Tristesse Seeliger is a Vancouver artist working predominantly in mixed media using painting and collage. In 2020 Seeliger completed a mural for the Vancouver Mural Festival with their Make Art While Apart initiative. Seeliger has also created a large-scale mural for the Vancouver Mural Festival in 2017. She collaborated on a film for Westbank Corporation, a part of their exhibition, The Fight for Beauty, in 2017. Tristesse is featured in Wired Magazine UK January 2018 issue titled, The Internet is Broken. Her artwork has been featured in SAD Magazine, Scout Magazine, VancouverIsAwesome, and Inside Vancouver, as well as many other art blogs. She is a graduate of Emily Carr University.


Flight Plan #5

Acrylic on panel
24″ X 24″


The Map Is Not The Territory

Acrylic on panel
24″ X 24″

Tristesse-Seeliger-The-Familiar-Is-Strange-Again 12x12-Online-Art-Galleries

The Familiar is Strange Again

Acrylic on panel
12″ X 12″


Flight Plan #6

Acrylic on panel
12″ X 24″ X 1.5″


Shadow Territory

Acrylic on panel
21″ X 12″


1998 Professional Development Program Education, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC
1996 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Emily Carr University of Arts and Design, Vancouver, BC


100 Amigos, El Kartel, Vancouver
Kafka’s – Expeditions, Emily Carr Alumni and Vancouver Art Gallery Rental and Sales Group Show – Vancouver

South Main Gallery – Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious – Vancouver
Gallery Jones – Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series – Vancouver
South Main Gallery – INSITU – Vancouver
South Main Gallery – Urban Landscapes – Vancouver

The Gallery at The Arts Centre – Group Show – Whistler, BC
Westbank Corp – Fight For Beauty – Vancouver
Burrard Arts Foundation – Vancouver Mural Festival: Year 2, Vancouver
South Main Gallery – Tristesse Seeliger and David Crompton – Vancouver
Arts Factory Art Salon – Group Show – Vancouver
Chali-Rosso Gallery – Inspired By The Masters Group Show – Vancouver

Cultch Gallery
Swarm – PAARC – Gam Gallery Studio’s, Vancouver
Kabuni Artist Spotlight , Vancouver
Kafka’s – Solo exhibition, Vancouver
Art Rental Show – CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver

Anonymous Show – CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver
East Side Culture Crawl – Acme Building, Vancouver
Swarm – Acme Building, Vancouver
YVR Airport
Marianne Amodio Architecture Studio
The Gam Gallery – The Map is Not The Territory, Solo Show

The Gam Gallery
Museum of Vancouver – Science Fair – Group Show


Wired Magazine UK: featured artist January 2018 issue
SAD Mag Issue 22: featured artist


Artist Interview Series – YouTube
Artist Residency Makerlabs – Tools for Women, Sept – Nov 2018
Creative Theory Podcast with Aimée Henny Brown and Ilya Vriyachev, May 2018
Panel Talks – Fight For Beauty, Westbank, October 2017
Artist Presentation – Hot Art Wet City Gallery, November 2016
Artist Spotlight Talk – Kabuni, Vancouver July 2016


Emily University of Art + Design
Vancouver Mural Festival
Wired Magazine UK
Westbank Corp
Lululemon The Lab
Alessandra Branca Inc New York
Object Space Seattle
Kado Design