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Hantsport, NS

"Finishing [a piece] is the most difficult thing for an artist... you can have a billion things on the go, but to actually finish, you've got to push yourself HARD."

Born in Antigonish, NS

Master of Fine Art, State University of New York, The College of New Platz, New York 1992
Bachelor of Fine Art, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax, NS 1986

Selected Exhibitions:
"Intercession", solo show, Encomium Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, June 2005
"Greg Forrest, Colleen Wolstenholme, Jonathon Forrest", 3 person show, Encomium Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, December 2004-February 2005
"Appearances: New Work From Nova Scotia", group, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS 2005
Marion McCain Atlantic Art Exhibition, group, The Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB 2004
"AH", solo, Saw Gallery, Ottawa, ON 2002
"Pharmacopoeia", solo, Hamilton Artist's Inc., Hamilton, ON 1999

Selected Awards, Grants, Experience:
Artist Creation Grant, Nova Scotia Provincial Government, 2004
Jury member, Canada Council mid-career production grants, 2004
Shortlist, Atlantic region, Sobey Art Award, 2002
Artist creation grant, Nova Scotia Arts Council, 2002
Board member, grunt gallery, Vancouver, BC, 1998-99





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