Amélie Jodoin

Originally from Joliette, Amélie Jodoin completed a Bachelor’s in Visual and Media Arts at UQÀM, in 2016. She also holds a Bachelor’s in Set Design from the same university. Amélie is interested in the transformation and modification of existing images, and addresses her environment and the art world with a playful vision. She creates fun and highly colourful universes. Painting is the dominant medium in her practice, and she uses collage for experimentation. Amélie distinguished herself throughout her studies, by being selected for student exhibitions, and receiving a scholarship awarded during the Passage à découvert (2016) exhibition at Galerie de l’UQAM. In 2017, she was a finalist for Montréal in the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, presented at Duran Mashaal gallery. Amélie Jodoin lives and works in Montréal.

Artist statement

As a visual artist, I address my environment and the art world with a playful vision. The images and objects I create are characterized by black humour, sarcasm and absurdity. I am interested in the modification and transformation of existing images to create new compositions. I wish to elicit astonishment and surprise in the viewer. The trickster, mythical character who derives malicious pleasure out of disorienting the public, is a character I identify with.

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