Katie Bethune-Leamen works in installation, sculpture, video and drawing. She received a BFA from Concordia University (Montreal) and an MFA from the University of Guelph. She has exhibited across Canada, in Iceland, Japan, France, Australia, the USA, the Netherlands, England, Australia, and other countries. Recent solo exhibitions include Shiny Object Person (Art Gallery of Ontario). Recent residencies include Fogo Island Arts (Fogo Island, NL), and SIM (Reykjavik, IS), with ones upcoming at the Illulissat Art Museum (Ilulissat, GD), and The American Museum of Natural History (New York, NY). In 2012 Richard Rhodes, editor of Canadian Art magazine, listed her as one of the “Top 3 of 2012.” She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards. Her writing has appeared in Canadian Art, C Magazine, Border Crossings and others.