Jill Price is a Canadian artist of German, Welsh, Scottish and Ukrainian descent grateful to be living, working and playing on the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat and Anishinaabeg people, which include the Odawa, Ojibwe, and Pottawatomi Nations collectively known as the Three Fires Confederacy, in Barrie, Ontario.
Price achieved her BFA at the University of Western Ontario and recently completed a MFA in Interdisciplinary Art Media and Design at OCAD University in Toronto, Ontario. A recipient of a 2016 SSHRC national research grant and the 2017 Michael Smith Foreign Study Bursary for her research into the ecological, social and psychological shadows of the global textile industry, Price also received the 2017 Research and Writing Award for her thesis Land as Archive: A Collection of Seen and Unseen Shadows. Price continues to explore the histories and agency of materials while pursuing a PhD in Cultural studies at Queens University where she is currently a SSHRC Research Fellow and Teaching Fellow in the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program.
Also a trained educator with the Ontario Teacher's Federation, Price balances her studio practice by working as a Curator and teaching. Price is currently represented by Westland Gallery and Be Contemporary and is an artist-in-residence at the AKIN AUTO BDLG studios in Toronto.
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