MFA Emily Carr University of Art + Design '16
BFA Nova Scotia College of Art & Design '10

Exhibitions & Performance
2020 Jelena and the Magic Flute. CSA Space. Curated by Dan Starling. Vancouver 
2020 Stone Witness. Abbas Akahavan, Tanya Busse, Liljana Mead Martin. Curated by Jesse Birch.
         Nanaimo Art Gallery. Vancouver Island
2019 The Bedrock Gardener. Solo Exhibition, Dynamo Arts Association. Vancouver
2019 Gestures 1-5. Installation in Collaboration with Andrew Querner. East Side Studios. Vancouver
2018 The Evelyn Exhibition. Curated by Lexie Owen. SiteFactory.Vancouver
2018 Together and A Part. Collaboration with Caitlin Chaisson at Britannia Community Centre. Vancouver
2018 Float School. Project by Justin Langlois, Holly Schmidt. Performance with Caitlin Chaisson. 
         Prince George, BC
2018 Gestures 1-5. Artscape Gibraltar Point. Toronto Island
2018 Soft Revolt. Site-specific performance. Klondike Institute for Arts and Culture.
         Dawson City, YT
2018 Pallas of Crushed Shells. Installation at the Banff Centre. Banff, AB
2017 Inside the Day was Night. 2017 Solar Eclipse Collaboration with Caitlin Chaisson. Presented by Far Afield.
         Salt Spring Island
2017 Body Architecture and Spatial Agency. In Dialogue with Brendan Fernandes. Recess, NYC
2016 Topographies. Solo Exhibition NTE Artist in Residence with Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George BC
2016 sea level. Graduate Exhibition. Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
2016 Forces of Transience. Hyphenated Sites, Vancouver

2018 Artscape Gibraltar. Toronto Island, Ontario
2018 Klondike Institute for Arts and Culture. Dawson City, Yukon
2018 Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Banff, Alberta
2017 A-Z West, Joshua Tree, California
2016 Neighbourhood Time Exchange; Two Rivers Gallery; Prince George, British Columbia

Awards & Grants
2020 Project Grant; Canada Council for the Arts
2018 Research + Creation Grant; Canada Council for the Arts
2017 Arts Abroad Travel Grant; Canada Council for the Arts
2017 Early Career Development Grant. British Columbia Arts Council
2016 Graduate Research Award. Emily Carr University of Art + Design
2016 Scholarship Award. British Columbia Arts Council
2016 PRIM Production Grant. Productions Réalisations Indépandantes de Montréal
2015 Travel and Research Grant. Emily Carr University of Art + Design
2014 Masters of Applied Arts Scholarship. Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Professional Experience
2020 Preparator. Vancouver Art Gallery
2019 Instructor. Drawing; Colour Theory; Design History. Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver
2018 Curatorial Assistant. Touchstones: Deep Time in the Near Future, Far Afield 
2018 Researcher. Float School; Vancouver & Prince George, BC
2017 Research Assistant. LandMarks On-Site; ECUAD; Stanley Park, Vancouver
2016 Co-founder of Hyphenated Sites. Granville Island, Vancouver
2016 Tutor. Writing Center. ECUAD
2016 Instructor. FNDT Creative Processes; ECUAD
2015 Instructor. AHIS 333 Interdisciplinary Forums Seminar, ECUAD
2015 Instructor. School for Eventual Vacancy. Burrard Marina Field House
2015 Visiting Artist Forum Programmer and Coordinator. Low-Res Master of Applied Arts, ECUAD
2014 Visiting Artist Forum Coordinator. Low-Residency Masters of Applied Arts, ECUAD
2012 Designer, Builder, Founder. The Reading Studio. A mobile off-grid studio. Reading, Vermont

2020    Float School. Three works performed and co-authored with Caitlin Chaisson
                Forests, Fantasy and the Knowledge Industry 
                Site Drawings with Metal and Sunscreen
                Pulp Synthesis

© Liljana Mead Martin 2019