Tyler Durbano
tylerdurbano@gmail.com

Education
2018                MFA, Western University (expected)
2012                BFA, NSCAD University
2009                BA, Acadia University

Exhibitions (*solo or two-person)
2018                (Forthcoming) and where is the body? ArtLab Gallery, London, ON*
                        Performance Night. SATELLiTE Project Space, London, ON
                        Between Us and You. The Arts Project, London, ON (Curated by Sandra DeSalvo & Angie Quick)
2017                Common Goods. Forest City Gallery, London, ON
                        the last to go will see the first three go before. SATELLiTE Project Space, London, ON
                        Sleight of Hands. ArtLab Gallery, London, ON
                        You Can't Steal A Gift. SATELLiTE Project Space, London, ON
2016                Keepers. Forest City Gallery, London, ON   
                        Off the HookArt Auction. MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
2015                Best in Snow. Campus Gallery, Georgian College, Barrie, ON
                        Man Cave. Art in House, Barrie, ON*
                        Off the Hook: Art Auction. MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
                        Community Art Showcase. Community Wholeness Centre, Barrie, ON*
                        Life Stories. MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON  
                        Drift. First Floor Gallery, Barrie, ON*
                        Benefactor Exhibition. MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
2014                Getting to Zero. The Front Room Gallery, Barrie, ON
                        Gift Sized Art Exhibition and Sale. Artworld Fine Art, Toronto, ON
                        Off the Hook: Art Auction. MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
                        Schooled: The ART of Teaching Art. MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
                        New Love. Gallery 111, Barrie, ON
2013                Off the Hook: Art Auction. MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON. 
                        NSCAD Residency Closing Exhibition. Studio Gallery, New Glasgow, NS
                        NSCAD University Graduate Exhibition. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
                        Inaugural Exhibition. Margaret George Gallery, New Glasgow, NS
                        A Little Class Goes a Long Way. Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS
2012                Off-shoots: New Glasgow Residency Opener. Studio Gallery, New Glasgow, NS
                        PRIME: NSCAD University Paint/Drawing Dept Show. Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS
2011                NSCAD University Paint/Drawing Dept Show. Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS

Awards & Residencies
2017                Travel Grant, Western University
2016-18           Western Graduate Research Scholarship
2012-13           NSCAD University/New Glasgow Community Studio Residency Program
2012                BMO 1st! Fine Art Award Nominee, Atlantic Canada

Art Festivals & Conferences
2018                Graduate Visual Arts Open Studios & Conference: “Inward Outward,” Western University. London, ON
2017                Graduate Visual Arts Open Studios & Conference: "Community," Western University. London, ON
2014                Who New?! Barrie’s Downtown Community Art Crawl, The Front Room Gallery. Barrie, ON
2013                Art at Night, New Glasgow, NS

Experience
2018                Performer in Francisco-Fernando Granados’ spatial profiling… (extended), part of Longevity or a Lack Thereof.
                        MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON. (Curator: Renée van der Avoird)

2017-18           Graduate Teaching Assistant, VAS1025 Portfolio Foundations of Visual Art (Professor: Anna Madelska)
                        Western University. London, ON
                        Secretary, Visual Arts Graduate Student Association (VAGSA), Western Universtiy. London, ON
                        Marketing & Communications Assistant, Office of the Dean - Arts & Humanities, Western University.
                        London, ON
2017                Preparator, McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Kleinburg, ON (Summer YCW)
                        Organizing Committee Member, Graduate Visual Arts Open Studios & Conference: "Community"
                        Western University. London, ON
                        Performer in Francisco-Fernando Granados’ spatial profiling…, part of Surveillance Signal.
                        SATELLiTE Project Space, London, ON. (Curator: Mitra Shreeram)

                        Actor (Detective 1) in Rah Eleh’s Ethnic Roots
2016-17           Graduate Teaching Assistant, VAS1020 Foundation of Visual Art (Professor: Tricia Johnson).
                        Western University. London, ON
                        Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Rep., PSAC Local 610, Western University. London, ON
2016                Guest Critic, Painting Ignition (Instructor: Scott Sawtell). Georgian College. Barrie, ON
2015                Barrie Arts Council Committee Member. Barrie, ON
2014-15           Instructor, MacLaren Art Centre. Barrie, ON
2014-15           Corporate and Community Relations Associate, MacLaren Art Centre. Barrie, ON
2013-14           Barrie Arts and Culture Council Committee Member. Barrie, ON
2013                Guest Speaker, Pictou Regional Library. New Glasgow, NS
                        Guest Speaker, Northumberland Regional High School. New Glasgow, NS
2010                Instructor, NSCAD University Extended Studies. Halifax, NS
2008-09           Instructor, Acadia University Art Gallery. Wolfville, NS

Publications
2013                NSCAD University Graduate Catalogue
2011                The Sandpiper Quarterly: Sierra Club Atlantic Canada Chapter - Online newsletter, Summer Issue
                        The Sandpiper Quarterly: Sierra Club Atlantic Canada Chapter - Online newsletter, Spring Issue
2007                ESTUARY: Acadia University’s Creative Arts Magazine
2006                ESTUARY: Acadia University’s Creative Arts Magazine

Bibliography
2017                Borland, Nicki. "Roll Call: What Does Community Mean to You?" London Fuse. London, ON.
                        Borland, Nicki. "Meet the Artists: Western's Open Studios 2017" London Fuse. London, ON.
2013                Harvie, Debbi. “…And That’s a Wrap: Artist in Residence Preparing...” The Advocate. Pictou, NS.
                        Coleman, Shawna. “Tyler Durbano Reflects on his Time in New Glasgow,” The News. New Glasgow, NS.
2012                Unknown. “NSCAD-New Glasgow Artists in Residence…” The Advocate. New Glasgow, NS.
                        Dickson, Kim. “NSCAD-New Glasgow Artists in Residence… on October 25,” New Glasgow, NS.
                        Mackenzie, Amy. “Drawing in an Audience,” The News. New Glasgow, NS.