CURRICULUM VITAE

HEATHER ANNE-MARIE, 2020

Education

Expressive Arts Therapy Program
Langara College, 2018 - 2020

End of Life Care Doula Certificate

Douglas College, May 2019 - June 2019

Bachelor of Arts in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
Minor in Dialogue in Communications

Simon Fraser University, 2017 - 2018
 
Semester in Dialogue: Decolonizing Dialogues, Solidarity, and Activism
Simon Fraser University, January 2017 - April 2017
 
Women's Studies Transfer Program
Langara College, 2014 - 2017

Scholarships & Awards

49 Langarans Award (2019)

For contributions to the community-at-large through work as an advocate for inclusion and empowerment

 

Creative Spark Grant (2019)

ArtStarts
 

Golden Key Honour Society (2018)

Ken Chan BA-95 LGBT Undergraduate Award (2018)

Simon Fraser University

Women Elder in Action (We*Act) Scholarship (2016)
Langara College​

Art Exhibitions

‘The Compassionate I : Personal Images of Loss & Healing’
November 2020, River Market, New Westminster, BC
 

Into the Queer Mind Group Exhibition
August 13, 2018, Centennial Lodge, New Westminster, BC

Vines Art Festival - Facilitator and Collaborator for The Bench Project with multidisciplinary artist Rafal Czachor
August 8 - 9, 2018, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC

From Life to Death Group Exhibition
April 4, 2018 - June 1, 2018, The Anvil Centre, New Westminster, BC

New Westminster Pride’s Uncover Group Exhibition
August 2016 - September 2016, The Anvil Centre, New Westminster, BC

 

Writing
 

2019. "Crystallized Tent” poem and cover image. Feral Feminisms, Issue 8. 
 

Unthinking Sex, Imagining Asexuality: Intersectional and Interdisciplinary Perspectives - Co-Curator
April 26-27, 2019, Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre Campus, Vancouver, BC


2018. "ARThrive: an exploration of grassroots healing spaces". Vancouver, BC.

2018 “dried herbs". Lyre Magazine, Burnaby, BC

2018 “NWSS GSA Zine Workshop”
Blog post for: SFU Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

2017 “Where the River Runs” Tenth to the Fraser, New Westminster, BC


Curatorial

Steel & Oak Art Program - Programmer / Curator
July 2018 - January 2020, New Westminster, BC
 

Unthinking Sex, Imagining Asexuality: Intersectional and Interdisciplinary Perspectives - Co-Curator
April 26-27, 2019, Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre Campus, Vancouver, BC


Academic Conferences

Panel Presenter, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, Asexuality and Intersectionality: Asexuality in Conversation with Religiosity, Transnationalism, and Sex Positivity, Regina, SK
May 26 - June 1, 2018.

Initiatives, Workshops, & Event Organization

Expressive Arts Therapist
CoMakeDo, Vancouver, BC
April 2020 - present

  • Engages in arts-based therapy with those with complex needs and disabilities via ZoomExpressive Arts Facilitator // Stratagem: Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Conference

Expressive Arts Therapist
Burnaby Hospice Society at St. Michael’s Care Centre, Burnaby, BC
September 2019 - June 2020

  • Engages in arts-based therapy with those at end of life  and their families

  • Established the weekly group My Grief Story via Zoom

 

Expressive Arts Therapist
Reimagine: Life, Loss & Love virtual conference

May 2020 - June 2020​

  • Established the ongoing workshop Our Grieving Hearts

  • Completes confidential records for supervision
     

12/2019-04/2020        Expressive Arts Therapist // Nootka Elementary, Vancouver, BC

  • Engages in arts-based therapy with K - grade 4 children

  • Collaborates with parents, teachers, and counsellors to ensure the needs of the child are met

  • Completes confidential records for supervision
     

01/2020-03/2020        Expressive Arts Therapist // Chartwell Carlton Care Residence

  • Engages in arts-based therapy with those with that are aging and have complex need such as dementia and Alzheimer’s

  • Completes confidential records for supervision

North Van Arts After School Arts Programme - Art Instructor

October 15 - December 2, 2018, Sherwood Park Elementary, North Vancouver, BC

Intersectional Feminist Journal Praxis - Guest Lecturer and Workshop Facilitator

November 8, 2018, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Department, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

Women in Canada - Guest Lecturer and Workshop Facilitator

October 23, 2018, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC
 

Lost and Found: Erasure Poetry Workshop
November 2018, Artists Helping Artists, Burnaby, BC

H’Art Hive Workshop Facilitator

November 2018 - Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver, Vancouver, BC

Blank Page: Exploring the intersection of self doubt and creativity in your sketchbook
October 2018 , Artists Helping Artists, Burnaby, BC

Who Gets Left Out? Re-imagining the future of collective decision making - Co-Organizer, Emcee
July 23, 2018, City Studios, Vancouver, BC
 

The Spoon Project - Creator
May 2018 - present (currently on hiatus)
 

Pecha Kucha New West  - Presenter
August 2018, Queens Park, New Westminster, BC

The Body Issue, Zine Making Workshop - Co-Organizer, Facilitator
June 2018, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC

Voices of Resilience, Poetry Event - Co-Organizer / MC
March 2018, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

ARThrive - Co-creator / Organizer / Facilitator
January 2018 - August 2018, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

Zine Making Workshop - Organizer / Facilitator
December 2017, New Westminster, BC

Boards and Committee Experience

 

Visual Arts Committee Member

Arts Council of New Westminster

May 2018 - December 2019

Board Member

Access Art Gallery

June 2018 - March 2019

Community Volunteer Work

Urban Native Youth Association
Weekly Youth Mentor

January 2017 - January 2019

 

Simon Fraser University’s Active Bystander Network
Active Bystander​

​September 2017 - April 2018

Feral Feminisms - an open access feminist online journal

Peer reviewer for artwork submitted to Issue 8 – Critical Interventions in Rape Culture.

December 2017 - January 2018

Fraser River Discovery Centre
Volunteer / Facilitator​

October 2016 - October 2017 


Qmunity BC’s Queer Resource Centre
Web Reach Specialist and Outreach Volunteer 

July 2016 - October 2016

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