Kelly Markovich

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2011 - M.F.A.

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University

2007 - B.F.A. (Honours)

University of Windsor, Visual Arts

Exhibition Record

Selected Group

2021    “End of Summer”, HearSay Audio Art Festival, Kilfinnane, IE

2020    “Sparśa ambulando”, Sound Walk September, Museum of Walking, London, UK

            “Soft Edges”, Sound Walk September, Museum of Walking, London, UK

            “Dawn Chorus”, Reveil (24+ Hour Live Broadcast) 2020, London, UK

2019    “Sparśa”, MSVU Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS

2016    “Rolling Onward: A Dawson Printshop Retrospective”, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2015    “I AM NSCAD”, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2013    “SPREAD”, SoCA, LeBel Gallery, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

2012    “Art Souterrain 2012”, Montreal World Trade Center, Montreal, QC

            “Nuit blance á Montréal 2012”, Montreal World Trade Center, Montreal, QC

            “TBA”, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

            “Folks Fest”, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS

            “Proof 19”, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

            “Friends of Freiheit”, Freiheit Gallery, North Adams, MA

2010    “NEW”, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS           

2009    “new and/or knot … ”, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2007    “e-klek-ti-ka”, LeBel Gallery, University Of Windsor, Windsor, ON

2006    “The Play Show”, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

            “The Play Show”, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, ON

            “The Self”, LeBel Gallery, University Of Windsor, Windsor, ON

            “20th Anniversary Extravaganza”, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, ON

            “Fifty-one Cents”, LeBel Gallery, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

2005    “The Best Of…”, LeBel Gallery, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

Selected Solo and Two Person

2022    “Signal : Return”, New Adventures in Sound Art, South River, ON (forthcoming)

2021    “Decoding Nature with Sparśa Biophony”, Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS in collaboration with Sound Walk September,                           Museum of Walking, London, UK  

2020    “Signal : Return”, Centre for Art Tapes + Nocturne Festival, Halifax, NS

2019    “Areal Abstractions”, Corridor Gallery, Cultural Federations of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

2011    “SUNROOM”, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2010    “not – me”, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2008    “ROMA, La Citta Eterna”, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, ON

2007    “Burgeoning”, LeBel Gallery, University Of Windsor, Windsor, ON

            “Retraction”, Artspeak Gallery, Windsor, ON

            “Shift”, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, ON 

2006    “Caimac”, LeBel Gallery, University Of Windsor, Windsor, ON 

2004    “untitled portraits”, Phog Lounge, Windsor, ON    

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2021    Workshop: Decoding Nature Through Sound: Close Listening and Bat Detecting,  Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

            Workshop: Decoding Nature Through Sound: Acoustic Art and Bat House Building,  Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

2020    Facilitator: VANS New Grad Program, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

2019    Facilitator: VANS New Grad Program, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

            Workshop: VANS AGM, New Dawn Centre for the Arts, Sydney, NS

2018    Facilitator: VANS New Grad Program, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

2017    Program Director: Nocturne: Art At Night Festival, Halifax, NS        

            Artist Presentation: Collaborations, Art Bar +Projects, Halifax,NS

2016    Artist Presentation: Constructed Forms, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

            Starfish Awards, NSCAD University – Jury Member

2015    Curator: I AM NSCAD – Alumni Exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

            Centre For Art Tapes Local Artist in Residence – Jury Member                    

            Centre For Art Tapes Curatorial Residency – Jury Member  

2013    Artist Presentation: Useful Useless Objects, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2011    Artist Presentation: MFA Artist Talk Series, View Point Gallery, Halifax, NS

2010    Artist Presentation: Advanced Photo Critique, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

            Artist Presentation: MFA-Public Talk, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

            Artist Presentation: Grad Forum-Public Talk, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2009    Artist Presentation: Grad Forum-Public Talk, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

            Artist Presentation: MFA-Public Talk, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

2019 - 2021

Residencies

The Arctic Circle Expedition, Svalbard, NO

Centre for Art Tapes, Artist-in-Residence, Halifax, NS

New Adventures In Sound Art (NAISA), South River, ON

Ayatana Artist Research Program, Chelsea, QC

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2021   Canada Council for the Arts

           HearSay Audio Arts Festival (shortlisted) 

2020   Arts Nova Scotia

           Sound Walk September (special mention)

2019   Arts Nova Scotia

           Canada Council for the Arts (recommended)

           Canada Council for the Arts, Creation Accelerator Grant (shortlisted)

2012   Art Souterrain Exhibition Grant, Art Souterrain, Montreal, QC

           Grants to Individuals, Nova Scotia Communities, Culture & Heritage

2011   31st Annual Graduate Photography Competition

           University Graduate Teaching Assistantship, NSCAD University

2010   Travel Subsidy Grant, NSCAD University

           Goldbloom Bursary, NSCAD University

           Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

           Graduate Teaching Assistantship, NSCAD University

           Dukelow Bursary, NSCAD University

2009   Roloff Beny Foundation Graduate Photography Scholarship, NSCAD University Graduate Teaching Assistantship, NSCAD University

Publications and Reviews

2020   Walk Listen Create, The Practice of Sound Walking: 30 Days of Sound Walks by Kelly Markovich, September 22 (Sound Walk September Blog)

2017    The Coast, Holding space for BIPOC artists in the Halifax art world, Ava Coulter, October 26 (Nocturne Review)

2016    Academica Top 10 in Higher Education, Entrepreneurship, September 2

            The Globe and Mail, Entrepreneurship & Art, September 1

2015    The Coast, Arts + Culture, “I AM NSCAD” Exhibition Review, October 2

2012    Art Souterrain Catalogue, Montreal, QC

            Nuit blance á Montréal programme, Montreal Highlights Festival, Montreal, QC

            Proof 19 Exhibition Catalogue, Gallery 44, June/July

2011    The Coast, NSCAD Grad Kelly Markovich in her SUNROOM, March 25

            NSCAD University Graduation Catalogue

            Photographers Forum, Serbin Communications

2007    Windsor Life Magazine, May/June

2006    The Lance, Student Goes On The Road with Retraction, Julie Sando, September 20

Professional Affiliations

 Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS), Halifax, NS *2015-2021, Executive Board of Directors–Past President

Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des Artistes Canadiens (CARFAC)

Center For Arts Tapes (CFAT), Halifax, NS

Nocturne: Art At Night Festival; Halifax, NS *2016-2017, Board of Directors–Program Director

NSCAD University Alumni Association; Halifax, NS *2015-2017, Executive Board of Directors–Secretary

Khyber Center for the Arts, Halifax, NS

Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS

The Dawson Printshop Letterpress Gang; Halifax, NS

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON