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Marissa Sean Cruz
CV September 2019
Solo Exhibitions (Juried)
2019 I AM NOT LIKE OTHER GIRLS, Xpace Xternal Space, Toronto ON
2017 Cold Cuts, START Gallery, Sackville NB
2019 The Bald Eagle's Claw, curated by Phillip Ocampo, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto ON http://www.xpace.info/exhibition-event/the-bald-eagles-claw-curated-by-philip-leonard-ocampo/
2019 Cruising, curated by Jan Christian Bernabe, Center for Art and Thought (CA+T), http://www.centerforartandthought.org/work/contributor/marissa-sean-cruz
2019 Digital Dreams, curated by Felix Boudry, Art Matters, Studio Rialto, Montreal QC
2018 NORTH FORK ARTS PROJECTS: Showcasing Filipino-Pilipinz Artists, curated by Eileen R. Tabios, Saint Helena, CA
2017 NO HOMO (sapiens), thirtyA gallery, Sackville NB
2014 Human Figures, curated by Patrick Rapati, NOCTURNE Art at Night, Halifax NS
Group Exhibitions (Juried)
2019 "a smoke filled room" for Third Shift, Saint John Tool Library and Visitors Shop, Third Space, Saint John NB http://thirdshift.ca/marissaseancruz2019/
2018 Soft Stimuli, Galerie VAV, Montreal QC
2018 re(MIX) for Nuit Blanche, curated by Studio 303, Montreal QC
2018 FLOURISH Festival artist in residence, Fredericton NB
2017 PAY ATTENTION TO US, START Gallery, Sackville NB
2017 Photo Geniuses, Open Gallery, Mississauga ON
2017 For the Birds, Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC
2016 For the Birds, Canadian Wildlife Services, Sackville NB
2019 "Writing in an apocalyptic world: In Conversation with Arielle Twist" Public Parking. https://www.thisispublicparking.com/single-post/2019/05/23/Writing-in-an-apocalyptic-world-in-conversation-with-Arielle-Twist. MB
2019 Featured artist in Filipino/a/x American Artist Directory. St. Louis, MO
2018 Featured artist at Roundtable Residency, the Dragon Academy, Toronto ON
2017 Featured artist in the Filipino/a/x American Artist Directory. Janna Añonuevo Langholz, St. Louis, MO
2017 Photos in A5 Magazine, London UK
2017 Featured story in femmeFM, Halifax NS
2016 Various comics, The Argosy. Sackville NB
2016 and 2017 Photos in Seven Mondays, Mount Allison University Publication. Sackville NB
2019 “Editors Pick: April Exhibitions at Xpace Cultural Centre – Canadian Art”, Canadian Art, April 12.
2019 "Marissa Sean Cruz Explores Pizza Obsession, Identity and Commodification in I AM NOT LIKE OTHER GIRLS" http://www.shedoesthecity.com/marissa-sean-cruz-explores-pizza-obsession-identity-commodification-in-i-am-not-like-other-girls She Does the City. June 10.
2019 ElGenaidi, Deena, "A View From the Easel", Hypoallergic, March.
2018 Roundtable Residency Catalogue, The Dragon Academy, Toronto ON. September 20.
2018 Ang, Walter. "New Gallery in California celebrates Filipino Art", The Inquirer, November 14.
2017 Hamilton, Greta. “How to take a selfie: an interview with Marissa Sean Cruz”, The Arts Abstract, July 05.
2017 Main, Alix. “A great place to START”, The Argosy, November 15.
2017 Wa Kilele, Kavana. “For those who checked the box labelled other”, The Argosy, November 29.
2017 "Book with 60 Filipino artists to be published in 2018", The Inquirer, November 29.
2019 Present member of the Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax NS
2018-2019 Co-editor of Interfold, Montreal QC
2018 Present member and volunteer La Centrale, artist run centre, Montreal QC
2017 Present member and volunteer at Struts and Faucet Media Centre, Sackville NB
2017 Founder and co-editor of online publication Other: Writings and art from people of colour based in Sackville NB
2017 Coordinator, thirtyA gallery, Sackville NB
2016 and 2017 Coordinator, START gallery, Sackville, NB
2020 BFA Intermedia (candidate), Concordia University, Montreal QC
2015-2018 BFA student, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB
Grants, scholarships, awards
2018 Fine Arts Student Alliance Special Project Grant, Montreal QC
2017 Majorie Young Bell Fine Arts and Music Grant, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB
2017 BMO Financial Group Scholarship, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB
2017 Chalmers Family Scholarship, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB
2017 Class of 60' Scholarship, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB
2017 Laurie Sophia Wood Prize for Excellence in Fine Arts, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB
2017 Marster Humour in Art Prize, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB
2017 Lavinia Estabrooks Scholarship in Fine Arts, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB
2016 Sackville Film Society Photo of the Year Runner-Up, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB