b. 1981, Ontario Canada
lives and works in London, UK

PhD Fine Art, [Running as Drawing] Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, UAL, London, UK

MFA  Sculpture, Fine Art, Slade School of Art, UCL, London, UK

BA (Hons) Sculpture I Photography , Art & Art History, University of Toronto and Sheridan College, Canada




Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, live performance with Mañana Incierto, Thurs, 10 Nov 6pm 2022

Group Exhibition, Art Seen Cyprus, and Live Performances, '(Un)knowing Landscape' Thurs 24th Nov  2022

RUN VERTICAL (Running up the Side of a Building): Live Performance (awarded Arts Council England funding)

Performance Research Journal, issue 27.8 'On Blood' 


Performing Rock (and sculpture collaboration with Liane Lang) Wirksworth Art Festival 

'Now Nancy' - SohoRadio - episode: Physicality

Out of Site / Performance Lecture 


2022 Beyond Beck Road, London UK 

2022  Levels of Life: Photography, Imaging and the Vertical Perspective. LCC Gallery, London. 

2022 Out of Site public performances / FLOW 2022- curated by Beau Coleman, (streamed) Chicago 

2022  Filet Gallery: Mañana Incierto, London UK 

2022  We were never human : The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD) NYC 

2022 tunglið, tunglið taktu mig - SÍM Group Show /  Exhibition Hall, Iceland

2022 MASS CC  (Crucible) - Thame-Side Studio Main Gallery UK 

2021 Hundred Years Gallery, Live Performance, UK

2021 C4RD (Centre for Recent Drawing) Residency (with co-authors) UK

2021 Gryder Gallery, Summer Group Exhibition, New Orleans

2021 Here and There, online live performance,  Philadelphia US

2021 Woolff Gallery, UNLOCKED, London UK. 

2019 An Arm's Reach, (solo exhibition) Mac I Gryder Gallery, New Orleans, US

2018 EMPIRE II, Oaxaco Museum of Contemporary Art, Mexico

2018 Jerwood Drawing Prize (Finalist) Touring Exhibitions, UK

2018 Hampstead London AAF (represented by Woolff Gallery)

2017 EMPIRE II, 57th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

2017 Monochrome, Woolff Gallery, London

2017 EMPIRE II, curated by Vanya Balogh, Castello (during the 57th Venice Biennale) Venice, Italy

2017 Circle Drawing: Live Performance @ International Rural Expo, Huron County, Canada

2016 Tickner McLusky Bell & Young Gallery 46, 'topophobophilia', Whitechapel, London

2016 Metal at Southend-on-sea, Sight (Unsighted), Southend-on-Sea, UK

2016 House of Illustration, Drawn Together, drawing performance, Kings Cross, London

2015 Notes on a Table, Drawn Conversations, exhibition, Conventry University

2014 Del Mar Para Ti, poca GALLERY, Spain

2014 Deptford X, London Contemporary Arts Festival, London

2014 Seeafar, Folkestone Fringe Festival, Folkestone, UK

2014 The Waste Land Trilogy (group exhibition, initiated by Lisa Peachey) The Mayflower, Rotherhithe, London

2013 Draw to Perform, Line Dialogues IV, Performance Space, Hackney, London

2012 Again and Again and Again: Serial Formats and Repetitive Actions, Vancouver Art Gallery (curated by Daina Augaitis)

2012 Restraint, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, UAL, London

2011 VAM, Belmont Art Collection, Vancouver, Canada

2011 Tensao, Antigo Tribunal da Boa-Hora, Lisbon, Portugal

2011 Running as Drawing, Lethaby Gallery, UAL, London

2011 Skype vs Night Sky, Papay Gyro Nights International Contemporary Art Festival, Orkney Scotland

2010 Non-Negotiable, Byam Shaw School of Art Exhibition Space, London

2010 Arc: I Draw for You, The Centre for Drawing UAL, London

2009 Drawn Together, The Centre for Drawing UAL, London

2008 Circles, Window Gallery, Charing Cross Rd, London

2008 Wrapped and Encased, Independents Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool

2008 Through the Darkly Glass, (Group exhibition, at Kenny Schatcher's ROVE Gallery, Hoxton Square, London

2008 SEE-ME (Lee Campbell Projects: BATS Open Studios (Bow Arts Trust, London, UK)

2007 Phase Space, (Group exhibition, initiated by Lisa Peachey and Ellie Smith) Brunswick Gallery, London

2007 Fwd: Cult – Forward Culture, Nolias Gallery, Liverpool Road, London


Conferences / Lectures and Residencies

2022 Out of Site / FLOW   Performance Art Symposium; Performative Lecture / Chicago US

2022 1-Month Residency, SÍM, Iceland 

2022 Drawing Room, London UK: Research Talk, Performance Drawing (with co-authors)

2022 Artist Talk / Talking Heads - Winchester School of Art,  Mar 2022

2021 Artist Talk  / Performance Drawing - London Metropolitan University 


2021 Guest MFA in Studio Art, external examiner/crit. Guelph University, Canada. 

2021 Remote Visiting Artist: Post Baccalaureate in Studio Lecture Series and crits at Brandeis University

2020 Artist Lecture: Bath University, hosted by Robert Luzar

2020 Artist Talk: MFA in Studio Art, hosted by Sandra Rechico, Guelph University, Canada.

2019 Artist Talk: Art & Art History,  Program Lunchtime series at Sheridan College / UTM, Canada. 

2019 Approaching Estate: Furtherfield Gallery, London

2018 Sport­ / Spectacle: Performing, Labouring, Circulating Bodies...  Kings College, London

2017 Drawing Matters: Symposium; paper presentation, York St John University, U.K

2016 The Future of the Document: documenting performance (co-presented) City, University of London

2016 RUN! RUN! RUN! Biennale 2016; film screening host and co-curator of the 3-part event (London, Leeds, Cardiff)

2015 In this Neck of the Woods, (initiated by Susan Trangmar and Steven Ball) Central Saint Martins, UAL, London

2014 Dialogues on Performance III: Draw to Perform, Central Saint Martins, UAL, London

2014 Performing site, Falmouth University, UK

2012 Sensingsite, performance and talk, initiated by Susan Trangmar, Duncan White and Steven Ball, Parasol Unit, London, 

2012 DRAWING OUT 2012: The Drawn Out Network, The Center for Drawing, UAL, London

2012 Fields of Vision – Conference at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

2011 DRN/UNIDCOM, Drawing and Design Conference, Lisbon, Portugal

2011 Artist-in-Residence (with PDC), Arc I Draw for You, The Centre for Drawing, Wimbledon UAL, London


2021 Artist as Athlete, TRACEY, Drawing Matters Publication, York St John University, Vol.15 issue 1 
2020 Performance Drawing: New Practices since 1945 [co-author, Bloomsbury Visual Arts Publication].
2020 Black Book: Drawing and Sketching [Scientific Journal]. Vol 1 Issue 1 : RUN VERITCAL
2020 Endurance Running as Gesture [...]' by Andrew Filmer in Contemporary Theatre Review, Vol3 issue 1, ISSN: 1048-6801.
2019 An Arm's Reach, Artist Book, publication. Printed by Book Works UK. ISBN 978-1-78972-638-1.
2017 Body, Space & Technology Journal Vol16 SIGHT (UN)SPECIFIC (co-author with L.Campbell and A. Lee).
2014 PhD Thesis title, ‘A Line is a Brea(d)thless Length: Introducing the physical act of running as a form of drawing’.
(Director of Studies: Anne Tallentire, Supervisors: Joanna Greenhill, Jordan Baseman.)
2013 Zeichnen als Erkenntnis (Cognition through Drawing), written by Agnieszka Karasch, Kopaed Publishing (Germany), Munich Art Academy symposium, October.
2012 On Duration, (co-written with J. Grisewood) Performance Research, vol.17/No.5, October, pp64-65, ISSN 1352-8165, Routledge, Oxford.
2011 The Sense of Drawing, (co-written with J. Grisewood) conference paper & UNIDCOM/IADE, International Publication, Lisbon.
2009 Studio International, January Issue. 2010 Drawn Together, co-written (M. Foá, J. Grisewood, B. Hosea, C.McCall).
2010 Tracey: Contemporary Drawing Research’, online journal, September Issue.

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