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Jennifer Cook

172 Concord Street, South.


Ottawa, Ont. k1s 0z6
jencook_@hotmail.com
(613) 421-2253

Education:
April 2008. Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours Degree, Magna Cum Laude. University
of Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

November 2007. Photo Emulsion Silk Screen Workshop, Spins and Needles.
Ottawa, Ontario.

January 2007–May 2007. University Exchange. Universidad de San Francisco de


Quito. Quito, Ecuador.

September 2006-December 2006. University Exchange. University of Victoria.


Victoria, British Columbia.

January 2004-April 2004. Ottawa School of Art. Ottawa, Ontario.

February 2004. Ontario College of Art and Design. Portfolio and Encaustic Painting
Workshop. Toronto, Ontario.

Group Exhibitions and Collaborations:


December 2008. Paint the Town Green in collaboration with Ecology Ottawa.
Ottawa, Ontario.

June 2008. Re-claimed. Glebe Art In The Park. Central Park. Ottawa, Ontario.

April 2008. Exhibit A. Graduating Visual Arts Students of the University of


Ottawa. Visual Arts Building. University of Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

April 2008. Please Be Seated –Chair transformations. University Centre, University


of Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

January 2008. Earth Art. Green Week. University Centre, University of Ottawa.
Ottawa, Ontario.

December 2007. Sculpture and Transformation. Gallery 115. University of Ottawa.


Ottawa, Ontario.

November 2007. Silent Art Auction for the Graduating Visual Arts Students at the
University of Ottawa. Mercury Lounge, Ottawa, Ontario.

November 2007. Don’t Feed the Stereotype. International House. University of


Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

April 2006-Present. Co-founder of Bitch Craft arts collaborative.

August 2007-November 2007. Bitch Craft. Queen Street Commons: The Working
Centre. Kitchener, Ontario.
October 2005 and 2007. Arts Walk. University of Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

September 2007. UGLY Art. 4th Year studio Exhibition, Gallery 115. University of
Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

April 2007. Tejido. Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Quito, Ecuador.

June 2006. Bitch Craft. Glebe Art In The Park. Central Park. Ottawa, Ontario.

March 2005. Women in Art. Along with Oxfam ‘Control Arms Campaign.’ Café
Nostalgica, University of Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

February 2005. 1st Year Black and White Photography Exhibition. Gallery 115.
University of Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

Juried Shows:

June 2009 Curator of Art Outreach Exhibition. Ottawa School of Art. Ottawa,
Ontario.

April 2009 Gallery 101 in collaboration with Helen Pitt Gallery. Ottawa, Ontario.

February 2009 Nuit Blanche Art Souterrain Montreal's Underground City, Gallery
SAS. Montreal, Quebec.

Council For the Arts in Ottawa 19th Annual CAO Sweetheart Lunch for the Arts, The
National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, Ontario, February 2008.

October 2007. Jacqueline Fry Scholarship Exhibition, Gallery 115. University of


Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

October 2006. Visual Arts Students Association Exhibition, University of Victoria.


Visual Arts Department Gallery.

February 2005. Visual Arts Student Association Exhibition. University Center.


University of Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

Community Art Projects:


November 2007 and 2008 ATSA État D’Urgence
(http://www.atsa.qc.ca/pages/accueil.asp) Montréal, Québec

June 2008 to August 2008 Art for Everyone: Art Outreach Program. The Millennium
Foundation and Ottawa School of Art. Ottawa, Ontario.

January 2008 –March 2008 Photo Voice Project: Community Mediation and Youth
Gambling. YMCA. Ottawa, Ontario. www.ottawaphotovoice.wordpress.com.

Grants and Funding:


April 2008 –March 2009. Youth Entrepreneurship Program –for Re-claimed a
company that creates environmentally respectful products and services www.re-
claimed.blogspot.com

March 2008. Community Project Grant. The Millennium Foundation.


Awards and Bursaries:
April 2008 Suzanne Rivard-Le Moyne Award. University of Ottawa.

September 2006 –August 2008. Laureate Recipient -The Canadian Millennium


Foundation Award for Excellency.

October 2007. Arts Walk 4th place prize -University of Ottawa.

April 2004. Ted Marshall Memorial Scholarship -Ottawa School of Art.

Relative Professional Experience:


September 2008- Present. Art Outreach Teacher. Ottawa School of Art. Ottawa,
Ontario.

January 2008. Organizer of Earth Art Exhibition, University of Ottawa. Ottawa,


Ontario.

School Year 2008. Graduating Visual Art’s Student’s Association, Co-Secretary and
Facilitator. University of Ottawa. Ottawa Ontario.

November 2007. Organizer of Silent Art’s Auction for the Graduating Visual Arts
Students at the University of Ottawa. The Mercury Lounge, 56 Marché ByWard,
Ottawa Ontario.

Articles and Publications


December 2008. The MindFul Word. “The Artisrtry of Recycling –A new generation
of environmentally conscious
artists express themselves though green art”
http://www.themindfulword.org/content/view/80/1/
http://digg.com/arts_culture/The_artistry_of_recycling_a_look_at_green_art

December 18th 2008. CBC Radio Ottawa Interview “All In A Day” –Hosted by Adrian
Harewood.

April 2008 “Between Materials and Ideas: Exhibit A,” Jonathan Shaughnessy.
University of Ottawa Graduating Visual Arts Student Exhibition Categlogue.

January 28th 2008 La Rotonde, page 13. “Le Campus Passe au Vert –Un
Compostage Propre ”

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