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Elise Futoransky

Elise Futoransky is an emerging artist living and practicing on Treaty 6 territory in Edmonton, AB. As of 2021 she is a graduate from the University of Alberta’s Bachelor of Fine Arts program. Her work is sourced primarily in printmaking... Read Bio
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Callum McKenzie

Callum McKenzie (he/they) is an Edmonton-based emerging artist, designer and art framer. They earned their Bachelor of Design in Printmaking from the University of Alberta. Callum's art practice draws on his experiences as a queer, non-binary person with ADHD. Through... Read Bio
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Carolyn Gerk

I am a self taught artist and mother living on Treaty 8 land. I work in a variety of physicalmediums, including watercolor, ink, linocut and mixed media fiber arts. My work focuses largely onfeminism, social issues, literature, film and the... Read Bio
Northern AB Artist in Residence - Summer 2022

Xi Jin

Xi Jin (she/her) grew up in the heart of Beijing, China, and spent a decade in Canada studying and living. From an early age, she would experiment with different mediums, which would mold her interest in art as it was... Read Bio

Kev Liang

Artist Biography Kev Liang is a multidisciplinary visual artist based in Edmonton, AB, Treaty 6 territory, and is originally from secluded rural Alberta. After graduating in June 2021 with his Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction in Intermedia and Printmaking... Read Bio

Nicholas Hertz

Nicholas Hertz (he/they) holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Alberta. Through print media, performance and writing he explores the objectification of the queer body and the anthropomorphizing of environments. He engages with the liminal space between... Read Bio

Taryn Walker

Taryn Walker is a queer, Indigenous artist of Salish (Nɬeʔképmx) ancestry whose work explores concepts of identity, tenderness, healing, utopia, cycles of life and death, and the supernatural through drawing, printmaking, installation, video, and sound. In 2018 Walker graduated from... Read Bio

Caitlin Bodewitz

In Community Artist in Residence In spring/summer of 2021 Caitlin will collaborate with SNAP and other community members to help develop the outdoor space at the rear of SNAP’s new facility including a wall based work at the printshop /... Read Bio

Christina Battle

In Community Artist in Residence These days, I’ve been thinking a lot about how it is that community might build and take shape across distance: about the tools that allow us to keep in touch, stay connected, and spread resources.... Read Bio
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Riaz Mehmood

In Community Artist in Residence Pakistan’s political history is largely known for both direct and indirect military rule and the subsequent decades long enforcement of martial law. Both trajectories often obscure the rich legacy of resistance, disobedience and protests for... Read Bio
A portrait of artist Sergio Serrano, which is a screenshot from a video calling app. Sergio wears a light grey shirt, with black hair and a beard and moustache, and is in a white walled room.

Sergio Serrano

In Community Artist in Residence Project Description During this time of physical distancing the majority of my social interactions have been mediated through digital interfaces. This felt like a propelled push towards a perceived and perhaps inevitable future of the... Read Bio

Kiona Ligtvoet

In Community Artist in Residence Don’t look for this in the city archive. Overview I’d like to use the In Community residency as an opportunity for virtual, shared conversation centering (and sometimes critiquing) archives, enfranchisement, land acknowledgement, ghosts, nostalgia, and... Read Bio

Luke Johnson

Luke Johnson is a Minnesota-born artist, researcher, and volunteer librarian based in Treaty 6 territory (Edmonton, Alberta). Working in print, photography, and durational engagements within collections, Johnson creates work that complicates notions of standardization and categorization within systems of knowledge.... Read Bio

Andrew Thorne

I am an interdisciplinary artist and a recent NSCAD BFA graduate. I have lived in Halifax for the last five years, however, my home is Moncton, New Brunswick. During my time at NSCAD, I have become greatly invested in the... Read Bio

Agata Garbowska

Agata Garbowska is an Edmonton based artist and a 2017 graduate of the University of Alberta Bachelor of Fine Arts program. Her work is informed by general unease and an appropriate fear of ecological disaster caused by climate change. In... Read Bio

Pauline Johnson

Pauline Johnson was raised in Maskwacis territory bordered within Alberta. Growing up, Nehiyaw (Plains Cree), her art has always turned to visual and emotional artworks. Using comic and graphic storytelling to help create her art. Using the balance of visuals,... Read Bio

Haylee Fortin

Haylee Fortin is an Edmonton based painter, new media artist and printmaker. Graduating with distinction from the University of Alberta’s Fine Art program in 2015, Haylee has since pursued an interest in art as a means of community engagement with... Read Bio

Brianna Tosswill

Brianna Tosswill is an artist who expresses herself and others in print and book format. She explores the limits and unique opportunities of letterpress printmaking in her work, and is preoccupied with geometry and mathematics. She obtained her BFA in... Read Bio