by: senior students)
2018 – AND A BABY, Latitude 53, Edmonton, Alberta (Curated by: Cindy Baker and senior students)
2019 – Nice To Meet You, FAB Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta (Curated by: University of Alberta/ VASA)

2019 – As If Matter Matters, Rutherford Library Galleria, Edmonton Alberta (With Royden Mills)

2019 – BIG BENDER BLUES, NE Sculpture Gallery Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (Work by: Pocket Toscani)

2019 – Lint Babies, Conkling Gallery, Minnesota State University – Mankato, Minnesota, USA (Work by: Mary Johnson)

2019 – Winner Winner Chicken Dinner, NE Sculpture Gallery Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (Work by Mary Johnson and Andrew MacGuffie)

2019 – Setting Place : A Dinner Party, NE Sculpture Gallery Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (Work by: Sarah Gratz, Veronika McGinnis and Charlotte RD)

 

RESIDENCIES

 

2019-Sep 1- Nov 1 – NE Sculpture Gallery Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

 

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESS

 

McLinden, Amber. “Tommy Grimes Takes Disco to the Jungle” Beatroute. Photo Credit. April 10, 2017

<http://beatroute.ca/2017/04/10/32330/>

 

Murray, Tom. “Tommy Grimes Brings Filthy Lust to Edmonton” Edmonton Journal. Photo Credit. February 13, 2017.

<https://edmontonjournal.com/entertainment/local-arts/tommy-grimes-brings-filthy-lust-to-edmonton>

Veronika Jane
McGinnis