Workshop | Writing Artist Bios and Statements with Jessica Auer

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2021
Time: 10:00am – 12:30pm AT (2.5 hours)
Registration: Free, please register in advance here
Where: Online Zoom Workshop 


In this workshop, participants will gain insight into the principles and strategies for composing clear and concise artist statements and artist bios that are harmonious with their work and representative of their careers. Within a 2.5-hour time frame, this seminar/workshop aims to demystify the specific aspects of each type of text, assist participants in identifying the key elements of their practices, and offer guidance with regards to the writing process.

Jessica Auer – Workshop Presenter

Jessica Auer is a Canadian photographer, filmmaker and educator who works between Montréal, Québec and Seyðisfjörður, Iceland. Her work is broadly concerned with the study of landscapes as cultural sites, examining how they are managed, experienced, and memorialized. Since receiving her MFA in Studio Arts from Concordia University in 2007, Jessica has created over a dozen photographic projects, published two books and produced three short films. These works have been presented in museums, galleries and festivals across Canada, the United States and Europe. An avid wanderer, she has participated in artist residencies in Banff, Alaska/Yukon, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Japan. Her most recent exhibitions were presented at The National Museum of Iceland in Reykjavík and at the Mulhouse Photography Biennale in France. When in Montréal, Jessica teaches photography at Concordia University.

Space may be limited. Members of this town is small and participants located in Prince Edward Island will be prioritized.

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Theriault, TTIS Executive Director at

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