Kelly Jaclynn Andres

Since 2008, Kelly Jaclynn Andres has produced installations, performances and sensorial experiences in configuration to or with vegetal beings. Andres completed a practice based Ph.D in Fine Arts at Concordia University, Montreal, titled Radicle Assemblages (2019). Her current interests include ecological art practices, performative placemaking, co-creative community/urban planning, and experiential approaches for multi-species interactions. Past exhibitions include Sandstone City, The Lougheed House, Calgary, The Garden of Speculations, articule, Montréal, le Centre des arts actuels Skol, Montréal, La Maison des arts de Laval, Video Pool, Actuel Contemporary, Winnipeg, PIKSEL, Bergen, Norway. Andres works as a Public Art Curator and Community Facilitator in Red Deer, Alberta where she curated and co-organized the city’s first mural and urban art festival titled Meet the Street (2021). Andres’s past work has been generously supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. This project is supported by a research-creation grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.