Associate Professor Elizabeth McIntosh has been awarded the prestigious 2017 CIBC Artist-in-Residence prize at Fogo Island Arts (FIA). Established in 2016, the CIBC Artist-in-Residence program enables FIA to bring one established Canadian contemporary artist per year to participate in a residency on Fogo Island. The three-year partnership between CIBC and FIA reflects a shared understanding of the critical role that contemporary art plays in enriching and revitalizing Canadian communities.
Elizabeth McIntosh has been teaching painting and visual art in the Audain Faculty Art at Emily Carr University since 2005. She received her MFA from Chelsea College of Art and Design, London. Her work has been presented across Canada and the United States including exhibitions at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver; Parisian Laundry, Montreal; Diaz Contemporary, Toronto; Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon; and Santa Monica Museum of Art, among others. Her artworks are held in public and private collections across Canada including the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; and Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. McIntosh is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the 2013 VIVA Award.