About

Monica McGarry // Artist. Gardener. Teacher.

B: 1979, Canada

contact: monica dot mcgarry at gmail dot com

Education

2012   Bachelor of Education. Concentration in Visual Art and Drama (UBC)
2011   Bachelor of Fine Arts (equivalent). Concentration in Visual Art and Art Education (UVIC)
2004   Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours). Major in Theatre, Minor in English (UVIC)

Professional Experience

2013 – Present   Teacher – Kamloops School District #73
2012 – 2013       Public/School Programs Educator – Vancouver Art Gallery
2012 – 2013       Teacher on call – Crofton House School, Vancouver, B.C.
2012                   Practicum Teacher – Sir Charles Tupper Secondary, Vancouver, B.C.
2008 – 2011       Studio Art Teacher – Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

Solo Exhibitions

2016   Not quite sure about the glitter though. Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, B.C.
2016   Discard Piles. Kamloops Arts Council, Kamloops, B.C.
2015   Dolphin Tube. Barnacle Records, Kamloops, B.C.
2013   Multiple Choice(s). Boulevard Roasting Co., Vancouver B.C.

Group Exhibitions

2016   Drive Thru. Luminocity Festival, Kamloops, B.C.
2016   Interpretive Dance For Ordinary Tasks. Luminocity Festival, Kamloops, B.C.
2016   An Interrogation of Ignorance and Folly. Salmon Arm Arts Centre, Salmon Arm, B.C.
2016   TRU BFA Silent Art Auction. TRU Gallery, Kamloops, B.C.
2016   Live Stream: Optical Rendering. Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, B.C.
2015   Hops & Hounds. Red Collar Brewery, Kamloops, B.C.
2015   Phantasmagoria. TRU Art Gallery, Kamloops, B.C.
2014   Arnica Member’s Show and Sale. Arnica Artist Run Centre, Kamloops, B.C.
2014   Kamloops Art Gallery Annual Auction. Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, B.C.
2012   East Side Culture Crawl. The Old Foundry Building, Vancouver, B.C.
2012   Drop It Like It’s Art. The Fall Tattooing and Artists Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2012   RPM: The Lost Art of LP Covers. Deluge Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
2011   The Picnic. Rifflandia Festival, Victoria, B.C.
2011   RPM: The Lost Art of LP Covers. Deluge Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
2010   Flotsam and Jetsam. Upstairs Gallery, UVIC, Victoria, B.C.
2010   RPM: The Lost Art of LP Covers. Deluge Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
2009   Sa Koselig. Discovery Coffee, Victoria, B.C.
2009   Site UnScene. Slide Room Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
2009   RPM: The Lost Art of LP Covers. Deluge Gallery, Victoria, B.C.

Volunteer Experience

2013 – 2015     Arnica Artist Run Centre
2012 & 2007     Vancouver Art Gallery
2008                 Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
2006                 Western Canada Theatre Company