Megan Dyck 
Curriculum Vitae
2012-2014​ MFA Visual Arts, University of Victoria, BC
2006-2010 BFA (with distinction) Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD)
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2018: Benign Antonyms, Ledge Gallery, Calgary
2017: Stringent Fettes, Calgary Allied Arts Foundation Artist in Residence Program, Calgary
2015: Debutantes and Scamps, AVALANCHE! Institute of Contemporary Art, Calgary
2014​: Underdogs, Fifty Fifty Gallery, Victoria, BC
2013:​ Traipsey, Audain Gallery, University of Victoria
2011:​ Perimeter;Vessel, Stride +15 Gallery, Calgary
​Line Dance, Untitled Art Society, Calgary
2009: New Drawings, The Wallor Gallery, ACAD
Selected Group Exhibitions
2018: The Laboratory of Spatial Bemusement: Megan Dyck + Tia Halliday, Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary
2017: Handgerdir Minjagripir, Bílskur Gallerí, Blönduós Iceland
2015: The Rumpus Room, Harcourt House, Edmonton, AB
Faculty Exhibition, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
2014: In Your Eyes, University of Victoria MFA 2014 Graduate Show, Victoria
Under New Management: Video Store, *various locations: Third Space Gallery, St John, NB (2014); Judith & Norman Alix Gallery, Sarnia, ON (2014); Access Gallery, Vancouver, BC (2013); ODD, Gallery, Dawson City, Yukon​ (2013).
2013​: Encoding Identities, SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, AB​
​Offspring, Upstairs Gallery, University of Victoria
2012:​ The Sketch Book Project: Various Locations
2011​: Bump\Shift, Satellite Gallery, Calgary
​The Abstract Drawing Show, Satellite Gallery
​Mediating Perceptions, Studio C, Calgary
​The Sketch Book Project: USA Tour, Various location
2010:​ For Louise: In Honour of the Life and Work of Louise ​Bourgeois, Untitled Art Society
Alberta College of Art + Design Grad Show, ACAD
8 x 8 x 8, Gallery 371, ACAD
​ArtaWEARness X Wearable Art Extravaganza, ACAD main mall
2009 Holiday Tree Show, The New Gallery, Calgary
3 > 2: a Sculpture Show by Painting & Drawing Majors, Gallery 371
Not in Nottingham, Gallery 371
​Expensive Expansive Group Show, The Ralph Klein Gallery, ACAD 
2017: Summer 2017 — Textîlsetur Îslands Artist in Residence Program, Blönduós, Iceland
Spring 2017 — Calgary Allied Arts Foundation Artist in Residence Program, Calgary
Spring 2017 —  Gushul Artist in Residence Program, Blairmore, AB
Teaching Experience
Painting 401: Painting Senior Studio II, ACAD
ACAD 310: The Human Figure in Phantasmagorical Imagery, ACAD
ART 327: Found Object Sculpture, University of Calgary
Painting 301, ACAD (fall 2018)
Drawing 212: Anatomy Drawing, ACAD (fall 2018)
Contemporary Art: Origins and Themes, University of Calgary (fall 2018)
Art 103: Design Principles, University of Calgary (Presently — every fall, winter, and spring ongoing: *since fall 2015)
Drawing 120: Contemporary Investigations, ACAD (winter 2018 and fall 2015)
Painting 101, ACAD (Winter 2018, fall 2017, fall 2016, fall 2015)
Drawing 110, ACAD (fall 2017)
Drawing 204: The Human Figure, ACAD (fall 2017, spring 2016, fall 2015)
Humanities 110: Art + Design Now, ACAD (winter 2017, fall 2016, winter 2015)
Painting 213: Formal & Conceptual Issues, ACAD (winter 2016)
Introduction to Installation Art, Vancouver Island School of Art
Sculpture 200: Ideas and Processes, Vancouver Island School of Art
Critical Studies II, Vancouver Island School of Art
Sculpture 100: Introduction to Materials, Vancouver Island School of Art
Art History 215: Minimalism to End of Century 1965-2000, Vancouver Island School of Art
Drawing 202, University of Victoria
Teaching Assistant, Foundation Sculpture: Material Methods, (Megan Dickie), University of Victoria
​Teaching Assistant, Intro to Contemporary Art Theory: Practice and Criticism,​ (Matt Trahan), University of Victoria​
​ Art Instructor, Various Classes, Studio C, Calgary (since Fall 2010)
​ Academic Tutor, ACAD, (2011-2012)
Awards and Scholarships
2018: Individual Project Grant *with Tia Halliday, Alberta Foundation for the Arts
2017: Individual Faculty Research Project Grant, ACAD Faculty of Professional Affairs Committee
Visual Arts Individual Project Grant, Alberta Foundation for the Arts
2010: Painting 4rth year Award, ACAD Access to the Future Fund
Art Central Studio Prize, ACAD and Art Central
09/08/07: Jason Lang Memorial Scholarship, Government of Alberta
Artist Talks
2018: Ledge Gallery, Calgary
2014: Surface Development, Megan Dickie's Sculpture 104 class, University of Victoria
2012​: Experimental Fibre, Art Recruits: A Division of Prospect Human Services, Calgary    
2011​: Found Objects for Mark-Making, Menno Simons school, Calgary
​Free Sculpture, Prospect Human Services              
2008: Experimental Abstraction, Laurel Smith’s Abstract Painting Class, ACAD
Professional Activities
2018: Itinerant Keynote Speaker, The Alberta Society of Artists Group Exhibition: Geometry, The Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton, AB
Artist Mentor for Selina Martineau, RISE Emerging Artist Program, Canadian Mountain Arts Foundation, artsPlace Gallery, Canmore 
2017-present: Board Member, The New Gallery, Calgary 
2011: Published contributor, New Works by Becky McMaster  ​
Workshop: Utilizing Found Objects, Prospect Human Services
2010​: Published contributor, Exploding Flatness: New work by Nate McLeod and Cassandra Paul
​Published contributor, Scottishness far removed from Scotland Itself
2009: Jade Ford: Skeleton Painter, The Appendix Magazine.
​The Dirt on the Doilies of Judy Dibus, The Appendix Magazine.
Published Writing
2010:Eye of the Storm: Recent work by Matthew Mark, Fresh Bread, The Bakery Studio Collective
Grindings on Wood: New Works by Amber Yano, Blend Magazine. Alberta College of Art & Design Student's Association
2009​: Draw Drab Grab: The Processes of Sarah van Sloten, Blend Magazine. Alberta College of Art + Design Student’s Association
2011: Megan Dyck's Line Dance, Sarah van Sloten for
2010​: Catalyst, Spring 2010 / Issue No. 3. (Pg. 10) Alberta College of Art + Design
Moving through Space and Constellations of Marks, Sarah van Sloten for ​Blend Magazine, Alberta College of Art & Design Student's Association
2009: Megan Dyck: Working Corpus, Sarah van Sloten for Blend Magazine, ​Alberta College of Art + Design Student’s Association
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