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Nadia Secreto

Urban Designer

E: studio@nadiasecreto.ca 

 

 

 



 Research Interests

 

changeabilty, architecture of movement, architecture of consciousness, neuro-architecture, architecture of the emotional and psychological landscape, human geography, psychogeography, topographical behaviors, aesthetics, consumption, public space, mobility, built environment psychology

 

 

Education

 

2014                       Certificate of Urban Studies, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC

2011                       BFA, Sculpture, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB

2004-2006               BA Women Studies. Concordia University, Montreal, QC.

 

 

Courses

 

2015                        Landscape Design, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB 

2014                        Architectural Modelling and Architectural Design, Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC

 

     

Certifications

 

 2013                      Tri-Council Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans Course

                              on Research Ethics

 

 

Professional and Volunteer Experience

 

2015                      Administrative Assistant, O2 Planning + Design, (Contract) Calgary AB

2014                      Gardner and Designer, It's About Thyme Nursery, Burnaby BC

2014                      Community Outreach, Brook Pooni Associates Inc, Vancouver BC

2014                      Photographer and Volunteer, Vancouver Public Space Network, Vancouver BC

2014                      Co-Project Manager, Geography Cafe:Making Idea's Happen. 2014 Speaker Series

                             On behalf of the Geography Student Union, SFU, Vancouver BC

2014                      Installation Artist, Event Planner, Photographer, Hi F.I.V.E Movement Initiative:

                             Aims to eliminate the stigma attached to mental illness and mental health issues. 

                             SFU, Vancouver BC

2014                      Graphic Designer, Faculty of Environment Student Union, SFU, Vancouver BC

2013-2014              Community Outreach, Brook Pooni and Associates, Vancouver, BC

2013-2014              Executive Geography Departmental Representative, SFU, Vancouver BC

2013-2014              Executive Resource Committee Representative, Simon Fraser University, BC

2013-2014              Design Lead: Volunteer, Graphic Designer, Content Contributor, Antithesis Publication, Simon 

                             Fraser Public Interest Research Group, SFU, Vancouver BC

2012-2013              Administrator, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver BC

2012                      Event Coordinator, Promotions, and Volunteer, Community Arts Council of

                             Vancouver, Vancouver BC

2010-2011              Volunteer for Triangle Gallery, Calgary AB                                                                                      

2010-2011              Member of the Sculpture Department Association, Alberta College of Art and Design

                             Calgary AB

2010                      Gallery Attendant, Swirl Gallery, Calgary AB

2010                      Elections Manager for Martha Affleck, Alberta College of Art and Design,Calgary, AB

2009                      Volunteer/Visiting artist for Saint Alphonsus Elementary School. Calgary AB

2003- 2004             Internship: Tutor Assistant of Pier de Coubertin Elementary School, Montreal QC

2003- 2004             Internship, Strategic Tutor/ Team Leaderof The McGill Learning Associates of      

                             Montreal: Taylor Adolescence Program, Montreal QC

 

 

Grants/Fellowships

 

2013                      BOMA Undergraduate Bursary in Urban Studies, Simon Fraser University, BC

2011                      CARFAC, Student Travel Grant (Mexico City), Alberta College of Art and Design                 

2010                      Millennium Bursary, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB

 

 

Exhibition Record (solo exhibition marked by *)

 

2011                      Graduate Exhibition, Movement: Rhythm 2, Main Mall, ACAD,Calgary,    

                             AB  (catalogue)

2011                      The Inside Out Project, Personal Portrait, California, USA

2011                      Sculpture Grad Show, I have been there before, Ivan Gallery, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2011                      The Horse Show, Movement: Rhythm 0, Lecture Theatre, ACAD, and Calgary, AB

2011                      The Third Space, Urban Growth, Untitled Artist Society Gallery, Calgary, AB

2011                  *  I See, Ivan Gallery, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2010                      SCULPTIMATIUM, Slowly Dripping, Main Mall, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2010                  *  Plate Study, Ivan Gallery, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2010                      Sculpture Show, Reciprocity, Main Mall, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2010                      How far would you go? Ivan Gallery, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2010                  *  How far would you go? Expansion Study 1, Public Performance, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2010                  *  How far would you go? Expansion Study 2, Public Performance, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2009                  *  Beyond the framework, Ivan Gallery, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2008                  *  Drawing: Recall, Main Mall, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2008                  *  Sculpture: Morality 1, Main Mall, ACAD, and Calgary, AB

2008                  *  Sculpture: Morality 2, Performance for passing audience, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2008                      Performative Exhibition, ACAD, Performance: Avant Garb, Copper Bellies, and Art

                             Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB 

2008                      Performative Exhibition, Alberta College of Art and Design Performance: Avant Garb, 

                             Copper Bellies, Art Central, and Art Gallery of Calgary, AB

2007                 *   Two can play at this game, Lecture Hall, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2007                      Morphed light bulb, Exhibition, First Year’s Study Show, Main Mall, ACAD, Calgary AB 

                       

 

Publications

 

2014                   #3 Publicity, The Play of Public Space, Vancouver Public Space Network, (Photography Contribution)                                         Vancouver BC

2014                   Sculpture Portfolio, Ephemeral Movements, Vancouver BC, Blurb Publishing

2013                   I Am Canadian and I Am Sorry: Dependency, Development, and the Psychological 

                          Landscape (Co-edited with Samantha Terry), Urban Times, London UK.

2011                  “Graduation Catalogue” Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB

2011                   Sculpture Portfolio, Changeability: sculpture, video and print,” Calgary AB, Vol. 0

                          Blurb Publishing

 

          

 

Personal Interests

traveling, bee keeping, sailing, video journalism, photography, film, fine art performance, and feasting upon Crotonese Cheese with a Bartlett Pear