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Education

  • 2015 Eddie Adams Workshop:Class of XIII, Jeffersonville, New York
  • 2015 Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues Workshop X, New York, New York
  • 2013 Missouri Photo Workshop, Trenton, Missouri
  • 2013 Photojournalism Diploma, Loyalist College, Belleville, Ontario
  • 2012 Bachelor of Journalism, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

Experience

  • 2015 Photo intern, The Canadian Press, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2014 Contract Photographer, Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2014 Loyalist College Advisory Board Member
  • 2014 Photographer, Waterloo Region Record, Kitchener, Ontario
  • 2014 Photo/Video Intern, Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2013 Summer Intern Photographer, Waterloo Region Record, Kitchener, Ontario
  • 2012 Loyalist College POM Committee Member, Belleville, Ontario
  • 2012 Freelance Photo Editor, Getty Images, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2012 Summer Intern Photographer, Metroland Media Group, Halton Region, Ontario
  • 2011 Multimedia Editor and Writer, Ryerson Review of Journalism, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2011 Features Editor, The Eyeopener, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2011 Freelance Photo Editor, Getty Images, Toronto Ontario
  • 2010 Photo Editor, The Eyeopener, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2009 Reporter, Videographer, Editor, Kontakt Ukrainian TV (OMNI), Toronto, Ontario

Recognition

  • 2019 Third Place, POYi, Documentary Journalism
  • 2018 Audience Award, Best Short Documentary Film, CinEast, the Central and Eastern European Film Festival, Luxembourg
  • 2018 Honourable Mention, Best Canadian Short Documentary, Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival, Canada
  • 2016 National Magazine Award for Best New Photographer
  • 2016 National Magazine Award for Photo Essay/ Photojournalism, Gold
  • 2016 First Place, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, Portrait and Personality 
  • 2016 New York Portfolio Review, Participant
  • 2016 Photo Boite 30 Under 30 Women Photographers
  • 2015 First Place, National Pictures of the Year for Single Multimedia
  • 2015 First Place, National Pictures of the Year for Portrait
  • 2015 Premier's Award for outstanding Ontario college graduates in the Creative Arts and Design category, nominee
  • 2015 Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Emerging Photographers Competition, Winner
  • 2015 National Magazine Awards, Online Video, Gold
  • 2015 Canadian Journalism Foundation, Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award Recipient
  • 2014 Second Place, National Pictures of the Year for Feature
  • 2014 Honourable Mention, National Pictures of the Year for Single Multimedia
  • 2014 New York Portfolio Review, Participant
  • 2013 American Photography 30, Chosen
  • 2013 Third Place, National Pictures of the Year for Social Issues
  • 2013 Second Place, National Pictures of the Year for Team Multimedia
  • 2013 Second Place, National Pictures of the Year for Single Multimedia
  • 2013 Mary Clerc Scholarship, Missouri Photo Workshop
  • 2013 The Shevchenko Foundation Heritage Grant
  • 2013 Multimedia Award, Loyalist College
  • 2013 Doug Wicken Documentary Award, Loyalist College
  • 2012 Second Place, National Pictures of the Year for Single Multimedia
  • 2012 Shaun Best Memorial Scholarship
  • 2012 Kingston Typographical Union - Photojournalism Award
  • 2012 William H. Olive Award for Excellence in Magazine Feature Writing
  • 2012 Catherine Keachie Magazine Journalism Scholarship
  • 2012 Second Place, Consumer Magazine Article: Feature Category, AEJMC Awards
  • 2012 John M. & Bernice Parrott Bursary
  • 2012 Ukrainian Credit Union Community Leadership Award
  • 2011 Rolf Lockwood NewCom Scholarship for best business feature
  • 2011 Jay Sussman Scholarship for excellence in politics and journalism

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018 Places Between, Nuit Blanche, Mackenzie House, Toronto, Canada
  • 2017 Magenta Flash Forward, Nuit Blanche, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto, Canada
  • 2017 MUSE, Gladstone Hotel, CONTACT Photography Festival, Featured Exhibition, Toronto, Canada
  • 2016 IX Gallery, CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto, Canada
  • 2016 Pendulum Gallery, Capture Photo Festival, Vancouver, Canada  
  • 2015 The Refugee Art Exhibition, The Museum, Kitchener, Canada
  • 2015 FLASH: Contemporary Photography Here, Tannery Event Centre, Kitchener, Canada
  • 2014 Maidan projection, Night/Shift, The Museum, Kitchener, Canada
  • 2014 Aging: a photo exhibit about Canada's aging population, PhotoSensitive, Toronto, Canada
  • 2014 A Journey Through Maidan, Toronto Ukrainian Festival, Toronto, Canada
  • 2014 Open Air Photo Fest, International Day of Photography in Chernihiv, Chernihiv, Ukraine
  • 2014 The Art of the Revolution, Ukrainian Museum of Canada - Ontario Branch, Toronto, Canada
  • 2013 Public as Private, Harbord Coinwash, Toronto, Canada
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