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EDUCATION

2014 MA [candidate] Individualized Program, Concordia University (Montreal, Canada)
(Art History, Religion, Queer Studies + Visual Arts Studio)
2008 BFA (with distinction) University of Manitoba School of Art (Winnipeg Canada)
Double Major (Video + Drawing) Video Thesis

PERFORMANCES

2014 THUS SPAKE AMMA SYNCLETICA, as part of Performatorium: Festival of Queer Performance, (Regina, Canada)
2014 FISH M/OTHER REMIX as part of The Temptation of AA Bronson, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
2013 Exegesis II — Siftung Insel Hombroich, Germany, curated by Elke Luyten [upcoming]
2013 FISH RELIGION — as part of Triskaidekaphobia, Parade Ground, New York, curated by AA Bronson and Bradford Kessler
2012 Exegesis Prototype — Gallery Connexion, (Fredericton, NB)
2012 Amygdala [programmed video documentation of performance] Rapid Pulse International Festival of Performance Art [Chicago, USA) curated by Joseph Ravens
2012 Pharmakos — The Glasshouse (Tel Aviv, Israel) curated by Lital Dotan + Eyal Perry
2011 WOMBTOMB II — Visualeyez Festival of Performance Art, Latitude 53 (Edmonton, Canada) curated by Todd Janes
2011 WOMBTOMB — Center for Performance Research (New York City) curated by The Watermill Center, New Voices in Live Performance Series
2010 Amygdala Prototype — The Watermill Center (Watermill, New York)
2008 The Entia — The Winnipeg Art Gallery (Winnipeg, Canada) curated by Mary Reid
2006 Berserk — Platform Center for Photographic and Digital Arts (Winnipeg, Canada)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 Messiah — Pari Nadimi Gallery (Toronto, Canada) Performance/Installation
2010 Amygdala — Ace Art (Winnipeg, Canada) Performance/Installation
2009 Parthenogenesis — Pari Nadimi Gallery (Toronto, Canada) Performance/Installation

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012 Winnipeg Now — Winnipeg Art Gallery (Winnipeg Canada) as part of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s centennial exhibition, curated by Robert Enright + Meeka Walsh
2010 Ritualiz'd — Platform (Center for Photographic and Digital Arts) (Winnipeg, Canada) Performance/Installation curated by Kegan McFadden
2009 Invocation of the Queer Spirits — Plug-In Gallery (Winnipeg, Canada), Performance
2008 AA Bronson’s School for Young Shamans — John Connelly Presents (New York, U.S.A) Drawings/Performance, curated by AA Bronson

RESIDENCIES/SITE-SPECIFIC PROJECTS

2014 Artist-in-Residence, The Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice, Union Theological Seminary, 3 months, [New York City, USA] [upcoming]
2013 Becoming Beluga — collaborative social sculpture/residency/documentary film project with Ryan Klatt and Laura Magnusson, 40-days [Churchill Manitoba] [upcoming]
2011 VOWS II — artist residency at Gallery Connexion, 28-days (Fredericton, New Brunswick)
2010 VOWS — artist residency at the Watermill Center, 28-days, (Watermill New York)
2010 SHAMAN-IN-RESIDENCE, Marina Abramovic : The Artist is Present, Museum of Modern Art, NY — (2 month project assisting the artist)
2009 Marina Abramovic — Cleaning the House Workshop — 5 day intensive. (New York)
2009 Deep Bay Artist Residency — Artist-in-Residence (Riding Mountain National Park)
2008 Burning Man — Temenos <Performance Installation> (Black Rock City, Nevada, U.S.A)

LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS AND ARTIST TALKS

2011 AMYGDALA (Artist Talk) aceartinc. (Winnipeg)
2010 WITCHDOCTOR (Artist Talk) in conversation with curator Jovana Stokic, (LOCATION ONE, New York City)
2010 Queer Shamanism, Guest Lecture, University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture (Winnipeg)
2010 Art is the New Religion : Shapeshifting in the Information Age, Manitoba Goddess Festival (Winnipeg)
2010 RITUALIZ'D, Group artist talk with Freya Olafson and Leah Decter, moderated by Kegan McFadden (Winnipeg)
2007 The Urgency of Art: Ambiguity and Pandora's Box in the Age of Globalization — Canada Millennium Foundation Think Again Conference (Ottawa, Canada)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013 Winnipeg Now Proves "Local" Art can have National Impact, Alison Gillmore. Canadian Art. Jan. 2, 2013.
2012 The 'Witchdoctor' is in. Mike Landry. Telegraph-Journal, Fredericton New Brunswick. Saturday edition, June 19, 2012
2012 RELIGION — self-published, softcover, 80 pages. Book Launch : Winnipeg Art Gallery
2012 Baadaaaaas Berdache, Noam Gonick, UP & COMING quarterly magazine, Volume #2 (Toronto, Canada)
2012 Welcome to the blobosphere, R.M Vaughan, The Globe and Mail, Feb. 17, 2012
2011 Everything in my Life is Appropriated — A look through the Witch Doctor, Amber Dawn- Bear Robe, aceartinc. Critical Distance, Vol. 16:2, January-February, 2011
2011 Queer Spirits, AA Bronson & Peter Hobbs, Plug In Editions and Creative Time Books
2011 Uniter Magazine. “Rampant Sex and Hermaphroditic Priests” by Catherine van Reenen, Volume 65, no 18, February 3, 2011
2011 Uptown Magazine, “Stylish, Ambitious, Plodding” by Sandee Moore, Jan. 27, 2011
2010 Uptown Magazine, “Not Your Habitual Ritual” by Sandee Moore, June 10, 2010
2010 Marina Abramovic : The Artist is Present, Statement by Michael Dudeck, by Klaus Biesenbach and Marina Abramovic, Museum of Modern Art Publishing
2009 Parthenogenesis — self published, hardcover 198 pages.
Book Launch — Feb. 15th, Art Metropole, Toronto. Carried by Printed Matter Inc., Art Metropol and Winnipeg Art Gallery Shoppes
2008 Spike Art Quarterly, "Artists Favorites" by AA Bronson, Summer 2008, (Vienna)
2008 Frieze Magazine, "AA Bronson’s School for Young Shamans" by Katie Sonnenborn, Summer, 2008 (London, England)
2008 The New York Times, "AA Bronson’s School for Young Shamans" by Holland Cotter, January 2008 (New York, U.S.A)
2008 Time Out New York, "AA Bronson’s School for Young Shamans" by T.J Carlin, January 2008 (New York, U.S.A)

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2012 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Graduate Scholarship, Social Studies and Humanities Research Council of Canada [SSHRC]
2012 Concordia University Special Individualized Program Entrance Fellowship
2012 Mona Gray Creative Arts Graduate Scholarship, Jewish Foundation of Manitoba
2011 Manitoba Arts Council Visual Arts A Grant
2011 Manitoba Arts Council Manitoba / New Brunswick Creative Residency Grant
2010 Winnipeg Arts Council Travel Grant
2010 Manitoba Arts Council Travel Grant
2010 Manitoba Arts Council Departures Grant
2009 Manitoba Arts Council Travel Grant
2009 Nominee, Winnipeg Arts Council Artist On The Rise Award
2009 Manitoba Arts Council Special Opportunities Grant
2008 Manitoba Arts Council Visual Arts B Grant
2008 University Gold Medal for Highest Standing Fine Arts Thesis
2008 University Gold Medal for Highest Standing School of Art
2008 Jewish Foundation of Manitoba Special Projects Grant
2008 Millennium Foundation Special Projects Grant
2008 Winnipeg Arts Council Individual Artist Grant
2007 University of Manitoba Department of Icelandic Scholarship to travel to Iceland
2006 Canada Millennium Foundation In-Course Award (annually for 2 years)
2006 University of Manitoba Student Union Merit Award
2006 Jewish Foundation of Manitoba Scholarship (annually for 3 years)