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bbll.andrade@gmail.com

@bbllaanndd

Education

2015-2020 - BFA Sculpture & Instillation, minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies - OCAD University, Toronto

2014-2015 - General Arts and Humanities - University of Toronto, St George Campus, Toronto

Group Exhibition History

2020

GradEx 105 - OCAD University, Toronto [COVID-19 effected]

Modes of Inhabiting - Beaver Hall Gallery, Toronto

Peace Mael II - The Richmond, Toronto

2019

Irontown - OCAD University, Toronto

Delivery Notice - Beaver Hall Gallery, Toronto

2018

PRIDE - OCAD University, Toronto

Publications

2020

A Tending to Things - OCAD U Sculpture and Installation Thesis Publication

2019

Beyond the MASC Newsletter - Toronto Canadian Medallic Society photography publication 

Cryptids - OCAD U Zine Collective creative writing publication

Awards and Grants

2020

Toronto Artscape Foundation Launchpad Bursary - Artscape Inc., Toronto

Bluma Appel Fourth Year Thesis Award - OCAD U, Toronto

2019

Barford Family Bursary - OCAD U, Toronto

2018

OCAD U TSA Bursary - OCAD U, Toronto

2015

First Place - TIFF: Next Wave Battle of the Scores, Toronto

Art Fairs

2020

GradEx Foundry Fair - GradEx 105, Toronto [COVID-19 Effected]

2019

Artist Multiples Pop-Up Shop - OCAD U, Toronto

Residencies

2020

@TWKLGBTQ Twitter, online content curator/creator 

Professional Experience

2020

A Tending to Things Exhibition Monitor - Coordinated and assisted in the set-ups, openings, and de-installs for Sculpture and Instillation thesis exhibition series shows

A Tending to Things Advertising Committee - Assisted in design of advertising materials for Sculpture and Instillation thesis exhibition series shows

2019

Buffalo State College Iron “Turkey Pour” - Attended annual thanksgiving “Turkey Pour” at the Buffalo State College campus in Buffalo, NY. Participated in sandcasting and iron pours, documented the experience for club social media

Bronze Fabrication Studio - Employed as student monitor. Assisted students with wax fabricating, the ceramic slurry process, and lost-wax metal casting 

OCAD U Foundry Club - Co-President, ran workshops introducing new members to greensand casting, silicone/plaster mouldmaking, and patinas

OCAD U Open-House Outdoor Metal Pour - Participated in aluminum metal casting demonstration

NCCCIAP -  Attended National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art & Practices in Birmingham, Alabama, documented the experience for club social media

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