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EDUCATION

 

2021   BED, (Faculty of Education) University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB

 

2017   MFA, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec

 

2010   BFA (Interdisciplinary), NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

 

1999   Digital Animation Diploma, NSCC, Truro, NS

 

AWARDS / GRANTS / RESIDENCIES

2021   Canada Council Grant (Explore and Create) 

2021   Tom Acheson Prize in Art Education (UNB) 

2020/21 Tanya V. M. Barret Memorial Scholarship (UNB)

     

2020/21 Verna MacDonald Scholarship (UNB)

 

2019  White Rabbit Arts Residency, Upper Economy Nova Scotia, (Aug 9th- 17th)

2018  Nancy Petry Award

 

2016  Tom Hopkins Graduate Award in Painting

 

2014   Faculty of Fine Arts Fellowship, Concordia University

 

2013   Nova Scotia Creation Grant

 

2013   15th RBC Painting Competition: Finalist
 

2011   13th RBC Painting Competition: Finalist.

 

2010    BMO 1st Art! Competition winner for Nova Scotia

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022   FOFA (Concordia), Regretté de Tous, (Sept 12th - Oct 21st, Montreal, Quebec

 

2019   Art Mur (Berlin), Island of the Dead, (April 25th – June 15th), Berlin, Germany


2018   Art Mur, Anything, Anytime, Anyplace, For No Reason at All (Jan13th to Feb 24th), Montreal, QC, Canada

 

2017   Warren G Flowers Art Gallery, Anything, Anytime, Anyplace, For No Reason at All (MFA thesis show), Montreal, QC, Canada

2015   PDA Projects Gallery, Science Factions, Ottawa ON, Canada

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021    Art Mur, Terra Nova: Regard sur le présent et le futur, Montreal QC, Canada

2019    Art Mur, Landscapes in Peril, duo show with Holly King, Montreal QC, Canada  

2018   Musée des beaux-arts de Montreal, Vendu-Sold (benefit auction for Les Éditions Esse)

           Art Mur, Grâce au Dessin, Curated by Jason McKechnie, Montreal QC, Canada 

           Art Toronto: Art Mur Booth, Toronto ON, Canada

2017   FOFA Gallery, Faculty of Fine Arts Annual Graduating Students Exhibition, Montreal QC, Canada

2016   PDA Projects, Opening Night - Chapter 2 New Location,Ottawa, ON, Canada
           Art Mur, Peinture Fraîche, Montreal QC, Quebec 

           L’École Des Beaux-Arts, Maureen (MFA Concordia group show), Montreal QC, Quebec

           Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Capture 2014: Nova Scotian Realism, Yarmouth NS, Canada

 

2015   Acadia University Art Gallery, Capture 2014: Nova Scotian Realism, Wolfville  NS, Canada

           Art Hamptons, Studio 21 Fine Art booth, Bridgehampton NY, US

2014   Dalhousie Art Gallery, Capture 2014: Nova Scotian Realism, Halifax NS, Canada

           StFX Art Gallery, Capture 2014: Nova Scotian Realism, Antigonish NS, Canada

           University of Cape Breton Art Gallery, Capture 2014: Nova Scotian Realism, Sydney, NS

           Studio 21, Small is Beautiful, Halifax NS, Canada

           Art Toronto, Studio 21 booth, Toronto ON, Canada

 

2013   National Gallery of Canada, 15th RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Ottawa ON, Canada

           NSCAD Port Loggia Gallery, Roar, Halifax, Canada

           Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival, Experimental Showcase, Halifax NS, Canada

 

2011   Art Gallery of Alberta, RBC Painting Competition, Edmonton AB, Canada

           Art Gallery of Hamilton, RBC Painting Competition, Hamilton ON, Canada

           The Power Plant, RBC Painting Competition, Toronto ON, Canada

           Radiophonic Creation Day, Simultaneous global radio broadcast.

 

2010   Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, BMO 1st Art! Exhibition, Toronto ON, Canada

           Port Loggia, NSCAD Graduation Exhibition, Halifax NS, Canada

           SEEDS Gallery, The Dandelion Show, Halifax NS, Canada

 

2009   NSCAD Port Loggia Gallery, Audio Explorations, Halifax NS, Canada

           NSCAD Port Loggia Gallery, Audio Dome, Halifax NS, Canada

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2022    Instructor, PNTG 1500/2000 Introductory Painting, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

 

2021    Teaching Practicum (UNB), Nackawic Senior High School (8 weeks, March - May),  NB

 

2020    Teaching Practicum (UNB), Nackawic Senior High School (8 weeks, October –    December), NB

            Artist Presentation, Fina 2101 Drawing 1, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB

 

2019    Gallery Attendant, Art Mur Berlin (Feb – June 15th), Berlin, Germany

 

2018    Instructor, PNTG 2000-1 Introductory Painting, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS 

 

2017   Tutorial Instructor, FFAR 250 Keywords:Reading the Arts Across the Disciplines, Concordia University, Montreal, QC  

           Portfolio Reviewer, Summer Portfolio Workshop, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

2016   Instructor, PNTNG 200, Concordia University, Montreal, QC
           Tutorial Instructor, FFAR 250 Keywords:Reading the Arts Across the Disciplines, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

           Teaching Assistant, PNTNG 200 (Susan Scott), Concordia University, Montreal, QC
 

2015   Teaching Assistant, PNTNG 400 (David Elliot), Concordia University, Montreal,QC

2014   Teaching Assistant, Drawing 400-450 (Holy King), Concordia University, Montreal,QC

           Instructor, Life Drawing 2110, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS
           Instructor, Life Drawing 300, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS
           Instructor, Life Drawing LDW, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS
           Instructor, Vector Animation Production 2110, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, Fashion Illustration, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

 

2013   Instructor, Foundation of Art and Design, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, Life Drawing 2110, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, Life Drawing 300, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, Life Drawing LDW, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, Vector Animation Production 2110, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Lab Instructor, Introduction to Classical Animation 3211, CAT, Halifax, NS

 

2012   Instructor, Life Drawing 100, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, Life Drawing 300, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, Foundation of Art and Design, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, Vector Graphics Animation, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, Fashion Illustration, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Lab Instructor, Introduction to Classical Animation, CAT, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, HRM Kids Sketch & Draw, LeBrun Centre, Bedford, NS

 

2011   Dartmouth Experimental Music Group Performance, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax NS

           Instructor, Foundation of Art and Design, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, Vector Graphics Animation, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, Fashion Illustration, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Lab Instructor, Introduction to Classical Animation, CAT, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, HRM Kids Sketch & Draw, LeBrun Centre, Bedford, NS

2010   DEMG (Nocturne Performance) Alderney Landing Theatre, Dartmouth, NS

           Instructor, Foundation of Art and Design, Centre for Arts and Technology, Halifax, NS

           Instructor, HRM Kids Sketch & Draw, LeBrun Centre, Bedford, NS

           Instructor, HRM Adult Sketch & Draw, LeBrun Centre, Bedford, NS

 

2000- 2007 Animator and Animation Supervisor at Collideascope Animation Studios, Halifax NS

2000   Animator and concept artist at Virtual Media Production studios, Sydney NS

 

1999   Filmmaker, AFCOOP's 25th anniversary trailer

           Filmmaker, Save My Burning Baby, 1999 Atlantic Film Festival

 

1998   Technical Coordinator's assistant (work term), Atlantic Filmmaker's Cooperative, Halifax, NS

 

PUBLICATIONS / REVIEWS

2020    Watch Your Head, Jan 31st 2020, Jennifer Dorner, An anthology of creative works 

            devoted to the climate crisis,

2018   Vertiges, Francine Paul, Revue Le Sabbord, no 112.      

           Adam Gunn at Art Mur, Tammer El-Sheikh, Akimbo - Akimblog

           Art Mur invitation catalogue, vol13, numero3, texte de Suzanne Viot p.8, Messages in a Bottle, text by

           Cameron Skene p.10

2016   Peinture Fraiche et Nouvelle Construction invitation catalogue, Art Mur

2016   Open Doors 2016: Concordia Studio Arts MFA Program, Department of Studio Arts

2015   Open Doors 2015: Concordia Studio Arts MFA Program, Department of Studio Arts

 

2014   Capture 2014: Nova Scotian Realism catalogue, Dalhousie Art Gallery

          2014 Art Toronto Catalogue

           Realism Up For Grabs, Elissa Barnard, Chronicle Herald

           Studio Visit Adam Gunn Painter, Interview by Rachel MacFarlane, Studio Beat

 

2013   2013 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Catalogue, RBC

 

2011   Gunning for First, Stephanie Johns, Art Attack, The Coast, Jul 21

           2011 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Catalogue, RBC

         

2010   NSCAD Grad Turns Playthings into Paintings, Heather Gillis, Unews, Dec 3

           BMO 1st Art! Competition Catalogue, Bank of Montreal

           A Darker Toy Story Wins Artist Award, Jon Tattrie, Metro News, Halifax, Tuesday September 7

           Graduation Catalogue, NSCAD University     

 

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