To Dream, to Collect


Sophie Jodoin

1965 Montreal, Canada

7 Works exhibited

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  • About the Artist


Born in 1965 in Montreal, Sophie Jodoin lives and works in Montreal. 

Sophie Jodoin’s practice questions the manifestations of the feminine, the intimate, loss, absence, and language. Her current and past research probes the relationships maintained in the plural identity dimension of the body, whether cultural, political, material, visual or written. The fruit of her research led her to a more conceptual approach to the body as subject and drawing as practice through installation, collage, photography, text, video and re-contextualization of found objects.1 

She has collaborated with several writers, poets and playwrights including Wajdi Mouawad, Michael Ondaatje and Christian Lapointe. 

In 2017, the artist was awarded by two prestigious prizes: the Giverny Capi- tal Prize and the Louis Comtois Prize. In addition, in 2017, she initiated a three- part retrospective entitled «Room (s) to move: je, tu, elle» which is presented by EXPRESSION, the MacLaren Art Center and the Laurentian Museum of Contempo- rary Art. In 2019, she received a research and creation grant dedicated to visual artists, awarded by the Canada Council for the Arts. 

Sophie Jodoin’s work has been presented in Canada, the United States and Europe, in museums, artist centers, public and private galleries, as well as at in- ternational fairs, such as: Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Québec (2019) , Musée d’art contemporain des Laurentides, Saint-Jérôme, Québec (2018), Ma- cLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario (2018), Centre d’exposition de Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec (2017), Toronto Book Art Fair (2016), Battat Contemporary, Montréal, Qué- bec (2015). 

The artist’s works are included in the following collections: Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario ; Arkansas Arts Centre, Drawing Collection, Little Rock, Arkansas ; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nouvelle- Écosse ; Banque de Montréal, Montréal, Québec ; B. F. Lorenzetti & Associés Inc., Montréal, Québec ; Canderel Archambault, Montréal, Québec ; Colart Collection, Montréal, Québec ; Collection Banque Nationaledu Canada, Montréal, Québec ; Collection d’œuvres d’art de l’Université de Montréal, Québec ; Collection d’œuvres d’art Hydro-Québec, Montréal, Québec ; Collection de la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Montréal, Québec ; Collection Giverny Capital, Montréal, Québec ; Collection Prêt d’œuvres d’art du Musée national des beaux- arts du Québec, Québec ; Collection TD Art, Toronto ; Deloitte Canada, Montréal ; Collection Majudia, Montréal, Québec ; Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Québec ; Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Québec ; SSF & Associates, Montréal 

Works by Sophie Jodoin

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