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KIRA KOOP

b. 1992, CAN

contact@kirakoop.com

Education

University of Manitoba, B.F.A Hon. (2014)

Awards

2012-2013 School of Art Award, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

2010 United Way Community Service Award, Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute, Winnipeg

2010 Lifetouch Studios scholarship, Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute, Winnipeg

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013 How to Make an Art, Gallery of Student Art

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 BFA Grad Exhibition, curated by Erica Mendritzki, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

2014 Visions in Blindness, curated by Lasha Mowchun, C-Space Gallery, Winnipeg

2013 Show and Create, curated by School Of Fine Art Student Association Executive Council, Edge Gallery, Winnipeg

2013 Putting on the Fitz, PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts, Winnipeg

2012 Show and Create, curated by School Of Fine Art Student Association Executive Council, Edge Gallery, Winnipeg

2012 Art on the Bus, Winnipeg

2012 Open House, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

2011 Art on the Bus, Winnipeg

2011 Open House, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

2011 In the Spirit of Humanity, curated by Ray Dirks, Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg

Collections

Private collections in Canada and the United States

Curatorial Projects

2014 Transitions, new work by Jeremiah Valle, Gallery of Student Art, Winnipeg

2013 Shot & Hung in Winnipeg, street photography by Adriane Dizon and Leah Nowak, Gallery of Student Art, Winnipeg

2013 Sew + Tell, DIY fashion and workshop by Nancy Nguyen, Gallery of Student Art, Winnipeg

2013 Animus, new work by Grace Boyd, Gallery of Student Art, Winnipeg

2013 Filling the Void, ceramic work by Donna Garofalo, Gallery of Student Art, Winnipeg

2013 Coming to Terms, new work by Cara Mason, Gallery of Student Art, Winnipeg

2012 Art on the Bus, co-curated by Francesca Carella Arfinengo, Winnipeg

2011 Art on the Bus, co-curated by Francesca Carella Arfinengo, Winnipeg

Selected Publications

2014 Featured Artist: School of Art BFA Graduating Exhibition Catalogue, ed. Donna Jones

2014 Contributor: Chesterfield, Magazine, vol. 11, ed. Scott Leroux

2013 Contributor: Secret Diary of Chesterfield, Magazine, vol. 10, ed. Scott Leroux

2013 Contributor: Hearts Beating: A Zine Project Honouring Women, ed. Sarah Martens and Lissie Rappaport

Employment and Volunteer Experience

2013-2014 Gallery of Student Art Coordinator, University of Manitoba Student Union (UMSU)

2013-2014 Photography Students’ Representative, School of Fine Art Student Association

2012-2013 Photography Students’ Representative, School of Fine Art Student Association