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Risa Horowitz

EDUCATION

2000         University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Master of Fine Arts
1995         Ryerson Polytechnical University Toronto/Prince Edward Island Still Photography  
1990-95    York University – Toronto Interdisciplinary Fine Arts Studies: Photography; Creative Writing,
                Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honours, Awarded May 1995

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2002         waveforms project - Neutral Ground, Regina
2001         girl before a mirror – Eye Level Gallery, Halifax
2001         girl before a mirror - The New Gallery, Calgary
2000         M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition – girl before a mirror - Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon 
2000         gem – solo digital photo and video installation – The Workshop Gallery;
                The Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon.
1999         verso - solo Photo installation - The Workshop Gallery; The Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon.
1999         aut – coll. Photo and video installation - Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2000         Revolutions cd (curated) collection of local experimental audio – Video Verite
2000         Travelling Light: video art from Saskatchewan. (curated) CFAT, Halifax
2000         It´s a Long Haul – M.F.A. student group exhibition – St. T. More Gallery
2000         Performathon – performance of chasing tail – aka Gallery, Saskatoon
1999         Reconfigurations - Curated Video Screening (Joanne Lyons and Donald Grylls) – aut –
                The Ante-Chamber, Regina, SK
1999         Mute Worth - M.F.A. student group exhibition (performance and installation of Onion Joy) -
                Gordon Snelgrove Gallery
1999         Bad Girls, Good Boys - MFA Graduate Students - Francis Morrison Gallery, Sask.
1999         Site Saskatchewan - local emerging artists - AKA Gallery, Saskatchewan
1998         Not From Here… - MFA Graduate Students - Gordon Snelgrove Gallery
1997         Artropolis `97: Browser - Box #279 - The Roundhouse, Vancouver
1995-96    CanadAustralia Student Art Exchange - Travelling Exhibition York U., Toronto; Emily Carr, Vancouver;
                U. Western Sydney, Australia 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2000         Administrative Assistant: BlackFlash Magazine
1998         The Photographers Gallery Board Member, Programming Committee, Volunteer  
1998-00    Instructor, lab Instructor, Teacher´s Assistant: Introductory Photography  University of Saskatchewan,
                Dept. of Art and Art History
1999         Teacher´s Assistant: Digital Imaging, University of Saskatchewan, Dept. of Art and Art History
1999         Workshop Facilitator: Painting with Light, The Mendel Art Gallery with The Photographers Gallery 
1998-99    Darkroom Technician University of Saskatchewan, Dept. of Art and Art History
1998         Graduate Service Fellow: University Collection Reproductions and Web-worker University of Saskatchewan,
                College of Graduate Studies
1993-95    Darkroom Technician York University, Department of Visual Arts 
1999         Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver Volunteer: slide library management and installation
1997         Vancouver Art Gallery, Photo/Archives Department Volunteer: reproductions of and referencing collections

Panels

1999         What I Wish I Knew When I Started This Job – Panelist; Orientation for New Instructors,
                University of Saskatchewan
1999         Whatever; Why Bother: The Role of the Artist In the Dying Days of the Millenium –
                Moderator; University of Saskatchewan, Dept. of Art and Art History
1998         Art and Technology – Panelist; University of Saskatchewan, Dept. of Art and Art History

GRANTS and AWARDS

2000         Creative C Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board
1999-00    Graduate Teaching Fellowship University of Saskatchewan, Department of Art and Art History
1999         Graduate Teaching Fellowship University of Saskatchewan, Department of Art and Art History
1998         Graduate Service Fellowship University of Saskatchewan, College of Graduate Studies and Research

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Muri, Allison. Review of Girl Before a Mirror by. BlackFlash 18:3
Interplay: A Response Review of Exhibition of Paul Lowry´s Photographic Works by Risa Horowitz,
The Photographers Gallery, Vol.1 Issue 2,  03 1999.  
Visual Literacy in the Age of Digital Photographic Reproduction:
An Investigation into Perceptions of Truth in Art by Risa Horowitz, 02 1999.