Curriculum Vitae 2017 ~v1.1


Sybil  Lamb
{aka: Lillian Butter, Emily Whist, Emily Wretch}

6ybil@sybillamb.com — sybillamb.com

 

EDUCATION———————————

2012   Self-Employment Development Certificate

Vanauley Street Centre (Toronto, ON)

2009   Apprenticeship in MIG Welding

Artistic Steel Welding (Oakland, CA)

2007   Apprenticeship in Parade Float Construction
Julian Stock (New Orleans, LA)
1998 – 2000   Studied Drawing for Animation, Painting/Drawing/Studio Practice, and Fundamentals of Graphic Design
Concordia University (Montréal, PQ)

 

EXHIBITIONS (selected)———————————

2018    Willistead Manor Art Walk curated by the Rotary Club of Windsor, Windsor, ON

 

 

2017    Elephant Shoes Artist Collective curated by Cherry Lemon Lime, Toronto, ON

(“Grackle Biscotti,” “Myki’s Treehouse,” “Tandem Friends”)

2016    Super Wonder Gallery—Super Duper Show curated by Christian Aldo, Toronto, ON

(“Goddess of the Lights”, “Devil in her Sack”)

2016    Super Wonder Gallery—Super Trash Show curated by Christian Aldo, Toronto, ON

(“Fire Breathing Electric Cat”)

2016    Barristers Gallery—The Raw and the Cooked curated by Andy Antippas, New
Orleans, LA (“Venus vs. Mars x2”)

2015    Videofag—Arturo Vega Tribute Show, curated by Ken Moffatt and Heather Bain,
Toronto, ON (“Justo y Necessario ~ Arturo Vega”)

2015    Toronto Outdoor Art Expo, Toronto, ON (“Bermuda Triangle,” “Rapid Petting,”
Duchess of Arts,” “Kiki Lamb,” “Queen of Venus,” “Lamby Vs Pussy,” “Syb, Maybe, and Cake,” “Laboratorium,” “Orange Juice,” “Inxy Bincuberry,” et al.)

2015    Super Wonder Gallery—Super Naughty Show curated by Christian Aldo, Toronto, ON
(“Why Love S,” “Sex Bots,” “Regular,” “Knife Fight,” “Creamer,” Lil Bows”)

2015    Super Wonder Gallery—Super SciFi Show curated by Christian Aldo, Toronto, ON

(“Venus vs. Mars x2”)

2015    Super Wonder Gallery—Super Trash Show curated by Christan Aldo, Toronto, ON

(“Cheezy Splats”)

2015    Super Wonder Gallery—Super Retro TV Show curated by Christian Aldo, Toronto, ON

(“Norville Shag Roberts”)

2015    Gladstone Hotel—10×10 Art Show organized by James Fowler, Toronto, ON

(Series of 24 10×10 illustrations drawn 1 per hour for 24 hours)
2015    Akasha Art Gallery—Untitled: The Practice of Identity II curated by Mia Raicevic,

Toronto, ON (“Dashboard Altar”)
2015    Home Ground—Hamilton Pride Art Show curated by Poe Libertad, Hamilton, ON

(“Whisky Love Story,” “Kooka Burger,” “Kiki Burger,” “DIY Surgery,” “Regular,”
Rapid Petting,” “Super Butter,” “Nina Narcissist,” “Creamer”)

2014    Ryerson University—Troubling Masculinities curated by Ken Moffatt and Heather Bain,
Toronto, ON (“AmsterdamKlovenirsBurgwal”)

2014    Gallery 1313 @ Latino Canadian Cultural AssociationBeyond Our Roots curated by
Alejandro Freeland & Hugo Ares, Toronto, ON (“DIY Surgery”)

2014    Queen West Art Crawl, Toronto, ON (“Sea Gull,” “Lost Hammer,” “Last Star,” “Riki Tik,” “Ultra Bar Koffee,” “Klovenirsburgwal,” “Veloren Meiden,” “Window Girl 21,” “Russel West,” “Achterburgwal,” “Church Dressing Room,” “Ultra DJ Booth”)

2013    Gladstone Hotel—That’s So Gay/Say It To My Face, curated by Elisha Lim, Toronto, ON

(“Amsterdam Windowgirl4,” “KlovernirsBurgwal,” “Amsterdam Koffee”, “Hot Dog
Trash
,” “Baked Alaska,” “Miss Storm,” “Nina Narcissist,” “Orange Juice,” “Bunny Girl,” “Lyre Bird,” “Princess Peachario”)

2013    Club120—Where’s the Love AIDS Foundation Fundraiser Toronto, ON (“Smokin Stars”)

2013    Videofag—Gawd Mess Amerika, curated by Bryen Dunn, Toronto, ON (“Smoking Stars,” “Bloodgartch Achterburgwal,” “Last Star,” “JoyRide,” “Tentacle Beast Boyfriend,” “Suzi Suicide,” “Too Fukt 2 Tuck,” “Trans Debate Night,” et al.)

2013    Artscape Triangle Gallery— Femmeldehyde 3, Toronto, ON (“Bike Thief,” “Fire Swept Algoma,” “Eat Led,” “Judy Virago,” “Chopper Bike Flood Battery,” “The Last Star,” Smoking Stars,” “Sausage Sizzle,” “Sidney Fire Exit,” “Edie Viscerator”)

2012    Toronto School of Art—PaperGirl @ Nuit Blanche, Toronto, ON (“Smoking4Ever”)

2012    Buddies in Bad Times Theatre—Pen!s Project curated by Michael Mackid, Toronto, ON  (“Joy ride,” “Bloodgratch Tryptic”)

2012    Buddies in Bad Times Theatre—TWAT Festival, curated by Morgan M Page,
Toronto, ON (“Bloodgratch Tryptic”)

2011    Shanghai Lounge—Shanghai Summer Surprise, curated by Caitlin Pascal, Ottawa, ON

(“Lost Little Girl Real Gold Series 24 Pieces,” “Steer Cuts,” “Parked Cars,”)

2011    Unit 2— Full Ass Moon curated by Nicholas Murr and Rozina Kazi, Toronto, ON
(“Dalek Lap Dance,” “Ultra Dolly,” “Fuck You and the Horse You Road in On,” “Steer Cuts,” “Outlet,” Germs 1”)

2011    Kensington Art Walk, Toronto, ON (“Fake Store,” “Cardboard General Store”)

2011    Ridgefield Guild of Artists— Gender Odyssey, Ridgefield, CT (“Edie Scrapper Bike”)
2011    Piety Iron Works—New Orleans Automaton Festival, curated by Myrtle Von Dammit,

New Orleans, LA (“Scapegoat 38”)

2011    Barrister’s Gallery— Lost Little Girl Art Show curated by Andy Antippas,
New Orleans, LA (“Edith Massey Sedgwick,” “Fishy Stripy Dress,” “Termite & Vine,” “Eat Led,” “I Dont Wann Anything,” “Fishy Vs Grey,” “The Clemmens,” “Shitty Staph of Hatered,” “Mariana Trench,” “Sterile Amerika,” “Milly Onion,” “Bathtub 4evr”)

2011    Patrick John Mills Gallery—Porn is/is not Art, curated by Patrick John Mills, Ottawa, ON

(“Lamby vs Pussy,” “Lamby Vs Lil Lamby”)

2010    Patrick John Mills Gallery—I Killed the Group of Seven, curated by Patrick John Mills,
Ottawa, ON (“Fire Swept Algoma”)

2010    Barrister’s Gallery—Like A Prayer curated by Andy Antippas, New Orleans, LA

(“Fetishised Face Surgery Crushed,” “Retribution”)

2010    Barrister’s Gallery—I Wish I Was Dead curated by Andy Antippas, New Orleans, LA

(“Tabernacle of the Disciples of the Blood of the Lamb,” “An Artistic Life Kills
Slowly
,” “Black Dye,” “Ride a Lamb,” “Nazi Fag,” “Fur Coats,”)

1997    Mercury Lounge—Emily Wretch Show, curated by Benoit LeBlanc, Ottawa, ON

(“Visceral Mermaid,” “Megalion,” “Mr. Man Per Minute,” “Gut Bucket,” “(*~*)

DrinkEW368”)
1997    Artguise—Emily Whist Show, curated by Jason Vaughan & Brandon McVittie, Ottawa,

ON (“Nicole’s Camel,” “More Coffee Waitress,” “Dr. Green and Lady Friend,” “Jar
Girl
,” “Yerblix,” “The Funnest Game,” “Mr. Man Per Minute,” “Thickenzi Hignilg,”)

1996    Market Station—Emily Wretch Show, curated by Benoit LeBlanc, Ottawa, ON

1996    Les Quatre Jeudis ~ Emily Wretch Show, curated by Benoit LeBlanc, Hull, PQ

1996    Gallery 101—60 Minute Art Auction, curated by Tim Dallett, Ottawa, ON (Live Painting)

1995    Gallery 101—Little Art Fest, curated by Tim Dallett, Ottawa, ON (“Ninety-Nine”)

 

 

GRANTS———————————


2017    Ontario Arts Council, Working Artist Creation and Development grant

 

 

COLLECTIONS———————————


2013 – 2017    Grackle Coffee House
curated by Amanda Grackle, Schomburg, ON
2009 – 2017    Barrister’s Gallery curated by Andy Antippas, New Orleans, LA

 

 

AWARDS———————————


2018    Lambda Literary Trans Antholgy
 “Meanwhile, Elsewhere” Lambda Literary Foundation NYC


COMMISSIONS———————————

2016    Freud vs. Mujer,” book cover — Psychoanalysis Needs a Sex Change: Lacanian
Approaches to Sex and Social Difference
(forthcoming 2017) ed. Sheila Cavanagh, Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

2014    Safe Cruising with PrEP,” posters/handbills — Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange, Toronto, ON

2013    Ultra Church/50 VIP Party People,” mural — Bank of Montreal Church Street

Mural Project for World Pride, Toronto, ON)

1992    “Skulls,” mural — Savannah Deville’s, Ottawa, ON                                               


PUBLICATIONS———————————

2017    Lost Teenage Girl Show” in anthology We’re Still Here, ed. Jeanne Thornton.

Stacked Deck Press (forthcoming). Comic.
2017   
Pee,” “Poo, & Primp” in “We Asked Five Artists to Design All-

Gender Restroom Signs,” VICE. Illustrated essay.
2014    I’ve Got A Time Bomb
. New York: Topside Press, 2014. Illustrated novel.
2011    Sex and Death Cult Club. Zine.
2010    Lost Little Girl Show: Having Fun and Playing Games. Zine.
2008    How to Kill Queer Scum. Zine.

PRESENTATIONS———————————

2015    How to be a Professional of Arts, Colectivio Toronto at the Latino Cultural Centre

(Toronto, ON)

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY (selected)———————————

 

Balint, Erika. “Lily Butter.” Femmeldehyde, Jan 2013: p. 20-25. Print.
Bookhardt, Eric.: “Bedsole at Bienvenu Butter at Barrister’s”, New Orleans Art Insider, April

  1. Web.
    Cross, Katherine. “Know & Tell”, Bitch. November 2014. p. 60-62 Print.
    d’Addario, John. “On the Lively St. Claude Gallery Scene, a New Year Full of Art.New Orleans

Advocate. April 2016. Web.

Melt, H. “I’ve Got a Time Bomb by Sybil Lamb.” (review). Lambda Literary, Sept 2014. Web.
Moore, Nancy. “Continuum Gender Identities.” Ridgefield Guild of Artists, April 2011: p. 15.

Catalog.

Plett, Casey. “Rise of the Gender Novel.” The Walrus. March 2015. p. 67-69. Print.
Radish, Jack. “TWATfest 2012.” PrettyQueer.com, Sept 2012. Web.

Ryan, Hugh. “Trans Writer Sybil Lamb Wrote a Novel About Surviving a Hate Crime.” VICE.

June 2014. Web.

Salah, Trish. “Six Debut Novels By Trans Women.” Velamag. Oct 2016. Web.

Turner, Erika. “15 Books By Transgender Women You Need To Read Immediately.” BuzzFeed

Books. Mar 2015. Web.