Bio

Mallory Donen is a multidisciplinary artist residing in Vancouver, specializing in painting, photography, digital art and embroidery. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from University of the Fraser Valley, and a Master of Fine Arts from University of Manitoba. Her practice explores repetitive mechanical processes, and our relationship with technology, by making art as if she were a machine.

Donen’s recent exhibitions include: Women in Art, Kariton Art Gallery, Abbotsford, BC; Neither Here Nor There, South Main Gallery, Vancouver, BC; Horror Vacui, Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, BC; and a solo exhibition Art on Demand 4.4, the Reach Gallery & Museum, Abbotsford, BC. Donen has an upcoming solo exhibition, I Come From a Long Line of Machines, Kent Harrison Arts Council, Harrison, BC, August 2019.


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Education
2017 MFA, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
2015 BFA, Visual Arts Major, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC

Solo Exhibitions
2019 I Come From a Long Line of Machines, Ranger Station Art Gallery, Harrison, BC
2018 Art on Demand 4.4, Reach Gallery, Abbotsford BC
2017 Glitch Series 01, Turnbull Gallery, Surrey, BC

Group Exhibitions
2019 Bibliocache, Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver, BC (October 18-20th)
2019 Women in Art, Kariton Art Gallery, Abbotsford, BC
2018 IAD Anonymous Art Show, 100 Braid Street Studios, New Westminster, BC
2018 Neither Here Nor There, South Main Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2018 Celebration of Herstory, White Rock Community Centre, White Rock, BC
2017 Horror Vacui, Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, BC
2017 Our Future, Pop-Up-Gallery, White Rock, BC
017 Paint the Town: 4th Annual Plein Air Exhibition, Surrey, BC
2017 The Street Experience, Millepiani Exhibition Space, Rome, Italy
2017 3...2..1.Chaos, MFA Thesis Exhibition, School of Art Gallery, UofM, Winnipeg, MB
2017 Annual Double Exposure: Photography & Poetry, Semiahmoo Arts, Surrey BC
2017 MFA Open Studios, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB
2016 MFA Open House, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB
2016 Emerge Annual Exhibition, The Reach Gallery, Abbotsford, BC
2016 Pop-Up-Town Market Gallery & Art Rental, White Rock, BC
2016 Paint the Town: 3rd Annual Plein Air Exhibition, Surrey, BC
2016 The 3rd Annual Back Alley Artists Night, CBC 700 Studio, Vancouver BC
2016 Eat Yo Self, Hot Art Wet City, Vancouver BC
2016 Anything Whatever Platform Members’ Exhibition, Winnipeg MB
2016 Double Exposure: Photography & Poetry, Semiahmoo Arts, Surrey BC
2016 MFA Open Studio, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB
2016 I Chew Chew Chew You: A Pizza Art Show, Hot Art Wet City, Vancouver BC
2016 Members Exhibition, Semiahmoo Arts, Surrey BC
2015-2016 The Anonymous Art Show for Greta, HOFA, Abbotsford BC
2015 Both Sides of Now, BFA Grad Show, UFV, Abbotsford BC
2014 “Outside the Box” Art Exhibition and Social, UFV, Rm C1401, Abbotsford BC
2014 VA402: Open House, UFV Building C, Abbotsford BC
2014 Mural Unveiling and Exhibition, Semiahmoo Arts building, White Rock BC
2013 Unfiltered: Photo III, UFV Building B Gallery, Abbotsford BC 

Residencies
2019 Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency

Events
2019 Spring 2019 Wine & Art Walk, Downtown Abbotsford
2019 All Tomorrow’s Parties Market, Vancouver, BC
2019 Pacific Arts Market, Vancouver, BC
2019 Art to Dine For, We Are Pie Art Collective Art Market, Abbotsford, BC
2018 Mainstreet Mixed Bag Market, Vancouver, BC
2018 Makers Market, Vancouver, BC
2018 RAW: Vancouver presents Magnify, Celebrities, Vancouver, BC
2018 Art Slam: Arts Fundraiser Gala, Turnbull Gallery, Surrey, BC
2017 Paint the Town: 4th Annual Plein Air Competition, Surrey, BC

Publications
2017 Horror Vacui at Deer Lake Gallery, September 14, 2017, Burnaby Now
2017 Wotisart?, July 2017 Issue
2017 Average Art Magazine, July 2017 Issue
2017 A5 Magazine, June 2017 Issue
2017 Wotisart?, June 2017 Issue
2017 Average Art Magazine, June 2017 Issue
2017 UM Today News, May 19, 2017
2017 Raspberry Magazine, May 2017, Issue 11
2016 Modern Laundry Publication
2016 Louden Singletree 2016 Issue
2016 I Chew Chew Chew You: The Pizza Art Show Companion, Hot Art Wet City, Vancouver BC
2015 PIPE: UFV’s Visual Arts Journal, Volume 1, Pg. 44-45
2014 Video Interview, PIPE: UFV’s Visual Arts Journal, November Artist of the Month
2014 The Cascade Newspaper, Vol. 22 Issue 10, March 19 – 25, pg. 11

Professional Experience
2019 Guest Artist Lecture, UFV, Abbotsford, BC
2018 Artist Mentor, White Rock Youth Mural, White Rock, BC
2017 Artist Talk, Turnbull Gallery, Surrey, BC
2017 Teaching Assistantship, STDO 1470: Materials Studio 3D, University of Manitoba, MB
2017 Panel Discussion, STDO 1510: Art Now, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
2017 Artist Talk, STDO 1510: Art Now, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
2016 Teaching Assistantship, STDO 1510: Art Now, University of Manitoba, MB
2016 MFA Selection Committee, U of M, MB
2015-2016 Graduate Program Committee, U of M, MB
2016 Artist Lecture, FAAH 3202: Contemporary Art History, U of M, MB
2016 Teaching Assistantship, STDO 1450: Open Studio, University of Manitoba, MB
2015 Teaching Assistantship, STDO 1510: Art Now, University of Manitoba, MB
2015 Panel Discussion, STDO 1510: Art Now, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
2015 Artist Talk, STDO 1510: Art Now, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
2013 Photographer for UFV’s Theatre Production of The Little Mermaid, Chilliwack BC

Awards and Academic Honours
2019 Vermont Studio Center Artists Grant
2016 Marvin and Irma Penn Scholarship in Fine Arts
2015 Dean's List of Distinguished Students, UFV Graduating Class of 2015
2014 Evangelos Apostolides Endowment Scholarship in Photography
2011-13 Academic All-Canadian, University of the Fraser Valley
2010 Seikido Martial Arts Award of Integrity Scholarship