Contact:  K8bitprints@gmail.com


Curriculum Vitae


2012-2014 (expected) MFA, NSCAD University.

2008 BFA (with distinction), University of Saskatchewan.

 Exhibition Record

Solo/ two person Shows:

2013: “Altered States: Cate Francis and Iris Hauser” Mendel Art Gallery. Saskatoon SK.

2012: ”That There Thing”. Amazing Stories. Saskatoon SK

2011: “Cate Francis, New works (the Canadian wilderness adapts to an oil based culture)”. Esteem

Gallery. Saskatoon, SK.

2010: “Small Monsters”. Frances Morrison Gallery. Saskatoon. SK

2009: “Swinedive”. Amigos. Saskatoon SK

2008: “Softwire”. BFA exhibition. Gordon Snelgrove Gallery. Saskatoon SK

 Select Group Shows:

2013: “Encoding Identities”. SNAP Gallery. Edmonton, AB

2012: “Pot Luck”. Anna Leonowens Gallery. Halifax. NS

2012 “Dog and Pony Show.” Frances Morrison Gallery. Saskatoon, SK

2012: “Seeds”. Affinity Gallery. Saskatoon SK.

2011: “Urbanisms II: Uber Gurlz”. Mann Art Gallery. Prince Albert, SK.

2011: “2011 Applied Arts Winners Exhibit” , Artscape’s Wychwood Barns. Toronto, ON.

2011: “Fall Group Exhibition”. The Stall Gallery. Saskatoon, SK

2011: “Ink Slab / Alternative Ink show exchange”. Hauge Gallery. Regina, SK

2011: “SCC Emerging Artist Booth”. Waterfront craft fair. Saskatoon, SK.

2011: “Spring group exhibition featuring Ann Donald”. The Stall Gallery. Saskatoon, SK

2011: “Ink Slab Printmakers”. Esteem Gallery and Decor.

2010: “This Train: Fine Arts Alumni, 1990-2010.” Kenderdine Gallery, Saskatoon SK.

2010: “Ink Slab First Annual Show and Sale”. Gordon Snelgrove Gallery. Saskatoon, SK.

2009: “Applied Arts Winners Exhibit”. Studio 1. Toronto, ON.

2009: “Enviro 911”. Gordon Snelgrove Gallery. Saskatoon, SK.

2008: “Senior Printmaking Exhibition”. 249A 2nd ave studios. Saskatoon, SK.

2007: “Filling Personal Space”. Vacant lot. Curated by Maxine Proctor and Lindsey Sharman.

Saskatoon SK.

2007: “18 Impossible Things”. Gordon Snelgrove Gallery. Saskatoon SK

2007: “Hoity-Toity: Senior Printmaking Exhibition”. Gordon Snelgrove Gallery. Saskatoon SK.

Lectures and Workshops:

2013: Street Meet: Public Multiples. Collagraph workshop. AKA gallery. Saskatoon, SK

2012: Screen printing for painters workshop series. NSCAD university. Halifax NS

2012: Steamroller relief printing workshop. Rockglen. SK.

2012: Woodblock printing workshop. Mann Art Gallery. Prince Albert. SK

2011 Featured Artist Talk, The Stall Gallery. Saskatoon SK. September.

2011 Visiting Artist lecture. Urbanisms II, Uber Gurlz. St. Mary`s High School. Prince Albert SK.


2010: Artist talk and poster design workshop. Saskatoon Community Youth Arts Programming (SCYAP)


 Scholarships and Awards:

2012: SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Graduate Scholarship

2011: Applied Arts Magazine Award for Best Illustration, Young Bloods category.

2011: Planet S Best of Saskatoon. Second best artist in both traditional and new media.

2010: Planet S best of Saskatoon: Second best art show of the year for Small Monsters.

2009: Applied Arts Magazine. Award in Illustration.

2008: Judy Pool Buckle award in Art and Art History

2007: Western Canadian Music Award nominee for best album design.

2005: Coca Cola scholarship in fine arts.

2004: Department of Arts and Science scholarship for high academic standing.

2003: Bill Epp memorial scholarship in fine arts.

 Press Reviews, Catalogues, and Refereed Publications

2012: Cover art: The Antigonish Review. Issue 170. Summer 2012.

2012: Featured Artist: Grain: The Journal of Eclectic Writing. Vol. 39, No. 1

2011:Interview: Young Bloods Profile: Illustration. Applied Arts. July/ August. Pg 50-53.

2011: Review: Day, Marsha. Inspiration Flows All Around Town. Sec, C1. The Star Phoenix. April 13.

2011: Applied Arts Illustration Annual. May/June 2011. Vol 26. issue 2. pg 98.

2010:Exhibition catalogue: Shifts: Art and Art History at the University of Saskatchewan . pg 42-43

2010: Review: Gazzola, Bart. Marvellous Monsters. Planet S Magazine. vol 9 issue 6.

2009: Applied Arts Illustration Annual. May/June. Vol 24. issue 3. pg 177.

2009: Review: Morin, Chris. Cover Me. Planet S Magazine. Vol 8, issue 20.

2007: Review: Silliphant, Craig. Cover Me: Great Songs Always Better With Awesome Album Art.

Planet. S Magazine. September.

2007: Interview: Cardinal-Schultz, Jennilee. On the Edge: Cate Francis. The Neighbourhood Express.


Appointments/ work and volunteer experience:

Teaching assistant: Introduction to lithography. NSCAD University. Halifax NS. 2013

Teaching assistant. Introduction to fine art Screen Printing. NSCAD University. Halifax NS. 2012

Board of Directors. Member at Large. Saskatchewan Craft Council. 2011-2012

CARFAC Mentorship Program. Mentee (Mentor, Iris Hauser.) 2011-2012.

Ink Slab Printmakers. 2010. Founding member. Secretary, executive committee member. 2011-2012

AKA Artist Run Centre. Curatorial Committee Member 2011. Volunteer 2010-2012

Freelance Illustrator. 2007-2013

 Associate Memberships:

2008-2013AKA artist run centre

2009-2012 CFCR Community Radio

2011-2012 CARFAC

2011-2012 Saskatchewan Craft Council.

2010-2013 Ink Slab Printmakers.

Public Collections

Mann Art Gallery. Prince Albert SK.

University of Saskatchewan, Department of Art and Art History. Saskatoon SK.

Gallery Representation:

The Stall Gallery. Saskatoon, SK