Bio

(Julie at home in Sorel in 1983. Photo taken by Papa Lequin.)

Julie Lequin (Born in Laval, Quebec in 1979) is a French-Canadian artist. She received a BFA from Concordia University (Montreal, PQ) in 2001 and an MFA from Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, CA) in 2005. Her work is multidisciplinary; it includes video art, performance, sculpture, watercolor, writing, props and costumes, as well as written lists, voiceovers and notes for scripts.

Julie’s first book and DVD project was published in 2007 by 2nd Cannons Publications, an internationally distributed, limited edition book publisher based in Los Angeles.

She recently exhibited at Clark (Montreal), YYZ Artists’ Outlet (Toronto, Ontario), Crisp-Ellert Art Museum (St-Augustine, Floride), Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (Salt Lake City, Utah) and at the Festival International du Cinéma Francophone en Acadie (Moncton, Nouveau-Brunswick). She was recently included in the Younger Than Jesus Artist Directory published by Phaidon and the New Museum and in publications such as Art Papers, C Magazine and Etc-revue de l’art actuel.

Julie is the 2011 recipient of the Joseph S. Stauffer Award, an honor given by the Canada Council for the Arts. She was also awarded fellowships from the Canada Council for the Arts and from the California Community Foundation. She was an artist in residency at Yaddo, Art Omi, Macdowell Colony, Quebec’s studio in Mexico City, Cow House Studios and Les Recollets in Paris.

In her freetime, Julie bikes around town with Julien, teaches part-time,  goes fishing and cooks. She lives and works near Montreal.

View  Julie’s CV (PDF) – updated April 2016

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Contact:  julielequin (at) gmail (dot) com.