Jessica Wee (1988, New Jersey) earned a BFA in Studio Art at Concordia University, Montreal (2011) as well as a Diploma in Classical Realism at Angel Academy, Florence (2017). She has had solo exhibitions with Latitude Gallery, New York (2022); Spring Break, New York (2022) Steve Turner (2023) and she has had work included in group exhibitions in Canada, China and the United States since 2009.
2013- 2017 - DIP in Classical Realism, Angel Academy of Art, Florence IT
2007- 2011 - BFA in Studio Arts, Painting and Drawing, Concordia University, Montreal CA
Woven Selves, Steve Turner L.A., L.A., US
The Shape of Self, curator: Lingfei Ren, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, US
Plusieurs rêves, LATITUDE Gallery New York, US
Artsy’s Fair Foundation, LATITUDE GALLERY x ARTSY, Online
Blazing Galaxy, curator: Wang Yaoli, Westbund Art Fair, Shanghai, CN
Three-Legged Crow, curator: Shuang Cai, LATITUDE Gallery New York, US
FUN&FLORE, curator: Alice Ricciardi, Le LIVart, Montreal CA
I AM FROM HERE, Rad Hourani Foundation, Montreal CA
Earth issue’s Freedom Fundraiser to support George Floyd Bail Fund & 4FrontProject,
The Earth Issue & Archive Contemporary, London & Montreal UK CA
Inner Landscapes, Curator: Sarah Bilson and Maela Ohana, Archive Contemporary, Montreal CA
Lueurs/GLOW, Galerie Youn, Montreal CA
Black Rainbow, Galerie Youn, Montreal CA
Mini-Moi, Galerie Youn, Montreal CA
Group of 7 roosters, Galerie Youn, Montreal CA
Art Fair Papier 13, Galerie Yves Laroche, Montreal CA
Selected artists by Rad Hourani, Centre Phi, Montreal, CA
Group of 7 roosters, De Luca Fine Art Gallery, Toronto CA
Print Auction, Curator: Mina Hrz, Belgo: Studio 427, Montreal CA
What keeps you awake at night, Curator: Justine Sakhan, Belgo: Studio 427, Montreal CA
Narratives, Curator: Sean Yendris, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal CA
Grants and Residencies
2023 - Déplacement Grant, CALQ CA
2023 - Vermont Studio Center, Johnson US
2022 - Travel Grant, Canada Art Council CA
2021 - Explore and Create Grant, Canada Art Council CA
2019 - Kunstraum Artist studios, Brooklyn US
2012 - Mentorship grant, young volunteers, Montreal CA
JUXTAPOZ - The Woven Selves of Jessica Wee, June 16, 2023
Widewalls - Jessica Wee Woven Selves, June 2023
ART FORUM - Art Forum Art Guide : Woven Selves, June 2023
ARTNET NEWS - See Inside Spring/Break, the Indie Fair That Took Over Ralph Lauren’s Offices With Edgy, Outrageous, and Surprisingly Affordable Art, Sarah Cascone, September 8, 2022.
LA PRESSE - Le Québec,c’est chez moi! , Éric Clément, May 21, 2021.
CREATIVE BOOM - Prints by 80 artists and photographers to raise funds to support Black Lives Matter,
Katy Cowan, June 5, 2020.
ELEPHANT MAGAZINE - Buy a Print to Support Bail Funds and Organizations Fighting for Social Justice, Emily Gosling, June 8, 2020.