M.F.A. University of British Columbia, 1996
Diploma, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, B.C, 1988.
Professor Wood is a photographer and practicing artist whose research focuses on subjects that relate to the environmental impact of waste accumulation, waste economies, and all forms of visible and invisible pollution. As an art practitioner and educator, she has a commitment to analogue and digital photography and contemporary art and art theory. Her photography has been broadly exhibited in Canada at the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography; the Art Gallery of Ontario; The Power Plant; the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal; the Vancouver Art Gallery; and the Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery. Her work has been shown internationally at the Akademie der Kuenste, Berlin; Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp; Fotoinstituut, Rotterdam; and Artspace in Sydney, Australia. She has a strong interest in the “Vancouver School” and photography in general, and has previously written about Jeff Wall and Stan Douglas for international publications.
Museum London, Barroco Nova: Neo Baroque Moves in Contemporary Art, London, Ontario, 2011
Machine en Abyme: poem on the work of Steve Laurie (catalogue), Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ontario, (forthcoming).
VAS544b 2007/08 – GraduateStudio Seminar
Master’s Thesis Supervision
2008 Matthew Sparling, “Military Signifiers in Clothing, Fashion and Portrait Photography” (supervisor) M. F. A.