CONTACT
elisabeth.belliveau@gmail.com

BIO
Born Antigonish Nova Scotia 1979
Lives and works in Montréal Québec

EDUCATION
2006-09              Concordia University, Montréal, Québec Canada. M.F.A. Studio Arts     
1997-01             Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary Alberta Canada. B.F.A. Honors, Sculpture

SELECTED SCREENINGS /// STOP-MOTION ANIMATION

2017      Limonade                                       Dazibao Video Program -  Lux London UK
2016      Limonade                                        Holland Animation Film Festival –Shortlist nominee HAFFtube
2015      Limonade                                       TEUFS 4 Toronto Ontario
2014     For All things Possible                  Melbourne International Animation Festival
2013      Selected Works                            Physical Space Gallery – Austin Peay State University Tennessee USA 2013     
                Go so we may see                        Alberta Biennale , Art Gallery of Alberta Edmonton AB,  Epcor Center for the Arts/ GAMA Calgary AB.
2011      Margaret's Mountain                    Segal Cinema Space/ Mtl.QC, SanFrancisco Independent Film Festival, Blue Sunshine Screening Mtl.QC
2010     Margaret's Mountain                     Victoria Ind. Film Festival, Victoria B.C., AniFest. Prague  Czech Republic, Sappy Fest, Sackville N.B.
2009     Margaret's Mountain                     Valand School of Art- Gothenburg Sweden, GIRAF 5. Calgary AB
               Perfect                                              Textiles Museum of Canada, Curator:Allyson Mitchell
               Best Attempt                                   Animated Anomalies - Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax N.S.
                                                                            ' i love you/i love you too' Curator: Jess Dobkin- Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto Ont.

2008     Feather                                             National Film Board of Canada, Open house program, Montréal QC
              
For All Things Possible                  Eye Level Gallery, Halifax N.S.
               Anchor Your Heart                         Toronto Urban Film Festival, Ont., ArtSpace Peterborough Ont.            
2007     Perfect                                              6th Annual Festival of Fringe, Durham Art Gallery, Durham Ont,
               For all things Possible                   Dawson City International Film Festival, Yukon, Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival,
                                                                           Quickdraw Animation Society. Calgary AB.

2006     Perfect                                              St.John's International Women's Film Festival, St.John's Nfld, DawsonCity
2005     Perfect                                             Yukon  International Film Festival,  'Film Pop' Montréal, video screening, Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival. 
                                                                           Q.A.S.. Calgary AB, Faucet Media Arts Festival.  Struts Gallery, Sackville NB,  Bookmobile Screening-La Central, Mtl QC,
                                                                            Electric Tractor, Mtl QC,  Animated Objects Festival, EM Media CalgaryAB

2005     The great hopeful someday        Bookmobile Screening- La Central, Montréal, Electric Tractor Montréal.QC
2004     All things nice                                  collaboration with Lulu Keating- Atlantic Womens Film Festival St.John's Nfld.
2004     Hungry Moose                                Dawson City International Short Film Festival, Dawson City YK
 

SELECTED SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2018     Upcoming - Gallerie La Centrale Montreal Quebec –solo
2017     Upcoming - TRUCK gallery Calgary AB - solo
2017       Upcoming -  Digital Erratics with Timothy Belliveau,  FOFA Gallery Concordia University Montreal QC
2017      Trex touring exhibition, Art Gallery of Alberta and the Prairie Art Gallery
2015      Graphic novel exchange / Federation Wallonie Bruxelles with Jean-Luc Cornette  Fete de la BD Brussels Belgium
2013     When you break and all they see inside is light, Coop Gallery, Nashville Tennessee USA
2013     If found return to me , solo exhibition AKA gallery Saskatoon SK
2012   The grey sea and the long black land, Roos Arts Rosendale NY
2011     Natural disasters, pets and other stories, with Jessica MacCormack,  Open Sky NWT
2010     Entre chien et loup, Monastiraki Montréal QC
2010     Teenage Wisdom- Come down from the Mountain. Roos Gallery Rosendale NY
2010     When you break and they see inside is light, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale NY
2010     Please be there tomorrow, Two Window Project -Le Garage, Curated by  Gregory Teodori, London UK.
2010     Natural disasters, pets and other stories, with Jessica MacCormack, Stride Gallery, Calgary AB
2010     Natural disasters, pets and other stories, with Jessica MacCormack, Ace Art, Winnipeg Manitoba

2005     A little Someday Hopeful,  YYZ Gallery, Toronto Ont.
2004     Soft and Fuzzy Lies, with Cindy Baker Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston Ont.
2004     Ever Since Last November, The Khyber Gallery, Halifax N.S.
2003     Ever Since last November,  Odd Gallery, Dawson City Yukon
2003     Selected Works, Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse Yukon
2002     Ever Since last November, Gallerie Sans Nom, Moncton N.B
2002     Selected Works, The Other Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff AB
2002     toboggan,  The New Gallery, Calgary AB

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017                 Tokyo Wondersite - Open Studio, Tokyo Japan
2017                 The sensual world, Curated by Patrick Allaby Owens Art Gallery Sackville New Brunswick
2014               Made in the early 2000’s, Glenbow Museum, Calgary AB                                                                         
2013                 Voices The EVP Project, Send +Receive, Winnipeg MB
2013                 Voices The EVP Project, POP Montréal QC

2013                 Alberta Biennial, Curated by Nancy Tousley,  Art Gallery of Alberta
2012                 Reshelving Initiative – Eye Level Gallery , Halifax NS
2011                 POP. ( Printed on Paper) Roos Art Gallery Rosendale NY
2011                 Bona fide Owens Art Gallery / Mount Allison University, Curated byGemey Kelly. N.B.
2011                 Playlist/Favorite Youtube Videos, Owens Art Gallery, Curated by Kirsten Atkins. N.B.
2010-11          Hands, Vision, Voice. WSW at the Grolier Club, NewYork NY
2010                
About face/Kopfüber, Two Window Project, Curated by Gregory Teodori. Berlin Germany
2008                 Encantada , Alba Academy, Holguin Cuba
2008                 SuperdogUnderdog, Diane Tanios Gallery , Chicago Illinois USA
2008                 Spirit, Spirit, Spirit, Peterborough Art Gallery, Peterborough Ont.
2008                 Choeur de Griffonnage, Fofa Gallery, Concordia University,  Montréal QC
2007                 It's a Wonderful Life,  Struts , Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville N.B.
2007                 New Illustrations, Bourget Gallery, Concordia University Curator: Clement Yeh Montréal QC
2006                 Supernatural,  Museum London, Curated by Melanie Townsend, London Ont.
2005                 Collision , Group Exhibit, Longhall, Montréal QC
2005                 Infinity Project, Helen Pitt Gallery, Curated by  Jo Cook, Vancouver BC
2004                 Self Publish or Perish, Open Space Gallery, Curated by : Jo Cook, Victoria BC
2003                 Transfigure, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Curated by Catherine Crowston
2002                 Indemnity: Intimate Objects Made Dear, ArtCity, Curated by Noel Begin, Calgary AB
2001                 love in the year 2001, Trianon Gallery, Lethbridge AB

 

RESIDENCIES

Upcoming        Wood Buffalo Region, Alberta. Artist in Residence /Mentor program
Upcoming        SKLAD - Abkhazia
2017                 CALQ studio residency – Tokyo Wondersite Japan

2016                 Banff Centre for the Arts, Thematic Residency 'Still Alive'
2015                 CALQ Writer and graphic novelist residency at Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles  Belgium
2010                 Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale NewYork
2010                 Outport Aesthetics, Fogo Island Newfoundland
2009                 Anchor Archive, Halifax Nova Scotia
2007                 Struts Gallery , Sackville New Brunswick
2006                 National Film Board of Canada , Hot House 3 program
2003                 Confederation Centre for the Arts, Charlottetown P.E.I.
2003                 Klondike Institute for Arts and Culture, Dawson City Yukon
2002                 Banff Centre for the Arts, Beauty thematic residency, Banff Alberta

 

AWARDS

2015                 Finalist Doug Wright award – Toronto Comics Arts Festival
2013                 Alberta Foundation for the Arts - Project Creation Grant
2010-11          Conseil des arts et des lettres Research and Creation Grant
2010                 Conseil des arts et des lettres Travel grant
2009                 William Blair Brucebo Fine Art Scholarship (Sweden)
2008                 Toronto Urban Film Festival – 1st prize in Best in Urban Imaginary, Travel Grant Canada Council for the Arts, CIAM travel grant Concordia University
2007-09           Hydro-Québec John Molson School of Art and Business Scholarship
2007                 CIAM project grant Concordia University
2006-07          Concordia University – Avi and Dora Morrow Fellowship
2006-09          Concordia University – Tuition Remission award
2006                 Canada Council for the Arts – Project Grant , Canada Council for the Arts – Travel Grant
2003                 Alberta Foundation for the Arts- Travel Grant
2002                 Louise Mckinney Scholarship – Banff Centre for the Arts
2001                 Grain Exchange Award – Sculpture , Illingworth Kerr Gallery – Bursary, Alberta College of Art and Design – Student Association Bursary ,Husky Oil Scholarship
2000                 Alberta Foundation for the Arts – Study Scholarship

 

 PUBLICATIONS AND BOOKS

2016                 Made In CalgaryAn Exploration of Art from the 1960's to the 2000's Published by the Glenbow Museum
2016                 Beacon – Ken Housego exhibtion catalogue – curatorial intro and essay
2015                 Secret Life – collection of artist writing and works published by Quiet Spell – Zoe Chan and Karin Zuppiger
2014                 One year in America  - graphic novel 125 pgs Conundrum Press
2013                 Papirmasse Issue 40
2013                 The News From Here – Alberta Bienniale Publication edited by Nancy Tousley Art Gallery of Alberta
2010                 Academy and Estate edition of 40 artist books. Published by Women's Studio Workshop NY
2010                 don't get lonely don't get lost collection of short stories and drawing/ DVD insert - 225pgs. Conundrum Press
2007                 The great hopeful someday graphic novel with dvd insert - 225 pgs. Conundrum Press
2005                 Something to pet the cat about  graphic novel- 175pgs. Conundrum Press   

WORKS IN THE COLLECTION OF

Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Confederation Centre for the Arts, ARTEXT Mtl,  Brucebo Foundation, Women's Studio Workshop,  various private national and international collections. 

DISTRIBUTION
V-tapeInternational, Conundrum Press, Women's Studio Workshop NY

 

SELECTED REVIEWS AND CATALOGUES

2016    
Carousel Magazine, 4 Panel Project, December Issue-  Comic Strip

 2014    
Globe and Mail- Three beautiful comics you need to read: Sean Rogers Nov.28. 15, Sequential Canadian Comics Review: BK Munn Nov.13.14, Comic Book Resources :Michael C  Lorah Nov.4.15
2013    
Canadian Art Magazine- Summer Edition Review by Sandra Fraser, The StarPhoenix- Masterful work at AKA by Marsha Day, Edmonton Journal – AGA biennial celebrates 'where we are' by: Fish Griwkowski

2012    
PaperWait -  Volume 13 – 'Critical distance – Natural Disasters Pets and Other Stories'  by Leslie Supnet

2011    
Spectacular Optical/ Fantasia Int'l Film Festival- 'Special Affect: DIY Female animators' by Leslie Supnet

Bona Fide – Catalogue published by Mount Allison University and the Owens art gallery NB
Geist Volume 78/79, Broken Pencil, Concordia University Magazine , No more potlucks, Montréal QC
2010    
'The World is made of work' exhibition statement for Stride Gallery by John Davies. Broken Pencil- book review by Nathaniel Moore. Telegraph Journal- book review by Mike Landry. The Manitoban-  exhibition review by Robin Dudgeon. Utne Reader- blog review by Karen Garcia. The Uniter- exhibition review by Timothy Dyck. Winnipeg Free Press exhibition review by Alison Gillmor. C Magazine- Image

2009     
It's a wonderful life  Struts Artist-run centre 25th Anniversary Exhibition. Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University Sackville NewBrunswick

2008    
Geist Magazine, Broken Pencil, Pivot Journal- text by Natasha Pashak

2007    
Mix Magazine Listing/photo Dec, Pivot Journal

2006    
Ukula review by Valerie Howes, The portable conundrum – Compendium of Canadian writers edited by Andy Brown.

2005    
The Mirror, Dec.8, Montreal QC-book review, The Hour, Dec.1, Montreal QC- book review, The Globe and Mail, Jan.7th Pg.R23- exhibition review, YYZ Publication exhibition essay by Natasha Pashak,

2004    
The Coast Interview by Jon Tupper -Confederation Centre for the Arts June Vol 12

2003    
CBC Radio Maritimes - June live interview , The Guardian Charlottetown PEI - June 18 interview, Klondike Sun, Jan / Feb Arts Update,
Yukon News - Jan 8 article by Michele Genest
2002    
Mix Magazine- winter 2002 V28.3, Canadian Art Magazine- winter Vol.12 #4 , Calgary Herald -Sept 8, The Lethbridge Herald June 21, Fast Forward March 7

 

PANELS, JURIES AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
2016     Concordia University, ArtX480 – Visiting artist /workshop
2016     Alberta College of Art and Design/ Studio Visits
2015     Artist Presentation – Art Gallery of Grande Prairie
2014     Conseil des Arts et des Lettres de Quebec -  Jury
2015     Public lecture as curator for Ken Housego’s exhibition “Beacon” – Art Gallery of Grande Prairie
2014     CALQ Jury
2014     Workshop Presentation - Foreman Art Gallery – Bishop University, Sherbrooke QC
2014      Artist Presentation – Conversations in Contemporary Arts Concordia University
2013     Guest Speaker- Women in the Arts class Grande Prairie Regional College AB
2012     Visitor in the arts series, Red Deer College, Red Deer AB
2012     Arts Symposium – Bodies in Motion, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie AB
2011     Graphic Novel Round Table - Organized by Lori Schubert, Québec Writers Federation, Drawn&Quarterly, Montréal QC
2011     Round Table ‘ Hand Made Assembly’ – Struts Gallery Sackville NB
2010     Artist Presentation - Valand School of Fine Arts – Gothenburg Sweden
2009     Artist Presentation -  Mount Allison University , Sackville NB
2008     Artist Presentation- Concordia University / Communication Dept. Montréal QC