EDUCATION

2013        MFA, Interdisciplinary Studio Arts, Department of Visual Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
2005        BFA with a Specialization in Art Education with Distinction, Department of Visual Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

EXHIBITIONS

2018        Solo Exhibition, Central Art Garage, Ottawa, ON
2018        Group Exhibition, Addenda, Knot Gallery - SAW Video, Ottawa, ON (curated by Michael Davidge)
2018        Group Exhibition, We'll all Become Stories / Nous connaître un peu nous-mêmes, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON (curated by Michelle Gewurtz, Catherine Sinclair, Jim Burant, and Rebecca Basciano)
2017        Group Exhibition, The Last Picture Show, SAW Gallery, Ottawa, ON (curated by Jason St-Laurent)
2017        Group Exhibition, Outside of Time, Ellephant Gallery, Montreal, QC (curated by Christine Redfern)
2017        Group Exhibition, Souvenirs, Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa, ON (additions to the City of Ottawa public art collection)
2016        Group Exhibition, Aether Into Infinity, PDA Projects, Ottawa, ON (curated by Brendan A. de Montigny)
2016        Group Exhibition, Objectionable Practices, Central Art Garage, Ottawa, ON (curated by Danny Hussey)
2015        Solo Exhibition, Still Life: Bouquet, Central Art Garage, Ottawa, ON
2014        Group Exhibition, One, Central Art Garage, Ottawa, ON (curated by Danny Hussey) 
2013        Solo Exhibition, Fruitless-MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON
2011        Group Exhibition, Strength, Charlotte Glencross Gallery, Fredericton, NB
2010        Solo Exhibition, Show Me Where You've Been & What You've Seen, Annex Gallery, Fredericton, NB
2010        Group Exhibition, Journey Into Whatever, The Gallery at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, Fredericton, NB (curated by Adam MacDonald & Joey Haley)
2009        Group Exhibition, City Hall Gallery, Fredericton, NB
2007        Group Exhibition, Order/Chaos, Charlotte Glencross Gallery,  Fredericton, NB

SCREENINGS

2016        Mayor's Gala for the Arts, Ottawa, ON (by invitation)
2015        Mirror Mountain Film Festival, Ottawa, ON (juried)
2014        Resolution, SAW Video, ByTowne Cinema, Ottawa, ON (juried)
2013        Second International Exhibition: Media and Visual Arts, Art Gallery of Izmir University, Izmir, Turkey (juried)
2012        Simultan Festival, Timisoara, Romania (juried)
2012        Nuit Blanche – Life is Beautiful, Ottawa, ON

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2015        Sagamie centre de recherche, de création et de production en art actuel, Alma, QC (photography)
2014        Centre de production Daïmõn, Research and Creation Program, Gatineau, QC (sound art)

COMMISSIONS

2015-2017    Cultural Engineering, SAW Video, Ottawa, ON (one of three artists engaged in a long-term project in which local media artists document and respond both critically and artistically to the Arts Court Redevelopment Project as it unfolds from 2015-2017, engaging the community in an open public dialogue and exchange of ideas) culturalengineering.ca

GRANTS

2014        SAW Video Media Art Centre, Production Fund
2014        Ontario Arts Council Visual Artist Grant, Emerging
2014        Ontario Arts Council Art Education Grant
2012        New Brunswick Arts Board Career Development Grant

AWARDS

2016        Ottawa Arts Council RBC Emerging Artist Award, finalist
2015        City of Ottawa Artist Studio Program Short-Term Studio (March 2017-February 2018)
2014        Art Gallery of York University Artist Book of the Moment (AbotM), shortlist
2012        Dazibao Jeune tête d'affiche contest
2011        University of Ottawa, Holiday Greeting Card Contest for the Vice-President, Research
2011-13   University of Ottawa Admission Scholarship/Full Scholarship MFA
2010        New Brunswick Foundation for the Arts Caisses populaires Arts and Cultural Management Award
2005        Concordia University Most Outstanding Graduate in Art Education
2000-05   Carolyn and Richard Renaud Scholarship for Students Studying in Fine Arts (Concordia University)  

DISTRIBUTION

2013-present    Art Metropole, One Butternut Squash, Chopped (Artist Book), Toronto, ON

COLLECTIONS    

City of Ottawa Direct Purchase Program, Ottawa, ON, 2016
University of Ottawa, Vice-President Research, Ottawa, ON, 2012
City of Ottawa Direct Purchase Program (shortlisted), Ottawa, ON

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

2016        Artist Talk & Panel Discussion: Cultural Engineering, SAW Video Media Art Centre, Ottawa, ON, September 29
2015        Artist Talk: Sculpture & Photography, Research in Art (RIA), Ottawa, ON, June 29
2014        Panelist: Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Arts, University of Ottawa Entrepreneurship Week, Ottawa, ON, Nov. 17
2014        Artist Talk, The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON, May 29
2010        Panelist: Strathbutler Symposium on the Arts - Edgy and Emerging, Saint-John, NB, Nov. 29

SELECTED INTERVIEWS

2015        Danuta Sierhuis, "Meredith Snider, Still Life:Bouquet," Sight Sixty Six, Studio Sixty Six's official blog. October 02, 2015.               
               http://studiosixtysix.tumblr.com/search/meredith+snider
               Mike Foster, "Art for all," Tabaret, UOttawa's online magazine, Issue May 2015. 
               https://tabaret.uottawa.ca/en/2015-05/art-all
2014        Peter Simpson, "Big Beat: PDA Projects Gallery will help fill art gap on Elgin St. strip," Ottawa Citizen. Published on July 23, 2014.      
               http://ottawacitizen.com/entertainment/local-arts/new-gallery-will-bring-emerging-art-to-elgin-street
2011        Matt Belyea, "Art Pioneer Says Goodbye," Brunswickan, Feb. 16, 2011, Issue 20, Vol. 144, p.13
2011        Diane Cole, Victoria Handysides, Julia Wright, "Top 20 Under 30: Meet the People Shaping Our Future," HERE, Vol. 12, Issue 03, Jan. 20-26, 2011, p. 10-                  11
2010        Salon Questionnaire Artist Interview, Telegraph Journal, Sat. June 19, 2010, p. S6

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016        Part-time Sales Associate, Henry's (photo, video and digital equipment), Ottawa, ON, ongoing
2016        Instructor: From Sculpture to Photography, Enrichment Mini-Course, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, May 2-6
2015        Contract Worker, Envato tuts+, post-production and video/photo tutorials, Melbourne, Australia, ongoing
2015        Co-Founder of PDA Projects, Ottawa, ON, August 2014 - December 2015
2014        Instructor: Media Installation, Part-time Faculty, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Fall 2014
2014        Visual and Media Art Facilitation for Seniors, Rockcliffe Retirement Residence, Lord Landsdowne Retirement Residence, Hillel Lodge, Ottawa, ON, developed and delivered curriculum for weekly workshops and long-term projects, January - December
2012-14   Workshop Facilitation, Ottawa Art Gallery Summer Art Camp, Ottawa, ON, video and improvisation, July 2012/2013/2014
2012        Administrative Assistant to Andrew Wright, Professor of Visual Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, January - April
2012        Administrative Assistant to Catherine Richards, Ass. Professor of Visual Arts, Department of Media Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, May - August
2011-13   Teaching Assistant, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Fall 2011 ART4119 Curating Contemporary Art, Winter 2012 ART4919/4929 Painting & Sculpture, Fall 2012 ART2161 Theories of Art, Winter 2013 ART4989 From Studio to Exhibition
2006-11   Executive Director of Gallery Connexion, Fredericton, NB, September 2006 - February 2011
2009        Art Educator, Royal Conservatory of Music Learning Through the Arts - Media Literacy, Fredericton, NB, January - February

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2014        Certificat: Bilan de compétences entrepreneuriales cercle d'emprunt (démarrage d'entreprise), 80 hrs - Hiver 2014, Option Femmes Emploi, Gatineau, QC
2014        Workshop: Criticism and the Art of Slow Looking led by Candice Hopkins, The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON
2011        Workshop: What? My SLR Shoots Video?!? School of the Photographic Arts & SAW Video, Ottawa, ON
2010        Conference: The Americas – Independent Artistic Practices in the Era of Globalization, Res Artis, Montreal, QC
2009        Conference: Creative Places & Spaces – The Collaborative City, Artscape and Partners, Toronto, ON
2008        Conference: Hot Buttons, Artist-Run Centres & Collectives of Ontario (ARCCO), Toronto, ON
2008        Presentation: In The Eye of the Archive presented by Cyndie Campbell, Felicity Tayler, Rebecca Young, APAGA, Charlottetown, PEI
2008        Presentation: The Art of Curating presented by Trevor Smith and Kitty Scott, APAGA, Charlottetown, PEI
2007        Conference: Visual Arts Summit, Canadian Museums Association, Ottawa, ON

MEMBERSHIPS

2014-present    Centre de production Daïmõn, Professional Member, Gatineau, QC
2013-present    SAW Video, Producing Member, Ottawa, ON
2012-present    SAW Gallery Artist Member