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 and works out of Burnt Toast Studio in Calgary.
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).
Jacqueline Huskisson DOB: November 2, 1988. Calgary, Alberta Canada. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org * 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
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
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 http://sparkboxstudio.com/jackie-huskisson/
Review of Zona 3 Chris Beckett http://www.warrior27.net/2016/08/zona-3-from-comics-workbook-rowhouse.html
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