MFA | Fine Arts

Jess Lincoln is an artist from Calgary, Alberts. She graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University (2012) with a Bachelors of Fine Arts, having completed an exchange program in painting at Kookmin University (Seoul, South Korea). Since then she has lived in Dawson City, YT, Montreal, and Toronto, and has worked as a custom framer, art and language teacher, and interpreter at a museum of historical firetrucks. She makes primarily figurative paintings, with a specific interest in the relationships between people, their homes, and the stuff they keep in them. In 2014, she participated as an artist-in-residence at the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture and in 2016 she was awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grant in conjunction with her MFA thesis research.