Karin McGinn b. Calgary, Canada



2018 Master of Fine Arts Degree, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC.

2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (Distinction), The Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB. 


Select Group & Solo Exhibitions

2019 Forthcoming: Tendere, group exhibition, Curated by Mackenzie Kelly-Frere, Calgary, AB

2018 Hardly Soft, Fountain Gallery, Calgary, AB with Sarah Nordean.

2017 ACAD Technician's Show, Gallery 371, ACAD, Calgary, AB. 

2017 a stick in the spokes, Emily Carr MFA Graduate Exhibition, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, BC. 

2016 In(her) Space, Solo Exhibition, The Marion Nicoll Gallery, Calgary, AB.

2016 Pivot, Emily Carr MFA Interim Exhibition, The Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC. 

2015 The Art of Unknowing, Emily Carr MFA Group Exhibition, Mitchell Press Gallery, Vancouver, BC. 

2015 Take with Plenty of water: AiR Residency Group Exhibition, ACADSA, Calgary, AB. 

2015 The Pi Party Group Exhibition, The New Gallery: John Snow House, Calgary, AB.

2015 Traces and Process Group Exhibition, The Fluevog Peanut Gallery, Calgary, AB.

2014 Organic Matters, Contextural Group Exhibition, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Calgary, AB.

2014 Blood Brothers, Solo Exhibition | Marion Nicoll Gallery +15, Arts Commons, Calgary, AB.

2014 Nice Wood, Solo Exhibition, Poly + Esther Gallery, ACAD, Calgary, AB.


Residences & Awards

2019 Placemaking Residency, The Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, AB.

2018 Jury Honorarium, The New Gallery.

2016 Emily Carr Graduate Research & Travel Award

2015 Emily Carr Entrance Scholarship.

2015 UPPERCASE magazine, Creative-in-Residence.

2015 Louise McKinney Scholarship, The Government of Alberta.

2015 Air Program: Artist in Residency Grant, ACADSA.

2015 Miniature Show Project Grant, ACAD.

2014 Contextural: Fiber Co-operative, Summer Residency, ACAD.

2014 Phyllis Balm Student Award, ACAD.

2014 Miniature Show Project Grant, ACAD.


Professional Experience

2019 Office Manager, Alberta UniversIty of the Arts Faculty Association (AUAFA), Calgary, AB.

2017/18 Interim Fibre Technician, Craft + Emerging New Media, ACAD, Calgary, AB.

2018 Juror, The New Gallery, Calgary, AB.

2018 Juror, Buds of Buds, Calgary, AB.

2017 Teaching Assistant to Barbara Sutherland, FBRE 300, Selvedge/Salvage, ACAD, Calgary, AB.

2016 Production Assistant for artist Alana Bartol, Blood and Bone onsite project, Outskirts of Calgary, AB.

2013 Art Instructor (Summer Internship), In-Definite Arts Society, Calgary, AB.


Publications, Reviews & Press

2018 Karin McGinn, Mis(s)representations: Reimagining Women with Collage and Paint (Graduate Thesis), E-Collections at Emily Carr.

2018 Emily Carr University The Show Catalogue.

2017 Sunshine Frere, COUNTERACTIVE SUBTERFUGE: Sabotaging the Saboteur, a stick in the spokes exhibition, Charles H. Scott Gallery. 

2015 Melancholia, The Air Program, ACADSA Magazine.