ARtist Statement

Jacqueline Huskisson is an interdisciplinary artist interested in researching and documenting the human experience. Huskisson explores the human forms’ relation to the universe through her artistic process and creation. They are interested lately in capturing a moment in time; how our personal interactions and experiences can transcend mortality.   


Jacqueline holds a B.F.A in Print Media from the Alberta University for the Arts and an M.F.A in Interdisciplinary Studies from the Belfast School of Art. She has recently had solo exhibitions at Main Space Gallery (Alberta Printmakers, Calgary), and Poolside Gallery (VideoPool, Winnipeg). She has also been doing various projects, installations, residencies and performances around Canada, Northern Ireland and Finland. She is the recipient of various local and national grants and was the inaugural receipt of the Scott Leroux Media Arts Exploration Fund. She is currently on VideoPool’s Media Art Distribution list.

 She is currently the administrator for Elephant Artist Relief Society and recently she has become the Gallery Chair for the Main Space Gallery in Alberta Printmakers. Current projects include the residency with KIAC (Dawson City, Yukon) and has an upcoming residency with Piltonkueche (Leipzig, Germany).

Curriculum Vitae

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



MFA    2017    Masters of Fine Arts                                 Belfast School Of Art, Northern Ireland

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

Exhibition Record

2018-2020Storylines  Traveling Exhibition (T-Rex) AFA Foundation and the Art Gallery of Grand Prairie 

 2019To The AWE Fifth Installation Emmedia Gallery April 2019

HY*DRA*TION Liquidate Your A$$ets   Truck Contemporary Art March 2019

2018   URRGH” “ARRGH” “UUUMMM” Small Space Gallery, Calgary, Alberta*

What a Relief! Steamroller ExhibitionPrairie Dog Brewery, Calgary, Alberta. 

Overlap(land): Comics made in Finland, Emergency Room gallery, Houston, Texas. September 20, 2018 - October 31, 2018. Organized by Christopher Sperandio.

Burnt Toast Member Exhibition Burnt Toast Studios Calgary

Spectral Illuminations 3 EMMEDIA Gallery with conjunction with Beakerhead Festival Calgary

A Dandy Exhibition and Comic Launch*AIR Exhibition with Dandy Brewery Calgary

Comic Blast Residency Exhibition Arteles, HämeenkyröFinland. 

Sad Bastards Bad Luck Ball ExhibitionFestival Hall/Elephant Artist Relief Society Calgary, AlbertaArtist In Residence Exhibition*Pool Side Gallery Winnipeg MB

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


2018 Visual Arts and New Media Individual Project FundingAlberta Foundation for the Arts

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


2020 Piltonkeuche: Leipzig, Germany. Jan-March (Upcoming)

2019 Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture: Dawson City, Yukon. May (Upcoming)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


2018PhantasmagoriaComic printed with assistance from Alberta Foundation for the Arts.                            

Gytha Press, Issue two. Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                 

Diagnosis Werewolf (Part one)Comic for the AIR program with Dandy Brewery Calgary                                 

Arteles 2018-2015 Catalogue.Hämeenkryö, Finland                                                                                                 

Comic Blast! A Collection of Artists.Hämeenkryö, Finalnd                                                                                          

Issue 23 Magical and Mythical Poetry on RitualNōD Magazine Calgary Alberta                                                     

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 

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


 2019Artist Exposé in the Calgary Guardian. Forward by Kate Bailies 

2018Artist Talk March 30 2018 Pool Side Gallery Video Pool Winnipeg Manitoba

Artist Talk Feb 23 Alberta Printmakers for Solo Exhibition Absurd Walls 

A Room Without PicturesEssay by Dan Shipsides for Solo Exhibition Absurd Walls

2017Emboss Magazine Interview for Issue 8 Women Artists

Northern Vision NvTv Belfast Local Television Interview For Artist Exchange Special 

2016Artist In Residence interview Chrissy Poitras Sparkbox Studio

Review of Zona 3 Chris Beckett 




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