EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS:
2016-Present: Program Director, LEAF - Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park, Erie, PA
2015-Present: Volunteer Web Developer and Graphic Designer, American Association of University Women (AAUW), Erie, PA
(Served as Board of Directors Member & Public Relations Chair from 2015-2017)
2017-Present: Volunteer Web Developer, Hooked on Books for Kids, Erie, PA
2015-2016: Board Member / Education & Marketing Committee Member, Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park (LEAF), Erie, PA
2013-2014: Board of Directors Member, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
2008-2012: Museum Manager & Program Director, Museum of Health Care, Kingston, ON
(Promoted from Tour Guide/Marketer to Museum Manager in 2008 and to Museum Manager & Program Director in 2011)
2009-2012: Vice President, Board of Directors, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, ON
Committee Work: Human Resources Committee Chair; Outreach Committee Co-Chair; Finance Sub-Committee Member; Member of Executive, Human Resources, Communications, Nominating, & Programming Committees
2008-2009: Communications & Website Coordinator, Artel Arts Accommodation & Venue, Kingston, ON
2006-2008: Board Member & Outreach Chair, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art, Winnipeg, MB
2007: Volunteer Instructor, Winnipeg Folk Festival’s Young Artists Program, Winnipeg, MB
2004-2008: Display Coordinator/Teen Section Manager/Bookseller, Kids Department, McNally Robinson Booksellers, Winnipeg, MB
2004-2005: Production Associate, The Manitoban Newspaper, Winnipeg, MB
2003-2005: Art Director & Editor-in-Chief, milo Magazine, Winnipeg, MB
2001-2004: Creative Projects Coordinator, Junior Achievement Manitoba/Manitoba Community Access Program Youth Initiative, Winnipeg, MB

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
2008: Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honors), Sculpture Major, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
2009-2010: Art Shift Mentorship Program, Union Gallery, Kingston, ON
2010: Graduate-Level Coursework in Cultural Sector Leadership, School of Public Administration / Cultural Resource Management Program, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2014: I would imagine her - Recent Drawings by Catherine Toews (Featuring Collaborative Drawings with Caitlin McDonagh), The Fifty Fifty Arts Collective, Victoria, BC
2011: Bring on the Beautiful Girls, Verb Gallery, Kingston, ON
2007: Ladies and Gentlemen, GOSA, Winnipeg, MB
2007: The Monologue, UMFM, Winnipeg, MB

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2015: Girls Art League, OCAD U Gallery, Toronto, ON
2014: Joseph M. Plavcan Panorama Juried Art Exhibition, TREC, Erie, PA
2013: Feminist Art Conference, Online Exhibition, Toronto, ON
2012: DRAW, Souvenir Gallery, Victoria, BC
2012: Group Think, Artlandia Arts Festival, Victoria, BC
2010: Synergies, Union Gallery, Kingston, ON
2008: Square Pegs, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, ON
2008: Thesis Show, Gallery 1.1.1., Winnipeg, MB
2007: Bread, Ace Art Inc., Winnipeg, MB

COMMISSIONS / PUBLIC ART:
2016: Wildflowers of Pennsylvania, Don't Give Up the Drip Community Art Rain Barrel Project, Installed at Iroquois Avenue Library Branch, Erie, PA
2012: Billboard Installation, Commissioned by Art in Public Places (APP), xcurated, Kingston, ON
2007: Horseshoes & Coppelia (Public Sculpture), Commissioned by The Downtown Winnipeg Biz, Winnipeg, MB
2006: A Good Day (Public Sculpture), Commissioned by The Downtown Winnipeg Biz, Winnipeg, MB

GRANTS, AWARDS & BURSARIES:
2016: Member Making a Difference Award (American Assocation of University Women - Erie Branch)
2010: Canadian Museums Association Travel Grant
2008: University of Manitoba Students’ Teacher Recognition Award
2007: University of Manitoba Lydia Friesen Memorial Bursary in Fine Arts
2006: University of Manitoba Eleanor Wintemute Memorial Bursary in Fine Arts

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
2015: The Weekender, Cover art for The Feminist Edition (October), Namibia
2015: GUTS Canadian Feminist Magazine blog, Featured Artist
2014: Thirdspace Zine, Featured Artist in 2013-2014 Edition, Victoria, BC
2006: Stylus Magazine, Cover Art & Type Treatment for August/September issue, Winnipeg, MB

SELECTED WRITING:
2013: Interview with Daniel Barrow
Published by: View on Canadian Art (VoCA), viewoncanadianart.com
- Read online

2013:
Review of “TRACES” (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC)
Published by: View on Canadian Art (VoCA), viewoncanadianart.com
- Read online

2011:
Review of “The Québec Triennial 2011 - The Work Ahead of Us” (Musée d’art Contemporain, Montréal, QC)
Published by: View on Canadian Art (VoCA), viewoncanadianart.com
- Read online

2010:
Essay for the exhibition “Marcy Adzich: Never, as Always”
Published by: Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, ON
- Read online


2009:
Essay for the exhibition “Chris Flower: Thinking Inside the Box”
Published by: Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, ON
- Read online


2008:
Review of “Soft Abs” (Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, ON)
Published by: View on Canadian Art (VoCA), viewoncanadianart.com
- Read online


2008:
Review of “The Québec Triennial” (Musée d’art Contemporain, Montréal, QC)
Published by: View on Canadian Art (VoCA), viewoncanadianart.com
- Read online

2008:
Review of “Yannick Pouliot” (Musée d’art Contemporain, Montréal, QC)
Published by: View on Canadian Art (VoCA), viewoncanadianart.com
- Read online


2008:
Review of “Subconscious City” (Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB)
Published by: View on Canadian Art (VoCA), viewoncanadianart.com
- Read online

SELECTED REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS, TALKS & MEDIA APPEARANCES:
2016: “Mover of the Week” Erie Times-News
2016: Allen, Liz, “Erie's a good place to plant new roots,” Erie Times-News
2014: Video interview re: I would imagine her - Recent Drawings by Catherine Toews (Featuring Collaborative Drawings with Caitlin McDonagh), exhibit-v
2013: Carson Barker, Andrea, “A Female Perspective: Catherine Toews,” View on Canadian Art
2012: Geenevasen, Katrina, “Toews draws inspiration from her experiences,” Kingston This Week
2012: Presentation at Art in Public Places (APP) Kingston Bus Tour Launch, Kingston, ON
2012: Fernandez-Blance, Katherine, “Creating a spectacle,” Queen’s Journal
2012: Almeida, Jasmine, “State of the Art - Creating a Spectacle,” Kingston Life
2010: Presentation at Art Shift Roundtable, Union Gallery, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
2008: Radio interview re: Horseshoes & Coppelia sculpture, CBC Radio One, August 27
2007: TV Interview re: Horseshoes & Coppelia sculpture, CTV News, November 20
2007: Walker, Morley, “Roadside Rodins,” Winnipeg Free Press, August 27
2006: Smith, Kenton, “Monuments of Boosterism or True Public Art? Can Art on Portage Illuminate the Social Problems of Our Suffering City Core?,” The Uniter, September 14