Selected Solo Exhibitions:

found, The Public Studio, Toronto, 2017 

Freedom Tube: Lost in x Space, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto, 2017 

Freedom Tube, Hold Fast Festival, City Hall, St. John’s, 2015

Freedom Tube, Strange Beauty, Tangled Arts + Disability, Toronto 2015

The Disposables, The Cannery Arts Centre, Peterborough, 2011

Justice League of Gawkamerica, Junction BIA, CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto, 2010

Justice League of Gawkamerica, Artsweek, Peterborough, 2009

American Able, TTC, CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto, 2010

Alleviate, Come As You Are, CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto, 2009

[de]construction on Thomas Street, Come As You Are, Toronto, 2008


Group Exhibitions:

Intersections in Dance, Xpace Cultural Centre, 2017 (forthcoming)

Always Ours, Garafraxa, Durham 2017 (forthcoming)

From/were/are, Art Gallery of Peterborough, 2017

David Crinshaw xx jes sachse, #Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, 2017

Critical Ethics, Trinity Square Video, Toronto, 2016

Tape condition: degraded, Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives, Toronto, 2016

Future 33, Younger Than Beyonce Gallery, Toronto, 2016

It’s Still Privileged Art, Urbanspace Gallery, Toronto, 2016

Aphrodesiac Devices, Galvez Inc., Valparaiso, Chile, 2015

Crip Interiors, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto 2015

Desire Lines, Common Pulse: Arts & Disability, Durham Art Gallery, Durham, 2013

Humans Being II, Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, 2013

Criptease, University of Alberta, Calgary, 2012

Critical Disability Studies Conference, York University, Toronto, 2009

Envisioning New Meanings: Disability and Difference, Ben Navee Gallery, Toronto, 2009


Awards, Scholarships, & Residencies:

Parkdale Artist in Residence, The Public Studio, Toronto, 2017

Choreopgrapher in Residence, Peer Learning Network, Dancemakers, Toronto, 2017

Themed Residency: Critical Ethics, Trinity Square Video, Toronto, 2016

Aphrodisiac Devices, an International Queer Artist Residency, Valparaiso, Chile, 2015

Travel Grant to Professionals in Disability Arts, Canada Council for the Arts, 2015

Emerging Visual Artist Grant, Toronto Arts Council, 2014

Common Pulse: Arts & Disability, Durham Art Gallery Artist-in-Residence, 2013

Intergenerational LGBT Artist-in-Residence, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto 2013

Travel Grant to Professionals in Disability Arts, Canada Council for the Arts, 2012

ARTSWEEK Peterborough, Curatorial Grant, 2011 + 2012

ARTSWEEK Peterborough, Artist Grant, 2009


Selected Critical Reviews, Publications, Media and Press Coverage:

23 hours (untitled), Disability Justice Issue, Peak Magazine, Summer 2017

“Cripping the Light Fantastic: Art as liminal emancipatory practice in the 21st century”, Mobilizing Metaphor, UBC Press, Fall 2016

 “2 Canes 2 Crips 6 Legs”, Healing Justice Issue, Peak Magazine, Summer 2016

“@squirrelofmystery is Curated”, It’s Still Privileged Art publication, 2016

 “Dive bar,” The Canadian Journal of Poetry and Critical Writing, Summer 2015

“Reframing the Closet,” WORN Fashion Journal, Spring 2013

“What if I told you it was an accident?” Toronto Tempest, March 2012

“American Able,” Our Bodies, Ourselves, 9th Edition, October 2011

“60 Seconds with jes sachse,” Disability Scoop, July 2011

Interview, CBC Ontario Morning with Wei Chen, May 13, 2010

“This Isn’t An American Apparel Ad,” Toronto Star, May 10 2010

“American Able,” WORN Fashion Journal, Spring 2010

“Crooked Gaze: An interview with jes sachse,” McClung’s Magazine, Spring 2010


Workshops, Presentations & Appearances:

Public Lecture, Forest City Gallery, LOMAA Festival, London, 2017 (forthcoming)

Neurodiversity 101, Facilitator, Planned Parenthood, Toronto, 2016

Critical Ethics, Artist Talk, Trinity Square Video, 2016

Mutant Skool: Comix + Disability, Artist Facilitator, Youth Line, Toronto, 2016

Disabled Bodies in Performance, Moderator, 7a*11d Festival of Performance Art, Toronto, 2016

Queer Comix Adventure with jes sachse, Toronto Public Library with Egale Canada, 2016

Comics and Mental Health, Panelist, Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto, 2016

Cripping the Stage, Performer, Tangled Art + Disability, British Council Canada & Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, 2016

Zine Production Exchange (ZiPE), Facilitator, Paperhouse Collective and SKETCH Working Arts, Toronto, 2016

Managing a Disability Arts Practice, Artist Facilitator, Tangled Art + Disability, 2016

Creating Our Heroes, Artist Facilitator, Youth Line, Toronto, 2016

The State of Equity, Panelist, Mapping Medias Symposium, Toronto, 2016

Disability Arts in Film, Moderator, Tangled Art + Disability and Trent University, Peterborough, 2016

Cripping the Artist Practice, Guest Lecturer, OCAD University, Toronto, 2013-2016

Sex is a Funny Word, Book launch discussant with author Cory Silverberg, Toronto, 2015

Meme A Little Meme of Me: American Apparel satirist goes public for the first time about what it means to be disable-y Internet famous, The Society for Disability Studies Conference, Atlanta, 2015

Disability and Sexuality, Workshop Facilitator, LGBTTQQ2SIA Symposium, Hamilton, 2015

Freedom Tube, Artist Talk, In conversation with Dr. Eliza Chandler, Toronto, 2015

Cripping the light fantastic: Art as luminal emancipatory practice in the 21st century (keynote lecture), Women & Gender Studies Department, University of Ottawa, 2014 (forthcoming)

Disability, Art, and the Age of the Internet, TEDx Talk, Trent University, 2014

Navigating the Mythology of the Mad Artist, Panelist, Whippersnapper Gallery, 2013

This Artist’s Body, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Panelist, Tangled Art + Disability, 2013

Equity Sounding, Panelist, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa 2013

Cripping the Artist Practice, GuestLecturer, Ryerson University, Toronto 2013

The Changing University Conference, Lecturer, Yale University, CT, 2012

RyeAccess: Curatorial Practice and Post-Disabilism (Presentation), Ryerson, Toronto, 2012

Front and Centre: Disability and Deaf Arts in Ontario, Panelist, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 2011

Canadian Youth Activist Forum, Artist Presenter, Ottawa, 2011

Dangerous Intersections: Panel, Queering Social Work Symposium, Wilfred Laurier University, Kitchener, 2011

Cripruption: Performance Night, Ryerson School for Disability Studies, Toronto, 2010