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Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION OVERVIEW

University of Victoria, Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Victoria, BC​

University of Calgary, Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) with Studio Concentration/Honors, Calgary, AB

 

COLLECTIONS

Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary, AB

The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 January 2 – February 10, From Caspar to James: An Etched Presence, Arts Centre at Cedar Hill, Victoria, BC

2018 March 7  11, Coming into the nearness of distance, Audain Gallery, University of Victoria, BC

2017 April 6  May 4, From Caspar to James: An Etched Presence, Port Moody Arts Center, BC

2016 December 9 – 2017 January 31, Horizon, Hub Gallery, Canmore artsPlace, AB

2016 July 18  July 30, Is the Sublime Still Now?, Little Gallery, Department of Art University of Calgary, AB

2015 November 1 – 15, Inner Landscapes, The Sculpture Gallery, University of Calgary, AB

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 November 17 – December 15, Topology, Ou Gallery, Duncan, BC

2018 June 25 – 30, MFA Connect, Ex Libris Gallery, Newcastle, UK

2018 May 3 – 31, In the Blink of an Eye, Port Moody Arts Center, BC

2018 May 4 – 28, in toto, 821 Fort Street, Victoria, BC

2018 May 13 – 19, MFA Connect, Audain Gallery, University of Victoria, BC

2018 April 28 – May 5, Subject to Change, Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria, BC

2018 March 9 – 31, Under | Where?, Ou Gallery, Duncan, BC

2017 November 6 – 10, MFA Connect, Audain Gallery, University of Victoria, BC

2017 October 10 – 20, MFA Connect, FINA Gallery, University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus, BC

2017 September 5 – 8, Works by Charlesworth, DiMaio, and McInnis, Audain Gallery, University of Victoria, BC

2017 June 8 – August 18, Speaking Notes, Nickle Galleries, Calgary, AB

2017 March 5 – 11, Black Holes, Audain Gallery, University of Victoria, BC

2016 April 15 –  May 13, Be·ing /’bēiNG/, Nickle Galleries, Calgary, AB

2016 April 7 –  April 23, PUSH, Contemporary Calgary (C2), Calgary, AB

2016 April 6 DLA Piper; Art and Martini Reception, Winter Garden at Jamieson Place, Calgary, AB

2015 November 30 – December 4, Foundation, 621 Gallery, Department of Art University of Calgary, AB

2015 November 30 – December 3, Post-Miniature Fundraiser and Winter Celebration, Little Gallery Department of

         Art University of Calgary & Gallery Hall Nickle Galleries (Live Auction), Calgary, AB

2015 March 1 – May 31, Sacred Art, Sacred Arts Wellness Center, Camrose, AB

2015 April 5 – 11, The First Chapter, Little Gallery, Department of Art University of Calgary, AB

2015 March 25 – April 11, PUSH, Contemporary Calgary (C2), Calgary, AB

2015 February 11, Courtyard Collective, McEwan Student Center University of Calgary, AB

2015 February 2 – 6, Post-Miniature Show and Auction, Little Gallery, Department of Art University of Calgary, AB

2014 October, Senior Printmakers, Little Gallery, Department of Art University of Calgary, AB

2014 April 5, A Light in the Dark Show and Auction, St. Stephen's Anglican Church Calgary, AB

2014 February, Post-Miniature Show and Auction, Department of Art University of Calgary, AB 

2014 April, PUSH, Contemporary Calgary (C2), Calgary AB

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2019 Top 10 finalist for Spark Box Studio's Emerging Artist Residency Award, Picton, ON

2018 BC Arts Council Early Career Development Grant

2018 Offered an Artist in Residence Fellowship, Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, University of Victoria (forgone)

2017 Jessie Allan Forsyth Scholarship

2017 Audrey St. Denys & M. E. Johnson Scholarship

2017 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship/ SSHRC Award

2017 Kwi Am Choi Exhibition Scholarship, Port Moody Arts Center

2016 Robert S. & Muriel A. Raguin Graduate Scholarship, University of Victoria

2016 University of Victoria Graduate Award

2016 Banff Centre Medical Conference Commission

2016 University of Calgary Faculty of Art Silver Medallion in Art

2016 The PURE Award (Program for Undergraduate Research Experience), University of Calgary

2016 RISE Emerging Artist Program, Canmore artsPlace

2015 Kathleen and Russell Lane Canadian Art Award

2015 Jordie and Robert Jordan Bursary

2015 Santo Mignosa Printmaking Award

2015 Louise Mickinny Scholarship

2014 Louise Mickinny Scholarship

2014 Isabel Stadelbauer Scholarship for Fine Arts and Education

2013 Sadie M. Nelson Bursary in Art

2013 Jason Lang Scholarship

2011 Bishop Paul O’Byrne Bursary for Women

2011 St. Mary's University College Bursary

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019 Jan 14 – April 12, Sessional Instructor, Intaglio Printmaking: Drypoint, at Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria BC

2019 Jan 14 – April 12, Sessional Instructor, Painting: The Unseen, at Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria BC

2018 November  2019 October, Curatorial Assistant (project), Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

2018, September, Video publication in Simon Fraser University’s "Comparative Media Arts Journal," Issue IV: Slowness

2018 September – December, Sessional Instructor, Intaglio Printmaking: Drypoint, Vancouver Island School of Art

2018 September – December, Sessional Instructor, Drawing: Exploration of Materials, Vancouver Island School of Art

2018 May, Teaching Pro D Certificate, Learning and Teaching Support Innovation, University of Victoria, BC

2018 March 29, Artist Talk, Art 151: An Introduction to Contemporary Visual Art, University of Victoria

2018 January – April, Teaching Assistant, Art 141: Introduction to Contemporary Art Photography, University of Victoria

2018 January, TA Conference Certificate, Learning and Teaching Support Innovation, University of Victoria, BC

2018 January 27, Artist Talk, Visual Impetus: For Your Viewing Pleasure? Ethics, Activism, and Visual Media, Art

    History and Visual Studies Graduate Conference, University of Victoria

2017 December 6th, Mental Health Literacy Training, Graduate Student Society, University of Victoria, BC

2017 September – 2018 April, Visual Arts Graduate Student Society Representative, University of Victoria

2017 September – December, Sessional Instructor, Art 201: Drawing, University of Victoria

2017 September, TA Conference Certificate, Learning and Teaching Center, University of Victoria, BC

2017 August – 2018 July, MFA Connect Curator, University of Victoria, BC

2017 August, Lets Talk about Teaching (LTAT) Conference, University of Victoria, BC

2017 May, Teaching Pro D Certificate, Learning and Teaching Center, University of Victoria, BC

2017 March 30, Artist Talk, Art 151: An Introduction to Contemporary Visual Art, University of Victoria

2017 January – April, Teaching Assistant, Art 151: An Introduction to Contemporary Visual Art, University of Victoria

2017 January, TA Conference Certificate, Learning and Teaching Center, University of Victoria, BC

2016 September – December, Teaching Assistant, Art 401/ Art 353/ Visiting Artist Program, University of Victoria  

2016 September, TA Conference Certificate, Learning and Teaching Center, University of Victoria, BC

2015 October 25 – 28, Annual Print Sale in 621 Gallery, Department of Art University of Calgary, AB

2015 September – 2016 August, BFA Graduation Committee Co-Treasurer and Vice President, University of Calgary

2015 September – November, Project volunteer for Japan/Canada Connected, in Little Gallery & 621 Gallery (exhibition ran

    November 23 – 27), Department of Art University of Calgary, AB

2015 March 2 – 6, Curatorial Assistance in the retrospective exhibition of Charles Heine, Little Gallery, Department of

    Art University of Calgary, AB

2015 January – May, Annual Faculty and Senior Student Fine Art Printmaking Portfolio

PUBLICATIONS MENTIONING THE ARTIST

2019 March, "Learning the Ropes: Early Career Development at the AGGV," AGGV e-magazine, March Issue

   - https://emagazine.aggv.ca/learning-the-ropes-early-career-development-at-the-aggv/

2018 September, "Marina DiMaio: Inner Landscapes V," Simon Fraser University CMA Journal, Issue Four: Slowness.

   - http://www.sfu.ca/cmajournal/issues/issue-four--slowness/marina-dimaio.html

2018 June 18, “MFA Connect: Ex Libris Gallery,” Inspired By Great Exhibition of the North Events.

   - https://getnorth2018.com/inspired-by/mfa-connect/

2018 April 30, “Artists' memories for PMAC 20,” Tri-City News, by Janis Cleugh.

   - http://www.tricitynews.com/entertainment/artists-memories-for-pmac-20-1.23285619

2017 September 20, “Connor Charlesworth, Marina DiMaio, Leah McInnis at the Audian gallery Uvic,” ExhibitVic YouTube.

    - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYgEDLGJiHo

2017 November 3, “Visual Arts MFAs Connect across institutions,” University of Victoria Fine Arts Blog, by John Threlfall.

    - https://finearts.uvic.ca/research/blog/2017/11/03/visual-arts-mfas-connect-across-institutions/

2017 April 6, "To See the World," a curatorial essay by Christine Sowiak.

    - https://www.marinadimaioart.com/curatorial-review

2016 August 24, "PURE Award Winners 2016: Marina DiMaio, Visual Studies Major Explores the Sublime," Q&A series                        with Jennifer Robitaille, published in the U of C's Faculty of Arts Newsroom.

    - https://arts.ucalgary.ca/news/pure-award-winners-2016-marina-dimaio

2016 April 28, "Dan Hudson at Nickle Galleries," Review by Sarah Todd, published in Akimblog Art Reviews.

    - https://medium.com/akimblog-art-reviews/dan-hudson-at-nickle-galleries-845a7b61675b#.s005j1hhj

2016 April 30, "DLA Piper Gathering Supports Student Artists," Review by Bill Brooks, published in the Calgary Herald .

    - http://calgaryherald.com/entertainment/local-arts/dla-piper-supports-calgary-student-artists-with-annual-art-martini-reception

COMMUNITY ARTS

2016 April 2 – August 12, Renova Luxury Homes Community Arts Exhibition, Calgary, AB

2015 August 28 – September 30, The Gentry Espresso Bar Community Arts Exhibition, Cochrane, AB​

2015 April 15, University of Calgary Market Strong, Calgary, Ab

2014 Calgary Youth Chorus Commission, A Light in the Dark Concert and Exhibition, St. Stephen's, Calgary, AB

2014 Humanities 101 Fundraiser (painting), St. Mary’s University College, Calgary, AB

2013 – 2017, Cenera and The Emerging Canadian Artist Profiling Initiative, Calgary, AB