Devon Berquist

Curriculum Vitae [Download/View as PDF]

devonberquist@gmail.com   |     www.devonberquist.com    |     867.333.0363
P.O Box 873, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada. Y0B1G0

Education

2017     BFA Major in Photography, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design University, Halifax, NS.
2009     Foundation, Klondike Institute of Arts & Culture: School of Visual Arts, Dawson City, YT.
2008     Académie Parhélie/Sundog Academy, École Émilie Tremblay, Whitehorse, YT. 

Solo Exhibitions

2017    Upcoming 735 Kilometres North, Photopolis Festival, Halifax, NS.
2016    Amphidromic Inertia, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
2016    65 00 N, 18 00 W, Lion & Bright, Halifax, NS

Group Exhibitions

2017    Canada 150 Celebration, McCarthy Hall Gallery/NSCC, Truro, NS
2017    Matutine to Mesonoxian, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
2017    SOVA Alumni Exhibition, Yukon School of Visual Art Gallery, Dawson City, YT
2016    The Box: Insideout, Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, NS
2016    Riverside Arts Festival Gallery Hop, Various locations, Dawson City, YT
2016    NSCAD Student Exhibition, FRED Gallery, Halifax NS
2016    Protean Considerations, Hermes Gallery, Halifax, NS
2015    Dog, Dawson City International Short Film Festival, Dawson City, YT
2014    Show of Force, Art & Activism NSCAD, Halifax, NS
2014    NSCAD Annual Photo Exhibition, Starfish Properties, Halifax, NS
2013    Come Home Hollow, Just Us Cafe, Halifax, NS
2013    Calm and the Chaos, Red Umbrella Art Collective, Halifax, NS
2009    Anthropomorphic Mother (remote mentor: Shary Boyle), KIAC SOVA Gallery, Dawson City, YT
2009    The Highcoo of Synaesthesia (remote mentor: Gary Hill), KIAC SOVA Gallery, Dawson City, YT
2009    Yukon School of Visual Arts Exhibition, ODD Gallery, Dawson City, YT
2009    Residue (mentor: KIAC Artist-in-Residence Rebecca Belmore), Yukon Arts Centre Gallery, Whitehorse, YT

Awards & Artist Residencies

2018    Upcoming Arctic Circle Residency. Eagle Plains, YT.
2017    Upcoming Canadian Wilderness Artist Residency. Whitehorse/Dawson City, YT.
2016    Roloff Beny Photography Scholarship, NSCAD University. Halifax, NS.
2015    NSCAD Pitch Competition, Skillsbox Initiative, Finalist. Halifax, NS.
2014    Audience Choice Award, Dawson City 48-Hour Film Challenge, Dog. Dawson City, YT.
2008    First Year University Scholarship, École-Émilie Tremblay. Whitehorse, YT.
2007    Outstanding Youth Achievement Award, Yukon Government. Whitehorse, YT.

Professional Experience

2017          Photographer, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design University. Halifax, NS.
2016          Camera Operator, Trondek Klondike UNESCO Project, by White Hole Productions. Dawson City, YT.
2016          Camera Operator/Actor, A Spark in the Dark: Tinder Users in the North, by Chris Healey. Dawson City, YT.
2016          Gallery Attendant, Hermes Gallery, Halifax, NS – intermittent
2015-16     Production Assistant, Dawson City Music Festival. Dawson City, YT
2015           Volunteer, Nocturne Art at Night. Halifax, NS
2014           Craft Vendor, Dawson City Music Festival. Dawson City, YT.
2014           Craft Vendor, Riverside Arts Festival. Dawson City, YT.
2013           Craft Vendor, Halifax Crafters Market. Halifax, NS.
2013           Craft Vendor, The Field Gathering. White Crow Farm, Winlaw, BC.
2012-15     Selections Committee, Dawson City International Film Fest. Dawson City, YT – intermittent
2009          Artist Assistant to Charles Stankievech, Bar-1 DEW Line Archive Project, Dawson City, YT.
2008-09    Student Studio Technician, Yukon School of Visual Art. Dawson City, YT.
2008          Youth Delegate (representing BYTE – Bringing Youth Towards Equality) at Town Youth Participation Strategies Conference, Ottawa, ON
2007          Youth Assistant, Canada Games National Artist Program. Whitehorse, YT

Published Pieces

NSCAD Grad Catalogue, NSCAD University, 2017
Free Coffee,
NSCAD University, 2017
The Guardian Newspaper
, Guardian News and Media, London, UK. 21.02.2015.
Free Coffee, NSCAD University, 2015
Free Coffee, NSCAD University, 2014
KIAC School of Visual Arts Graduating Student Exhibition Catalogue 08-09. Klondike Institute of Arts & Culture, 2009.
Mulloy, Beth. Up From The Permafrost: Reflections of Learning. Yukon Learn Publishing, 2000.

Permanent Collections

Yukon School of Visual Arts Permanent Collection
NSCAD University Archives 

Other

12.07.2016 Young Girls Rock Out on the DCMF Stage, Klondike Sun.
06.05.2015 Dawson City Goes Punk, Klondike Sun.
17.04.2015 Rockin’ Girls Slated for Dawson City Music Festival, Yukon News. 
28.01.2015 “Burning Daylight” lit up the Odd Fellows Hall, Klondike Sun.
01.04.2009 The Critical Link – Innovative Programming, Yukon Historical & Museums Association Newsletter.

Past Clients

Dawson City Music Festival   |   Direwolf Media   |   Firehorse Jewelry   |   Halifax Crafters Society   |   JORD Watches   |   Klondike Institute of Arts & Culture   |   Klondike Sun Newspaper   |   NSCAD University   |   Receiver Coffee   |  S. E. Mammoth Ivory Jewelry  |  Studio Magazine   |   Up Here Magazine   |   What’s Up Yukon   |   Yukon Government   |   Yukon News