Ariel Bader-Shamai

Ariel Bader-Shamai


2017 -  Master of Arts, Film and Photographic Preservation and Collections Management. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

2013 -  Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), Art History & Communication Studies. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

Employment & Experience

2018-present - Project Coordinator and Development at Centre[3], Hamilton, ON.

2018 - Coordinator for Function Keys Conference of New Technology and Digital Culture, Centre[3], Hamilton, ON.

2017 -  Sonic Art Series, Arts Program Coordinator, Hamilton, ON. 

2017 - Curatorial Intern in the Photography Department, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON. 

2017 - Photographic Cataloguing Assistant to artist, Michael Snow, Toronto, ON. 

2016 - Curatorial Fellow in the Photography Department, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA. 

2016 - Graduate assistant, Art in the Modern World. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

2012-2019 - Curator, Resident Artist and Founding Member of the Hamilton Audio Visual Node (HAVN), a multidisciplinary and DIY arts collective based in Hamilton, ON.

Curatorial Projects

2019 - You Shine, I Shine, We All Shine, the annual Centre[3] members' exhibition co-curated with Sahra Soudi.

2018 - Nodality, a one-year long collective project with members of HAVN, exploring and examining the city of Hamilton using different media and perspectives.

2017-present - Editor of Solecism Zine, a zine featuring  highlighting error in analog photography.

2017 - 150, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Image Arts Centre, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

2016 - Salon of Inclusiveness, Hamilton Supercrawl Edition, HAVN, Hamilton, ON.

2015 - Scars: Alternative Photographic Processes by Raquel Moliterno, HAVN, Hamilton, ON.

2014 - Welcome to Yesterday, HAVN, Hamilton, ON.

Solo Exhibitions

2018 - [untitled], City of Hamilton's Anne Foster Windows.

2017 -  Golden Hour, HAVN, Hamilton, ON.

Select Group Exhibitions

2017-2018 - Nodality, in collaboration with HAVN Collective. Hamilton, ON.

2016 -  Dark Room 5.0, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media & Education, Toronto, ON.

2015 -  Living Arts Symposium, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON.

2015 -  Salon of Inclusiveness II, The Black Cat, Toronto, ON.

2014 -  The Cocoon, public installation for Supercrawl, Hamilton, ON.

2013 -  Pathfinding, installation in collaboration with OCADU, HAVN, Hamilton, ON.

2013 -  Steel Town Views, Workers Arts & Heritage Centre, Hamilton, ON.

2013 -  Steel Town Views, Centre3, Hamilton, ON.

2013 -  Boxes - Art Pile, HAVN, Hamilton, ON.

2013 -  Woven, Still, HAVN, Hamilton, ON.

2012 -  Get Nyce, Focus Gallery, Hamilton, ON.

2012 - Somnambulist, HAVN, Hamilton, ON.

2012- Manifest, HAVN, Hamilton, ON.

2011 - History that Happened or was Dreamed, Temporary Projects, Hamilton, ON.

Awards, Grants and Fellowships

2018 -  City of Hamilton Enrichment Fund

2018 - City of Hamilton Arts Awards Nomination: Emerging Artist in Arts Management

2016 - Curatorial Fellowship in the Photography Department. Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.

2016 - Graduate Fellowship. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

2015 - Graduate Fellowship. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

2014 -  Exhibition Assistance. Ontario Arts Council

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