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 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.
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.
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
Women’s Art Resource Centre
Director’s Guild of Canada