CV

Ian Funke-McKay
ian@ianfunkemckay.com

EDUCATION:

  • 2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2017 Fate’s Four Favours, Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre, Tatamagouche, NS
  • 2014 SUBORDINARIES, StreetFunke, Halifax, NS
  • 2014 New Work/Green BackPack/, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
  • (February 10)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2018 Hyper > Media > Paradise, Centre For Art Tapes, Halifax, NS
  • 2017 Invisible Bright Touch, Cork St Project Space, Halifax, NS
  • 2017 Underpinnings, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
  • 2017 Interpl/\y, Creative Nova Scotia Awards, Discovery Centre, Halifax, NS
  • Curated by Lindsay Ann Cory and Michael McCormack
  • 2017 Pools and Pride, Hermes, Halifax, NS
  • 2017 Terrestrial Vacation, Modulating Mansion, Halifax, NS
  • 2017 Brooches&Banners, Modulating Mansion, Halifax, NS
  • 2016/2017 Each Zone, A Mantle, Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Canning, NS
  • 2016 ERI7, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
  • 2016 Sleepy Town, Old Fire Hall, Lunenburg, NS
  • 2016 Showdown, Hermes, Halifax, NS
  • 2015 DONTBE, Lost&Found, Halifax, NS
  • 2014 [All Together Now], StreetFunke, Halifax, NS
  • 2014 Chautauqua Group Show, Fowler Kellogg, Curated by Don Kimes, Chautauqua, NY
  • 2014 Redux, Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, NS
  • 2013 New Artists, Nova Scotia Power/ Emera H.Q, Curated by Studio 21, Halifax, NS
  • 2013 Uncommon Common Art, Kings County, NS
  • 2012 PRIME, Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS
  • 2012 Group of Eleven, Kejimkujik Landscapes, in partnership with NSCAD University and Parks Canada,
    Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
  • 2011 Uncommon Common Art, Kings County, NS
  • 2010 Monthu, Art Can Gallery, Canning, NS

PERFORMANCES:

  • 2018 Death Dancer, AfterImage, Confederation Centre, Charlottetown, PEI

RESIDENCIES:

  • 2018 Artist in Residence, Visual + Digital Arts, The Banff Centre, Banff, AB
  • 2017/2018 CFAT Media Arts Scholar, Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax, NS
  • 2017 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
  • 2014 Chautauqua School of Arts, Chautauqua, NY

GRANTS/AWARDS:

  • 2018 Cyril and Mary Paris Endowment, The Banff Centre
  • 2017 Creation Grant, Arts Nova Scotia
  • 2017 Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
  • 2016 Presentation Grant, Arts Nova Scotia
  • 2015 Creation Grant, Arts Nova Scotia
  • 2014 Chautauqua School of Arts Residency Scholarship, Chautuaqua, NY
  • 2011 Harrison McCain Scholarship recipient, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University

PRESENTATIONS/TALKS:

  • 2018 Introductory Presentation, Project Space Installation, Open Studio, The Banff Centre, Banff, AB
  • 2017 Guest Speaker, Fine Arts Dept Seminar on Colour, PNTG 4102 – SEM: BLACK & WHITE & READ, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
  • 2017 Artist Talk, Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre, Tatamagouche, NS
  • 2017 Artist Talk, Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Canning, NS
  • 2016 Team Talk, Hermes, Halifax, NS, Jan 17
  • 2014 Noon Hour Discussion, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, Feb 12

PUBLICATIONS/PRESS:

  • Tara Thorne, CFAT’s Hyper Colour, The Coast, Visual Art, Print, Feb 08, 2018 https://m.thecoast.ca/halifax/cfats- hyper-colour/Content?oid=12526780
  • Canadian Art, Must-See Shows, Pools and Pride, online, July 20-26, 2017
  • Culture Trip, 11 Emerging Contemporary Artists from Nova Scotia, online, 2017
  • Kate Mothes, Featured Interview Jan 02, young-space, blog, http://www.young-space.com/blog/2017/1/ian-funke-mckay, 2017
  • Jeremiah Ibarra, Ian, Homebodies Tour, Margarine Gallery, 10/5 – 10/19,  http://www.homebodiestour.com/margarine-gallery
  • Elissa Barnard, AT THE GALLERIES: Ceramics question genre, The Chronicle Herald, Jan 21, 2016
  • Adria Young, Art Notes: Khyber Meeting and Show Openings, ArtAttack (blog)
    http://www.thecoast.ca/ArtAttack/archives/2016/01/14/art-notes-khyber-meeting-and-show-openings
  • Hunter Barnden, Oliver Nicol, “Modulating Mansion” Cycles, Sept.2014:10-11

CURATORIAL AND SUPPORT:

  • 2013-Present Instructor, Visual Arts. Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Canning, NS
  • 2018 Operations Assistant, Nocturne, Halifax, NS
  • 2017-2018 Co-Curator, Stack Effect 9, MFA Award Exhibition, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, https://stackeffect9.tumblr.com
  • 2017 Co-Curator, Invisible Bright Touch, Cork St Project Space, Halifax, NS
  • 2017 Installation Support and Logistics, Anchor Projects, Nocturne Festival, Halifax, NS
  • 2016 Co-Curator, Response Time, Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala, Halifax, NS
  • 2016 Installation Support and Logistics, Anchor Projects, Nocturne Festival, Halifax, NS
  • 2015 Volunteer, Archaeological Fieldwork, Grand-Pré, National Historic Site
  • 2006-2010 Volunteer, Youth/Adult programs, events. Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Canning, NS