EDUCATION
2014 - 2016 University of Ottawa, Ottawa, On, MFA Graduate in Painting `
2007 - 2011 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Mb, B.F.A. First Class Honours in Painting

AWARDS & GRANTS
2017 Nancy Petry Award Recipient
2017 RBC Emerging Artist Award Ottawa

2017 Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Creation Grant
2014 - 2016 University of Ottawa, Full Attendance Scholarship

SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
April 2018 [Upcoming], PDA Projects, Ottawa, On
March 2017, University of Wisconsin-Marinette Fine Art Gallery, Marinette, WI
August 18 - September 15 / 2016, Ottawa Art Gallery, Becoming Animal, Solo Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Ottawa, On
2016, PDA Projects, Curing Soil, Ottawa, On
2015 Gallery 115 - University of Ottawa, SKINNED, Ottawa, On
2014 La Petite Mort Gallery, MAIM, Ottawa, On
2013 Hole in the Wall Gallery, Leftovers, Winnipeg, Mb

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
November 16 - January 2 / 2017-2018 [Upcoming], Longetivity, City of Ottawa Annual Acquisitions Exhibition, Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa, On
April 27 - May 27 / 2017, Peau, La Maison des Artistes, Winnipeg, Mb
April 29 - September 3 / 2017, Ab NEXT, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, On
November 2016, Chapter 2, PDA Projects, Ottawa, On
November 2016, Souvenirs, City of Ottawa Annual Acquisitions Exhibition, Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa, On
April 9 - 29 / 2016, Aether into Infinity, PDA Projects, Ottawa, On
March 17 - April 24 / 2016, Full Catastrophe, Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa, On
2015, Destabilizing Dystopia, DC3 Art Projects, Edmonton, Ab
2014, Flesh Garden, Milk Gallery, In collaboration with La Petite Mort Gallery and Mimik Magazine, Amsterdam, Nl
2014, Rectory Art House, Doors Open Ottawa, Ottawa, On
2014, Chinatown Remixed, Ottawa, On
2014, Occam’s Razor: Art, Science, and Aesthetics, !dea Gallery, Toronto, On
2014, Occam’s Razor: Art, Science, and Aesthetics, Propellor Gallery, Toronto, On
2014, La Petite Mort Gallery, Gaze: A Female Perspective, Ottawa, On
2013, Rectory Art House, Open House, Ottawa, On
2013, Colonel By Pilot Lab - University of Ottawa, Breaking Point, Ottawa, On
2013, Rectory Art House, Nuit Blanche: Supernova, Ottawa, On
2013 Sao House, Montreal, Quebec
2012 Nostracasa, Creature Mythologies, Montreal, Qc
2012 Living Arts Centre, Decent Exposure, Mississauga, On
2012 Espace Projet, Defining Moments, Montreal, Qc
2012 The Other Gallery, Elks on Trains in Hyperspace, Banff, Ab

COLLECTIONS
2017 City of Ottawa, Direct Purchase Acquisition, Ottawa, On
2016 City of Ottawa, Direct Purchase Acquisition, Ottawa, On
2013 Artists Pension Trust, New York, NY
2012 - present Various Private Collections across Canada

RESIDENCIES
January - February 2018 [Upcoming], Artist in Residence, NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland
April - May 2014, Artist in Residence, Sparkbox Studio, Picton, On
May - June 2012, Artist in Residence, The Banff Centre, Banff, Ab

PRESS

Normale Magazine, A Conversation with Gillian King, April 13, 2017, Cayllan Cassavia
The Fulcrum, This Month at the Ottawa Art Gallery: Becoming Animal, Sept 8, 2016, Anchal Sharma
La Rotunde, Gillian King: Animal in Search of Humanity - Human Looking Animal, Jan 26, 2015, Maude Erica-Desjardins
Friday Special Blend March 93.1FM CKCU, Mar 14, 2014, interview with Susan Johnston
goodthingsottawa.tumblr.com, Gillian King, Feb 7, Feb 9, & Mar 14, 2014, Kristina Corre
University of Ottawa Gazette, Chemical Engineering Through the Eyes of an Artist, Dec 18, 2013, Jennifer Larocque
The West End Times, Art Exhibition Showcases the Beauty and Mythology of theAnimal Kingdom, Sept 15, 2012, Stuart Nulman
Ratsdeville.typepad.com, Creature Mythologies at Nostracasa, Aug 24, 2012
Oasis-mag.blogspot.ca, Creature Mythologies, Aug 23, 2012
Themetropolitain.ca, Creature Mythologies: St.Henri Gallery Combines Art and Interior Design, Aug 18, 2012, Alan Hustak
Mississauga.com, Decent Exposure for Emerging Artists, July 12, 2012, Julia Le

PUBLICATIONS
Featured works in Herd Magazine, August 2014
Featured works in Rip/Torn Magazine, June 2014
Featured works in Soliloquies: 17. 1, 2013
Featured works in Feminist and Queer Collective Annual Publication, 2012

CURATORIAL WORK
You Maniacs You Blew It Up!, works by Philippe Caron Lefebvre (Montreal, CA), Emily Jan (Montreal, CA), Jesse Stewart (Ottawa, ON), PDA Projects, Ottawa, On, July 2015 [upcoming]
SANCTUM, works by Nick Cave (Chicago, US), Teresa Braun (New Jersey, US), Beth Frey (Toronto, CA), Anna J Eyler & Nicholas Lapointe (Ottawa, CA), La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, On, September 2014
24 CATS, works by Beth Frey, Ben Clarkson, Dayna Danger, Elle Chae, Aitch, Saddo, Anna Jane MacIntyre, Dany Reede, Kara Passey, Michelle MacKinnon, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, On, October 2013