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Curriculum Vitae 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

Formal Education

 

2014 

Doctor of Philosophy, Interdisciplinary Humanities, 2014-2019 (in progress)

Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario

Supervisor: Dr. Leah Bradshaw

Committee: Derek Knight, Dr. Sue Spearey

 

2010

Master of Fine Arts, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta​

Supervisor: Dr. Linda Carreiro

Committee: Paul Woodrow, Dr. Rebecca Sullivan

 

2008

Bachelor of Arts, Visual Art (Honours), Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario

                                          

 

Academic Distinctions and Awards

 

2018-2019      

1. Dean of Graduate Studies Excellence Fellowship ($5,000), Brock University.

 

2018               

1. SSHRC's Storytellers Top 25 Finalist ($3,000), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

 

2015-2018

  1. Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship: (105,000), Social Sciences and Humanities             Research Council (SSHRC)

         

2015      

  1. Graduate Assistantship, Brock University

 

2014     

  1. Graduate Fellowship ($13,500), Brock University

  2. Graduate Assistantship, Brock University

 

2013     

  1. TUFF 2013 winner, Special Jury Prize, Coping Mechanism, 7th annual Toronto

  2. Urban Film Festival (TUFF), curated by Bruce McDonald, Toronto, Canada

  3. Recipient of The Artfunkl Experimenta 01 Residency Prize, Manchester, UK, (artist in residence) 

 

2012     

  1. Recipient of The Italian Cultural Association MoCA, in collaboration with Arte Laguna Art Prize(artist in residence) 

 

2010     

  1. Group Project Grant, Department of Art, University of Calgary

  2. Group Project Grant, Dean Kevin McQuillan, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calgary

  3. GSA Group Project Grant, Graduate Student Association

  4. Alberta Advanced Education and Technology Graduate Student Scholarship (Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship), Office of the Minister

  5. Visiting Artist GANT, University of Calgary

  6. Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarship, University of Calgary

  7. Graduate Assistantship: Teaching, University of Calgary

 

2009     

  1. Visiting Artist GANT, University of Calgary

  2. Open Scholarship, University of Calgary

 

2008     

  1. Graduate Student Support Fund, University of Calgary 

  2. GANT, University of Calgary

  3. Jurors Prize, juried group exhibition, Rodman Hall National Exhibition Centre, St. Catharines, Canada

 

Academic Positions Held

 

Part-time and contract appointments:

 

2020        

1. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 3P42 Methods and Principles of Curating

(3rd year course).


2019               

1. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 3Q91 Research Seminar in Visual Art (3rd year course).

2. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 3P41 Approaches to Curatorial Practice (3rd year course).

3. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 1P20 Photography for Non-Majors (2nd year course).

4. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 1P94 Figure Drawing (1st year course).

 

2018               

1. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 1P93 Introduction to Drawing (1st year course).

2. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 3Q91 Research Seminar in Visual Art (3rd year course).

 

2015      

  1. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 3Q91 Research Seminar in Visual Art (3rd year course).

  2. Instructor, Ridley College: Media Arts (section 1).

  3. Instructor, Ridley College: Media Studies (section 2).

  4. Instructor, Ridley College: Film Studies (section 1).

  5. Instructor, Ridley College: Film Studies (section 2).

 

2014

1. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 1P97 Introduction to Digital Imaging (2nd

year course).

2. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 2P97 Digital Video Art (2nd year course).

3. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 1P97 Studio Now: Introduction to Contemporary Practice (1st year course).

2013     

  1. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 1P97 Introduction to Digital Imaging (2nd

  2. year course).

  3. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 2P97 Digital Video Art (2nd year course).

  4. Instructor, Brock University: VISA 1P97 Studio Now: Introduction to Contemporary Practice (1st year course).

 

2012               

  1. Fibre Workshop Instructor, Haute école des Arts du Rhin, Mulhouse, France(multi-year course)

 

 

Teaching Assistantships

 

2019

1. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to The History of Western Art (Summer, 1st year course).
2. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to Visual Culture (Spring, 1st year course).
 

2018

1. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to The History of Western Art (Summer, 1st year course).
2. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to The History of Western Art (Second appointment, Summer, 1st year course).
3. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to Visual Culture (Spring, 1st year course).
4. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to Visual Culture (Second appointment, Spring, 1st year course).

 

2017               

1. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to The History of Western Art (Fall, 1st year course).

2. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to The History of Western Art (Summer, 1st year course).

3. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to Visual Culture (Spring, 1st year course).

4. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to Visual Culture (Winter, 1st year course).

 

2016               

1. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to The History of Western Art (Fall, 1st year course).

2. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to Visual Culture (Summer, 1st year course).

3. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Introduction to The History of Western Art (Spring, 1st year course).

 

2015

  1. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Readings in Contemporary Art I: 1970-2000 (3rd year course)

  2. Teaching Assistant, Brock University: Theorizing Citizenship (1st year course)

 

2010

  1. Teaching Assistant, University of Calgary: Advanced Level Anatomical

  2. Drawing, course instructor: Linda Carreiro (3rd year course)

  3. Teaching Assistant, University of Calgary: Advanced Level Painting, course instructor: Linda Carreiro (3rd year course)

 

2009

  1. Teaching Assistant, University of Calgary: Foundations Level Painting, course instructor: Peter Deacon (1st year course)

 

Other teaching positions

 

2018               

1. Instructor, Rodman Hall Art Centre: Adults Water-Mixable Oil Painting

Program.

 

2015

  1. Instructor, Rodman Hall Art Centre: Adults Water-Mixable Oil painting Program

 

Research positions

2019    

1. Research Assistant for the Brock University Art Collection Committee, who oversee the university art collection. 
     Project: the development of acquisition and deaccessioning policies. 
     Role: compiled research on analogous public and university policies and drafted policies relevant       to the mandate of the Brock University Art Collection Committee. 
     Project Supervisor: Donna Szoke, Chair & Associate Professor of Visual Art
 

Scholarly Activities

 

Publications:

 

Chapters in books

1. Couse, Candace. “Sick: Negotiation Body Trauma in Visual Art Practice.” Testimony and Trauma: Engaging Common Ground. C. Santos, A. Spahr, and T. Crowe Morey, Brill Publishing House, 28 March 2019. 215–234. Print.

2. Couse, Candace and Emily Evans. "Candace Couse." Anatomy Rocks: Flesh and Bones in Contemporary Art. Edited by Rodolphe Lachat. Paris, France: Cernunnos, 2016. 74-77. Print.

 

Books including critiques about Candace Couse’s artistic production using images

 

  1. Lorenzon, V. (Compiler), Arte Laguna Art Prize 11.12, Venice: Are Laguna Press, 2012. Print.        

 

Catalogue essays written about Candace Couse’s artistic production including images

 

  1. Tam, T 2014, CUTMR 11: Alternative Design exhibition catalogue, 23 January-27 April 2014, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto.

  2. Hogg, K. 2006, 2006 Juried Art Exhibition exhibition catalogue, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford.

 

Catalogue essays written by Candace Couse

 

  1. Couse, C. 2014, Trace: Brock University Honour Exhibition exhibition catalog, 22 March -27 April 2014, Rodman Hall National Exhibition Centre, St. Catharines.

 

Journal articles and features written about works by Candace Couse including images

 

  1. Couse, Candace. "Candace Couse." Ed. Emily Dustman. E-Squared Magazine Oct. 2016: 105-08. Print.

  2. Swinkels, Dorothé. “Candace Couse: Hand Over Foot.” Dutch International Textile Magazine Textiel Plus, Issue 232, August 2015.

  3. Rutigliano, Alessio. "Candace Couse: Coping Mechanism." (major interview feature) 2014 Biennial Edition VIDEOFOCUS, Special Issue, Stigmart 10 Art Review Oct. 2014: 70-77.

  4. Raviv, Yael. “Blood, Guts, and Yarn: Knitting and Embroidery by Candace Couse” Web Blog Post JUXTAPOZ, Juxtapoz Art and Culture Magazine. Issue 113, Web. June 2013.

 

Selected reviews of exhibitions in newspapers/web

 

  1. Majtenyi, Cathy. “Two Brock students named finalists in national research video contest” The Brock News. April 20th, 2018.

  2. Gazzola, Bart. “Marilyn I. Walker School of Performing Arts Opens with Shifting Practices” The Sound St. Catharines, October 8th, 2015.

  3. Barutowicz Aldona. “The Kingston Prize 2013 in Downtown Calgary” Web Blog Post Downtown Calgary, Get Down. 29 October 2013 Web. Dec 2013.

  4. Otto, Chantelle J. “TUFF Winners & Party at The Drake” Web Blog Post The Roaming Life. 18 September 2013 Web. December 2013

  5. Fox, Zoe N. “TUFF 2013 AWARD WINNERS” Web Blog Post Art in Transit. 18 September 2013 Web. December 2013.

  6. Shetty, Seine. “TUFF Celebrates the Best of Subway Films” Web Blog Post Playback, Playback Online. 16 September 2013 Web. December 2013.

  7. Mateos, Alejandra. “Embroidery Candace Couse” Web Blog Post, Fantástico Cotidiano. September 2013 Web. December 2013.

  8. Gutierrez, Jené. “Candace Couse Threads and Knits the Human Form” Web Blog Post Beautiful Decay, 17 June 2013 Web. June 2013.

  9. Author Unknown. “Candace Couse” Web Blog Post The Dr. Oz Show. 29 May 2013 Web. June 2013.

  10. Aslan, Ben. “Candace Couse: Embroidered Anatomy” Web Blog Post The City Loves You, Urban. 20 May 2013 Web. June 2013.

  11. Hamilton, Lea. “Candace Couse’s Personal Geographies” Web Blog Post Art and Science Journal. 15 May 2013 Web. June 2013.

  12. Hanson, Joseph. “Anatomical Embroidery” Web Blog Post Currents in Biology, It’s Okay to be Smart. 13 May 2013 Web. June 2013.

  13. Jobson, Christopher. “Candace Couse” Web Blog Post Colossal, This is Colossal. 3 May 2013 Web. June 2013.

  14. Ruiz, Vanessa. “Candace Couse – Waste” Web Blog Post Street Anatomy. 1 May 2013 Web. June 2013.

  15. “Waste: Embroidery on Fabric” Web Blog Post The Collective 57. 13 April 2013 Web. June 2013.         

  16. Forbes, Jamie E. “Arte Laguna Prize” Web Blog Post Fine Art Magazine, SunStormArts Pub. Co Inc. 2 September 2012 Web. June 2013.

  17. “Candace Couse: Watch Sick” Web Blog Post The National Film Board of Canada, Hothouse. 3 June 2011 Web. June 2011.

  18. "Sick" — Candace Couse." Web log post. Book of Joe. N.p., 22 Nov. 2011. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://www.bookofjoe.com/2011/11/sickmalade-candace-couse.html>.

  19. "NFB Hothouse 7 Animation: Wrap Screening." Web log post. Drink and Draw Montreal, 2 June 2011. Web. 1 Oct. 2011.

  20. "Confluence: University of Calgary MFA Graduating Exhibition 2010." Review. Web Blog Post. Calgary Culture. Calgary Culture, 1 Aug. 2010. Web. 14 Nov. 2010.

  21. Wegg, James. “Earth Works: Candace Couse” Web Blog Post The James Wegg Review. 12 September 2009 Web. October 2009.

 

Papers Presented at Conferences and Learned Societies

 

Refereed papers

 

2018               

1. Couse, C. Death and the Body: Representation and Reproduction in Visual and Written Narratives.      Paper presented at De/Composing Death: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Dalhousie University

Halifax, Canada, Canada (August). 

2. Couse, C. SSHRC Storytellers Finalist: Picturing Illness. Presented at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Storytellers Showcase. St. Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada (May).

3. Couse, C. Now, Not Now, Now, and Now: Visual Art’s Performativity in Our Encounters and Re-Encounters. Paper presented at Reimagine, Renew, Remake, Revivify: University of Alberta Graduate Students of English Collective, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (May). 

4. Couse, C. Closing the Distance: Reparative Acts, Objects and Viewing in Dominic Quagliozzi’s ‘Sick’ Art. Paper presented at Intersections | Cross-sections 2018 (Re)Claiming Space, York University, Toronto, Canada (April).

 

2015               

1. Couse, C. (2015, Oct.) Sick Negotiating Body Trauma Through Visual Art Practice. Paper presented at Consuming Intimacies: Bodies, Labour, Care, and Social Justice, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada.

2. Couse, C. (2015, July) Sick Negotiating Body Trauma Through Visual Art Practice. Paper presented at The Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement Project: 2nd Global Meeting Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom.

                       

Invited lectures and talks

 

2019               

1. Couse, C. Mirror Space. Art Archives and Affinities V, hosted by the Social Justice Research Institute, Brock University, St. Catharines Ontario, Canada.

 

2018               

1. Couse, C. Speaking of Ideas: How to talk to anybody about your complicated research. Interview by Tom Howell and Nicola Luksic. CBC Radio, Ideas: Ideas from the Trenches. Congress, 2018, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

 

2015               

  1. Couse, C. Artist Talk, Visa Gallery, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada

 

2012               

  1. Couse, C. The Historical Context of Fibre Art, Haute école des Arts du Rhin, Mulhouse, France

 

2010               

  1. Couse, C. Artist Talk, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Calgary, Canada


2008               

  1. Couse, C. Artist Talk and Panel Discussion, Rodman Hall Arts Centre, St. Catharines, Canada

 

Departmental Service

 

2018

1. Couse, C. Talk/info session for ensuring success in the SSHRC Storytellers program. Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers Challenge, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada (October).

 

2015               

  1. Couse, C. (2015, January) Artist Talk/The Historical Context of Fibre Art, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada

 

2014               

  1. Couse, C. The Next Step, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada

  2. Couse, C. The Practicing Artist, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada

 

Community Involvement     

 

2015               

  1. Couse, C. (2015 May) Artist Talk, Laura Secord Secondary School, St. Catharines, Canada

 

 

Residencies

 

2013               

  1. Artfunkl Residency, Manchester, UK, January-February

 

2012               

  1. Iaab Residency, Basel, Switzerland, August-December

 

 

Other Creative and Scholarly Activities

 

2019               

1. Art Archives and Affinities V, Mirror Space, hosted by the Social Justice Research Institute, Brock University, St. Catharines Ontario, Feb. 26th.​

2018               

1. On Her Shoulders, Home Reno, Jelly Arts, Reading, UK, May 7th – 13th.

 

2016               

1. Generations: 50 Years of Art at the University and Beyond, Waste, The Nickle Galleries, Calgary, AB, September 29th – December 17th.

 

 

2015               

  1. 60 Second International Film Festival (60 SIFF), Coping Mechanism, Open Space, Anamnagar, Kathmandu, Nepal June 16th

  2. Exhibition Hall, From Likeness to Fiction: The Portrait Inside Out, A collaborative project curated by Janet Werner, Department of Creative and Festival Arts, The University of The West Indies St. Augustine, Trinidad W.I. May 24th - June 6th

  3. 60 Second International Film Festival (60 SIFF), Coping Mechanism, Karachi, Pakistan, May 16th

  4. Rodman Hall Art Centre, From Likeness to Fiction: The Portrait Inside Out, A collaborative project curated by Janet Werner, St. Catharines, ON, April 1st – 26th

 

2014               

  1. Access Code Film Festival, Coping Mechanism, Wilson Garden, Bangalore, India

  2. Tangent Gallery, Corpus Illuminata IV: An Anatomic Interpretation, Detroit, August 8th

  3. Gladstone Hotel, Hard Twist, Toronto, Canada, Jan. 23rd – April 27th

 

2013               

  1. BLANKSPACE, Coping Mechanism, Video Jam programme at the Title Art Prize, 2013 award ceremony, Manchester, UK

  2. 7th annual Toronto Film Festival (TUFF), Coping Mechanism, curated by Bruce McDonald, various locations, Toronto, Canada. * TUFF 2013 winner, Special Jury Prize

  3. Firehall Theatre, Kingston Portrait Prize, Gananoque, Canada Oct. 4th – 20th

  4. Art Gallery of Calgary, Kingston Portrait Prize, Calgary, Canada Nov. 2nd – Dec. 21st

  5. Artfunkl, Open Studio, Residency, Manchester, UK, February 4th

 

2012               

  1. Oslo Galleries, The Basement, Group Show, Iaab AIR exhibition, Basel, Switzerland

  2. Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) Sick/Malade, Selection, Vancouver, Canada

  3. Ottawa International Animation Festival, Sick/Malade, Showcase Selection, Ottawa, Canada

  4. In the Soil, Sick/Malade, Niagara Arts Festival, St. Catharines, Canada

  5. Romeno di Cultura e Ricerca Umanistica, Landlocked, Arte Laguna Prize Finalists Exhibition, Curated by Igor Zanti, Istituto, Venice, Italy

 

2011               

  1. Theater 1, National Film Board of Canada, Sick/Malade, Montreal, Canada


2010               

  1. Gallery Lambton, Now. Not now. Now. And now, Contemporary Video Art Screening Series. Sarnia, Canada

  2. Nickle Arts Museum, Confluence, MFA group exhibition, Calgary, Canada

  3. Little Gallery, Envoi, University of Calgary, Canada

  4. Little Gallery, Post Min, juried group exhibition. University of Calgary, Canada

 

2009               

  1. Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF), Earth Works, Urban Ideas, Curated by Pablo de Ocampo, various locations, Toronto, Canada            

  2. Little Gallery, Ego Space, Cosgrove + Couse, University of Calgary, Canada

  3. Little Gallery, Lost, Couse + Satchtel, University of Calgary, Canada

 

2008               

  1. Little Gallery, First Year MFA Exhibition, group exhibition, University of Calgary, Canada

  2. Queen Street Gallery, Detritus, group exhibition, Niagara Falls, Canada

  3. Rodman Hall National Exhibition Centre, Beds That Dream of Bodies, group exhibition. Catharines, Canada

  4. S.O.S. Theater, Complications of a Sublunary World, Couse + Therrien, St. Catharines, Canada

 

2007               

  1. Rodman Hall National Exhibition Centre, Life Takes Visa, juried group exhibition, St. Catharines, Canada

  2. Judith & Norman ALIX Art Gallery, Earthworks, Sarnia, Canada

 

2006               

  1. Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, 2006 Juried Art Exhibition, juried group exhibition, Brantford, Canada

  2. Rodman Hall National Exhibition Centre, Brock University Juried Show, juried group exhibition, St. Catharines, Canada 

 

2005               

  1. Art Gallery of Peel, 2005 Juried Art Exhibition, juried group exhibition, Grimsby, Canada

  2. Rodman Hall National Exhibition Centre, Brock University Student Juried Show, juried group exhibition, St. Catharines, Canada

 

 

Administrative/Committee/Jury Experience

 

2019               

1. Jury Member, Mural Project for the International Centre Mural, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada

2. Board Executive, President, Niagara Artist Centre, St. Catharines, Canada.

3. Board of Directors, Programming Committee, Niagara Artist Centre, St. Catharines, Canada.

4. Recommender Committee Member, Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant, Niagara Artist Centre, St. Catharines, Canada.

 

2018               

1. Board Executive, Vice President, Niagara Artist Centre, St. Catharines, Canada.

2. Board of Directors, Chair of Programming Committee, Niagara Artist Centre, St. Catharines, Canada.

3. Recommender Committee Member, Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant, Niagara Artist Centre, St. Catharines, Canada.

 

2017               

1. Board of Directors, Programming Committee, Niagara Artist Centre, St. Catharines, Canada.

2. Recommender Committee Member, Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant, Niagara Artist Centre, St. Catharines, Canada.

 

2014               

  1. Jury Member, 2014 Brock University Student Juried Show, juried group exhibition, Niagara Artist’s Centre (NAC), St. Catharines, Canada

 

2013               

  1. Committee Member, Malcolm Allen/Cindy Forster Community Art Gallery Advisory

 

2012               

  1. Program Coordinator, Artistscape, London, Canada

 

2011               

  1. Director, Sick, National Film Board of Canada            

  2. Writer, Sick, National Film Board of Canada

 

2009-2010      

  1. Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series Coordinator, University of Calgary, Canada
     

 

Membership in Academic or Professional Societies

 

2019-present        

1. Research Centre in Interdisciplinary Arts and Creative Culture, Brock University.    

 

2014-present        

  1. Graduate Student Associate status in the Humanities Research Institute (HRI)      

 

2010-present             

  1. Writers Guild of Canada

  2. Directors Guild of Canada

 

 

Commissions

 

2018   

1. Prosperity and Community, Parade float commissioned by Meridian Credit Union, Niagara, Canada.

 

2014   

  1. Connections, Commissioned by The Priceless Art Auction, Niagara, Canada

 

2013

  1. Waste, Commissioned by Fresenius Medical Care Elk Grove Home Dialysis, IL. USA