Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION OVERVIEW

University of Victoria, Master of Fine Arts

University of Calgary, Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Studio Concentration

 

COLLECTIONS

Nickle Galleries, Calgary, AB

The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 June 5 – 21, a line has time in it, Xchanges Gallery, Victoria, BC

2019 November 8 – 24, Peripheral Doors, arc.hive artist run centre, Victoria, BC

2019 August 11 – September 8, Points of Resonance, fifty fifty arts collective, Victoria, BC

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

2019 November 29 – December 1, Small Works, Ministry of Casual Living Artist Run Centre, Victoria, BC

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 , Gallery Hall Nickle Gallery, 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 Jury Member for the City of Victoria’s Storefronts Exhibition Program

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

2018 BC Arts Council Early Career Development Grant

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

2017 Jessie Allan Forsyth Scholarship

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

2017 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship/Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Award

2017 Kwi Am Choi Exhibition Scholarship, Port Moody Arts Center

2016 Robert S. & Muriel A. Raguin Graduate Scholarship

2016 University of Victoria Graduate Award

2016 Banff Centre Medical Conference Commission

2016 University of Calgary Faculty of Art Silver Medallion in Art

2016 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 St. Mary's University College Bursary for Women

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018 September – Present, Faculty Member, Vancouver Island School of Art

2020 January  Present, Marketing Assistant, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

2019 November – December, Breath Choir Participant, Canada Council Project led by Tina Pearson, FLUX Media Gallery

2018 November  2019 December, Curatorial Assistant (Project), Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

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

2018 January 27, Conference Speaker, Ethics, Activism, and Visual Media, Art History Graduate Conference, University of Victoria

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

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

2017 September – December, Sessional Instructor, University of Victoria 

2016 September – 2018 April, Teaching Assistant, University of Victoria 

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

2016 May – August, Researcher, Program for Undergraduate Research Experience, University of Calgary

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

2015 September – November, Curatorial Assistant, Japan/Canada Connected, Department of Art University of Calgary

2015 March 2 – 6, Curatorial Assistant, Charles Heine Retrospective, Department of Art University of Calgary

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

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2020 April 4, Teaching Art Online Summit, Art Biz Success

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SELECT PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS

2020 March, "Wild Ceramics from the AGGV’s Collection," Art Gallery of Greater Victoria emagazine

   - https://emagazine.aggv.ca/wild-ceramics-from-the-aggvs-collection/

2019 November, "In the Present Moment: Buddhism, Contemporary Art, & Social Practice," Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies 

   - https://cjbuddhist.wordpress.com/2019/11/27/blog-buddhism-contemporary-art-social-practice-research-convening-report/

2019 September, "Art as Spiritual Practice: Q&A with Dylan Thomas," Art Gallery of Greater Victoria emagazine

   - https://emagazine.aggv.ca/art-as-a-spiritual-practice-qa-with-dylan-thomas/

2019 November, "Imagining Fusang: Exploring Chinese and Indigenous Encounters," Transcription, Yishu Journal

   - https://yishu-online.com/browse-articles/?1017

2019 June, "A Glimpse into the life and work of Paul Horriuchi," Art Gallery of Greater Victoria emagazine 

   - https://emagazine.aggv.ca/a-glimpse-into-the-life-and-work-of-paul-horiuchi/

2019 March, "Learning the Ropes: Early Career Development at the AGGV," Art Gallery of Greater Victoria e-magazine

   - 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 Curator, Calgary

2015 October 25 – 28, Annual Printmaking Fundraiser, Department of Art University of Calgary

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

2015 April 15, University of Calgary Market Strong, Arts and Culture Initiative, Calgary

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

2014 Calgary Youth Chorus Fundraiser, A Light in the Dark Concert and Exhibition, Calgary

2014 Humanities 101 Art Fundraiser, St. Mary’s University College, Calgary

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

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