Born: 1957, Vancouver British Columbia

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2011-12 Documentary Program, Capilano University, North Vancouver

1990-93 Master of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec

1982-85 Diploma, Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, B.C.

1975-76 Applied Arts Program, Capilano College, North Vancouver,

Awards and Scholarships:

2016 Canada Council for the Arts – Travel Grant for Media Artists

1994 Long Term Type B Grant, Conseil des Arts et des Lettres, Quebec

1991-92 J.W. McConnell Fellowship, Concordia University, Montreal

1985 Graduation with Honours, Emily Carr College of Art and Design

1985 B.C. Binning Memorial Scholarship, Dundarave Print Studio, Vancouver

1984-85 Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation Scholarship

1984-85 B.C. Cultural Fund Award

1983-84 B.C. Cultural Fund Award


Canada Council Art Bank

Video Out, Vancouver

Private Collections in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal

Selected Films:

2019 SANCTUARY – 4 minute digital film (collaboration with Harmanie Taylor and Rianne Svelnis)


-Form Festival of Recorded Movement, Vancouver 2020

-Multiplié Dance Film Festival, Trondheim, Norway 2020

-Together! 2019 Disability Film Festival, London, England 2019



-Friday Harbor Film Festival, Friday Harbor, Washington, 2018

-Eugene Environmental Film Festival, Eugene, Oregon, 2018

-Portland EcoFilm Festival, Portland, Oregon, 2018

-Elements International Environmental Film Festival, Vancouver 2018

2016 THE URBAN CLOTH PROJECT – 6 minute digital film


-New Urbanism Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2016

-Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival, Toronto, 2016

2015 ALL BODIES DANCE: SEE AND BE SEEN – 12 minute digital film


-Multiplié Dance Film Festival, Trondheim, Norway 2016

-NRK, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, (broadcast with interview on

Hovedscenen) Feb 28, 2016

2014 JOINED BY THREAD – 10 minute digital film


-Greentopia Film Festival, Rochester, New York, 2015

2013 THE WEAVER’S CIRCLE – 10 minute digital film


-National Screen Institute Online Short Film Festival 2014

-Knowledge Network (broadcast) 2014

-Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival 2014

2010-13 A BIGGER SPLASH – 6 minute digital video


-Reeling LGBT International Film Festival, Chicago 2013

-Festivalul Serile Filmului, Cluj-Napocai, Romania 2012

-Merlinka International Queer Film Festival, Belgrade 2011

-Entzaubert Film Festival, Berlin 2011

-Out on Screen Queer Film and Video Festival, Vancouver 2010

Selected Exhibitions:

2009 New Work, Paintings by Martin Borden, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver

2001 Prints from Canada’s Pacific Province,  Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (group)

2000 Forest Loam, Third Avenue Gallery, Vancouver (solo)

1999 The Book, Writ Large,  Community Arts Council, Vancouver (group)

1996-2004 Annual Faculty Exhibition,  Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design (group)

1996 Topiaria,  Third Avenue Gallery, Vancouver (solo)

1995 The Hairy Man,  Galerie Observatoire 4, Montreal, Quebec (solo)

1994 Under The Garden,  Galerie B312, Montreal, Quebec (solo)

1994 Livres D’Esprit  Artist Book Exhibition, Galerie Articule, Montreal (group)

1993 Faculty Exhibition,  Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University

1993 One Of These Things,  Bourget Gallery, Montreal (solo)

1991 Hybrid,  Bourget Gallery, Montreal (2 person)

1986 Art Of The Book,  Art, Science and Technology Centre, Vancouver (group)

1985 Graduation Exhibition,  Emily Carr College of Art and Design

1985 Malaspina Printmakers Society, Tenth Anniversary Exhibition,  Charles H.Scott Gallery, Vancouver (group)

1984The Warehouse Show,  Vancouver (group)


2012 Five short films on The Urban Weaver Project for Vancouver Park Board/Stanley Park Ecology Society

2000 – 01 Vancouver Artist in Residence Program, 2000 Views of Strathcona, a Neighbourhood Portrait – Photo/digital installation

1995 Untitled Illustration for an excerpt from Timothy Findley’s novel “The Piano Man’s Daughter” for “The Canadian Forum”, May 1995

1994 The First Tree,  Artist’s Book commissioned by Galerie Articule for Livres D’Esprit, exhibition of books by six Canadian artists

Publications, Catalogues:

2009 Public Art in Vancouver: Angels Amoung Lions, by John Steil, Aileen Stalker, Published by TouchWood Editions

1999 The Book, Writ Small,  catalogue for “The Book, Writ Large”, Community Arts Council Gallery, by Laura Friesen and Aaron Glass

1998 Intertwining: Landscape, Technology, Issues, Artists  by John K. Grande, published by Black Rose Books, Montreal  (contains chapter on “Under The Garden”)

1994 Under The Garden – Cahier #8, for exhibition at Galerie B312 with text by David Liss, French translation by Claire McKenna, Galerie d’art l’Emergence Inc.

1986 From Hand To Hand – Book Arts In British Columbia  catalogue for the exhibition “Art Of The Book”, published by the Alcuin Society, 1986

1985 Ten Years Of Malaspina Printmakers – The Making Of A Society  text by Ted Lindberg, published by The Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver

1984 The Warehouse Show  exhibition catalogue, published 1984

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