About

I am an interdisciplinary artist from Calgary Alberta Canada. B.F.A Alberta College of Art and Design M.F.A Belfast school of Art. Screenprinter, illustrator, public art, exhibitionist ;) Currently working out of Burnt Toast Studios Calgary.  Please send all commissions/requests/collaborations or general inquires  to jackiehuskisson@rocketmail.com. 

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Curriculum Vitae

Jacqueline Huskisson  DOB: November 2, 1988. Calgary, Alberta Canada.  E-mail: jackiehuskisson@rocketmail.com  * indicates solo show

 

Education

MFA    2015-17    Masters of Fine Arts                                 Belfast School Of Art, Northern Ireland

            2017          Critics Course                                         DOX: ACADEMY Copenhagen, Denmark

            2015         Frank Santoro Comics Course               Online Correspondence Course, Philly,USA

            2012         Jurors Lecture Program                          Untitled Art Society, Calgary, Canada 

BFA     2011          Print Media                                              Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary Canada 

Areas of specialization: Silk-screening, Intaglio, Relief printing, drawing, painting illustration and comics.

Professional Experience

2017- Elephant Artist Relief: Contract Administrator: Under contract I operate the day-by-day duties. Help organize fundraisers, apply to grants, public relations, and communications and handle any finical obligations. Calgary.

2016-2017  Co-Director: Platform Arts Gallery Belfast Northern Ireland. I was apart of fundraising, my job includes applying for grants, and curating/directing shows. Then I took over website. I help direct and curate some shows. Notable projects PARS (Platform Arts Resource Space) Alongside two other directors we established Platforms alternative learning centre. Belfast, N.Ireland.                                                                                                   

Artist Mentee: Alberta Printmakers. City of Calgary. 2016 and in 2017The Utility art box program. Alongside 12 local printmakers we designed 12 printmaking projects to decorate Calgary's utility boxes. Mentor 2016 Eveline Koljin, Mentor 2017 Mareck Pospiech. Calgary.

2014-2015   Events Coordinator/ Artist Liaison: PaperGirl Calgary. I organized events for the group, and curated two shows. Notable projects were Artist Trading Card Night. I also helped visiting artists with establishing connections, and setting up exhibitions for them. Calgary.

2011- Freelance Illustration: Clients Include, Shameless Magazine, Filling Station Magazine, The Hand Magazine et cetera.

2011-2015  Co-Director: Burnt Toast Studios Calgary Alberta Canada

2010-2011   Printmaking Technician   Alberta College of Art and Design                                                           

Curator for Gaulin Gallery: Alberta College of Art and Design                                        

Printer Assistant: Halloween Howl, Silkscreen for Riley Rossmo                                                                    

Printer Assistant: Hunting for the Imperfect Edge, Zinc Etching for Dave Casey.

Grants/Scholarships/Awards

2018 Artist Opportunity Grant Calgary Arts Development

         Scott Leroux Residency Media Arts Exploration Fund Video-pool Winnipeg

          Arteles Residency Fund, Hameenkyro, Finland

2016 Small Grants Volunteer Funding (For Platform Arts)

2014 Stepping Stones Foundation Grant (For PaperGirl)

2014 Naheed Nenshi 3 Things for Calgary Grant (Papergirl ATC/Artist Night)

2011 TD Melcohe Monnex Grant

2010 Jason Lang Scholarship

Residencies

2019 Art Commons Light Box Studio March 01-April 30th Upcoming

2018-2019 Calgary Allied Arts Foundation: Calgary, Alberta. December 1- Jan 30 Upcoming

2018 Arteles Comic Blast Residency: Hameenkyro, Finland May 2-30 Upcoming

2018 Scott Leroux Fund for Media Arts Exploration: Winnipeg, Manitoba, March Current

2017-2018 Dandy Brewing Artist Residency: Calgary, Alberta Winter Session (6 months) Current

2017 SparkBox Residency: Picton, Ontario, Canada Oct 2-29

2016 Sparkbox Residency: Picton Ontario Canada July 25- August 7 

Publications/Collections

2017  Issue 1 Sorry.  Self-publication, Calgary, AB

Issue 8 Women Artists Emboss Magazine, Toronto ON

Aggravated Doughnuts, Distributed through Good Press Gallery Scotland

2016   Alabaster Trees, Zona Issue 3, Comics Workbook Publication, Philadelphia PA USA

2015   Issue 63 Underground Comic Art, Filling Station Publications Society, Calgary AB Canada

A Show of Hands Exhibition Catalogue The Hand Magazine Knoxville TN USA

Shameless Magazine, Issue 30 Toronto ON Canada. 

Ass Cats, Self Published, Santoro Comic Correspondence Course, Philadelphia PA USA                        

2014 Dirty Diamond Comics Issue 5, Dirty Diamond Comics, Toronto ON Canada.

Mad Magic Sexy Time Issue 1 ,Sexy Time Comix’s Calgary AB Canada

The Hand Issue 3 The Hand Magazine, Knoxville TN USA

2011  ACAD/Emily Carr Print Exchange, Alberta College of Art and Design Print Media collection,

Emily Carr University Printmaking Collection.

2010  “Canadiana” Print Portfolio Box 2010 Alberta College of Art and Design Print Media Collection

2009  2009 Print Portfolio Box Alberta College of art and Design Print Media Collectio 

Exhibition Record

2018   Absurd Walls, Alberta Printmakers, Main Gallery, Calgary Canada*

2017   Not so Mini Print Exhibition Alberta Printmakers

Spectral Illuminations 2, Emmedia Gallery with Conjunction with Beakerhead Festival Memorial Library, Calgary Alberta

MFA Graduation Show, Belfast School of Art, Northern Ireland

The Art of the Comic, Blick Studios, Northern Ireland

Pars Launch and Exhibition, Platform Arts Gallery Northern Ireland UK

Transmit, Platform Arts Gallery, Belfast Northern Ireland UK

2016   Quiet and Noisy, permanent install, 5th ave and 6th st Calgary Canada

PXVI, Platform Arts Gallery Belfast Northern Ireland UK. 

Gallimaufry, Platform Arts Gallery, Belfast Northern Ireland UK. 

2015  The Hand Exhibition,  A1LabArts, SGCI Conference 23 Emory Place, Knoxville, TN USA

2014   Bun and Games, Tubby Dog, 1022 17 Ave SW, Calgary AB Canada

Black and White Exhibition, Studio Phi, 217 10 Ave SW, Calgary, AB Canada

2013   Vilet Vitae, Barron Tattoo and Art Gallery, 912 12 Ave SW Calgary AB Canada

Not so Mini Print Exhibition and Exchange, Alberta Printmakers Society. 11 St. 2010F SE, Calgary Alberta.

Story of the Creative, 26-19 Jackson AVE, Long Island City, NY USA

*Hidden Doorway, +15 Alberta Printmaker’s Society, Epcor Centre +15 space, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary AB Canada

2012  Low Brow Art Show, Resolution Art Gallery, 233-10 St NW, Calgary, AB Canada

Not So Mini Print Exhibition, Alberta Printmakers Society, 11 St. 2010F SE, Calgary Alberta.

That Beautiful Thing, Evanescence Gallery and Art Studio, 61- 8th Ave SE High River, AB Canada

Collusion, Concept Lounge, Lower 908, 17ave SW, Calgary Alberta.

2011   Low Brow Art Show, Resolution Gallery, 233-10 St NW, Calgary Alberta

 *Bright and Early, Gaulin Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design

 And So on And So Forth, Ant Hill Building, 148 10th St NW Calgary, Albert

Heaven Sent Tattoo Studio Art Show and Fundraiser Heaven Sent Tattoo Studio, 1010 Nanton Ave Crossfield, Albert
 

Curatorial/Director Projects

2017   Pars Launch and Exhibition, Co-Director of Platfrom Arts Resource Space, Curator For PARS Launch and Exhibition

Space in Time, Director for Erin Hagan's solo exhibition

2016  PXVI, Platform Arts Member Show, Platform Arts Belfast Northern Ireland

2015  PaperGirl Calgary Presents: Trade with PaperGirl Bristol. Hillhurst Community Center Calgary, AB Canada               

PaperGirl Calgary Presents: ATC/Artist Networking Night. Blank Page Studio, Calgary AB Canada

 

Volunteer Work

2016                        Catalyst Art Gallery, Belfast                     Installation and take down

2014                        Lovecraft Gallery                                     Bartender

2013                        Alberta Printmakers Society                  Silkscreen Instructor

Affiliated Professional Organizations

Platform Arts, Catalyst Arts, Comics Workbook, Derby Girls Comics, Burnt Toast Studio, Alberta Printmakers, Video-pool

 

 

 

 

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