Jamelie Hassan (Canada)

Jamelie Hassan
1993 – on-going, Canada
& in 2003 with German Peace Council, Berlin

Jamelie Hassan is a visual artist based in London, Ontario, Canada. She has made contributions through artist-run and community centres and architectural projects. Since the 1970’s, she has exhibited widely in Canada and internationally. In 2001 she was awarded the Governor General’s Award in Visual Arts.

Her works are in numerous public collections including the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, the Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Museums/ London, the Glenbow Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, N.S., the McIntosh Gallery, The University of Western Ontario, the Woodland Cultural Centre, Six Nations, Brantford, Ont. and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, N.Y, USA.

Her commitment to public space has involved highly diverse sites including her participation on the advisory team of artists, consultants and architects, in dialogue with the complex of communities affected by the LRT (Light Rapid Transit) on Spadina Avenue in Toronto, developing concepts and sites for public art. In 2001 she participated in workshops in developing programs and display within the newly constructed Museum of World Culture, University of Goteborg, Goteborg, Sweden.
“Linkage”, billboard work, 1993 (based on original photo by Jamelie Hassan in southern Iraq,1979 )

Jamelie Hassan participates in

  • [R][R][F]200x—>XP – global networking project
  • Program Channel– featured by Agricola de Cologne