Gardiner Museum — Community Arts Space Impact and Engagement Assistant
APR 2019 - AUG 2019
Perform outreach between local community groups and arts organizations on behalf of CAS projects
Interface with leads on documenting and organizing community events
OCAD University Office of Diversity, Equity, and Sustainability, Toronto, ON — Sustainability Monitor
SEP 2017 - DEC 2018
Assist in events that involve educating students about the office and its duties as well as encouraging sustainability.
Clerical duties and data entry revolving around sustainability initiatives.
OCAD University OnSite Gallery — Archival Assistant
MAY 2017 - AUG 2017
Catalogue and perform data entry on gallery archive collection
Handle and prepare artwork for storage
Mount artwork for display in gallery setting
OCAD University, Toronto, ON — Material Art and Design (BFA)
SEP 2015 - APR 2019
Majoring in Textiles. Final year thesis on queer identity expression through role-playing games and costume design. Winner of the Friends of Fibre award. GradEx rep for Textiles and Catalogue committee member.
OCAD University, Toronto, ON — Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Design, and New Media (MA)
SEP 2019 - APR 2021
Pursuing Major Research Paper and Thesis creative project in game design. Researching queer identity in role-playing games and queer modes of play.
Exhibited cooperative alternative controller game Patch Me Up at the Dames Making Games booth. Ran/performed Looming Large as part of the Jouez booths. Looming Large was a large scale collaborative tapestry weaving and workshop.
Exhibiting as smolghost the installation of Like Camping as a Featured Artist as part of Nuit Rose.
Doors Open Toronto / Contact Festival - Exhibition at Dames Making Games, Toronto, ON
MAY - JUN 2019
Exhibiting cooperative alternative controller game Patch Me Up alongside collaborators Jillian Wakarchuk and Jesse Gazic.
GradEx #104, Toronto, ON
Exhibited display of BFA thesis work, Read a Person/Read a S(t)itch as part of graduate exhibition hosted at OCADu.
Fully Automated Luxury Gender Oasis at Dublin Fringe Festival, Dublin, IRE
Exhibited Like Camping digital game as part of the Fully Automated Luxury Gender Oasis happening concurrently with the Dublin Fringe Festival.
MakerFestival, Toronto, ON
Exhibited Like Camping game installation as part of the spectacles at MakerFestival.
Different Games, Toronto, ON
Exhibited Like Camping game installation as part of the immersive games arcade at Different Games Conference.
QGCON, Los Angeles, CA
Exhibited Like Camping game installation and Not Crazy digital game as arcade selections on display at the conference.
Different Games, Brooklynn, NY
Exhibited video game Not Crazy as part of the Affective Play Arcade at Different Games Conference.
Dames Making Games
Member in good standing, volunteer, a past member of the Outreach Committee.
Different Games Conference
2017 Conference Organization Team Member.
York University, Toronto, ON
FEB 2015 - OCT 2017
Twine Game Design Workshop Facilitator
Creator of supplementary online content for Multi-Modal Learning course.
2019 - Recipient of Friends of Fibre Award for Thesis Work
2016 - Selected Surface Design in Design competition for The Link Community Centre
2015 - Recipient of Platform A Micro-grant for development of Not Crazy game
Teddy Pozo - Radical Softcore Games: Haptic Game Controllers, Conductive Textiles, and Femme Hacking Histories in Queer Game Design (Society for Cinema and Media Studies [SCMS] International Conference) (March 2018)