David Bynoe

Education

Bachelors of Fine Arts, Jewellery and Metals
Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB
Graduated with Distinction

2006

 

Selected Exhibition History

Public Presentations:

Depth Perception Enhancer
Exhibited at Beakerhead

2014

Calgary Mini Maker Faire
Exhibition of "Frakensteinway" a drawing machine converted to a wrecking ball style player piano

2014

San Mateo Maker Faire
Editors Choice Award winner at the Bay Area Maker Faire with my sand plotter

2014

Washing Machine Drag Racing
Exploring the effects of vibration resonance frequencies on the speed of an top-load washer on a ramp
Part of Beakerhead's Science Busking series

2013

Calgary Mini Maker Faire
Exhibition of a Sidewalk Graffiti robot with a 7' reach mechanical arm

2013

Meet an Innovator – Telus Spark
Presentation on my practice, and a workshop on linkages

2013

Calgary Mini Maker Faire
Exhibition of a radial coordinate pen plotter

2012

Calgary PechaKucha – Eureka!
Presentation on kayak building

2013

World Skills 2009 Open Studio
Public demonstrations and construction of the Cedar Wings sculpture.
Part of World Skills 2009, sponsored by the City of Calgary

2009

Solo Shows:

Machine for Preserving the Wind
Kinetic sculpture installation, Truck Gallery, Calgary, AB

2011

World Skills 2009 Open Studio
Public demonstrations and construction of the Cedar Wings sculpture.
Stampede Grounds, Calgary AB – part of World Skills 2009, sponsored by the City of Calgary

2009

Aleut Kayaks
Other Gallery, Banff Centre, Banff AB

2009

The Way Upstream
Other Gallery, Banff Centre, Banff AB

2008

Deadalus
Installation at the Graduating Students Exhibition, ACAD

2006

Group Shows:

Unscheduled Activities
Other Gallery, Banff Centre

2008

Yardwork
Curated by Janice Wu

2007

Emerging Artist Series
Dashwood Galleries, Calgary AB

2006

Impressions
Carbon Media, Calgary AB

2006

Hidden in the Details
Influx Jewellery Gallery, Calgary AB

2005

Commissions

Dancing Robot Donation Box
Interactive donation box with interactive animatronics and lighting effects
Commissioned by Beakerhead

2014

Four Cable Drawing Machine
Cable actuated computer controlled drawing machine
Commissioned by Telus Spark

2014

Cedar Wings
5'x3', Kinetic Wood Sculpture with video component.
City of Calgary Public Art Collection.
Currently installed at the EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts.

2009

 

Workshops and Collaborations Attended

Emma International Collaboration
Ness Creek Saskatchewan

2014

Stonehouse II
Lundbreck, Alberta

2013

Emma International Collaboration
Ness Creek Saskatchewan

2012

Introductory Machining
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

2009

Colloquium on Craft and Contemporary Practice
Banff Centre, Banff AB

2007

The Alberta Association of Architects, Banff Session
Banff Centre, Banff AB

2006

Photographing Works of Art
Calgary AB - Instructed by Janet Dwyer

2005

Hollowware and Product Design
Exchange program with NSCAD University, Halifax NS.

2004

Beyond Borders: A Craft Marketing Conference
Kootenay School of the Arts, Nelson, BC

2003

 

Arts Related Employment

Graphic Designer and Researcher
Avison Young Commercial Real Estate, Calgary AB
• Researched municipal area structure plans, development applications, land use bylaws and contracts related to commercial real estate development in Alberta
• Created presentation materials, such as maps and brochures in Adobe CS5.
• Drafted conceptual site plans in Rhino 3D CAD software.
• Created regional street-maps and interactive maps utilizing GIS mapping software.
• Photographed commercial buildings for brochures and promotional materials.

2007-

Visual Arts Studio Work Study
Banff Centre, Banff AB  
• Assisted artists in residence with a variety of projects and problem solving, primarily in the wood and metal shops, as well as providing digital support.
• Taught artists how to safely use a variety of machinery from bandsaws to MIG welders.
• Assisted Studio Facilitators with studio maintenance and repair.
• Attended and documented talks and presentations by guest speakers.
• Presented workshops on techniques such as silver soldering and sand casting.

2008-2009

Cataloguing Assistant
Glenbow Museum, Calgary AB
• Researched and Catalogued the Sybil Andrews Collection of Linocut prints and paintings
• Worked with the European and Japanese armor collection to locate missing items and number various parts.

2005

Historical Interpreter
Heritage Park Historical Village, Calgary AB
• Gave live demonstrations and presentations on traditional blacksmithing and leatherwork.
• Created wide variety of projects in iron using hot forging techniques.
• Operated a 1910 vintage electric streetcar

2002-2004

 

Media

Daily Planet - Weird Planet
Feature on my Sand Plotter 09.24.14

2014

Gone with the Wind
FFWD Weekly, Calgary, AB

2011

River Kites
Global TV, Gil Tucker, Calgary AB

2007

5163 Magazine
Halifax, NS

2005

MAGazine
Annual College Issue, September

2005

Design News Week
Korean Publication on Digital Raytracing, 2001.04.16

2001

 

Community Involvement

Calgary Makerspace - Community Prototyping and Fabrication Facility
Founding project director - www.calgarymakerspace.com

Calgary Protospace
Member and trainer - www.protospace.ca

Calgary Arts Resource Society / Arts Factory
Treasurer