Since 2008, Pennylane has offered one-on-one artist consultations, group seminars, writing and brand development through Dazed and Confucius; assisting and advising emerging and mid-career artists on navigating the fine art industry. Dazed and Confucius has been recognized locally through monthly seminars, as well as internationally with lectures in universities across Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States. She is currently also the Western Canadian representative for the University of the Arts London.
Pennylane holds a Master’s Degree in Visual Culture Theory from New York University and has lectured at various forums including New York, London, Toronto, Chicago and Seoul. Her publications discuss the politics of representation, gender, identity and fine art. At Langara College, Pennylane is responsible for creating and instructing the courses: Marketing for the Fine Artist and The Photographic Concept. An avid supporter of art and wellness, she sits on the board for the Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Foundation.
For the past 5 years, Pennylane has been an associate of Bau-Xi Gallery, the longest standing commercial gallery in Canada. In the past, she has worked for Elliott Louis Gallery, Jacana Gallery and Jennifer Kostuik in Vancouver.
Pennylane manages the figurative artists’ collective Phantoms in the Front Yard, showcasing the work of prominent Vancouver artists at various pop-up locations. Founded by Pennylane and Jay Senetchko in 2009, the group has garnered critical attention with its annual exhibitions an notable guest artists.
Image above taken by Kailey Fuller-Jackson