Based in Halifax, Ian Funke-McKay attended NSCAD University (BFA 2014). Recently he exhibited in Invisible Bright Touch, Cork Street Project Space, Halifax, NS, and co-curated Stack Effect 9, Concordia University, Montreal, QC. He was a participant of the Vermont Studio Center residency program (2017), and the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution, NY (2014). With a focus on painting Ian builds specialized emblems, figurines, and displays, that are combined for exhibition purposes. Most recently Funke-McKay was a media arts scholar at CFAT (Centre for Art Tapes), where he looked to the format of medieval display and how it could be translated to newer technologies and contemporary exhibition. Currently he is participating in the Visual + Digital Arts residency at The Banff Centre. His projects have received the support of Arts Nova Scotia, and he works seasonally as a visual arts instructor at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts.

Contact: ian@ianfunkemckay.com