Megan Dyck 
Curriculum Vitae
Education
2012-2014​ MFA Visual Arts, University of Victoria, BC
2006-2010 BFA (with distinction) Alberta University of the Arts, formerly Alberta College of Art + Design 
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, AUArts
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, AUArts
8 x 8 x 8, Gallery 371, AUArts
​ArtaWEARness X Wearable Art Exhibition, AUArts 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, AUArts 
Residencies
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
2020-2015 
Painting 401: Painting Senior Studio II, AUArts (winter 2020, winter 2019)
ACAD 310: The Human Figure in Phantasmagorical Imagery, AUArts (winter 2020, winter 2019)
Painting 300: Painting Studio I, AUArts (fall 2019)
Painting 101, AUArts (winter 2020, fall 2019, winter 2018, fall 2017, fall 2016, fall 2015)
Contemporary Art: Origins and Themes, University of Calgary (fall 2019, fall 2018)
Art 103: Design Principles, University of Calgary (Presently — ongoing: fall, winter, and spring *since fall 2015)
Painting 301, AUArts (fall 2018)
Drawing 212: Anatomy Drawing, AUArts (fall 2018)
Drawing 120: Contemporary Investigations, AUArts (winter 2018, fall 2015)
Drawing 110, AUArts (fall 2017)
Drawing 204: The Human Figure, AUArts (fall 2017, spring 2016, fall 2015)
Humanities 110: Art + Design Now, AUArts (winter 2017, fall 2016, winter 2015)
Painting 213: Formal & Conceptual Issues, AUArts (winter 2016)
2015
Introduction to Installation Art, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
Sculpture 200: Ideas and Processes, Vancouver Island School of Art
Critical Studies II, Vancouver Island School of Art
2014
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, Victoria, BC
2013​
Teaching Assistant, Foundation Sculpture: Material Methods, (Megan Dickie), University of Victoria
2012​
Teaching Assistant, Intro to Contemporary Art Theory: Practice and Criticism,​ (Matt Trahan), University of Victoria​
​Instructor, various art classes, Studio C, Calgary (since Fall 2010)
​Academic Tutor, AUArts, (2011-2012)
Awards and Scholarships
2018
Individual Project Grant *with Tia Halliday, Alberta Foundation for the Arts
2017
Individual Faculty Research Project Grant, AUArts Faculty of Professional Affairs Committee
Visual Arts Individual Project Grant, Alberta Foundation for the Arts
2010
Painting 4rth year Award, AUArts Access to the Future Fund
Art Central Studio Prize, AUArts 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              
Professional Activities
2020-2019
Workshop Series: Drawing & Anthropomorphic Perception, TELUS Spark Science Centre
2019-2017
Board Member, The New Gallery, Calgary
2018
Itinerant Keynote Speaker, The Alberta Society of Artists Group Exhibition: Geometry, The Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton, AB
Artist Mentor for Mauve Martineau, RISE Emerging Artist Program, Canadian Mountain Arts
Foundation, artsPlace Gallery, Canmore 
2011
Workshop: Utilizing Found Objects, Prospect Human Services
Written Contributions 
2011
New Works by Becky McMaster, www.shotgun-review.ca
2010​
Exploding Flatness: New work by Nate McLeod and Cassandra Paul, www.shotgun-review.ca
Eye of the Storm: Recent work by Matthew Mark, Fresh Bread Journal. The Bakery Studio Collective
Grindings on Wood: New Works by Amber Yano, Blend Journal. Alberta College of Art + Design Student’s Association
Exploding Flatness: New work by Nate McLeod and Cassandra Paul, Fresh Bread Journal. The Bakery Studio Collective
​2009
Jade Ford: Skeleton Painter, The Appendix Journal. Calgary
​The Dirt on the Doilies of Judy Dibus, The Appendix Journal. Calgary
​Draw Drab Grab: The Processes of Sarah van Sloten, Blend Journal. Alberta College of Art + Design Student’s Association
Bibliography
2014
In Your Eyes, University of Victoria MFA 2014 Exhibition text, Michelle Jacques
2011
Megan Dyck's Line Dance, Sarah van Sloten for www.shotgun-review.ca
2010​
Catalyst, Spring 2010 / Issue No. 3. (Pg. 10) AUArts
Moving through Space and Constellations of Marks, Sarah van Sloten for ​Blend Journal, Alberta College of Art + Design Student's Association
2009 
Megan Dyck: Working Corpus, Sarah van Sloten for Blend Journal, ​Alberta College of Art + Design Student’s Association

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