EducationConferences and Panels
Recent Exhibitions Media and Reviews
Curatorial Work Community Work
Grants and Residencies


  • 2017-2018 Diploma program in Curatorial Studies, Carleton University.
  • 2016 Enrolled in PhD program in Cultural Mediations (Visual Culture), Carleton University (continuing).
  • 2015 MA Cultural Studies, Queen’s University. Research-Creation project.
    • Thesis: Curating Resistance, Resisting Curation: The possibilities and limitations of objects in institutions
  • 2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), Queen’s University.

Recent Exhibitions

Solo Shows

  • 2016: Myth Marks, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, Quebec.
  • 2015: Myth Marks, Union Gallery (Project Room), Kingston, Ontario.
  • 2010: Prayers & Meditations, Ajax Public Library, Ajax, Ontario.
  • 2009: Convergence/Divergence, Union Gallery, Kingston, Ontario.
    • Harem Girls and Belly Dancers, The Artel, Kingston, Ontario.
  • 2008 Kuffiyeh Kinderlach, Ban Righ Women’s Centre, Kingston, Ontario.

Select Group Shows

  • 2020
    • To Be Continued: Troubling the Queer Archive, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario.
    • Diasporic Futurism, Root Division, San Francisco, California.
    • See/Hear/Move, City Hall, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • 2019
    • Encyclopedias, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, Ontario.
    • we only liberate ourselves by binding our liberations to those of one another, SAW Video, Ottawa, Ontario.
    • La voix des archives, LA CENTRALE Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, Quebec.
    • Public Syntax (with the Video in the Public Sphere working group), Critical Distance, Toronto, Ontario.
  • 2018
    •  Unpacking the Living Room, MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • 2017
    • Undocumented, Chinatown Remixed, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • 2016
    • Canadian Belonging(s), Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario.
    • Dissonant Integrations, Z Art Space, Montreal, Quebec.
  • 2014
    • People’s Social Forum, Ottawa, Ontario.Lab Cab Festival, Toronto, Ontario.
    • Hair Lines, Chipped Off Performance Festival, Kingston, Ontario.
    • Chinatown Remixed, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • 2013
    • Create This Revolution, Gallery 101, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • 2012 
    • No Two Alike, The Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre, Kingston, Ontario.
    • Figureworks III, St. Brigid’s Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario.
    • VDay 2012, The Bronson Centre, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • 2011
    • Big Smalls IV, Cube Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario.
    • 101 Frames: Gluttony, G101, Ottawa, Ontario.
    • The New Art Festival, Glebe Park, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 2010
    • Figureworks, Rothwell Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario.
    • One More Time With Feeling, Ontario Hall, Kingston, Ontario.
    • BFA Select, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario.
  • 2008
    • Harem Girls and Bellydancers, The Artel, Kingston, Ontario.
  • 2007
    • Women’s Centre Art Show, Queen’s University, Ottawa, Ontario.
    • Video Works, Project Room (Union Gallery) Kingston, Ontario

Curatorial Experience

  • 2019 Home/Making, Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • 2015 UTOPIAS performance art festival
    • Co-Curator/ Collective Member, Turbines Curatorial Collective, Kingston.

Grants and Residencies

  • 2020 Social Sciences and Research Council Doctoral Award
  • 2018 Reesa Greenburg Curatorial Studies Award, Carleton University.
  • 2017 Emerging Artist Grant, Ottawa Arts Council.
    • Canadian Journal of Communications Student Paper Prize.
  • 2016 Impressions Residency Award, Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, Quebec.
    • Imam Tawfiq Memorial Scholarship.
  • 2012 Spark Box Studio Residency Award, Picton, Ontario.
  • 2009 Atelier of Alexandria Residency, Alexandria, Egypt.

Conferences and Panels

  • 2020 Screening: “a graph, a lovely tree“, Knot Project Space, Ottawa.
  • 2017 Guest Lecture: “Special Topics in Arab Canadian Studies” class in University of Ottawa , Ontario.
    • Facilitator/Panel participant: Hyper/in/visibility: A Dialogue on Women of Colour in the Arts, Studio 66, Ottawa.
    • Presenter: Universities Art Association of Canada conference, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff.
    • Presenter: Rethinking Canada 150: Networks and Nodes in Asian Canadian Visual Culture, Ottawa.
    • Presenter: Imagined Realities, Communication Graduate Caucus, Carleton University.
    • Presenter: Off The Record, Institute For Comparative Studies in Literature, Art, and Culture, Carleton University.
  • Presenter: 2016 Universities Art Association of Canada conference 2016, UQAM, Montreal.
    • Presenter: Vitriol: Art and its Discontents, Art History Graduate Student Association, Concordia University.
    • Presenter: Ethnocultural Art Histories Research, Art History Department, Concordia University.
    • Presenter: Play/Rewind, Communication Graduate Caucus, Carleton University.
  • Panel participant: 2015 Visual Bites in Context: Research-in-Conversation, Union Gallery, Kingston.
    • Presenter: Undisciplined, Department of Cultural Studies, Queen’s University.

Media/ Reviews

  • 2016 “Terence Dick: Canadian Belonging(s) at the Art Gallery of Missisauga” (Review).
  • 2015 “Myth Marks makes move to decolonize museums ”, Queen’s Journal, Sept 25 (Review).
  • 2010 Interview, Lighthouse Wire Magazine, Volume 8.
    • Self Portrait as Thoth, The Undergraduate Review Volume 22.
  • 2009 “Reclaiming the Body Through Painting”, Queen’s Journal (Interview).
    • Queen’s Gazette, (Image and Article, on Macintosh-Corry Mural).
    • On Sex and Text: Women and the Koran. “The Body as a Site of Discrimination: Exploring and Resisting Body-Based Oppressions”.
  • 2008 The Queen’s Journal (Review, On Sex and Text: Women and the Koran).
    • On Sex and Text: Women and the Koran (Image), Queen’s Feminist Review.
  • 2007 On Sex and Text: Self-Portrait (Image) Lighthouse Wire.

Community Work

  • 2020: VP External CUPE 4600, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario.
    • Bargaining team member, CUPE 4600, Carleton University, Ontario.
  • 2019 Peer Assessment Committee, Film and Video Category, City of Ottawa, Ontario.
  • 2017 Advisory Board Member, Carleton University Art Gallery. 
  • 2016 How does science inspire you? Mural project, Canada Museum of Science & Technology, Ottawa.
  • 2015 Vice President Community Relations, PSAC 901, Kingston.
  • 2014 Event Coordination, Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Kingston.
    • Event Coordination, Academic as Advocate seminar, Queen’s University.
  • 2013 Teaching Assistanceship, Studio Fundamentals, Queen’s University.
    • Teaching Assistanceship, Art in Society 210, Queen’s University.
    • Board Member, Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre, Kingston.
    • Communications Committee Chair, Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre,
  • 2012 Volunteer, G101, Ottawa.
    • Organizer, Food Not Bombs, Ottawa.
    • Volunteer, Indigenous People’s Solidarity Movement Ottawa.
    • Volunteer, Pink Triangle Services, Ottawa.
    • Event Coordination, Full Moon Art Party, Ottawa.
  • 2010 Selection Committee, Union Gallery, Kingston.
  • 2009 Gallery Assistant (Internship) The Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre, Kingston.
    • Art Director, ArtReach, Kingston.
  • 2008 Sole Proprietor, Chariot Murals, Kingston.
    • Art Director/Instructor, ArtReach, Kingston.