Education
2009-2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
2006-2008 Languages and Linguistics, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK
Solo Exhibitions
2017 Impromptu, Slate Gallery, Regina, SK
2013 Sonance, L.A. Pai Gallery, Ottawa, ON
2012 Metalanguage, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
Duo & Trio Exhibitions
2016 Triadica - Mary Lynn Podiluk, Jenny-Lyn Fife & Joan Thomson, Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery, curated by Tom Ferrero, Saskatoon, SK
2015 Curvi : Linear - Mary Lynn Podiluk & Melody Armstrong, Mata Gallery, Regina, SK
Group Exhibitions
2017 LIGHT, presented by the Vancouver Metal Art Association, Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery, Vancouver, BC
ART NOW - The Saskatchewan Fine Art Fair, represented by Slate Fine Art Gallery, Regina, SK
2017-2018 Dimensions, Touring Exhibition, juried by Belinda Harrow and Jenna Stanton: Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery, Saskatoon, SK; Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, ON; Godfrey Dean Art Gallery, Yorkton, SK; Art Gallery of Swift Current, Swift Current, SK; Lloydminster Cultural & Science Centre, Lloydminster, SK and more through 2018
2016 29th Annual Contemporary Canadian Jewellery Exhibition, L.A. Pai Gallery, Ottawa, ON
ART NOW - The Saskatchewan Fine Art and Craft Fair, represented by the Saskatchewan Craft Council and Void Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
2015-2016 Dimensions, Touring Exhibition, juried by June J. Jacobs and Tom McFall: MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK; Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, YT; Affinity Gallery, Saskatoon, SK; Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, SK; Godfrey Dean Art Gallery, Yorkton, SK and more through 2017
2015 Small Works, Void Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
Whatz the Buzz, Elevation Gallery, Canmore, AB
Celebrate 28, L.A. Pai Gallery, Ottawa, ON
Illumination, Saskatchewan Craft Council, Regina, SK
SOFA Chicago, attended with Creative Saskatchewan, Chicago, IL
I AM NSCAD, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
Saskatchewan Craft Council Members' Show and Sale, Affinity Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
ReginArt, The Conexus Art Centre, Regina, SK
Saskatchewan Art 2015, SaskGalleries, curated by Belinda Harrow, Scottsdale, AZ
NICHE Awards Exhibition, Walter E Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
2013-2015 Dimensions, Touring Exhibition, juried by Michael Hosaluk and Susan Rankin: MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK; Affinity Gallery, Saskatoon, SK; Godfrey Dean Art Gallery, Yorkton, SK; Barr Colony Cultural Heritage Centre, Lloydminster, SK; University of Lethbridge Gallery, Lethbridge, AB; Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock, ON; Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library, Winnipeg, MB; Manitoba Craft Council, Winnipeg, MB
2014 27th Annual Contemporary Canadian Jewellery Exhibition, L.A. Pai Gallery, Ottawa, ON
A Show About Nothing, Affinity Gallery, Saskatchewan Craft Council, curated by Michael Hosaluk, Saskatoon, SK
Changing Hues, Online Exhibition, curated by Beth Wicker, The Ganoksin Project
2013 The Jury’s Out, Affinity Gallery, Saskatchewan Crafts Council, Saskatoon, SK
Canadian Mosaic of Metal, Saskatchewan representative, Toronto Pearson International Airport, curated by Aggie Beynon, Toronto, ON
Holding Place: A Repository of Containers and Vessels by Metalsmiths Around the World, Online Exhibition, curated by Beth Wicker, The Ganoksin Project
NICHE Awards Exhibition, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA
2012 25th Annual Contemporary Canadian Jewellery Exhibition, L.A. Pai Gallery, Ottawa, ON
Student Exhibition, Online Exhibition, The Enamelist Society
9th Annual National Jewellery Student Competition, L.A. Pai Gallery, juried by Jonathan Browns, John Cook, Alan C. Elder, Peter Simpson and Rene Villeneuve, Ottawa, ON
Fusion, Annual SNAG Conference: The Heat is On, Phoenix, AZ
Metamorphic, Digital Presentation, Annual SNAG Conference: The Heat is On, Phoenix, AZ
NSCAD Graduation Exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, curated by Jack Ross and Alejandra Vera, Halifax, NS
2011 You Wish, Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS
2010 Fuse, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
Flux, Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS
Collections
Saskatchewan Arts Board Permanent Collection
Private Collection of Carrie Fisher
Kamm Teapot Foundation
Grants and Awards
2017 Creative Industries Production Grant, Creative Saskatchewan, Regina, SK
2016 Creative Industries Production Grant, Creative Saskatchewan, Regina, SK
NICHE Awards Finalist, Professional: Weddings category, Walter E Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
2015 Independent Artist Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board, Saskatoon, SK
Featured artist in attendance with Creative Saskatchewan at SOFA Chicago Chicago, IL
Award for Excellence in Fine Craft, 31st Biennial Dimensions Exhibition, Saskatchewan Craft Council, juried by June J. Jacobs and Tom McFall, Regina, SK
NICHE Awards Winner, Professional: Weddings category, Walter E Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
Culture on the Go Travel Grant, Creative Saskatchewan, Regina, SK
2014 Sponsorship to attend Emma International Collaboration, Ness Creek, Big River, SK
2013 Award for Excellence in Functional & Production Ware, 30th Biennial Dimensions Exhibition, Saskatchewan Craft Council, juried by Michael Hosaluk and Susan Rankin, Regina, SK
NICHE Award Winner, Student: Teapots category, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA
2012 Independent Artist Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board, Saskatoon, SK
Winner of the 9th Annual National Jewellery Student Competition, L.A. Pai Gallery, juried by Jonathan Browns, John Cook, Alan C. Elder, Peter Simpson and Rene Villeneuve, Ottawa, ON
2011 Joseph Beuys Memorial Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
Professional Experience
2016 Juror, Grant Intake, Creative Saskatchewan, Regina, SK
2015, 2016 Juror, Jewellery, Annual Jury Session, Saskatchewan Craft Council, Saskatoon, SK
2015 Curator, Contemporary Jewellery by Melody Armstrong, Affinity Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
2012-2014 Goldsmith, K.M. Paulson Goldsmith Ltd., Saskatoon, SK
2011 Coordinator for the NSCAD Jewellery Show You Wish, Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS
Publications
2016 Jennifer Jacoby-Smith. "Artist Creates Interplay of Light and Colour through Precious Metals". The StarPhoenix [Saskatoon, SK], 8 Oct. 2016: p. F7. Print.
Craig Lederhouse. "Steeped in Serendipity". Creative Saskatchewan 2015-2016 Annual Report, 2016: pp. 14-15. Print.
Sabrina Cataldo. "Unique, Wearable Art". Changing Horizons: Saskatchewan Arts Board 2015-2016 Annual Report, 2016: p.17. Print.
Sarah Dorward & Paul Miazga. "What & How You Wear It: Jewellery YXE". Flow Magazine [Saskatoon, SK] June/July 2016: p. 28. Print.
Sabrina Cataldo. "Unique, Wearable Art". Saskatchewan Arts Board Features, 22 Feb. 2016. Web.
2015 Shannon Boklaschuck."'Industrial' jewelry on display at Affinity Gallery." Saskatoon Express [Saskatoon, SK] 20 Sept. 2015: p. 18. Print.
Mary Lynn Podiluk. Interview by Tara Owen. "In the Studio". MAGazine: Volume 30, No. 1. 2015. 2, 6, pp. 10-15. Print.
Elissa Barnard. "NSCAD University students craft vision with tradition". The Chronicle Herald [Halifax, NS] 3 May 2015. Print.
"Niche Awards names 2015 design winners". National Jeweler, 17 Feb. 2015. Web.
"Mary Lynn Podiluk, Saskatoon goldsmith, wins Niche Award". CBC News, [Saskatoon, SK], 22 Jan. 2015. Web.
2014 Chris Morin. "Hand-made ring up for award." The StarPhoenix [Saskatoon, SK], 11 Jan. 2014: p. D1. Print.
"2015 NICHE Awards recognize Saskatoon goldsmith". Canadian Jeweller Magazine, Dec. 2014. Web.
"Niche Awards announces 2015 finalists". National Jeweler, 10 Nov. 2014. Web.
Mary Lynn Podiluk and Megan C. Broner. “Postcards – One Community, Two Perspectives on Craft.” Studio: Fall/Winter 2014-2015 Volume 9, No. 2. p. 64. Print.
2013 Lark Jewelry & Beading, Showcase 500 Art Necklaces. Toronto, ON: Sterling Publishing, 2013. p. 151. Print.
2012 Front cover image of teapot 'Metalanguage', MAGazine: Volume 27, No. 2. 2012. Cover. Print.
Joelle Tomlinson and Ciara Richardson."Saskatoon jewelry-maker wins national competition." Saskatoon Express [Saskatoon, SK] 20 Aug. 2012: p. 9. Print.
NSCAD University. 2012 Graduation Catalogue. Halifax, NS: NSCAD University, 2012. p. 69. Print.
NSCAD University. Jewellery Student Projects 1-4. Halifax, NS: NSCAD University, 2012. pp. 28-29. Print.
2011 Marilyn Smulders. "Annual jewelry show opens Wednesday". NSCAD News [Halifax, NS] 21 Nov. 2011. Web.
Interviews
2016 Artist Interview for Triadica. Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery 12 Sept. 2016. Web.
Interview with Jeremy Dodge about "Triadica". Morning Live. CTV. Saskatoon, SK, 29 Nov. 2016. Television.
2015 Curatorial Interview for "Contemporary Jewellery by Melody Armstrong". Saskatchewan Craft Council. 12 Sept. 2015. Web.
Interview with Jeremy Dodge about the NICHE Awards. Morning Live. CTV. Saskatoon, SK, 23 Jan. 2015. Television.
Studio interview with Jeremy Dodge. Morning Live. CTV. Saskatoon, SK, 07 Jan. 2015. Television.
2014 Interview with Jeff Rogstad about the NICHE Awards. News at Noon. CTV. Saskatoon, SK, 11 Dec. 2014. Television.
Interview with Lisa Dutton about the NICHE Awards. Morning News. Global. Saskatoon, SK, 11 Dec. 2014. Television.
Interview with Leisha Grebinski about the NICHE Awards. Saskatoon Morning. CBC. Saskatoon, 11 Dec. 2014. Radio.
2012 Interview with Jeff Rogstad about the 9th Annual National Jewellery Student Competition. News at Noon. CTV. Saskatoon, SK, 12 Aug. 2012. Television.
Interview with Mitchell Caplan about the 9th Annual National Jewellery Student Competition. Click Here. CHUO-FM89. Ottawa, ON, 25 July 2012. Radio.
2011 Interview with Jill Matthews about "You Wish". Live at 5. CTV. Halifax, NS, 18 Nov. 2011. Television.
Conferences & Workshops Attended
2016 Building Your Reputation workshop directed by Stephanie Yong and Susan Busse, Saskatchewan Craft Council, Saskatoon, SK
2015 SOFA Chicago Educational Mission with speakers from the contemporary craft market, Craft Alliance of Nova Scotia, Chicago, IL
2014 Jewellery Artist at the 2014 EMMA International Collaboration, Ness Creek, Big River, SK
2012 Production workshop directed by Paul McLure and Martha Glenny, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
2011 Craft, Design and the Innovative Agenda, lecture by Dr. Louise Valentine, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
Design workshop and critique by Daniel Libeskind, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
2010 Jewellery rendering workshop directed by Donald Stuart, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
CAD/CAM workshop directed by Rebecca Annand, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
Affiliations
Society of North American Goldsmiths
Saskatchewan Crafts Council - Juried Member
Metal Arts Guild of Canada