Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

2015–2017 // Ryerson University, MFA in Documentary Media, Toronto, ON

2009–2012 // NSCAD University, BFA in Fine Art: Major in Photography, Halifax, NS

 

Selected Exhibitions

2019 // Further Along The Road, CONTACT Photography Festival Feature Exhibition Urbanspace Gallery, Toronto, ON

2017 // On Dupont, Site-Specific Exhibition, City of Toronto Archives, Toronto, ON

2017 // On Dupont, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Art Square Gallery, Toronto, ON

2017 // On Dupont, Public Installation, Galleria Shopping Centre, Toronto, ON

2015 // I AM NSCAD Alumni Exhibition (Group Show), Anna Leonowens Gallery
Halifax, NS

2014–2015 // What Remains: The Nova Scotia Industrial Project. Collaboration with
Liz Wright. Nova Scotia Museum of Industry, Stellarton, NS

2014 // Observations from an Odyssey, PHOTOPOLIS: The Halifax Festival of Photography, Keshen Goodman Library, Halifax, NS

2012 // NSCAD University 2012 Graduation Exhibition (Group Show), Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

2012 // Observations from an Odyssey, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

2011 // Antlers, (Group Show), Gallery 2053, Halifax, NS

2011 // Starfish Student Art Awards Exhibition (Group Show), Port Loggia Gallery Halifax, NS

 

Auctions     

2014 // Roar: An Art Auction for NSCAD, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

 

Awards 

2018 // Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, ON

2017 // Ryerson Gold Medal, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

2016 // Joseph Armand Bombardier Award (CGS-M), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

2015 // Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

2014 // Arts Nova Scotia Presentation Grant, Halifax, NS

2013 // Arts Nova Scotia Creation Grant, Halifax, NS

2011 // Roloff Beny Photography Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2011 // Starfish Student Art Award Runner-up, Halifax, NS

2011 // Alan and Christine Hunt Award, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2010 // Alexander J. McDonald Memorial Award, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017–Present // Production/Project Manager, Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art
Toronto, ON

2017–19 // Curator, Chang School Photography Exhibition, Ryerson University, Chang School of Continuing Education, Toronto, ON

2016–17 // Co-chair, DocNow 2017 Festival, Ryerson University, MFA in Documentary Media, Toronto, ON

2014–15 // Special Events Coordinator and Alumni Relation, NSCAD University, Office of University Relations, Halifax, NS

2011–15 // Photographer (Events + Studio), NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2014–15 // Jury Member, ViewPoint Gallery Photo Competition, ViewPoint Gallery of Contemporary Photography, Halifax, NS

2013–15 // Vice President, Photopolis Society, PHOTOPOLIS: The Halifax Festival of Photography, Halifax, NS

2013 // Assistant Director, ViewPoint Gallery of Contemporary Photography, Halifax, NS

 

SELECT TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019 // MPS 408 Photography Production, Instructor, Winter 2019, Ryerson University School of Image Arts, Toronto, ON
2016–17 // Graduate Assistant, Ryerson University, School of Image Arts, Toronto, ON

2016 // CDFP 418, Landscape Photography, Teaching Assistant, Spring/Summer 2016 Ryerson University Chang School of Continuing Education, Toronto, ON

2013 // Summer Youth Camp in Photography, Instructor, ViewPoint Gallery of Contemporary Photography, Halifax, NS

2012–2013 // Instructor, Intro to Black and White Photography, NSCAD University School of Extended Studies, Halifax, NS

 

Select Publications/Reviews   

2018 // F-Stop Magazine, Group Exhibition, http://www.fstopmagazine.com/pastissues/88/

2016 // Flash Forward 2016, published by the Magenta Foundation, Toronto, ON

2015 // NSCAD University Annual Report, 2014–2015. Photography: cover, portraits and events (see credits), published by NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2014 // CBC Radio One interview for “What Remains” on Mainstreet 90.5 fm,

December 15, 2014, Halifax, NS

2014 // The Chronicle Herald: “Weekend Focus: Industrial Art//born of toil and sweat,” written by Aaron Beswick. Saturday, December 13, 2014, V65 N296, Cover + page 4.

2014 // Nova Scotia Communities, Culture, and Heritage, What Remains: The Nova Scotia Industrial Project. http://cch.novascotia.ca/stories/what-remains-nova-scotia-industrial-project

2014 // Pictou Advocate: “Industry and art collide.” Review by Heather Brimicombe. Wed, October 22, 2014. Vol 121, No 43, Cover + page 3.

2014 // New Glasgow News: “Art and industry intersect in new exhibit.” Review by Amanda Jess. Monday, October 20, 2014, Cover + pg 2

2014 // NSCAD University Annual Report, 2013–2014. Photography: cover, campus details + portraits and events (see credits), published by NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2013 // Canadian Art, Observations #3 in “Smart Guide” Canadian Art Foundation,

Winter 2013, Page 54, Toronto, ON

2013 // NSCAD University Annual Report, 2012–2013. Photography: pages 2, 4, 7, 10, 16, 20, 26, published by NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2012 // PhotoEd Magazine, Photography Education in Canada: Feat. Artist for Observations from an Odyssey, Fall 2012 – Issue 35, Page 12, Toronto, ON

2012 // NSCAD University 2012 Graduation Catalogue, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2010 // The Scope, Cover Photo, Issue 106, vol. 5, #10, March 20, 2010, St. John’s, NL

 

LECTURES/Talks

2019 // Artist Talk, Further Along The Road, Urbanspace Gallery, Toronto, ON

2017 // Lecture, On Dupont, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

2017 // Presenter, Magenta Foundation's "Flash Forward/Flash Back," Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto, ON

2014 // Panelist, Life as a Photographer, PHOTOPOLIS Symposium: Inside Photography: Issues, Practices & Perspectives, Halifax, NS

2014 // Artist Talk, Observations from an Odyssey, Keshen Goodman Library, Halifax, NS

2014 // Lecture, Second Friday Series: What Remains, ViewPoint Gallery, Halifax, NS

2013 // Lecture, Second Friday Series: Observations from an Odyssey, ViewPoint Gallery

Halifax, NS

2012 // Artist Talk, Observations from an Odyssey, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

Download a printable CV

On Dupont MFA thesis exhibition at Art Square Gallery, Toronto, ON, 2017.

On Dupont exhibit at the City of Toronto Archives, summer 2017.

On Dupont installation at the Galleria Shopping Centre, 1245 Dupont Street, Toronto, 2017.

What Remains at the Museum of Industry, Stellarton, NS, 2014–15.

What Remains at the Museum of Industry, Stellarton, NS, 2014–15.

Observations from an Odyssey at the Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, 2012.

© 2019 Eliot Wright