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Education

2020 Master of Fine Arts, University of British Columbia Okanagan campus (UBCO), Kelowna, BC

2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2015 Fine Art Diploma with Distinction, MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB

Solo Exhibitions

2022 This is Water, Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC

2021 This is a Love Story, The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, Kelowna, BC

2020 Away We Go, FINA Gallery, MFA Thesis Exhibition, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

2020 Constructing the Intangible, Science World, Vancouver, BC

2018 Constructed Landscape, Enbridge Centre, Edmonton, AB

2017 Fake Empire, ADGSA Alumni Artist Residency, The Lodge, Edmonton, AB

2016 Waking State, exhibition within The Works Art and Design Festival, Edmonton, AB

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 The Relativity of Time and Space with Diane Feught, Lake Country Art Gallery, Lake Country, BC

2022 Liars & Lovers, Lake Country Art Gallery, Lake Country, BC

2018 La Galerie de Madame Lumiere, Flying Canoe Festival, Edmonton, AB

2017 Between Us,  Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduate Show, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2017 Mind Body Context, Scott Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2017 Small Works Show, Project Room, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2017 Invitations, The Raft, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2016 Bridging Encounters, Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB

2016 Third State, Student printmaking exhibition, Rutherford Library, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2016 Emerging Artists unleashed, The Alberta Society of Artists, Walterdale Playhouse, Edmonton, AB

2016 Emerging Artists Unleashed, The Alberta Society of Artists, Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

2015 Nextfest 2015 exhibitor, Edmonton, AB (Curator: Steven Teeuwsen)

2015 A Proper Stew, Fine Art Graduation Show, MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB

2015 Paths of New York, MacEwan University Centre for Arts and Communications, Edmonton, AB

2015 Portraiture, Gray Gallery, MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB

2015 Lapin en plastique, Flying Canoe Festival, Edmonton, AB

Curatorial

2019 Self-Organization, FINA Gallery, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

2017 Community, eHUB, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2017 A Conversation, eHUB, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Residencies

2022 La Napoule Art Foundation Canadian Artist Residency, La Napoule, France

2022 Studio 111, The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, The Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna, BC

2017 Art and Design Graduate Student Association (ADGSA) Artist Residency, Edmonton, AB

Professional Community Service Work

2015 Hopes and Fears, in process art installation, Amplify, St. Albert Youth Festival, St. Albert, AB

2014 Amplify, tape art installation, Amplify, St. Albert Youth Festival, St. Albert, AB

Work Experience

September 2022 – December 2022 Sessional Lecturer Painting I, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), Kelowna, BC

April 2020 – June 2020 Research Assistant for Lecturer Katherine Pickering, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

September 2019 – June 2020 Research/ Studio/ Artist Assistant for Associate Professor Samuel Roy-Bois, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

September 2019 – April 2020 Teaching Assistant, Creative and Critical Art Theory, CCS 150 and CCS 250, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

September 2018 – April 2019 Teaching Assistant, Creative and Critical Art Theory, CCS 150 and CCS 250, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

Selected Publications, Articles & Catalogues

2022 McKenny, Maggie “This is Water” Vernon Public Art Gallery exhibition essay

2022 Covin, Carin “The Relativity of Time and Space” The Lake Country Art Gallery exhibition essay

2021 Dick, Terrence, edited by. Hit List. “Lindsay Kirker, Artist – Okanagan” Akimbo.ca

2020   Carpenter, Craig “MFA student vividly illustrates how following our true nature leads to unexpected success” University of British Columbia Okanagan, ourstories.ok.ubc.ca 

2020   Barryman, Romila “Meet the Artist: Lindsay Kirker” Scienceworld.ca

2017 Lindsay Kirker’s “Fake Empire” and Kyle Terrence’s “Embedding’s.” Curious Arts.ca, Becky Thera

2016 Emerging Artists Unleashed, The Alberta Society of Artists, Don, Catalog, Edmonton, AB

2015 A place further from me, Student Research Week, Catalog, MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB

2015 MacEwan University News, “Been there, done that.”  MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB

2015 MacEwan University News, “How do you paint a feeling?”  MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB

2014 EDMfall, iResearch, Student Research Week catalog, painting, MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB

Honors/ Awards

2020 University of BC Okanagan Graduate Award, University of British Columbia Okanagan campus (UBCO), Kelowna, BC

2019 Audain Travel Award, The Audain Foundation, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

2019 SSHRC Scholarship, Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Master’s Award, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

2019 University Graduate Fellowship, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

2019 Go Global Group Study Programs Award, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

2018 Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

2018 FCCS Graduate Student Research/Creation Fund, UBCO, Kelowna, BC

2017 The Elizabeth Ann Burgess Award in Contemporary Arts, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2016 Florence Andison Friedman Award, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2015 Undergraduate Student Research Initiative (USRI) Project Grant, SURF scholarship, MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB

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