email@example.com | +1 (438) 929-8069 | vickievainionpaa.comRepresented by Robert Fontaine Gallery, Miami, FL.
2015 University of Waterloo, BA (Hons) Studio Specialization - Graduated with Dean’s Honours
2017 Louis Muhlstock Endowment – The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
2016 1st Place in Emerging Artists Exhibition – Ontario Society of Artists
2016 Untapped Emerging Artist Award – The Artist Project
2015 BMO 1st! Art Student Invitational Competition Nomination
2015 Liz Edwards Memorial Award – University of Waterloo
2015 Named ‘Most dedicated to her practice’ – UW Society of Fine Artists
2012 Excellence Award in Fine Arts – University of Waterloo
2018 Untitled, A Summer Exhibition – Robert Fontaine Gallery, Miami, FL.
2017 Festival Chromatic – Studio L’éloi, Montréal, QC.
2017 Pause, A Break – Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB.
2017 Spectacular Celebrations – Papermill Gallery, Scarborough, ON. Juried by Ann MacDonald (Doris McCarthy Gallery)
2017 VAM 39th Annual Juried Exhibition – AGM, Mississauga, ON. Jurors: Michael Vickers, Sally McKay, Todd Tremeer
2016 Emerging Juried Exhibition – Ontario Society of Artists, Etobicoke, ON. Curators: Paria Shahverdi & Clare Ross. Jurors: Eileen Menzel, Peter Large, Gunilla Josephson
2016 The Artist Project – UNTAPPED Section, Better Living Centre, Toronto, ON.
2016 OPEN16 – Front Art Space, New York, NY. Curator: Dionisio Cortes Ortega
2015 Fresh Paint, New Construction (11th edition) – Art Mûr, Montreal, QC. Curators: Rhéal Olivier Lanthier & François St-Jaques
2015 ARTCOP21 – Bridge Centre for Architecture, Cambridge, ON. Curator: Nicole Langlois
2015 YES! – UWAG, Waterloo, ON. Curator: Ivan Jurakic
2015 PEEK – The Artery, University of Waterloo, ON. Curator: Zana Kozomora and Réka Szepesvari
2014 It Starts Here – Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON. Curator: Valeria Rigler
2014 Tri-city StopGap (Pop-up exhibition) – Warehouse, Waterloo, ON
2017 Independent Residency – The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
2016 Artist Residency – Ragdale Foundation, IL, USA
2017 Art Gems Emerging Artist Section, Toronto, ON
2015 Co-Founder of Unit 31B Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario
Artist-run centre focused on supporting and showcasing emerging artists and youth
2015 Studio Assistant to Bruce Taylor - Ceramics, University of Waterloo
2014 Studio Assistant to Lindsay Montgomery – Clay Studies, University of Waterloo
Publications and Web Documents
2017 Booooooom Editor’s Pick ➔
2017 BIG ART BOOK, Published by Scarborough Arts, January 2017
2015 Peinture Fraîche et Nouvelle Construction (Catalogue) Published by Art Mûr, July 18, 2015
2015 YES! Exhibition (Catalogue) Published by the University of Waterloo Art Gallery
2014 Melissa Johns, “Tri-City stopgap: By artists, for artists,” Imprint, October 30, 2014, P16
University of Waterloo – Centre for Mental Health Research