Portrait by Cam Nikkel

CV (See Bio)

Education

2007 – Diploma, Acting for Film and Television, Academy of Broadcasting Corporation (with honors)

Exhibitions

2009 – 2000 Cranes, Goonies, Vancouver, BC, solo show

2009 – Goonies Opening Group Show, Goonies, Vancouver, BC

2009 – Aboriginal Underground Art Crawl, The Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC

2008 – Eastside Culture Crawl, Octopus Studios, Vancouver, BC

2008 – The Drift Art Walk, The Beaumont Gallery / Studio / Theatre, Vancouver, BC

2008 – The Howe Street Gallery of Fine Art, Vancouver, BC

Grants

2009 – Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grant, Vancouver, BC

Film

2008 – Wes Gryski, Linking Arms

2007 – Ervin Chartrand, Sister

2006 – Noam Gonick / Luis Jacob, Wildflowers of Manitoba

2006 – Adam Friesen, Anyone

Professional Experience

2004-2006 – Owner / Operator, These Boots Cobblery and Custom Leather (performed all functions from design to fabrication including repairs to customers shoe related items)

2002-2004 – Orthotic Technician, Snider Orthotic Design (custom made orthopedic devices according to specs provided by the orthotist)

1999-2001 – Cobbler’s Apprentice, Mr. Minit (maintained shop and tools while learning techniques from a master craftsman)

Bibliography

Dorothy Thach, ABC’s of Success”, Winnipeg Sun, Winnipeg, MB, September 10, 2006, pg. A23

“These Boots Need Fixing”, Spirit of Aboriginal Youth (SAY) Magazine, Winter, 2005, pg. 44

David Schmeichel, “More Than A Sole Man”, Winnipeg Sun, Winnipeg, MB, March 7, 2005, pg. 15 (business section)

Steve Dominey, “Gift of Independence for Amputee”, The Daily Graphic, Portage La Prairie, MB, December 24, 2004, cover story

Alexandra Paul, “Local Invention Lets Disabled Girl Stay in the Game”, Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, MB, December 23, 2004

Charity Fadun, “Welcome These Boots!”, West Central Streets, Winnipeg, MB, November / December, 2004, pg. 8

Sam Thompson, “West End Time Warp”, The Metro / The Lance, Winnipeg, MB, October 13, 2004, cover story (the metro), pg. 11 (the lance)