SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014        String Theory, Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON (December 2014)
2012        Turvy, Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON
2011         Like/Unlike, and other circular decisions, Loop Gallery, Toronto.
2010        Spot On, Women’s Art Resource Centre, WARC Gallery, Toronto.
2009        Been & Gone, Board of Directors, Toronto, ON
2007        way to go, Fly Gallery, Toronto, ON
2006        any place is better than here. Eastern Front Gallery, Toronto, ON
2005        Gradually off in all directions. Eastern Front Gallery, Toronto, ON 2002        Re-Collection. In association with Phantom Limb, a Theatre Gargantua touring production. London, Liverpool, Manchester, Wolferhampton, Swansea and Leicester, U.K., and Toro   
2000        After Before. Site-specific installation. Junction Arts Festival, Toronto.


SELECTED COLLABORATIVE AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016      Transmission Art Festival; Athens – Karlsrhue, Athens Biennale, Athens Greece.
2016      Vous êtes iciMaison des arts et de la culture de Bromont, QC 
2013        Ignition 9, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, QC
2013        Labarithe, Art Souterrain, Montreal, QC
2012        Spectrum/Spectro, Museo Textil de Oaxaca, Mexico
2012        14, La Galerie d'art Stewart Hall, Point Claire, QC
2012        Sortie, Former École des beaux-arts, Montreal, QC
2011        Plotting A City, York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto.
2010        Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, ON
2009        Here or There?, List Gallery, Toronto, ON
2009        Cluster, Launch Projects, Toronto, ON
2008        UpArt, Annual Contemporary Art Fair, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto.
2008        Queen West Art Crawl, Trinity Bellwoods Park, ON
2008        Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, ON
2008        Latcham Gallery Annual Ontario Juried Exhibition, Stouffville, ON
2007        Art in the Halls, 401 Richmond Street, Toronto, ON
2007        Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, ON   
2007        You Are Here, the emotional geography of place. Eastern Front Gallery, Toronto, O
2006        Art to Ease Crappy Conversation. Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON
2006        Textile/Art – And Now For Something Completely Different, Toronto,
2006        Square Foot, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, ON
2006        Works Around Paper, (co-curator) Eastern Front Gallery, Toronto, ON
2006        The McCleave Gallery Suitcase Tour 2006, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, Australia. University of Bishop's Art Gallery, Lennoxville, 'This Neck of the Woods', Rotterdam, Netherlands, and throughout Ireland and Scotland.
2006        The Sound of Art, Eastern Front Gallery, Toronto, ON
2005        Sublimation, Hangman Gallery, Toronto, ON
2003        Paysages Urbains, Ici ou Ailleurs, Francoise Gasser et Sandra Smirle. Galerie de la Tour, Paris, France.
2002        Les Peintres de Montorgueil, Les Cerises, Paris, France.
2001        Les Artistes de Montorgueil, Les Cerises, Paris, France.
1999        The Hourglass Project, Site-specific with Jen Gillespie. Junction Arts Festival, Toronto, ON
1998        Women Beyond Borders, A cross-cultural project connecting women at the onset of the 21st century. Toronto; Havana, Cuba; Oaxaca, Mexico; Tokyo, Japan; Dublin, Ireland;Sydney, Australia; Saigon, Vietnam.

ACADEMIC HISTORY
2015  MFA Studio Arts, Concordia University, Canada
1990  BFA Design Art, Concordia University, Canada
1987 Humber College of Arts and Technology, Diploma in Graphic Design, Canada           


THESES AND SELECT PUBLICATIONS
The Toronto Star, Murray Whyte: View from above: Sandra Smirle's Like/Unlike at Loop, March 24, 2011  
The Globe and Mail, RM Vaughan: St. Jamestown without stereotypes. What a relief, Nov 27, 2010
The Toronto Star, Murray Whyte: Machines to turn your crank, Dec 17, 2009   
The Map As Art, Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography, Princeton Architectural Press, 2009Matriart Contemporary Visual Arts, Volume 7:4 / 8:1Matriart Contemporary Visual Arts, Volume 5 Number 4


SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, AND OTHER ACADEMIC HONOURS
Vermont Studio Center Program Grant, 2016
Ontario Arts Council National and International Residency Grant, 2014.
Canada Council Travel Grant, 2014.
Hexagram|Ciam, Research- Creation Grant 2014.
Concordia University Conference and Exhibition Award, Montreal, 2012.
Ontario Arts Council, Grant to Visual Artist, 2011.
Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant, 2010.
Ontario Arts Council, Grant to Visual Artist, 2009.
Toronto Arts Council, Project Grant to Visual Artist, 2008.
Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant, 2006.
       

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Concordia University, Montreal, QC, 2012- 2013, Teaching Assistant, Studio Arts: ArtX.
Concordia University, Montreal, QC,  2011- 2012, Teaching Assistant, Studio Arts: Fibres, Print and Dye.
Women’s Art Resource Centre (WARC), Toronto, ON, 2011 – present, Board of Directors.
Directors Guild of Canada, Ontario Chapter, Toronto, 1997-present, Art Direction in Film and Television Productions.


ARTIST TALKS AND RESIDENCIES
The Vermont Studio Center, 2016.
The Arctic Circle International Residency, 2014.
Concordia University, Montreal QC, 2013 and 2012, Artist Talks.
Museo de Textil, Oaxaca, Mexico, May 2012, Artist Talk.
Toronto School of Art, Toronto, ON, January 2007, Artist Talk.
Toronto School of Art, Toronto, September – July 2007, Independent Studio Residency Program.


PRIVATE AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Canada (BMO and TD Bank), France, Australia


PROFESSIONAL AFFLLIATIONS
Loop Gallery
Women’s Art Resource Centre

Director’s Guild of Canada
 
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