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Bio

Myfanwy Ashmore is Canadian media artist working in Sculpture & New media technologies. She holds an MFA from York University (1998). Her work has been exhibited extensively including Dreamlands at the Whitney American Museum of Art, (NYC), Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, Haus der elektronischen K√ľnste, (Basel CH), Game Show at Surrey Art Gallery (Surrey) Arcadia University Gallery, (Part of "The Big Nothing" Philadelphia), DeadTech Gallery (Chicago), Poster Project Seoul, Terraforms: Game Mods at Babycastles (NYC), Avatar: The New You, Australian Centre for Photography (Sydney) Zero Gamer (London Games Festival Fringe)Http Gallery/Furtherfield (London) and Play boys with GameBoys Smart Project Space (Amsterdam)She has taught at York University, Ryerson University and led workshops at Paved Art Media Art Centre (Saskatoon), ISEA 2014 Workshops (Abu Dhabi and Dubai). She has been the recipient of numerous grants from The Toronto Arts Council, The Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts. In 2003 she was nominated and short-listed for the prestigious K.M. Hunter Award through the Ontario Arts Council and in 2014 she was one of 8 finalists for the coveted Glenfiddich Artist Residency Prize.

Download my CV as a PDF here

 

Read an interview on Gamescenes: Art in the Age of VideoGames here

Read an archived interview from Little Mathletics with Alistair Wallis here

Cbc interview with Nora Young here