CLARA CONGDON b. Ottawa, Ontario

EDUCATION
2013    BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax NS

SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018    Asma A. Khan & Clara Congdon, Galerie Monastiraki, Montreal QC
2013    Volume 1, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax NS

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020    Art of the Book 2018, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's NL
2020    Art of the Book 2018, Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS
2020    Art of the Book 2018, Harriet Irving Library, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton NB
2020    Art of the Book 2018, Craft Ontario, Toronto ON
2019-20    Art of the Book 2018, McGill University Library, Montreal QC
2019    Art of the Book 2018, Centre culturel franco-manitobain, Winnipeg MB

2019    Parle-moi d'amour, Centre Wellington, Montreal QC
2019    Art of the Book 2018, Creation Cube, George Bothwell Branch, Regina Public Library, Regina SK
2019    Art of the Book 2018, Fine Arts Building Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB

2018    Expozine 2018, 1025 rue Bélanger, Montreal QC
2018    VOLUME 1 MTL: Art and the Book, Société des arts technologiques (SAT), Montreal QC
2018    ARTCH: Art contemporain émergent, Dorchester Square, Montreal QC
2018    What the Pop!, Eastern Bloc, Montreal QC
2018    Art of the Book 2018, University of the Fraser Valley Library, Abbotsford BC
2018    Art of the Book 2018, Audain Gallery, University of Victoria, Victoria BC
2018    2018 Book Arts Show and Sale, Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, Glebe Community Centre, Ottawa ON
2018    Emerging Artists Showcase, Business Skills for Creative Souls Artists Conference, St Jax, Montreal QC
2017    Le Shindig Edition 3 Zine Launch, Psychic City, Montreal QC
2017    Underpinnings: Celebrating 130 Years of NSCAD, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax NS
2017    Who Are You?, The Red Head Gallery, Toronto ON
2017    Beyond, Espace POP, Montreal QC
2017    Handy Books, University of Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City IA
2017
    Sesquicentennial Quilt, Canadian Craft Biennial, Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington ON
2013    NSCAD Graduation Exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax NS
2013    23rd Wearable Art Show, w/ HNSDSS Team Possibles, Spatz Theatre, Halifax NS
2012    Starfish Student Art Awards Gala Silent Auction, Port Loggia Gallery, Halifax NS
2012    Major Change, Seeds Gallery, Halifax NS
2012    22nd Wearable Art Show, w/ HNSDSS Team Possibles, Halifax Forum, Halifax NS

COSTUME DESIGN
2015    Nuclear Sky: The Experiment, Title 66, Théâtre Rouge du Conservatoire, Montreal QC

PUBLICATIONS
2018    Art of the Book 2018, print catalogue, Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild
2017    Le Shindig Edition 3: Holy Fêtes, zine, Le Shindig
2017    Canadian Craft Biennial: Community Projects, print catalogue, Art Gallery of Burlington
2013
    2013 Graduation Catalogue, print catalogue, NSCAD University 
2012    Textiles/Fashion Department promotional postcard, NSCAD University 

ARTIST TALKS
2013    Volume 1, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax NS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2016-17    Studio Coordinator, SSENSE, Montreal QC
2015-16    Set Coordinator, SSENSE, Montreal QC
2014    Production & Design Intern, Denis Gagnon, Montreal QC
2013    Costume Stitcher, Two Planks and a Passion Theatre Company, Canning NS
2013    Set Construction Assistant, Mocean Dance, Halifax NS
2011-12    Gallery Assistant, Seeds Gallery, Halifax NS

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018    La relève en art contemporain, radio segment, Evelyne Charuest, Gravel le matin, ICI Radio-Canada, 28 Sept. 2018
2017    Handy Books, print article, Julia Leonard, Book Arts arts du livre Canada, Vol. 8, No. 2
2013    Canvas by NSCAD, print article, The Chronicle Herald, 10 Aug. 2013
2012    Major Change, web article, Marilyn Smulders, NSCAD University News, 9 Mar. 2012

GRANTS & AWARDS 
2018    Bourse ARTCH: Art contemporain émergent 
2013    Margó Marshall Award for Textiles
2013    NSCAD University Dean’s List
2013    Wearable Art Show Scholarship
2012    MacAdam Trust Scholarship

AFFILIATIONS
Quebec English Language Arts Network, Montreal QC (Current Member)
Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, Toronto ON (Current Member)

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