Curriculum Vitae

Education:  2008 BFA.  Interdisciplinary.  NSCAD University.  Areas of Study:  Media Arts / Documentary Film / Installation.

Collaborations/Art work

2014

Somewheres.  Confederation Center Art Gallery.  (group show).  Charlottetown, PE.

2013

Urban Encounters: Tracing The City.  Academic Conference/ Exhibition.  Khyber Art Center/ NSCAD/ Various site-specific locations.  Halifax, NS.

Rue d’Armand.  Public site-specific installation.  Park Lane Mall.  Halifax, NS.  Collaboration with Tarek Abouamin.

2012

Found Public Object Suspended Between Functional Past And Purposeful Future.  Anna Leonowens Gallery.  Halifax, NS.

Sovereignty.  Anna Leonowens Gallery.  (group show).  Halifax, NS.

March of Progress/ Channel 5.  Public site-specific installation.  Charlottetown, P.E.I.  Collaboration with Ariel Nasr.  Art In The Open Festival anchor projects.

Town Square.  Public site-specific installation.  HRM Independent Projects Recipient.  Juried.  Halifax, NS.

2011

You Wanna Play Again?  Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.  Halifax, NS.  Collaboration with Ariel Nasr.

Field of Fire.  Public site-specific installation.  Charlottetown, P.E.I.   Art In The Open Festival.

You Wanna Play?/ Channel 5   Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.  Halifax, NS.  Collaboration with Ariel Nasr.  Nocturne Festival anchor project.

Free Parking.  Confederation Centre For The Arts. (group show).
Charlottetown, P.E.I.

2010

Mandaee Bazaar.  Public site-specific video installation.  HRM Independent
Projects Recipient.  Juried.  Collaboration with Ariel Nasr.  Halifax, NS.

A Year In The Making: The Public Gardens Project.  Curator and
Participating Artist.  Sponsored by Halifax Regional Municipality/ Tour Tech
East.  Halifax, NS.  Nocturne Festival anchor project.

I/O.  Eye Level Gallery. (group show).  Halifax, NS.

Grand Lodge: Dignity, Sweep, or Elegance with Accommodation, Protection,
or a Meeting Hall.  Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery. (solo show).
Halifax, NS.

Life is Good.  Confederation Centre For The Arts. (group show).
Charlottetown, P.E.I.

2009

Tide’s Comin’ In…  Public site-specific audio/video Installation.
Sponsored by Tour-Tech East.  Halifax, NS.  Nocturne Festival anchor project.

2008/2009 Emerging Artist Video Screening.  Juried.  Art Gallery of York
University. Toronto, Ont.

Visual Arts Nova Scotia Scholarship Recipients Exhibition.  Anna Leonowens Gallery.
Halifax, NS.

NewPoints.  ViewPoint Gallery for Contemporary Fine Art Photography.
Halifax, NS.

2008

Detect, observe, find, discover, notice, spy, sight.  Public site-specific video
installation.  Halifax, NS.  Nocturne Festival.

Lip-Sync.  Public site-specific video installation.  Halifax, NS.  Nocturne Festival.

Canadian Mental Health Association National Conference.
Sculpture- “Repose.”  Special commission.  Holiday Inn, Dartmouth, NS.

Conversations.  Emerging Artist group show.  InterAccess Electronic Media
Arts Center.  Toronto, Ont.

Detect, observe, find, discover, notice, spy, sight.  Public site-specific video installation. With assistance from Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery.  Halifax, NS.

2007

Conversations #4.  Single channel video.  Screening:  Eye Level Gallery,
Halifax NS, for Drifter Video.

InsideOut #2.  Public site-specific video installation.  Permanent.  Chives
Canadian Bistro, Halifax NS.

Conversations.  Video/audio installation.  Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax NS.

2006

InsideOut.  Public site-specific video Installation.  Temporary.  Chives
Canadian Bistro, Halifax NS.

2004-05

Take Back Education.   Collaborative public video campaign.
Screening:  King’s College/Public Legislature, Halifax NS.

Related Cultural Activities

• Nominated for the Sobey Art Award. (Pan Wendt, Confederation Center Art Gallery, 2014)

• Creator/ Curator of the Park Lane Art Plinth in downtown Halifax. (2013)

• Assistant Curator for Anchor Projects.  Nocturne Festival. (2013)

• Creator/Curator of the no name Galleries in downtown Halifax. (2013)

• Visual Arts Nova Scotia panelist/presenter: Exhibiting In Alternative Venues. (2013)

• Nominated for the Sobey Art Award. (2012)

• Awarded $5000 from HRM Independent Projects Call for 3 month site-specific installation in the downtown core of Halifax. (2011).

• Created site-specific installation work for Halifax International Security Forum.  Halifax, NS. (2010)

• Awarded $11,138 from HRM Independent Projects Call for 2-week site-specific video/audio installation in downtown core of Halifax. (2010).

• Awarded Electronics Residency at Center For Art Tapes, 2009/10.

• Modern Inspiration- Public presentation/workshop on studio practice for Creative Nova Scotia Conference and Awards Gala, 2008.

• Member of Viewpoint Gallery for Contemporary Fine Art Photography.  2008.

• Recipient of Visual Arts Nova Scotia Mentorship Scholarship. 2008/09.  Juried.

• Anna Leonowens Gallery Technician.  Installing shows/collaborating with and assisting visiting artists.

Press

“Pop-Up Halifax: Scott Saunders’ Guerilla Galleries.”  Visual Arts News.  (Spring 2014).  Kathleen Higgins.  January 16, 2014.

“The Power Issue.”  Visual Arts News.  (Spring 2014).  Lizzy Hill.  January 16, 2014.

“Video: Controversial window display in Halifax, N.S. turns heads.”  The Globe And Mail.  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/news-video/video-controversial-window-display-in-halifax-ns-turns-heads/article11435634/

“Window art makes Barrington Street a destination.”  Halifax News Net.  Yvette d’Entremont.  http://www.halifaxnewsnet.ca/Living/2013-03-26/article-3207662/Window-art-makes-Barrington-Street-a-destination/1  March 26, 2013.

“Life Behind The Glass: Artwork Looks To Spruce Up Downtown Halifax.”  Halifax Metro.  Haley Ryan.  http://metronews.ca/news/halifax/592817/life-behind-the-glass-artwork-looks-to-spruce-up-downtown-halifax/  March 12, 2013.

“Hanging Out In Town Square.”  NSCAD News.  Marilyn Smulders.  http://nscad.ca/en/home/abouttheuniversity/news/saunders-060112.aspx  January 6, 2012.

• “Controversial “Town Square” Still Grows In Argyle’s Herald Pit.“  OpenFile.  Katie Ingram.  http://halifax.openfile.ca/halifax/text/controversial-town-square-still-grows-argyles-herald-pit  February 17, 2012.

• “Art project helps to fill gaping city hole.”  Halifax Metro.  Aly Thomson.  December 16, 2011.

“Wondrous site of art.”  The Chronicle-Herald.  Remo Zaccagna.  December 16, 2011.

• “Responding To Town Square.“  Spacing Atlantic.  Adria Young.  http://spacingatlantic.ca/2012/01/17/responding-to-town-square/  January 17, 2012.

“Street Art Adds Color To Halifax Streets.”  Peninsula News.  Rose Behar.  http://peninsula-news.kingsjournalism.com/?p=5032  February 26, 2012.

“Sue Carter Flinns Top 3: Atlantic Above All.“  Canadian Art Magazine online.  Sue Carter Flinn.  http://www.canadianart.ca/online/features/2010/12/23/sue_carter_flinn_top3/  December 12, 2010.

“Nocturne: A Return to the Gardens.”  Canadian Art Magazine online.  Sue Carter Flinn.  http://www.canadianart.ca/online/reviews/2010/10/21/nocturne/  October 16, 2010.

“Nocturne spotlight: A Year In The Making.”  The Coast.  Michael Fraiman.  October 14, 2010.

“Artist builds Grand Lodge from rubble.”  The Chronicle Herald.  Elissa Barnard.  September 23, 2010.

“Inside The Lodge.”  The Coast.  Laura Kenins.  August 26, 2010.

“Nocturne art at night attracts thousands.”  Unews.ca.  Review: Mark Buckley.  http://unews.ca/story/item/nocturne-art-at-night-attracts-thousands/

“Nocturne’s Building Inspection.”  The Coast.  Sean Flinn.  October 15, 2009.

“Everywhere’s A Sign.”  The Coast.  Shannon Fay.  September 30, 2009.

“City’s Vibrant Arts Shine at Nocturne.”  Halifax-HRM West Community Herald.  Angela Mombourquette.  October 30, 2008.

• “Nocturne Nabs Popular Vote.”  The Dope Show, The Coast online. Sue Carter Flinn.  http://www.thecoast.ca/Blog-3863.113118-
4647.113118_Nocturne_nabs_popular_vote.html

“Eyeing Nocturne: a free art fest.”  The Chronicle Herald.  Elissa Barnard.  October 17, 2008.

“Photopolis and Nocturne: Where Darkrooms meet White Nights.”  Canadian Art Magazine online. http://www.canadianart.ca/online/see-it/2008/10/16/photopolis-and-nocturne/ October 16, 2008.

“Nocturne: Sight Night.”  The Coast.  Laura Kearns.  October 16, 2008.

• “Dinner and a Show.” The Coast.  Article concerning InsideOut#1, Chives Bistro, Halifax, NS.  Sue Carter Flinn.  October 12, 2006.