Jen Pilles Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2013 Cartooning Certificate - George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2010 Honours Bachelor of Arts in Illustration - Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 ‘Forests and Lakes’ - Akin Vitrine Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018 ‘Eternal Garden’ - Volta Espresso, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 In the Round V, Graven Feather Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2017 Building Up Together, Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2017 Bees and the Birds, Art That Moves, Graven Feather Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2017 Filler Up Sketchbook Show, Earl Selkirk Gallery , Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2016 In the Round IV, Graven Feather Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2016 Art of Healing, Ronald MacDonald House Charities, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2016 Bees and the Birds, Art That Moves, Graven Feather Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2014 Il Dolce Dieci, The Sheridan Gallery, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

2013 Future Bikes, Steamwhistle Brewery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2013 Portable Library Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, New York, USA

SELECTED PUBLISHED WORKS

2017 “One Smart Garden Plan”- Illustration, Mid West Living Magazine

2016 “Choosing the Golden Path”- Illustration, Akin Projects Colouring Book II

2016 “High Fives at High Tides”- Illustrated children’s book, Pink Squid Press

2015 “Evelyn the Ladybug” - Illustrated children’s book, self published

2013 “Stay Put for a Minute” – art zine, self published


RESIDENCIES

2016 Salmon River Studios Plein Air Painting Residency, Tamworth, Ontario, Canada

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2006 - Present Workshop Facilitator: Crafting and Zine Making Workshops,  Ontario, Canada

2015 - 2018 Programming Coordinator, Akin Projects, Toronto, Ontario, Canada