September Artist of the Month: Jessica Auer

CORE Monkland is proud to feature a local artist in-store and on its blog every month.

Jessica Auer b. 1978

Jessica Auer is a documentary-style landscape photographer from Montreal. Her work is broadly concerned with the study of cultural sites, focusing on themes that connect place, journey and cultural experience.

Jessica received her MFA in Studio Arts from Concordia University in 2007 and is the recipient of several awards such as the W.B. Bruce European Fine Art Travel Fellowship and the Roloff Beny Prize. Her work has been exhibited in Canada and abroad, and is held in various private and public collections, including the Musée des Beaux Arts du Québec, the Canada Council Art Bank and the Cirque du Soleil. Her first book, Unmarked Sites, received several mentions as one of the top ten photography books published in 2011. Jessica is a co-founder and a board member at Galerie Les Territoires in Montréal and teaches photography at Concordia University and Champlain College St.Lambert. She is represented by Patrick Mikhail Gallery in Ottawa.

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