2008–2013  University of Cambridge

                    PhD in History and Philosophy of Science

2007–2008  University of Cambridge

                    MPhil in History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine

2005–2007  York University (Canada)

                    MA in History of Art

1998–2002  Mount Allison University (Canada)

                    BFA in Printmaking and Drawing, Minor in Religious Studies


2015–16     Postdoc Fellowship, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, Oct. 2015–March 2016.

2015          Visiting Scholar, Special Collections at St Andrews University Library, held 6 July–31 July.

                   BSECS–Bodleian Fellow, Bodleian Library, held 1 June–30 June.

2014           Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, held 20 March­–20 June.

2008           RMMLA / Huntington Library Fellowship, held 20 June–19 ­July.

2001           Crake Research Project Fellowship, J. E. A. Crake Foundation.


2006           Credo Pull. The Hamilton Print Studio, Hamilton (duo)

2005           The Straightaway. George Gilmour Gallery, Open Studio, Toronto (solo)

2004           The Living is Easy. Struts Gallery, Sackville (duo)

                    Record. Engine Gallery, Toronto (duo)

2003           The Breadth of our Heart. Struts Gallery, Sackville (solo)

2001           Industry and Its Pendulum. START Gallery, Sackville (solo)


2005           Square Foot. AWOL Gallery, Toronto.

                   The Drawing Show. Eastern Front Gallery, Toronto.

                   The Little Prints Exhibition. John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto.

                   Evolution. Windsor Printmaker’s Forum, Windsor.

2002           Fine Arts Graduating Class 2002. Owens Art Gallery, Sackville.

2001           Project Mobilivre­–Bookmobile Project. Various venues across Canada and USA.



  • Archetypes of Nature: visualizing geological landscape during the British Enlightenment, based on my PhD dissertation [in progress].


  • ‘Geological landscape as antiquarian ruin: Banks, Pennant and the Isle of Staffa’ in Enlightenment travel and British identity: Thomas Pennant’s Tours of Scotland and Wales, edited by Mary-Ann Constantine and Nigel Leask (Anthem Press, 2017): 183–201.
  • ‘Unifying prospects: tinting geological maps’ Cartographica 51.3 (2016): 159–174.
  • ‘A philosophical pursuit: natural models and the practical arts in establishing the structure of the earth’, History of Science 53 (2015): 124–154.
  • ‘The problem of describing colour; or, the surface of things’, in Viewpoint 102 (2013): 16–17.


  • Martin J. S. Rudwick. 2014. Earth’s deep history: how it was discovered and why it matters, in British Journal for the History of Science 49 (2016): 116–117.
  • Angela Byrne. 2013. Geographies of the romantic north: science, antiquarianism, and travel, 1790–1830, in British Journal for the History of Science 48 (2015): 180–181.
  • Jed Z. Buchwald and Mordechai Feingold. (2012). Newton and the origin of civilization, in British Journal for the History of Science 46 (2013): 345–347.
  • Eva Koleva Timothy. (2010). Lost in learning: the art of discovery, Viewpoint 94 (2011): 12.


2017–18     Landscapes Below: Mapping and the New Science of Geology. Milstein Exhibition Centre,      

                   Cambridge University Library, 24 November 2017 – 29 March 2018.

2002           The party favor project. Struts Gallery, Sackville.  Curated exhibition of five contemporary

                   Canadian artists: Michael Dumontier; Eric Edson; Gwen Macgregor; Alison Norlen and Daniel




2016          Co-organized conference panel with Dr Courtney Long, ‘The making of architectural knowledge: intersections of architecture and science’, The Making of the Humanities V Conference, Johns Hopkins University, October 5–7 2016.


2016 June   ‘Mediating landscapes: picturesque sensibility and early geology in Britain’, Sky and Earth: Geology and Meteorology in the UK panel at 3-Societies Meeting, University of Alberta.

2016 Feb.    ‘Primitive forms and prospects: geological landscapes in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth century Britain’, Research Seminar, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London.

2014 Sept.   ‘Geological landscape as antiquarian ruin: Banks, Pennant and the Isle of Staffa’, Classical Celtic: Wales and Scotland in a Mediterranean Light. A day-conference jointly organized by the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies and the National Museum of Wales, held at the Museum in Cardiff.

2013 Feb.    ‘Sir Joseph Banks, Thomas Pennant and the Isle of Staffa as ‘natural’ architecture’.  Paper presented at Thomas Pennant’s Tours: Curiosity, Travel and the Welsh/Scottish Enlightenment, organized by Mary-Ann Constantine and Nigel Leask.

2012 Nov.   ‘Antiquarianism. The eighteenth-century antiquary’, Field Notes Series held at CRASSH, Cambridge University. 

2011 Nov.   ‘Complementary colours: tinting the geological landscape’, The Science of Images, Images of Science panel organized by Dr David Allan Feller, North American Conference on British Studies, Denver.


2005           Studio Residency. Vermont Studio Centre, Johnson.


2013–14     Research Support Grant, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.  

2009–12     Rausing Award, Dept. of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge. 

2008–11     Canada-Cambridge Scholarship, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, University of      


                   Overseas Research Studentship, Board of Graduate Studies, University of Cambridge.   

2008–09     Williamson Award, Dept. of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.  

2007–08     Overseas Student Bursary, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, University of Cambridge.

2005           Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson.

2002           Emerging Artist Grant, New Brunswick Arts Board.


2016          BSHS 3-Societies Conference Travel Fund.

2013          Research Grant, British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Education


2010–11     Butler-Eyles Travel Grant Scheme, British Society for the History Science. 

2007–10     Darwin College Travel Fund, University of Cambridge.  

2007           Conference Support Fund, York University Student Graduate Association, York University.  

2006           Research Costs Fund, Faculty of Graduate Studies, York University.

                   Thesis Support Application, York U. Student Graduate Association, York University. 

2002           Leadership Mount Allison, Mount Allison University.