SOLO EXHIBITIONS  
2018 (upcoming)  Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON      
2018 (upcoming) Warren G. Flowers Gallery, Dawson College, Montréal, QC
2014    String Theory, Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON 
2012    Turvy, Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON 
2011    Like/Unlike, and other circular decisions, Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON  
2010   Spot On, Women’s Art Resource Centre, WARC Gallery, Toronto, ON 
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        
2001 – 2002     Re-­Collection. In association with Phantom Limb, a Theatre Gargantua touring production. London, Liverpool,  Manchester,  Wolferhampton, Swansea  and  Leicester, U.K.,  and  Toronto.      
2000   After Before.  Site‐specific installation. Junction Arts Festival, Toronto, ON  
 
SELECTED  COLLABORATIVE  AND  GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
2018  (upcoming) Incubator of Phantom Pregnancies Collective, Ymuno Gallery, Montréal, QC  
2017    Soft Launch (Incubator of Phantom Pregnancies Collective), Montréal, QC 
2016   Transmission Art Festival; Athens – Karlsrhue, Athens  Biennale, Athens  Greece.  
2016    Vous êtes ici, Maison 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, ON 
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,   ON  
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, ON 
2006    Art to Ease Crappy Conversation. Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON  
2006    Textile/Art  – And  Now for Something Completely Different, Toronto, ON 
2006    Square Foot, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, ON  
2006      Works Around Paper, (co-­‐-­‐-­‐curator) Eastern Front Gallery, Toronto, ON  
2006     The McCleave Gallery Suitcase Tour, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, Australia. University of Bishop's Art Gallery, Lennoxville, 'This Neck of the Woods', Rotterdam, Netherlands, 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
1998/99 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

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, 2009
Matriart Contemporary Visual Arts, Volume 7:4  / 8:1, 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 Program June 2014 International Residency. 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, ArtistTalk.
Toronto School of Art, Toronto, September – July 2007, Independent Studio Residency Program.

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


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