CV / Resumé

B. D. OWENS
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Education
MFA Art, Society & Publics, With Distinction
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee
BFA Sculpture Major, With Great Distinction
Concordia University, Montréal
BA Technical & Production Arts
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Exhibitions: Group [G] | Solo [S] | Performance [P]
2017 – Radiophrenia Art Radio Station broadcast, shorts programmes 5 & 7, CCA Glasgow [G]
2017 – Slowing the Lines, collaboration with Lilianna Kane, betOnest, Stolpe, Germany [P]
2017 – Beside the Field, collaboration with Lilianna Kane, Stolpe, Germany [P]
2015 – Still Rolling With The Times, interdisciplinary show, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow [G]
2013 – Entropic Elevation 2 & 3, exterior sculpture installation, Champ des Possibles, Montréal [S]
2012  – MIX NYC, New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, Video Installation Exhibition, Brooklyn [G]
2012 – In Cahoots, Sculpture show, The Grover Building Gallery, Montréal [G]
2012 – WORK, interdisciplinary show, The Grover Building Gallery, Montréal [G]
2012 – Altar For Entropic Scapegoat, Visual Arts Building courtyard, Concordia University, Montréal [S]
2012 – X POSE, interdisciplinary show, Radical Queer Semaine, Fresh Paint Gallery, Montréal [G]  
2008 Performer in the Mustache Project by Coral Short, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montréal [P]

Technician / Assistant
2015 GLITCH Festival, video technician (subtitle editing) and assistant to Vaginal Davis, CCA, Glasgow
2014 Technician /assistant to Coral Short for Nest, Encuentro, Montréal
2012 Technician /assistant to Trevor Gould for Gods Window, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montréal
2011 Technician for Vincent Chevalier for w.mun :-(, Fine Art Reading Room, Concordia University
2007 Technician for Coral Short for Fan Club, Signal And Noise Festival, VIVO, Vancouver, B.C

Public Art, Commercial Art, Film & TV
2003-2016 Scenic painter/artist in I.A.T.S.E Local 891 Vancouver, 31 Film & T.V productions
1997-2007 Commercial Artist. Clients included Virgin Megastore (Vancouver) and the Town Of Gibsons.

Curation
2012 Censorship and Oral History. An event which included a lecture by Aerlyn Weissman, Archival Materials and Oral Histories in Popular Culture, a screening of Big Brother V’s Little Sisters, 2002, and a panel discussion on censorship of Film, Art and Literature in Canada.

Writing
2016 Poem: ‘Home Coming’.
New Writing Scotland, Issue 34, Association for Scottish Literary Studies, Glasgow University.
2016 Short listed poem: ‘An Ear Trumpet for the Earth’.
Jupiter Artland, Inspired to Write Poetry and Prose Competition.
2010 Essay: ‘Homosexuality: Biblical Hermeneutical Conflicts and Contemporary Science’, KannenBright, Undergraduate Theological Journal, Concordia University, 2010.

Activism
Scottish Artists Union, Executive Committee

Scholarships, Grants & Residencies
2017 betOnest one month artists residency, Stolpe, Germany
2016 I.A.T.S.E Local 891 Student Scholarship Award
2012 Fine Arts Student Alliance Special Project Grant, Concordia University (Curation)
2011 Donald L. Boisvert Scholarship for Gay & Lesbian Studies, Concordia University
2011 Fine Arts Student Alliance Special Project Grant (Sculpture Installation)
2010 J. Terrence Brennan & Kevin T. Thornhill Scholarship for Gay & Lesbian Studies, Concordia University