cv

curriculum vitae, bibliography and press.

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CURRENT & UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS:

After the Hunt,  Harcourt House     /     Edmonton, AB     /     january 26 – february 25, 2017

After the Hunt,  Hamilton Artists Inc    /     Hamilton, ON     /     august 31 – oct 28, 2017

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

Grandeur Nature / Life Size     /     Art Mûr  /     Montréal, QC     /     november 5 – december 17, 2016

Show Face     /     ArtGang MTL     /     Montréal, QC     /     october 28 – november 23, 2016

After the Hunt     /     Union Gallery, Queens University     /     Kingston, ON     /     september 16 – november 11, 2016

Taiga Spirit, Commissioned Large-Scale Public Site Specific Sculpture    /    Osheaga 2016    /    Montréal, QC    /     july 29 – 31, 2016

Fiberart International Triennial     /     Pittsburgh, USA     /     may 6 – august 21, 2016

In Conversation with Raymonde April and Emily Jan,  Optica Gallery     /     Montréal, QC     /     march 25 – april 3, 2016

Voisins/Neighbours, curated by Stéphanie Chabot,  SKOL     /     Montréal, QC     /     january 15 – february 27, 2016

After the Hunt, Artcite     /     Windsor, ON     /     october 24 – november 18, 2015

you maniacs you blew it up!,  curated by Gillian King, PDA Projects /      Ottawa, ON/      july 1 - august 1, 2015

future folkloreM. A. I.     /      Montréal, QC      /      march 28 – may 9, 2015

OK OK OK,  Les Ateliers Jean Brillant      /     Montréal, QC /     may 10 – 24, 2014

falling through the mirror, Latitude 53     /      Edmonton, AB /      march 7 – april 19, 2014

falling through the mirror, FoFA Gallery     /      Montréal, QC     /      february 25 – april 5, 2013

three kings, Bluebird  Gallery   /      Toronto, ON     /      november 2, 2012 – january 1, 2013

De Rerum Natura, World of Threads Festival,     /      Oakville/Toronto, ON     /      november 2 – 18, 2012
Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre

Creature Mythologies, Nostracasa      /      Montréal, QC     /      august 30 – october 7, 2012

Spectrum / Spectro, Museo Textil de Oaxaca      /      Oaxaca, Mexico      /      may 2 – 9 2012        

SORTIE: Concordia University MFA Exhibition      /      Montréal, QC      /      march 23 –  april 5, 2012
ancienne Ècole des Beaux-Arts                                                                                                                   

AIRE: World Textile Art 6th International Biennial     /    San Agustin Etla, Mexico /     may 28 –  june 26, 2011
(winner:  3rd place, Salon de Reciclaje)                                                                                                         

TRA(MA)PA, Casa de la Cultura      /      Holguin, Cuba      /      may 2 – 8, 2011
BABEL, Romerías de Mayo                                                                                    

words once spoken, Paxton Gate Gallery      /      San Francisco, CA      /       july 9 – august 17, 2010

best of oaxifornia: 5 years, Tienda Q      /      Oaxaca, Mexico      /      december 12 – january 31,  2009

far from god, Tecoah & Thomas Bruce Galleries      /      San Francisco, CA      /      april 13 – 18, 2009

New Nature, Alphonse Berber Gallery      /      Berkeley, CA      /      february 27 – april 11, 2008

Crossing the Line, Oliver Art Center      /      Oakland, CA      /      september 15 – october 9, 2008

 

PROJECTS & RESIDENCIES:

Artist in Residence, Elsewhere Museum, collaboration with artist Chris Flower     /     Greensboro, NC, USA     /     april 12 – may 10, 2017

Artist in Residence, Denali National Park     /     Denali National Park, AK, USA     /     june 7 – 17, 2016

"The Amazon Pt I: Night"     /     Edge of the Forest     /      collaboration with artist & radio host Antoine Bertin, for NTS London     /    original air date: january 15, 2016.

"I Like My Nature" (The Amazon Pt II: Day)     /     Edge of the Forest     /      collaboration with artist & radio host Antoine Bertin, for NTS London /    original air date: may 4, 2016

Peruvian Amazon Expedition,  The Clipperton Project /     Puerto Prado, Peru    /    september 10 – 30, 2015 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY & PRESS:

Emily Jan: After the Hunt / Anne Billy: Fleeting Memory    /     exhibition catalogue, Jocelyn Purdie & Ellyn Walker, Union Gallery Press, Queens University     /     nov 2016

"Sentments Grandeur Nature"     /     Agnès Gaudet, Le Journal de Montréal     /     november 5, 2016

HopScotch Opens in Uptown St John     /     Melissa Smith, The East Magazine     /     september 3, 2016

"Programmation artisque : l'autre visage d'Osheaga"     /     Vice Du Jour, Vice Magazine    /     august 2, 2016

"Folklore Futur: retrouver l'animation des êtres et des choses" by Marie-Hélène Lemaire     /     Espace Art Actuel     /     published Fall 2015 

"Folklore Futur" curatorial statement by Michael Toppings, Artistic & Executive Director     /     Montréal, Arts Interculturels     /      published April 2015     /     PDF (English)     /      PDF (Français)

"After the Hunt / Before the Fall" essay by Dr. Tammer El-Sheikh     /     Montréal, Arts Interculturels     /     published March 28, 2015     /     PDF (English)    /     PDF (Français)

"Monstres et merveilles" by Paméla de Massias de Bonne /      Magazine Muses      /     published April 8 2015    /      http://bit.ly/1D6c6rf

New Territories: Laboratories for Art, Craft, and Design in Latin America, ed. Lowery Stokes Sims, Mari-Carmen Ramirez et al     /      Museum of Arts and Design, NYC     /     published November 2014     /     http://bit.ly/1y3mF2f

Textile Art Around the World, by Ellen Bakker     /     Textile-Link, Utrecht, Netherlands    /      published October 2014     /     http://bit.ly/1wMsyef

"School's Out for Summer and the Kids Are OK: An MFA Thesis Exhibition", by Reilley Bishop-Stall and Natalie Zayne Bussey/      Passenger Art, may 26, 2014/       http://bit.ly/1kphVXp 

"Fierce Fairytales", hosted and edited by Megan Clark/       ArtBeat, CKUA, mar 30 – apr 5, 2014       /     https://soundcloud.com/ckuaradio/artbeat-fiercefairytales

"The Chimaera" by jake moore/       Exhibition essay, Latitude 53, March 2014/      http://www.latitude53.org/archive/2014/falling

"Hybrids, monsters, and fear: falling through the mirror", by Angela Johnston       /       The Griff, March 5, 2014/      http://bit.ly/1fF856a

"falling through the mirror", by Meaghan Baxter       /       Vue Weekly, Issue #959, March 5, 2014       /     http://www.vueweekly.com/falling-through-the-mirror/

Featured Artist Interview: Emily Jan interviewed by Jacquelyn Hébert        /       Branch Magazine, Issue No. 10, “Mythology”, May 2013 /       http://branchmagazine.com/archives/issue10/index.html

“Naturally Mythological”, by Liz Crompton /       Concordia University Featured Student Profile, March 2013/       http://bit.ly/ZwrsRY

“Ten Up-and-Coming Canadian Fibre Artists to Watch”, by Gareth Bate /       Fibre Focus Magazine,  Volume 55, No 1 March 2012 

Artist Interview: Emily Jan, interviewed by Dawne Rudman /       World of Threads Festival Weekly Artist Interviews, October 10, 2011        /       http://bit.ly/pj2q9z                                                                       

Catalogue: VI Bienal International de Arte Textile Contemporáneo, Oaxaca, 2011       /       August 2011 /     Produced by the World Textile Art Organization.