b. 1978
Website: http://maayke.com/


2009 MFA (1st Class with Distinction) Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK
2003 BSc (hons) Biology, Queen’s University, Kingston, On, Canada
2001 BFA (hons) Fine Art (1st Class), Queen’s University, Kingston, On, Canada




Gangs, AC Institute, New York, NY
Déjà déjà visité, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston Canada
HarborArts/Boston, Harbor Shipyard Exhibition, Boston, USA


Le Petite Nuit Blanche, June 2012, Museum of London Ontario
My Five New Friends Oliver Braid, The Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK


OneWorldFilmFestival, Ottawa Archives, Ottawa
Niewewegen, Nieweweg, Groningen, the Netherlands
CHORA, Sisters Burn, Sassoon Gallery, Peckham, London, UK.
OIL, EMMEDIA, Calgary, Canada
Blind/Deaf Collaboration for Helen Keller International, Sense Scotland, Glasgow,UK; Collaboration between (blind) Wanda Diaz at NASA space center and Frank Russo (Emotichair, Ryerson University) and (deaf) Gwen Dobie (York University, Out of the Box Productions) http://maayke.com/hkintl2011.pdf
Robert Filliouʼs Whispered Art History (1963) performance with Clive Robertson
and Riva Symco CFRC/ARTEL, Kingston Ontario


Urban Salvation TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival), Toronto, Canada
RAW in a restless point Moin Creative Space, Korea
Artistʼs Lottery Syndicate London, UK
Square Pegs Kingston Market Square, Canada
Summer Make Good Modern Fuel, Kingston Ontario Canada
HarborArts/Boston Harbor Shipyard Exhibition Boston, USA
Nostalgia for the Current Tragic Beautiful Human Catastrophe, solo exhibition
KIK, Nijeveen, the Netherlands


Neu/Now Live Art Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania
Running Time Artist Films in Scotland: 1960 to Now, National Gallery Scotland,
Languages Through Lenses, Prix Europa Film Festival, Berlin
Kunstfilmtag, Frankfurt
Set Up and Go, Artnews Projects, Berlin
MFA Degree Show, Tramway, Glasgow, UK
Kids Control Leipzig, Germany
Jamie Radcliffe The Exhibition Studio Warehouse Glasgow
MFA Interim Show Macintosh Gallery, Glasgow School of Art
MFA Open Studio Glasgow International
AEC LoSalt Gallery, Glasgow, UK


Eclectic Mix Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow, UK
A Witness to History, Montreal Holocaust Museum, Montreal


Bemused, Bewitched and Bewildered, LOCUS010, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Terra Botanica Perspecta, International print portfolio involving Hawaii, the
Netherlands, and Canada.
Folie a Deux, SAW Video, Ottawa, Canada
Rot and Residue, ED Video, Guelph, Canada
Nii Gaani Aki Inini, Argonaut, Toronto, Canada


Video production and Editing Instructor SAW Video, Ottawa
New Media Workspace Coordinator Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre
Promotional Video Director and Editor for the Executive Development Program, Queen’s School of Business,(2001-ongoing)
Creative Consultant, Animator, Editor and Design for Upper Canada Village, Science North Sudbury, Caterpillar through Show Communications (2006-ongoing)
Videographer and Editor, Toon Boom Animation (2010)
Video Editor and Videography, Algonquin First Nations Gatherings (2009-2011)
Creative Consultant, Queen’s Human Computer Media Lab (2008-2011)
Collaborator, Wanda Diaz, Astrophysics, NASA Space Agency (2009-2011)
Video Editor, Savvy Media Group (2008)
Human Media Lab School of Computing, Queen’s University.
Graphics, editing consultant (2002-2005)
Executive Director, Studio Q, Queen’s University of Kingston (2001-2003)


Denis Joe, Manchester Salon, My Five New Friends at the Royal Standard http://www.manchestersalon.org.uk/. February 2012
Kingston Whig Standard A Decade of Celebrating Kingston Artistic Talent. May 14 2011
Arts Editor, Shipyard Wreckage. August 9 2010, http://www.artseditor.com/html/features/0810_harbor.shtml
Maayke Schurer Artist in Residence, Stichting KIK, Nieuwsbrief Beeldende Kunsten Drenthe No. 3 October 2009.
Maayke Schurer’s Abstract Climates. Neu/Now Magazine. Barnaby Tidman, November 8 2009 http://www.jotta.com/magazine/neunow/445/maayke-shurer-s-a
Mr.Motley Issue 24 Stichting Kunst in Kolderveen 2009.
Grey Matter, Ask the Expert, Art Review: Glasgow School of Art Scotsman 2009 June 27 2009 http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/features/Art-review-Degree-of-difficulty.5390168.jp
Artist Fund Thyself, Art Monthly, April 2012, p16
Kaleidoscope, Kingston Ontario Canada 2010
Video Magic Realism workshop, Kolderveen, the Netherlands 2010
Video Magic Realism workshop, Centre for the Creative Arts (CCA) Glasgow, 2010
Presenter: Glasgow Festival of Contemporary Visual Art: Artist and Technology
Talks Series hosted by Apple Store Buchanon Street, Glasgow UK, 2008
Brandon S. Schamp, Maayke Schurer, and Lonnie W. Aarssen
Testing Hypotheses for Stem Bending in Tree Saplings
International Journal of Plant Sciences 168(5):547–553


Canada Council for the Arts mid-career media arts grant recipient 2013
Second Prize, Kingston Juried Art Exhibition, 2011
Shortlisted Helen Keller International, 2011
Creative Lab Residency, Centre for the Creative Arts (CCA) Glasgow, UK, 2010
KIK Artist Residency, The Netherlands, 2009-2010
Twice nominated for Berlin Prix Europa Film and Video Festival, 2008 and 2009
Twice recipient of SAAS Scholarship, 2008 and 2009
TUFF (Toronto Urban Film Festival) Honorable Mention, 2009
Grand River Film Festival Honourable Mention, 2008
Dean’s List, Queen’s University of Kingston, 2001