Aimée Henny Brown, an artist and educator of settler ancestry, completed her BFA at the University of Alberta and obtained her Masters in Fine and Media Arts at NSCAD University in 2007. Aimée’s artistic practice engages archives, research and printed matter to question historical content within her contemporary art practice. She has received several awards and grants, notably the Joseph Beuys Scholarship for Artistic Merit and several Canada Council Production Grants. Her collages, drawings, performances and bookworks have been presented nationally and internationally, with group shows in Germany, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, and solo exhibitions in Canada. She has attended numerous artist residencies in North America and was recently artist-in-residence with Concordia University’s Print Media Department. She is currently a mentor with BC Arts Council’s Mentorship program and is an Assistant Professor: foundations, 3D and extended media, with the University of the Fraser Valley.


Fountain House I

Archival pigment print on cotton rag paper
Edition of 5
36” x 36”


Fountain House II

Archival pigment print on cotton rag paper
Edition of 5
36” x 36”


Fountain House IV

Archival pigment print on cotton rag paper
Edition of 5
36” x 36”

MFA degree in fine and media arts from NSCAD University, 2007
Undergraduate degree, BFA with distinction, from the University of Alberta, 2003
Small Business Certificate, EMBERS Vancouver Entrepreneurial Start-Up Incubator, 2014

2019 BC Arts Council Mentorship Grant (mentor)
2018 BC Arts Council Project Assistance for Visual Artists Grant
2015 Canada Council Individual Production Assistance Grant
2014 Kent Harrison Arts Council Artist-in-Residence Award
2013 Society of Northern Alberta Print-artists SNAPline Newsletter artist
2011 HRM Contemporary Visual Art Award; Honorable Mention
2010 Halifax Regional Municipality Open Projects Grant
2009 Canada Council Individual Production Assistance Grant
Centre for Arts Tapes Media Scholarship
2008 Nova Scotia Tourism Culture & Heritage Production Grant
Vermont Studio Center Fellowship Award
2006 Joseph Beuys Scholarship of Artistic Merit, NSCAD University
2005 MFA Entrance Scholarship, NSCAD University

JUL-AUG 2020: a closed system: meditations on an apocalypse, Centre[3], Hamilton, ON
JULY 2018 sub_urban, ACT Art Centre, Maple Ridge, BC
SEPT-NOV 2017: FUTUR SIMPLE, Arnica Artist-Run Centre, Kamloops, BC
MAY–SEPT 2016: FUTUR SIMPLE/FUTUR ANTÉRIEUR, The Reach Gallery & Museum, Abbotsford, BC
FEB-APR 2016: Aimée Henny Brown: FEATURE ARTIST, Vancouver Art Gallery, Art Rental and Sales,
Vancouver, BC
JUNE 2015: SHELTER, Ranger Station Art Gallery, Harrison, BC
JULY 2013: HOW THE WEST WAS WON, *Queen Specific, Toronto, ON
OCTOBER 2012: HOW THE WEST WAS WON, Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB
MAY 2012: OVERLAND STATION: par voie de terre, Art Gallery of Ontario, OCAD U, VIA rail
JUNE 2011: SURVIVAL/SALVATION: Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS
JAN–MAY 2011: THE GATEKEERPER’S LODGE: A series of public projects in Point Pleasant Park,
HRM Open Projects Program, Halifax, NS
OCTOBER 2009: ADAPTATION, Vessel Gallery: Nova Scotia Centre for Craft + Design, Halifax, NS
MARCH 2007: VOLUMES, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

2020 what are u working on? Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2019 Dwelling: People and Place, Gordon Scott Gallery, AFK, North Vancouver, BC
2018 In Situ, SOMA Gallery, Vancouver, BC
The Opposite of Entropy, Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2018 Transference, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2017 uncommonplace, Back Gallery Project, Vancouver, BC
International Print Exhibition: Japan + Canada, Art Gallery of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
2016 Kyoto Hanga, International Print Exhibition: Canada and Japan, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art,
Tokushima Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
Phantom Limb, Remington Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2015 Fraser Valley Biennale, The Reach, Abbotsford, BC
Drawn: Exploring the Line, Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby Arts Council, Burnaby, BC
2014 New Canadian Pilgrimages #4: Pictou Island Portage, Pictou/Halifax, Nova Scotia
Progressive Proof: Innovative Prints from the Pacific Rim, San Francisco State University Art Gallery
2013 Libro: Liberation of the Book, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2012 Made in Vancouver: Show and Tell Press, Vancouver, BC
2011 Nocturne at Archives, Nocturne: Art at Night, Halifax, NS
Visualeyez 2011: Worship + Ritual, Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB
Contemporary Visual Art Purchase Exhibition, Halifax City Hall, NS
2010 NIGHTTWITTERS at NOCTURNE, LetterPress Gang, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Out of Centre, CFAT Media Arts Scholarship Screening, Neptune Theatre, Halifax, NS
2009 Stack, Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery (Special Project), Halifax, NS
Propel, Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design, Halifax, NS
Taphomancy, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2008 Soapbox, Khyber ICA, Halifax, NS
Nocturne: Art at Night Festival, coordinated by the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Eye Level Reshelving Initiative, Eye Level Gallery, Halifax, NS

Vancouverites, Scout Magazine, October 2016, Online Edition
C Magazine, Winter 2014, Print Edition
Point Pleasant Park in Residence, Halifax Chronicle Herald, Friday April 9, 2011 Print Edition
Survival Tactics, Visual Arts News, Spring 2011 Print Edition
Wilderness Tips, Canadian Art, June 22, 2011, Online Edition
Turning Point Pleasant Into a Gallery, The Coast Entertainment Weekly, June 23-29, 2011

SAD MAG, Issue 24: SPACE, featured artist
SubTerrain, Issue 76, feature artist
Room Magazine, Issue 38.4 and Issue 40.3, featured artist
Eyelevel Gallery Public Performance Series 2011, featured essayist

CANADA: Vancouver, Whistler, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Halifax
UNITED STATES: Brooklyn, Los Angeles
GERMANY: Bielefeld

July 3, 2019: Visiting Artist Talk, Artists for Kids (AFK), Paradise Valley Summer Session, Squamish, BC
June 30, 2018: sub_urban, Artist Talk, ACT Gallery, Maple Ridge, BC
June 16, 2018: In Situ, Group Exhibition Guided Tour, SOMA Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Sep 28, 2017: TRANSREAL/SURVIVALisms, Visiting Artist Talk, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC
Mar 8, 2016: Refuge and Prospect at the Apocalypse, Feature Artist Talk, Vancouver Art Gallery, Art
Rental and Sales
Nov 2, 2013: Samizdat; Dissident Press, Canzine West, Vancouver BC
July 14, 2011: Survival and Salvation in Point Pleasant Park, Confederation Centre, Charlottetown, PEI
May 5, 2011: The Gatekeeper’s Lodge Online: Council of Nova Scotia Archives Annual Conference,
Halifax, NS
Dec 8, 2010: YOU ARE READING RIGHT NOW, Lunenburg Academy, NS

2020 University of the Fraser Valley, Assistant Professor: foundations, 3D, extended media
2018 (Winter) Artist-in-Residence with Concordia University, Montréal, QC
2013-2017 Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC, non-regular teaching appointment
2014/15 Artist-in-Residence, Ranger Station Art Gallery, Harrison Hot Springs, BC
2011/12 Scholar in Residence with Emily Carr University of Art + Design
2008-2011 Coordinator: Archives, Collections & Public Art, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University,
Halifax, NS
Instructor, NSCAD University Sessional Teaching Appointment
2009 Scholar, Centre For Art Tapes Scholarship Training Program
Artist Resident, Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design (July/August)
Artist Resident, Vermont Studio Center (February)