CV

Education

2016–2020          

Western University, Bachelor of Fine Arts with Studio Specialisation

Solo Exhibitions

2018                          

In Situ, Spencer Gallery, London, ON

The Purple Store, London, ON

Mohawk Inn & Conference Centre, Campbellville, ON

The Purple Store, London, ON

Group Exhibitions

2020

Spotlight on LGBTQ+ Artists, London Pride Festival, London, ON

Handle with Care, Artlab Gallery, London, ON

2019                          

18th Annual Juried Exhibition, Artlab Gallery, London, ON

Members’ Show and Sale, Forest City Gallery, London, ON

Western University Arts and Humanities Academic Counselling Office, London, ON

Notes from the Mess Drawer, Cohen Commons, London, ON

A Long Way Deep, Satellite Project Space, London, ON

28th London Pride Art Show, TAP Centre for Creativity, London, ON

Ley Lines, Good Sport, London, ON

Have a Plastic Day, Artlab Gallery, London, ON

Almond Milk, Cohen Commons, London, ON

2018                          

Intervention, Cohen Commons, London, ON

Western University Arts and Humanities Academic Counselling Office, London, ON

Lost and Found 2018 Members’ Show, Forest City Gallery, London, ON

En Plein Air Painting Competition Exhibition, McMichael Canadian Collection, Kleinburg, ON

17th Annual Juried Exhibition, Artlab Gallery, London, ON

Illumine, D. B. Weldon Library, London, ON

27th London Pride Art Show, TAP Centre for Creativity, London, ON

July Exhibition, FASM at the Mall Gallery, Milton, ON

Young Artists Inspired by Nature, Holcim Gallery, London, ON

Western University Arts and Humanities Academic Counselling Office, London, ON

Filtered, Cohen Commons, John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, London, ON

2017                          

Common Goods, Forest City Gallery, London, ON

16th Annual Juried Exhibition, Artlab Gallery, London, ON

FASM November Exhibition, FASM Gallery at the Mall, Milton, ON

Celebrate the Season, Holcim Gallery, Milton, ON

Nuit Violette, London, ON

26th London Pride Art Show, TAP Centre for Creativity, London, ON

2016                          

Sorry Simone, Satellite Project Space, London, ON

Heart to Hand, Holcim Gallery, Milton, ON

We Are the Earth, Holcim Gallery, Milton, ON

2015                          

Next Gen, Holcim Gallery, Milton, ON

Additional Events

2020

Virtually Here Online Art Show & Sale, Art-in-the-Park, Country Heritage Park, Milton, ON

Past Perfect Workshop, Norwich Museum, Norwich, ON

2019                          

Working with Nature, Culture Days Pickering, Pickering, ON

Milton Art-in-the-Park, Country Heritage Park, Milton, ON

2018

Feministmas, Goodwill Career Centre, London, ON

FAM Winter Market, D. B. Weldon Library, London, ON

McMichael Gallery En Plein Air Painting Competition, Kleinburg, ON

Scholarships and Awards

2020                          

Tony and Betsy Little Gold Medal in Visual Arts

Canadian Embroiderers’ Guild, London Memorial Prize

Forest City Gallery Exhibition Award

Western University Dean’s Honour List

2019                          

Mackie Cryderman Award for Excellence in Visual Arts

Kate and Robert Taylor Scholarship in Visual Arts

28th London Pride Art Show – Jury’s Choice Award

Gray Creative Arts Award in Visual Arts

Western University Dean’s Honour List

2018                          

Mackie Cryderman Award for Excellence in Visual Arts

Western University Department of Visual Arts Art History Book Award

McMichael Gallery En Plein Air Painting Competition – 2nd Place Young Artist Division

Western University Dean’s Honour List

2017                          

Tony and Betsy Little Scholarship in Visual Arts

Western University Dean’s Honour List

2016                          

Western University Four Year Continuing Admission Scholarship

Western University Faculty of Arts and Humanities Entrance Scholarship of Excellence

Career Experience

2019                          

Assistant Museum Administrator, Halton County Radial Railway, Milton, ON

2018                          

Archivist and Docent, Halton County Radial Railway

Volunteer Experience

2019-present           

Library Curator and General Assistant, Forest City Gallery, London, ON

2019-2020

Gallery Attendant, McIntosh Gallery, London, ON

2018                          

Visual Arts Supporters Association Executive, Western University, London, ON

PrideWestern Executive of Graphic Design, Western University, London, ON

Gallery Attendant, FASM at the Mall Gallery, Milton, ON

Hospitality Coordinator, Fine Arts Society of Milton, Milton, ON

Publications

2020              

Adi Berardini. “Folklore and Fashion: In Discussion with Reilly Knowles.” Femme Art Review (2020). https://femmeartreview.com/2020/09/07/in-discussion-with-reilly-knowles/.  

Western University Women’s Studies Student Collective. “Holy Vessel 2.” Tulips: The Women’s Studies & Feminist Research Undergraduate Journal (2019/2020): cover. https://issuu.com/wsscwestern/docs/tulips_final. 

Western University Visual Arts Practicum Class. “Funerary Doll” and “By the Bridge.” Hand Wash Only Exhibition Catalogue (2020): 15, 16.

2019                          

Western University Women’s Studies Student Collective. “Bloodletting” and “The Catch.” Tulips: The Women’s Studies & Feminist Research Undergraduate Journal (2018/2019): cover, 119. https://issuu.com/wsscwestern/docs/wsfr-tulips-2019.

Iconoclast Collective. “Millefleur,” “The Old Oak,” “Bloodletting,” “The Catch” and “The Mandrake Field.” Mythic 6 (spring 2019): cover, 5, 15, 21, 23. https://issuu.com/iconoclastcollective/docs/mythic_online_compiled_pages-reduce.

Lily Wilde. “Spiral Dance” Prism: Western’s Queer Arts Magazine 1 (2019): 27. https://issuu.com/prismuwo/docs/prism-volume-1-online-edition.

The Western Gazette. “Visualize.” The Gazette 112, no. 22 (2019): 5.

2018                          

Western University Women’s Studies Student Collective. “Stag Woman” and “Stag Woman Receives Power from the Moon.” Tulips: The Women’s Studies & Feminist Research Undergraduate Journal (Spring 2018): cover, 115. https://issuu.com/wsscwestern/docs/wsfr-tulips-2019.

Iconoclast Collective. “Spiral Dance,” “Love Knot” and “Union.” Quiet Riot (2018): 7, 14, 15. https://issuu.com/iconoclastcollective/docs/quietriot-onlineversion.

Western University Arts and Humanities Student Council. “Cobalt Landscape II” and “Trees Near the Thames I.” Symposium (Spring 2018): 6, 35.

The Western Gazette. “Explorations of queerness.” The Gazette 111, no. 24 (2018): 6. https://westerngazette.ca/features/explorations-of-queerness/article_416252fa-2c6c-11e8-9678-efe507c6d823.html.

2016

Western University Arts and Humanities Student Council. “Awake.” Symposium (Fall 2016): 5. https://issuu.com/ahscpubs/docs/symposiumfall2016-final.

Collection                

2018                          

Western University Department of Philosophy