Kara Au

writer based in Menagoesg (Saint John, NB)


KARA AU - CV

EDUCATION
[2018] MA, Digital Humanities, University of Alberta.
[2014] BA, Media Arts and Cultures, University of New Brunswick.

WRITING
[2021] "HOST," Visual Arts News, Fall 2021.
[2021] Well Painted Places, online publication ft. artist profile of Nathan Cann.
[2021] “Real Life Is Unappetizing,” Visual Arts News, Spring 2021.
[2020] Essay for Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery Exhibition, GARDENS BEASTS WARRIORS, ft. works by Anna Torma, Istvan Zsako, and David Zsako.
[2020] “When a Harbour Is a Home,” HARBOUR, exhibition & publication curated by Amy Ash.
[2020] “Orienting the Disoriented,” On Archives, Centre for Art Tapes.
[2019] “I Am Not Your Youth,” Feels Zine, Issue 09 Ageing.
[2019] “The Search for an Object’s Desire: An Interview with KC Wilcox,” Visual Arts News, Fall 2019.

GRANTS & AWARDS
[2021] artsnb, Career Development Grant.
[2020] artsnb, Creation Grant.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
[2021] Momus Emerging Critics Residency.
[2019-2020] Mentorship w/ Anne Bertrand.
[2019] ArtsLink NB’s Critical Writing in the Arts, 2-day intensive facilitated by Jayne Wilkinson and Yaniya Lee.
[2019] (By Invitation) Critical Writing Workshop, Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery.
[2019] ArtsLink NB’s CATAPULT Arts Accelerator.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & AFFILIATIONS
[2021-Ongoing] Saint John Community Arts Board, Board Member.
[2019-2020] Third Space, Vice President.
[2014] Connexion Artist-Run Centre, Gallery Assistant.