Born: Almaty, Kazakhstan, 1985



OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Master’s of Fine Art. Interdisciplinary Master’s in Fine Art, Media and Design. Candidate

University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. B.A Studio Art (Drawing and Painting) 2003-2007

Solo Exhibitions

My Grandfather’s Garden. Howard Park Institute, Toronto, Ontario. Curated by David Clarkson. October 1-31 2016

The Rotting Room. Nuit Blanche at the Gladstone Hotel. Toronto, Ontario. October, 2016.

Animal Promises. VSVSVS, Toronto, Ontario. April 2015


Publications written by the artist

Elaine Stocki. Border Crossings, Issue 141, March 2017

 Sarah Anne Johnson. Border Crossings, Issue 139, September 2016

Patrick Mahon. Border Crossings, Issue 138, June 2016

Inventory. C Magazine, Issue 123, September 2014

Susanna Heller. Border Crossings, Issue 131. 2014

 Sandra Meigs (exhibition essay). Susan Hobbs Contemporary and Georgia Sherman Projects. January 2014

Francesca Woodman. Border Crossings, Issue 123. 2012

Artist Profile; Sebastian Butt. Color Magazine, Issue 9.6. 2012

 Inuit Modern. Border Crossings, Issue 120. 2012

From Inside the White Cube, Luis Jacob interviewed by Anna Kovler in Montreal. Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art. February 4-March 27 2011

Luis Jacob. Border Crossings, Issue 118. 2011


 Geography of Anonymity, Anuta Skrypnychenko, Sebastian Butt, CN Tower Liquidation. KWT Contemporary, Toronto, Ontario. November 24 2011 – January 9 2012


 Assistant to the Editor. C Magazine. May-September 2014

Assistant to the artist Sislej Xhafa for constructing a sculpture. The Power Plant, Toronto, Ontario. May-July 2012

Assistant to Luis Jacob. May – August 2011



 Super 8 Film Residency. Artscape Gibraltar Point. June 7-15 2014


 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council, September, 2016

President’s Scholarship, OCADU, 2015

President’s Scholarship, OCADU, 2014


 Cover of Kapsula Magazine, “Animality” Issue, April 2016.