D.Oickle

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

- Award winning fibre artist and accessories designer for Guillotine
- Award winning multimedia artist, producer, writer, and artistic director

- Inducted into the Golden Key International Honours Society
- BA, Honours in Communication (Media and Image)


WORK EXPERIENCE
GUILLOTINE
Creative Director, Restoration Expert with Montreal Toy Hospital
- Product design, creation, and materials sourcing
- Created the 2019 Phénicia Award for Pierre E. Trudeau
- Oversaw the release of our signature collection and commissions, marketing, and branding

TORRID PRODUCTIONS
Artistic Director | Producer
- Wrote, produced, and published multimedia work
- Managed individual and corporate branding and image consulting

- Wrote copy for various clients
- Managed social media and marketing campaigns

CHUO 89.1FM
Radio Host | Producer
- Produced and co-hosted a critically acclaimed LGBTQ+ specific radio program for over 5 years 

- Raised money for AIDS awareness
- A first of its kind on Canadian radio

TO BE MAGAZINE
Columnist
- Wrote the opinion editorial “Anything but Vanilla”
- Helped expand the magazine’s audience from 24,000 to 34,000 readers


EDUCATION
BA, Honours in Communication (Media and Image) - University of Ottawa - 2003 - (Magna Cum Laude)

ACHIEVEMENTS | AWARDS (selected)
Influential Canadians Portrait Hung by Hilton Hotels - 2019

Phénicia Award for Innovation (Chambre de Commerce) - 2016

Breakfast Television “Hot Trends” - 2016
“Top 5 Bow Tie Designers” by Ton Barbier Magazine- 2016

“Editor’s Choice” by LouLou Magazine - 2015/2016
Holiday “Must-Haves” List for 2015 by Fugues Magazine - 2015
“The Best of 2013” by Ottawa Magazine (SoundSeekers Mix List) - 2013

Top 5 Trendsetters (Style Magazine) - 2013
#1 iTunes Poetry Book in Canada - 2012
Rogers Television Scholarship - 2002/3
Golden Key International Honours Society - 2002


PRESS HIGHLIGHTS
Breakfast Television Fashion Trends - 2016
Ottawa Citizen Style Magazine (Cover Story) - 2013 

Capital Xtra! (Cover) - 2012
2B Magazine (Cover) - 2011
RG Magazine (Cover) - 2011
Guerilla Magazine Issue #28 (Cover Story) - 2011

MUSIC COMPOSITION | PRODUCTION
Start of a New Day – Single, Torrid Productions - 2015
Blitzkrieg! – Album, Torrid Productions - 2013
Tiny Army: The D. Holmes Sessions - C.C. Trubiak - Album, Torrid Productions and BlacMao Productions – 2013
“For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge” (SILK Motion Picture Soundtrack) - Single, Torrid Productions - 2013

“Questions for God (Left, Right, & Center)” - Sarah Oickle - Single, Torrid Productions - 2012
“Greensleeves” - Single, Torrid Productions - 2012
The Corruption of Flesh - EP, Torrid Productions – 2011
Poison Apples & Other Delicacies - Album, Torrid Productions – 2011
They Say I’m Different - C.C. Trubiak (nominated for XPress Album of the Year & won Best New Performer) - Album, Torrid Productions - 2011


FILM | VIDEO PRODUCTION
“Deacon Street” (Music Video) - 2022
“The Bed” (Music Video) - 2014
“Caring & Hate (Halos’n Horns Remix)” (Music Video) - 2013 “For You” (Music Video) - 2012
“Bloody Bag” (Music Video) - 2012
“Lonely Blue Waves (I Want You)” (Music Video) - 2011
“Moment of Fate” (Music Video) - 2011

“Going Nowhere” (Music Video) - 2010
“Day of Pink” (PSA) - 2009
“This Sting in Me” (Video Installation) - 2008

“Slave for Who?” (Documentary) - 2002

“Silence” (Documentary) – 2001