Full name

Rebecca Jane Houston

Biography

Rebecca has worked in arts-based community development for many years. She has recently completed her MFA and is working as a professional visual artist.

Experience

Teaching Assistant

York University Dep. of Fine Arts Visual Arts

Toronto, ON · September 1, 2013 – May 30, 2015

Taught first year drawing and sculpture fundamentals including woodworking, metal work and conceptual development.

Coordinator Community Development Institute

Ralph Thornton Centre

Toronto, ON · April 2012 – March 2013

Program Manager

SKETCH Working Arts

Toronto, ON · June 2002 – August 2010

Education

MFA

York University

Toronto, ON · Sept. 1, 2013 – May 30, 2015

BFA Hon.

York University

Toronto, ON · Sept. 1 2005 – May 30, 2013

Geography

Trent University

Peterborough, Canada · Sept. 1 1992 – April 30, 1996

courses transferred to York University.

Awards
2014 SSHRC , Joseph Bombardier Graduate Scholarship
2014 Jury’s Choice Award , Grow-Op Jury
2012 Ryan Odette Sculpture Scolarship Award , York University
Exhibitions
2016 Dimensions Variable (Juried Group), The Artist Project, Toronto, ON
2016 Stone and Glass; We are all transient. (Juried City-wide Festival), Myseum Intersections Festival, Toronto, ON
2015 Repair Centre (Juried Group), Wychwood Barns Peter Mckendrick Community Gallery, Toronto, ON
2015 Grow-Op; a Celebration of Landscape and Place (Juried Group), Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
2015 Cut Twice (Solo), Gales Gallery, Toronto, ON
2015 Encounters (Group), Artscape Yongeplace, Toronto, ON
2014 Fresh Paint, New Construction (Juried Group), Art Mur, Montreal, QC
2014 Grow-Op, a Celebration of Landscape and Place (Juried Group), Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON