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BIO

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<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">Gary Markle
<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">Associate Professor
Division of Craft, Textiles
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Email: gmarkle@nscad.ca

<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">Background

Gary Markle is an associate professor of fashion at NSCAD University. He holds an MFA from NSCAD University, Halifax, NS, Canada (1995) and a BFA from Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, USA (1988).

Markle has received many grants, including the Nova Scotia COVID-19 Health Research Coalition (2020), the Canada Council, Research and Creation Grant  (2018), the SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant  (2018), the Canada Council, Arts Abroad Grant (2018), the Arts Nova Scotia, Grants to Individuals (2017) and theSkin Deep, collaborative NSCAD University Research Development Fund Grant  (2016).

Markle has exhibited in local, national and international galleries, including Kinetic Studio, Halifax, NS, HISK Higher Education Institute, Ghent, Belgium, MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Phase One, Narva Art Residency, Narva, Estonia, Floating Warren Pavilion, Charlottetown, PEI, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, Pavia Gallery and Café, Halifax, NS and White Rabbit Residency, Upper Economy, NS.

 

Degrees:

1995 NSCAD University, MFA degree, Halifax, NS, Canada
1988 Parsons School of Design, BFA degree, New York, NY, USA

 

Selected Grants:

2020 Nova Scotia COVID-19 Health Research Coalition
2018 Canada Council, Research and Creation Grant
2018 SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant
2018 Canada Council, Arts Abroad Grant
2017 Arts Nova Scotia, Grants to Individuals
2016 Skin Deep, collaborative NSCAD University Research Development Fund Grant
<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">CURRENT RESEARCH AND/OR CREATIVE PRACTICE

Currently on leave to pursue Doctoral Studies at Aalto University in Practice Led Design Research.

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Selected Exhibitions:

2020 Untitled, Partnering Apart, Kinetic Studio. Halifax, NS
2018 Water Colour Room, HISK Higher Education Institute.Ghent, Belgium
2018 Unpacking the Living Room. MSVU Art Gallery. Halifax, NS
2018 Wear/Where Do We Belong?: Phase One, Narva Art Residency. Narva, Estonia
2017 The Pod/Rabbit Dreams, Floating Warren Pavilion. Charlottetown, PEI
2016 Common Threads, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University. Halifax, NS
2014/13 Pavia Gallery Group Show, Pavia Gallery and Café. Halifax, NS
2012 Soft, MSVU Art Gallery. Halifax, NS
2011 Soul Clock, White Rabbit Residency. Upper Economy, NS

 

Publications:

2020 R. Hannon, G. Markle. 2020. Slow Food for Fast Learning. Fashion Colloquium.
Jaipur – Heritage, Stories of Change, ӣƵ Shared Futures. Jaipur: ARCH
2017 R. Hannon, G. Markle. 2020. Slow Food for Fast Learning. Fashion Colloquium.
Jaipur – Heritage, Stories of Change, ӣƵ Shared Futures. Jaipur: ARCH
2013 T. Wright, G. Markle, P. Wünsch. ‘The Goggles Project, Using Street Theatre to Engage University Stakeholders’ in Discussions about Sustainability. Creative Education Vol.4
1996 G. Markle. Meta Textiles, sewing the second skin, exhibition catalogue, MSVU Art Gallery