INFORMATION



Jordan Beaulieu is a visual artist, book designer, and project coordinator from Epekwitk. Their artistic practice combines pop media, poetry, DIY tactics, and rural living. They're a co-chair of this town is small, PEI’s artist-run centre, and frequently collaborate with local projects including Art in the Open, Festival Route 11, Radiant Rural Halls, and River Clyde Arts. They co-founded the Charlottetown Zine Fest (CZF) in 2022.


EDUCATION
2021 MFA in Expanded Media, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University, Halifax
2018 BFA, Major Studio Arts and Art History, Minor Women’s Studies, Concordia University, Montreal

EXHIBITIONS
2022 Small Screen: Perspectives, video art group exhibition, this town is small, Charlottetown
2021 Modern Beaches, MFA thesis exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax
2021 unpunctuated, group exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax
2020 This Love is New but it's Projections, Jordan Beaulieu and Evan Furness, this town is small, Charlottetown
2020 Jordan Beaulieu and Lenny Gallant, this town is small, Charlottetown
2019 Not everybody* is a painter, group exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax
2019 Land of Plenty, solo exhibition, this town is small, Charlottetown
2018 Queer Resistance, group exhibition, Small Town Queer Menace Productions, Charlottetown
2018 Juried Graduating Students Exhibition, VAV Gallery, Montreal
2018 ERI 8: INNER/OUTER SPACE, group exhibition, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax
2017 First Impressions, group exhibition, VAV Gallery, Montreal
2017 Making Spaces, group exhibition, FOFA Gallery, Montreal
2016 Tell me again, group exhibition, Art Matters Festival at Studio XX, Montreal
2015 L'heure bleue, group exhibition, Art Cible, Montreal
2015 Introductions, group exhibition, Gallery X, Montreal
2015 SKETCH, group exhibition, Mouseprint Gallery, Montreal
2014 our house, group exhibition, Gallery X, Montreal

ZINES + BOOKS
2021 Modern Beaches, self-published MFA thesis
2018 Sailboat, self-published zine
2018 Outside, self-published zine
2017 It's nice once in awhile: an anthology of comics and narrative drawing, self-published anthology
2017 Garden Woman, zine published by Brickyard Books
2017 Adam's Ale, self-published zine
2016 Coated in Grime: a 40th anniversary retrospective of le Stade olympique, self-published zine with Nick Trudel
2016 Land of Plenty, self-published zine
2015 Cowboy Beach, self-published zine

PERIODICALS + ANTHOLOGIES
2022 Commo Mag 1.1, Montreal
2021 Review: Give Me Shelter at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Akimbo.ca
2019 Lecture illustrée, Lettres québécoises, No. 173 Hiver/Printemps, Montreal
2019 Tabula Rasa, anthology zine published by Cole Degenstein, Calgary
2018 The Void 16.2, Montreal
2018 Shrines, anthology zine published by Cole Degenstein, Calgary
2017 INK BRICK The Journal of Comics Poetry, No. 7, NYC
2017 The Void 15.2, Montreal
2016 Bad Nudes 1.1, Montreal
2015 SKETCH, anthology published by Jera MacPherson, Montreal

GRANTS + SCHOLARSHIPS
2021 Prince Edward Island Arts Grants, Creation Grant for an Emerging Artist
2020 Joseph Beuys Memorial Scholarship, NSCAD University
2019–20 Graduate Scholarship Awards, NSCAD University
2019 Joan Catherine DeWolfe Graduate Fellowship, NSCAD University
2019 Prince Edward Island Arts Grants, Creation Grant for an Emerging Artist
2019 Canada Council for the Arts, Research and Creation Grant
2017 Alumni Association Special Project Funding Grant, Concordia University
2017 Student Union Special Project Funding Grant, Concordia University
2017 Fine Arts Reading Room Publication Grant, Concordia University
2016–17 Fine Arts Student Alliance Special Project Grants, Concordia University

TALKS + WORKSHOPS
2022 Zine Making Workshop, in collaboration with this town is small, October 22 
2021 Noon talk, unpunctuated, Anna Leonowens Gallery via Zoom, February 4
2019 Noon talk, Not everybody* is a painter, Anna Leonowens Gallery, December 12
2019 "Jordan Beaulieu and Damien Worth inspired by P.E.I.'s culture and landscape," Sally Cole, The Guardian, August 23
2018 “Narrating Unknown Territory: Comics, Art, and Empathy,” presented during the 7th Annual Undergraduate Art History Conference, (Dis)CONNECT: Alienation & Art, Concordia University, Montreal, February 28
2016 "Documents, Stories, Affect: In conversation with Fanny Basque, Jordan Beaulieu, Charlotte Clermont, Isabelle Nguyen and A. Wolski," for Tell me again, curated by Emma Lightstone for the Art Matters Festival, Studio XX, Montreal, March 13

FAIRS
2022-Present Co-Founder, Charlottetown Zine Fest
2016-18 Expozine, Montreal

PROFESSIONAL ROLES
2022-Present Lead Designer, Pownal Street Press, Charlottetown
2022-Present Board of Directors Co-Chair, this town is small, PEI's artist-run centre
2021-Present Technical Director and Various Roles,River Clyde Arts, New Glasgow, PEI
2021-22 Project Coordinator, Radiant Rural Halls, a project by this town is small, PEI's artist-run centre
2020-22 Production Assistant, Art in the Open, Charlottetown
2020-21 Research Collaborator, "Counter Memory Activism, Collaborative Processes of Counter- Memorialization,” SSHRC-funded research-creation project, Halifax
2019-21 Teaching Assistant, NSCAD University, Halifax
2020 Curatorial Assistant, Confederation Centre of Art Gallery, Charlottetown
2019 Art Instructor, Confederation Centre of Art Gallery, Charlottetown
2018–19 Office Coordinator, Fine Arts Student Alliance, Concordia University, Montreal
2017–18 Administrative and Financial Coordinator, Art Matters Festival, Montreal
2017 Summer Studio Resident, Celine Bureau Residency, Montreal
2017 Curator, Islands group exhibition organized in collaboration with Zeke Best Rothfels for the Art Matters Festival, Espace Cercle Carré, Montreal
2015–17 Permissions Editor and Copy Editor, Yiara Magazine, Montreal



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