writer based in Menagoesg (Saint John, NB)
KARA AU - CVEDUCATION
 MA, Digital Humanities, University of Alberta.
 BA, Media Arts and Cultures, University of New Brunswick.WRITING
 Forthcoming - Article for Visual Arts News.
 "HOST," Visual Arts News, Fall 2021.
 Well Painted Places, online publication ft. artist profile of Nathan Cann.
 “Real Life Is Unappetizing,” Visual Arts News, Spring 2021.
 "Hands-On: In the Field with Gardens, Beasts, Warriors," Thinking Spaces: The art of Anna Torma, Istvan Zsako, and David Zsako, Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery.
 “When a Harbour Is a Home,” HARBOUR, exhibition & publication curated by Amy Ash.
 “Orienting the Disoriented,” On Archives, Centre for Art Tapes.
 “I Am Not Your Youth,” Feels Zine, Issue 09 Ageing.
 “The Search for an Object’s Desire: An Interview with KC Wilcox,” Visual Arts News, Fall 2019.GRANTS & AWARDS
 Canada Council, Professional Development Grant.
 ArtsNB, Career Development Grant.
 ArtsNB, Creation Grant.PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
 Momus Emerging Critics Residency.
[2019-2020] Mentorship w/ Anne Bertrand.
 ArtsLink NB’s Critical Writing in the Arts, 2-day intensive facilitated by Jayne Wilkinson and Yaniya Lee.
 (By Invitation) Critical Writing Workshop, Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery.
 ArtsLink NB’s CATAPULT Arts Accelerator.PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & AFFILIATIONS
[2021-Ongoing] Saint John Community Arts Board, Board Member.
[2019-2020] Third Space, Vice President.
 Connexion Artist-Run Centre, Gallery Assistant.