Caitlynn Fairbarns

caitlynn.fairbarns@gmail.com

 Profesional Experience

2012 to present – Assistant to Fashion Designer, Couture by May, Toronto, ON

October 2016 till August 2017 - Studio Assistant for Anthea Black, Toronto, ON

September till November 2016 - Coordinator, OCAD University Pop Up Shop at Yorkville Village, Toronto, ON

March 2016 – Photographer, Myseum of Toronto, Toronto, ON

2013 till 2016 – Photographer and Product Developer, Garbo Group Inc, Toronto, ON

2012 – Assistant to Designer and Creative Director, Maryham Keyhani Studio, Toronto, ON

Curator

2016 – May The Force Be With Her Launch Party, The Station, 401 Richmond,  Toronto, ON

2016 – Fake Geek Girls Like Us, The Annex Art Centre, Toronto, ON

2015 – Fake Geek Girls Like Us, The Annex Art Centre, Toronto, ON

2014 - Third Times a Charm: Reduce, Reuse & Recycle, The Annex Art Centre, Toronto, ON

Group Exhibitions

2017 - Bi Arts Festival: Art Showcase, D-Beastro, Toronto, ON

2017 - Too Queer: A Bi Visibility Cabaret, Fox Cabaret, Vancouver, BC

2017 - Queerness, FLAIR Chicago, Chicago, IL

2017 - Resistance Culture Cabaret, Slutwalk Toronto, Glad Day Bookshop, Toronto, ON

2016 - Too Queer: A Bi Visibility Cabaret, Buddies Bad Time Theatre, Toronto, ON

2016 - Home, The Dionysus Experiment, The White House Studio Project, Toronto, ON

2016 - All Girls Art To The Front, The Alice Street Clubhouse, Guelph, ON

2015 – OCAD Photo Thesis: The Fortune of Having Been There, Contact Photography Festival, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON

2015 – GradEX: 100: OCAD University’s Annual Graduate Exhibition, OCAD University, Toronto, ON

2015 – Perspective Exhibition & Publication Launch, OCAD U Student Gallery, Toronto, ON

2014 – Bending the Horizon, OCAD U Graduate Gallery, Toronto, ON

2014 – Augmented Cinema Film Festival, Royal Cinema, Toronto, ON

Media & Publications


September 2017 - CRUSH Zine, Bi Arts Festival, Toronto, ON

June 2017 - Fake Nerd Girl - Your Local Nerd Girl Vigilante, Rogues Portal

April 2017 - Icons & Idols, Fake Geek Girls Like Us, Toronto, ON

March 2017 - Rebel Grrrl: Faith and Bad Girl Feminism, Rogues Portal

December 2016 - Wonder Woman: 75 Years of Feminism and the Super Hero Icon, Toronto, ON

May 2016 - May The Force Be With Her, Toronto, ON

March 2016 – Basement Babes Zine, Boston, MA

April 2015 – Perspective Publication, OCAD U First Generation, Toronto, ON

January 2010 - Hot Press Magazine, pgs 18, 30 & 69 Dublin, Ireland

December 2009 - Hot Press Magazine, pg 124 Dublin, Ireland

November 2009 - Hot Press Magazine, pgs 7,40, 35 & 99 Dublin, Ireland

Artist Talks

September 2017 - Business Entrepreneurship, OCAD University, Toronto, ON

February 2017 - Design Discussion, The Station, 401 Richmond, Toronto, ON

September 2016 - Business Entrepreneurship, OCAD University, Toronto, ON

Other Professional Activities


2017 - Northern Contemporary Print Expo, Northern Contemporary, Toronto, ON

2017 - Made by Feminists, Feminist Art Conference, Toronto, ON

2016 - OCAD University Pop Up Shop, Yorkville Village, Toronto, ON

2015 - Union Station Holiday Market, Union Station, Toronto, ON

2015 - Made by Feminists, Feminist Art Conference, Toronto, ON

2015 – The Annex Flea Market, Honest Ed’s, Toronto, ON

2014 - Union Station Holiday Market, Union Station, Toronto, ON

Education

2015 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ontario College of Arts and Design University, Toronto, ON

2009 – High School Diploma, Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute, Kingston, ON

References available upon request.

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