Photo of Echo Railton
erailton@faculty.ocadu.ca
Photo of Echo Railton
Echo Railton
Instructor
Faculty of Art
erailton@faculty.ocadu.ca

Area(s) of Expertise

Drawing, Installation/Collaboration, Graphic Design

Overview

Makes large scale drawings, miniature paintings, exhibits around Toronto and with the Fountain Art Fair in Miami and NYC and with Grace Space in Brooklyn. Does graphic design on the side for personal stationery and wedding invitations through the Papery and Laywines.

Education

Diploma of Fine Art - Fanshawe College (London, ON) 1999 - 2002

BFA Interdisciplinary Fine Art/Minor Art History- NSCAD, 2002-2003

MFA - Florida State University, 2009-2012

Professional Experience

– Exhibition history in Canada, the United States and France.

– Over 3 years experience teaching adults and University students.

– Over 10 years teaching art to children and youth.

– Experience with curriculum development

– Bilingual English/French language skills, oral and written.

Selected Exhibitions

Gallery at Paper Things in Yorkville (Pop-up show with 13 local artists including Tony Batten. I manage/curate the gallery), Summer/Fall 2014

Fountain Art Fair, The Armory NYC, Performed daily with Analog Analogue in our booth and curated/managed the performance art stage. April 2014

Nuit Blanche Toronto, Gladstone Hotel, Art Bar. Installation/Performance October 2013

Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn NYC. Performance April 2013

Beeing, Solo show, Wychwood Community Gallery, Toronto ON, December 2012

Awards \ Grants

Green Award, Florida State University, March 2012

Florida State University's 8th Annual CVATD Awards: Received their Drawing and Painting Award, March 2011

Nominated for the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (OTAA) Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA, Spring 2011

Bronze place –China through your eyes"International Art competition through the ISU and Ohio University, April 24th 2007

Mackie Cryderman Award, Fanshawe College, London ON Grant for a collaborative Drawing/ Painting Project, Summer 2000

Selected Publications

Making Now "Open for Exchange Exhibition catalogue, Museum Of Fine Art, Tallahassee Feb 2014 front and back cover, 2 page spread on my work and process

The Southeast Review "Literary Journal

Front and back covers and a four page center foldout featuring my drawings Taraxacum Officionale and Carbon Volume 29, Number 2

The Cortland Review

Issue 53 - http://www.cortlandreview.com/issue/53/index.html?ref=jump

SIX - College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance Leadership Council's publication to showcase student work, April 2011