CV / Lesa Moriarity, BFA, MFVA, BEd

Education

 
2007 Bachelor of Education, Artist in Community, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
2003 Masters of Feminism and the Visual Arts, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
2000 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC

Exhibitions

GALLERY& COMMUNITY SPACES

GROUP

2014  Viewfinders: Lesa Moriarity, Mike Berube, & Christine Lucy Latimer. Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON.
2012  Inaugural Triennial, Art Gallery of Peterborough, ON.
2013 2012 & 2011  Sketchbook Project, Art House Co-op, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY, US
2011  Outside [the art scene], Art by the Lake, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2007  Show & Tell, Studio Gallery, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
2007  Au Travail/At Work, Toronto Free Gallery, Toronto, ON
2003  Erase, Lifton Studios, Thesis show, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
1999  Mirror, Mirror on the Wall… Constructions of Gendered, Raced, and Classed Identities, Concourse Gallery, ECIAD, Vancouver, BC

SOLO

2007  Ban Righ Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
1995  The Vancouver East Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC

JURIED

2013  Guest Artist Program, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Whitby, ON
2012  Inaugural Triennial, Art Gallery of Peterborough, ON
1993 The 11th Annual Juried Exhibit, Community Arts Council of Vancouver, BC

Web Art Projects

2006 Painting Class: Memories of the Non-Dutiful Artist (format update 2022 underway)
2005-2022 Tally Sheet Drawing Series (the website)

Artist Talk

2007 Tally Sheet Drawing Series, Ban Righ Centre, Kingston, ON

Professional Experience

2017  Art Teacher, J. Addison School, Markham, ON
2013-2016  Art Teacher, Quality Schools International, Bratislava, ŠK
2012   Art Teacher, American Creativity Academy, KW
2009-2011  Teacher, J.R.Nakogee Elementary School, Attawapiskat, ON
2007-2009  Substitute Teacher, Durham District School Board, Whitby, ON
2003, May–June  Invigilator, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
2000-2001  Research Associate, Networked and Continuing Education, ECIAD, Vancouver, BC

Educational Websites

2009-ongoing Through the Sketchbook, online education resource

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007-ongoing Art Brut Education Kit, online education resource (being updated)

 

2007-ongoing Modern Art Survey with Women in Mind, online education resource (updated 2022)

 

Volunteer

2003 Workshop Assistant and Photographer; University Gallery, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
2001 Research and Writing Support; Education Program, Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, BC

Awards

2001 Tetley Lupton Scholarship, University of Leeds, UK (offered and declined due to deferral of entrance)
1998 British Columbia Arts Council, Tuition Scholarship.
1993 Honorable Mention for painting: James, Acrylic on canvas, 1992. The 11th Annual Juried Exhibit, Community Arts Council of Vancouver, BC

Publications

2014 Viewfinders: Lesa Moriarity, Mike Berube, and Christine Lucy Latimer. Sonya Jones — Curator. Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON
2012 Inaugural Triennial Exhibition Catalogue, online pdf. Art Gallery of Peterborough, ON
2006 Tally Sheet Drawing Series, response by Sue Wilkes, Phd, UK

MA Thesis

2003 The Girl Under the Tree: The Visual Arts and Theorizing the Lesbian Spectator. MFVA Thesis. University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.

Collections

Private Collections