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Solo Exhibitions (all on me...)
2019 I AM NOT LIKE OTHER GIRLS, Xpace Xternal Space, Toronto ON
2017 Cold Cuts, START Gallery, Sackville NB
Group Exhibitions (all for us...)
2019 TBA SOMETHING FUN IN SAINT JOHN...
2019 TBA SOMETHING FUN IN TORONTO ...
2019 Cruising, Center for Art and Thought (CA+T), http://www.centerforartandthought.org/work/contributor/marissa-sean-cruz
2019 Digital Dreams, Art Matters, Studio Rialto, Montreal QC
2018 Soft Stimuli, Galerie VAV, Montreal QC
2018 NORTH FORK ARTS PROJECTS: Showcasing Filipino-Pilipinz Artists, Saint Helena, CA
2018 re(MIX) for Nuit Blanche, Studio 303, Montreal QC
2018 FLOURISH Festival artist in residence, Fredericton NB
2017 PAY ATTENTION TO US, START Gallery, Sackville NB
2017 NO HOMO (sapiens), thirtyA 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
2014 Human Figures, NOCTURNE Art at Night, Halifax NS
Selected Contributions (all for you…)
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. Manitoba.
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. St. Louis, MO
2017 Photos in A5 Magazine, London UK.
2017 Featured story in femmeFM, Halifax NS
2017 “White and Yellow Eggs”, re:asian. Montreal QC, Vancouver CA and New York NY
2016 Various comics, The Argosy. Sackville NB
2016 and 2017 Photos in Seven Mondays, Mount Allison University Publication. Sackville NB
Selected Press/Publications (all about me, features me…)
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.
2019 Cruz, Arturo Jr. and Marissa. "keloids", self-published, for May.
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.
Related Experience (all in a days work...)
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
Education (all about learning...)
2020 BFA Intermedia (candidate), Concordia University, Montreal QC
2015-2018 BFA student, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB
Grants, scholarships, awards (all thanks to mom and dad...)
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