Bio: Jill Price is a Canadian Artist researching New Materialism. Spending the majority of her childhood camping, hiking and skiing, Price generated a true respect and connection with the land that still informs her work today. 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, a 2017 Michael Smith Foreign Study Bursary and receiving the 2017 Research and Writing Award for her research on how textiles environmentally and socially impact geography, Price is currently pursuing her PhD in Cultural studies at Queens University. 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 in London, Ontario, Be Contemporary in Innisfil and is an artist in residence at the AKIN AUTO BDLG studios in Toronto.
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