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Born in Montréal, 1972

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
2016 CENTAURIDE, Honos Art Contemporary Art Gallery, Rome, Italy
2015 BURN BABY BURN, Centre culturel de Verdun, Verdun, QC
2014 
BURN BABY BURN, Salle d’exposition municipale, 27 Place La Salle, Baie-Comeau, Côte-Nord, QC 
2014 
COPPICE, Galerie d’Art du Parc, Trois-Rivières, QC
2014 
BURN BABY BURN, Salle Aquilon, Sept-Îles, Côte-Nord, QC
2013
BURN BABY BURN, Galerie d’Art d’Outremont, Montréal, QC
2011
BURN, Anna Leonnowens, Halifax, NS
2010
NEW WORK, Port Loggia Gallery, Halifax, NS
2009
Offrandes, Galerie du Viaduc, Montréal, QC

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS & SHOWS (selection)
2017 Oh Ceramics! Esplanade Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, AB
2016 Passato & Presente / Past & Present x RAW, C.R.E.T.A.Rome, Rome Italy
2016 30 x 6 CLAY WORKS, Honos Art, Rome, Italy
2015 RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award exhibit, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON
2014 CECI N’EST PAS UNE EXPOSITION DE NOËL, Galerie du Viaduc, Montréal, QC
2013 Boxed-In!, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St-John’s, NL
2011 Starfish Awards, Port Loggia Gallery, Halifax, NS
2010 NEW, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
2010 Lieux de mémoire, Maison de la Culture Marie-Uguay, Montréal, QC
2010 Peinture Fraiche / Nouvelle Construction, Galerie Art Mûr, Montréal, QC
2009 NEW AND/OR NOT…, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
2009 Lieux de mémoire, Biennale du Lin de Portneuf, Deschambault-Grondines, QC
2006 Exposition Finalistes Prix François-Houdé, Salon des Métiers d’Art, Montréal, QC
2006 Alumni exhibit, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON
2005 Exposition Finalistes Prix François-Houdé, Galerie des Métiers d’Art, Montréal, QC
2003 The Art of May Show, Arbor Gallery, Vankleek Hill, ON
2002–  2012 Exposition Annuelle Studio Alexandra, Montréal, QC
2002 Clay Display, Merrickville, ON
2001–  2006 1001 Pots, Val David, QC
2001–  2004 Gaïa, Montréal, QC
1997 Gallery Luz, Montréal, QC

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2015- to present
– Visual Arts Faculty, Ceramics, CÉGEP John Abbott College, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC
2016
– Instructor, Drawing I / Drawing II, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Fall )
– Instructor, Sculpture, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Fall )
– Instructor, Basic Design, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Winter )
– Instructor, Basic Art Media, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Winter )
2015
– Instructor, Basic Art Media, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Winter+Fall )
2014
– Invited Instructor,  visual arts workshops, Maquatua Eeyou school, Cree Nation of Wemindji, James-Bay, QC (March + June)
– Instructor, Basic Art Media, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Winter + Fall)
– Ceramics Instructor, Intro, Intermediate, Advanced throwing , Studio Alexandra, Montréal, QC (Winter + Spring+ Fall)
2013
– Instructor, Art Curriculum & Instruction Elementary, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Fall)
– Instructor, Basic Art Media, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Winter)
– Ceramics Instructor, Throwing + Handbuilding, Studio Alexandra, Montréal, QC (Winter + Spring)
2012
– Instructor, Art Curriculum & Instruction Elementary, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Winter + Fall)
– Ceramics Instructor, Throwing, Handbuilding, Studio Alexandra, Montréal, QC (Winter + Spring + Fall)
2011
– Instructor, Paint/Print, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS (Fall)
– Teaching Assistant (TA), Modelled Forms, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS (Winter)
– Teaching Assistant (TA), Throwing, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS (Winter)
2010
– Teaching Assistant (TA), Introduction to Visual Culture, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS (Fall)
– Seeds Gallery Advisory Committee member, Halifax, NS (Winter)
– Teaching Assistant (TA), Intro Ceramics Handbuilding, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS (Winter)
– Teaching Assistant (TA), Ceramics Throwing, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS (Winter)
2009
– Research Assistant (RA) with Dr. Sandra Alfoldy, Québec Crafts and Industry, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS (Fall)
– Seeds Gallery Advisory Committee member, Halifax, NS (Fall)
– Instructor, Painting 200 / Painting 300, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Winter)
– Instructor, Art Curriculum & Instruction for Elementary, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Winter)
2008
– Instructor, Basic Art Media, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Fall)
– Instructor, Painting 200 / Painting 300, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Winter + Fall)
– Instructor, Art Curriculum & Instruction for Elementary, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Winter)
2007
– Instructor, Painting 200 / Painting 300, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Fall)
– Instructor, Basic Art Media, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Fall)
2006
– Instructor, Painting 200 / Painting 300, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Fall)
– Instructor, Basic Art Media, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Winter + Fall)
– Ceramics instructor, Handbuilding, Studio Alexandra, Montréal, QC (Winter + Fall)
– Instructor, Art Curriculum & Instruction for Elementary, McGill University, Montréal., QC (Winter)
2005
– Instructor, Basic Art Media, McGill University, Montréal, QC (Fall)
– Ceramics instructor, Handbuilding and Throwing, Studio Alexandra, Montréal, QC (Winter + Fall)
2000– 2004
– Art Specialist, St.-George’s Elementary, Montréal, QC (Full time)
Responsible for the development and implementation of a sequential elementary visual arts program, grade levels 1 through 6.
2002
– Instructor, Professional Seminar, for high school teaching stage, McGill, Montréal, QC (Fall)
1999– 2000
– Art instructor, Visual Arts Center, Youth Program, Westmount, QC
– Art program instructor, Selwyn House School After school program, Westmount, QC
1998– 1999
– Art Media instructor, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON
– Art Media instructor, High School substitution, The York School, Toronto, ON
1997– 1998
– Technician for Sculpture studio, McGill University, Montréal, QC
– Technician for Ceramics studio, McGill University, Montréal, QC
– Soapstone Carving instructor (reductive 3-D form), Selwyn House Elementary, Westmount, QC
– Introduction to Animation instructor, Christmas Park Elementary, Beaconsfield, QC
– Soapstone Carving instructor (reductive 3-D form), St-Thomas Elementary, Hudson, QC

EDUCATION
2011  M.F.A.  Ceramics. NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
2005  M.A.  Culture and Values in Education. McGill, Montréal, QC  - Interests: Craft + Education
1998– 1999  Ceramics major.  Sheridan College, Oakville, ON
1998  Bachelor of Art Education.  McGill University, Montréal, QC
1993  Creative Arts D.E.C.  CÉGEP Dawson College, Montréal, QC

WORKSHOPS & GUEST TALKS (given)
2014  See myself, Show myself : The power of self-portraiture in Elementary, BJEC, Côte-St-Luc, QC
2014  Value, Colour, and Form : Visual Art theory through hands-on projects for High SchoolBJEC DEC.2BJEC, Côte-St-Luc, QC
2014  Artist Talk, New Glasgow Public Library, NS for the NSCAD New Glasgow Residency program.
2013  Art Au-delà Art Education studio seminar (french), OLCII Distinguished Educator Seminar Series, McGill, Montréal, QC
2013  Artist Talk, exhibition BURN BABY BURN, Galerie d’Art d’Outremont, Montréal, QC
2013  ART BEYOND Art Education studio seminar, OLCII Distinguished Educator Seminar Series, McGill, Montréal, QC
2013  ART BEYOND_3D. Art Education studio seminar, OLCII Distinguished Educator Seminar Series, McGill, Montréal, QC
2012  Guest speaker, Art Education – Elementary, for Dr. Christine Stocek, Concordia University, Montréal, QC
2012  ART BEYOND, Art Ed. studio seminar, OLCII Distinguished Educator Seminar Series, McGill, Montréal, QC
2011  Review presentation of Overthrown: Clay Without Limits. NSCAD Universitiy Ceramics department, Halifax, NS
2010  Artist Talk for exhibition NEW WORK, Port Loggia Gallery, Halifax, NS
2008  The Convenient Truth: an Art Education Workshop, Center for Educational Leadership, McGill, Montréal, QC
2007  Guest speaker, Art Curriculum & Instruction – Elementary, for Dr. E. Wood, McGill, Montréal, QC
2005  Guest speaker, Art Curriculum & Instruction – Elementary, for Dr. E. Wood, McGill, Montréal, QC
2001  APEQ Conference talk: Destination Conservation Program, Art component, Montréal, QC

WRITING (published essay)
2013 CERAMICS AND PAINTING: an expanded field of inquiry / Céramique et peinture : un champ de recherche élargi, in Cahiers métiers d’art :: Craft Journal, volume 6, no 1, Hiver/Winter 2013

THESES
2011 BURN. A three-part support paper for gallery thesis exhibition, NSCAD
2005 The River: The Relevance of Craft Disciplines in our Contemporary Information Technology Based Society, McGill
(available at  http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca )

LANGUAGES
French and English

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS
2016 John Abbot College INCA Fund Grant, in support of Rome ceramics residency.
2016 John Abbot College Professional Development grant for Faculty.
2015 winner/laureate - RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON
2012  SODEC  grant- Société de dévelopement des entreprises culturelles du Québec
2011  FinalistVisual Arts Starfish Properties Award, Halifax,  NS
2010  MFA bursary NSCAD, Halifax, NS
2010  J. Dukelow Bursary, NSCAD, Halifax, NS
2009 
MFA bursary NSCAD, Halifax, NS
2006   
FinalistPrix François-Houdé for excellence in Fine Craft in Montréal
2006 
SODEC grant – Société de dévelopement des entreprises culturelles du Québec
2005   
FinalistPrix François-Houdé for excellence in Fine Craft in Montréal
1999  
Silent Night Scholarship, Sheridan College School of Craft & Design
1997 & 1998 
Dean’s Honor List // Juan Nommik Bursary // E. & M. Wilson Bursary, McGill

WORKSHOP & RESIDENCY
(August 2017) MEDALTA, Medicine Hat, AB
2016 Ceramics studio and lecture workshop with Walter Ostrom, Lunenburg School of Arts, Lunenburg, NS
2016 Artist in Rensidency, C.R.E.T.A.Rome, Rome Italy
2015  Artist in Residency, SAGAMIE Contemporary Art Center, Alma, QC
2003 Woodfiring workshop, Centre de céramique Bonsecours, Mtl, QC

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
2014 Ceramics consultant for the Maquatua Eyou School, Cree Nation of Wemindji, James-Baie, QC
member Association des céramistes du Québec
2001– present Managing co-founder of the collective Studio de céramique Alexandra, Montréal, QC
2000– 2003 Coordinator for Centraid Campaign for St-George’s Elementary School, Montréal, QC
1995– 2008 Foreman and Assistant Supervisor, Brinkman & Associates Reforestation Canada.  13 years experience in seasonal work in remote reforestation worksites in northern Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. Responsibilities for camps of 40-65 workers, including: Crew responsibility, workload and personnel organization, truck and passenger vehicle driver, First Aid attendant, Health & Safety officer, and payroll clerk

COLLECTIONS
Collection Ville de Montréal
Dr. Demitius Malotsis
Vicki and Stan Zack, Montréal
Avmor Collection, Montréal
Private collections in Canada

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS
– The world of ceramic artist Veronica Horlik is where Katamari meets the forest. RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice winner on her inspirations and the everyday joys of ceramic art, Leah Collins, CBC Arts, August 18, 2015.
 Lorsque l’industriel rencontre l’organique, Eric Martin, Journal Le Nord-Côtier, 18 juin, 2014.
BURN BABY BURN, Julie Hétu, Espace Sculpture, # 105, Automne 2013
Le reboisement comme démarche artistique, Michel Joanny-Furtin, Expresse d’Outremont, 21 février, 2013
Vent de Fraîcheur sur la Relève, Émilie Granjon, Galerie Art Mûr. Vie de Arts, No.220, Automne 2010