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  Curriculum Vitae  

Education

2022            ASL – Level 101, Michelle Mary Schaefer - Queer ASL, Vancouver, BC, Canada, attended online. 

2022            BFA with honours in Studio Art – Digital and Integrated Practice, University of Saskatchewan,

Saskatoon, SK.

2022            Crip Lit for Spoonies II, group reading and writing workshop, Ashna Ali – Liminal Labs, Brooklyn,

NY, USA, attended online. 

2019            University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK, (Regional and Urban Planning courses).

Grants & Awards

2024            PAVED Arts Members Micro Grant, production credit.

2023            JRG Society for the Arts Emerging Artist Award.

2022            SK Arts Microgrant. 

2022            Mina Forsyth Collection Prize, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, semi-permanent 

installation, and a cash prize.

2021            Canada Student Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities.

2021            Canada Student Grant for Full-time Students
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2021            Saskatchewan Student Grant for Full-time Students.

2021            Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship for Full-time students.

Exhibitions/ Screenings

2024            Friends of a Sick Girl, ArtsAccess Network Manitoba (AANM), Winnipeg, MB, (solo exhibition). 

2024            Prairie Poems, Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg, W1– Centre for Young Culture,

                    Regensburg, Germany, program curated by Lisa Birke, (group screening). 

2023            One Take Super 8, Roxy Theatre, Saskatoon, SK.

2023            Community, Connections, and ______., The Gallery/ Art Placement Inc., Saskatoon, SK, curated                         by The Community Project, (group exhibition). 

2022            One Take Super 8, Roxy Theatre, Saskatoon, SK.

2022            Nuit Blanche Eve, The Avenue Room, Saskatoon, SK, (group screening).

2022            Artist @ Work, analog TV installation, Saskatoon Fringe Festival, W.E. Graham Park, Saskatoon, SK.

2022            Reuniting Through Video and Voice: a video art exhibition, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, Dept. of Art

and Art History, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, (group class exhibition).

2022            Growth will not be restricted, Nuit Blanche Eve, augmented reality animation, the Bowl at the

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. 

2022            a body for my body: BFA Honors Exhibition, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, Dept. of Art and Art History,

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.

2022            The Shoestring Gallery: The First 10 Years, Digital Project, AKA Artist-run Centre, Saskatoon, SK. 

2021            Guernica Remastered, Adad Hannah, Nicole Hayashi, et al., Remai Modern, Saskatoon, SK, (group

exhibition).

2021            One Take Super 8, Roxy Theatre, Saskatoon, SK.

2021            Growth will not be restricted, Nuit Blanche Saskatoon, Mayfair Library, Saskatoon, SK. 

2021            Avenues: Video Art from Far Apart, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, Dept. of Art and Art History,

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, (group class exhibition).

2021            Variants, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, Dept. of Art and Art History, University of Saskatchewan,

Saskatoon, SK, (group class exhibition).        

Publications as Author 

2024            invisibly ill zine, no. 2, Saskatoon, SK. March 2024. 

2022            invisibly ill zine, no. 1, Saskatoon, SK. December 2022. 

Bibliography

2024            Remai Modern, “Gabby Da Silva shines a light on invisible illnesses,” Remai Modern Currents,

                    March 8, 2024. Digital publication, last accessed March 27, 2024.

                    https://remaimoderncurrents.ca/gabby-da-silva-shines-a-light-on-invisible-illnesses/

2023            Akimbo, “Gabby Da Silva on Invisible Illness,” The Cripsters: Akimblog, April 28, 2023. Digital 

publication, last accessed May 1, 2023. https://akimbo.ca/akimblog/gabby-dasilva-on-invisible-ill

2023            Bitter Pill Press, "Healthy Table," Apple a Day, no. 1 (January 2023): 38-39. 

2022            Tash King, "Fatigue," Bed zine, no. 3 (October 2022): 36. 

2022            Boklaschuk, Shannon. “USask Graduate explores invisible illness through artwork,” College of

Arts and Science News. University of Saskatchewan, June 6, 2022. Digital publication, last accessed July 20, 2022. https://artsandscience.usask.ca/news/articles/7637/USask_graduate_explores_invisi

2021            Putnam, Chris. “USask student artists revisit Picasso for Remai Modern exhibition,” College of

Arts and Science News. University of Saskatchewan, October 20, 2021. Digital publication, last accessed July 20, 2022. https://artsandscience.usask.ca/news/articles/6911/USask_student_artists

Collections

Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, The University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Residencies & Presentations

2023            invisibly ill Workshop Series, Remai Modern, iGen students, and residents of Sherbrooke

                    Community Centre, Sherbrooke Community Centre, Saskatoon, SK, October 20 – December 1, 

                    artist and presenter of workshops. 

2023            Nakatani Gong Orchestra, Tatsuya Nakatani, et al., Cosmopolitan Seniors Centre, Saskatoon, SK,                         October 25 – 26th, part of the 11th Annual Sounds Like: An Audio Festival. 

2022            Anxious Documents of Great Precision, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, Dept. of Art and Art History,

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, October 14 – 22nd, weeklong studio intensive workshop and group exhibition.

2022            Future Collective, DJ Olive, et al., PAVED Arts, Saskatoon, SK, October 17 – 22nd, weeklong

installation and audio-visual camp as part of the 10th Annual Sounds Like: An Audio Festival, (group installation).

2022            Open Studio residency, Art Placement Gallery, Saskatoon, SK, June 20 – 25th, created a bed

installation out of found materials, including an old mattress and empty recycled pill bottles. 

2021            Artist @ Work, artist presentation, Saskatoon Fringe Festival, Saskatoon, SK, July 30 and August 4. 

Work/ Community Services

2023            Treasurer, AKA Artist-run Centre, Saskatoon, SK, since September 2023.

2023            Studio Assistant, Laura St. Pierre, Saskatoon, SK, supported through the SK Arts

                    Accessibility Fund, between February - June 2023.  

2022            Special Projects/ Archives, AKA Artist-run Centre, Saskatoon, SK, employed through Young

Canada Works, between December 2022 - March 2023. 

2022            Exhibitions Coordinator, Snelgrove and Kenderdine Gallery, University of Saskatchewan,

Saskatoon, SK, employed since August 2022. 

2022            Collective Member, AKA Artist-run Centre, Saskatoon, SK, since March 2022.

2021            Communications/ Curatorial Assistant, AKA Artist-run Centre, Saskatoon, SK, employed while a

student, between May 2021 – March 2022.

2019            Volunteer, Transitional Care Unit, Saskatoon City Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, hosted a coffee hour for

elderly and recovering patients, March 2019 – March 2020. 

Member of the following organizations:

AKA Artist-run Centre, Saskatoon, SK, Joined 2021. 

Art Gallery of Regina, Regina, SK, Joined 2022. 

Arts Access Ability Network, Winnipeg, MB, Joined 2022. 

CFCR Community Radio, Saskatoon, SK, Joined 2021.

Creative Users Projects, remote in Canada, Joined 2022. 

PAVED Arts, Saskatoon, SK, Joined 2021.

Remai Modern, Saskatoon, SK, Joined 2022.

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