Colleen Heslin (’04)
Colleen Heslin is an artist and independent curator based in Vancouver. Heslin has an MFA from Concordia University and is the winner of the 2013 RBC Painting Competition. Heslin’s work explores medium crossovers and metaphysical concerns relating to material and causality. Founder of The Crying Room Projects (1999-2015), Heslin facilitated independent exhibition and public mural space for emerging artists in Vancouver. Heslin’s most recent solo exhibitions were held at the Charles H. Scott Gallery (Vancouver, 2015) the Esker Foundation (Calgary, 2016) the McMichael Collection (Kleinburg, 2016), and currently at Monte Clark Gallery (Vancouver, 2016). Her work has been exhibited and published in Canada, the United States, and Europe.