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Virginie Fillion

Virginie Fillion is a Montreal based artist specialized in drawing and print media. Since 2013, she taught art in different institutions in Montreal (Canada), and London (UK). She works as a medical illustrator since 2020, and completed her MFA at Concordia University in 2021.

portfolio

  • Anatomical Image

    Anatomical

    Color Illustrations

  • Cover Image

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Shooting

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Symptoms

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Anatomical Image

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Bariatric Surgery

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Operation Room

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Operation Room

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Procedure

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Personal Protective Equipment

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Anatomical Image

    Anatomical

    Color Illustrations

  • Operation Room

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Anatomical Image

    Anatomical

    Color Illustrations

  • Operation Room

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Chart

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Anatomical Image

    Anatomical

    Color Illustrations

  • Ambulance

    Other

    Color Illustrations

  • Procedure

    Other

    Color Illustrations

Virginie Fillion

Virginie Fillion is a Montreal based artist specialized in drawing and print media. Since 2013, she taught art in different institutions in Montreal (Canada), and London (UK). She works as a medical illustrator since 2020, and completed her MFA at Concordia University in 2021.

Curriculum vitae

 


Education

2021              Master of Fine Arts -Print Media, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada

2013              Bachelor of Arts - Art Education, University of Quebec in Montreal, QC, Canada

2009             Bachelor of Arts - Creation, University of Quebec in Montreal, QC, Canada

2006             Certificate in Art History, University of Quebec in Montreal, QC, Canada

 

Professional Experience

2020 - Ongoing, Freelance Medical Illustrator 

                       Creating digital images to illustrate didactic scenarios for medical  students and support surgical procedures (freelance for McGill Health Centre, VPConnect and Distilledtech)

 2020             Teacher, Drawing 200 (Winter Semester), Division of Painting and Drawing, Concordia University,  Montreal, QC, Canada.

2019              Teacher, Introduction to Contemporary Relief and Woodcut, Division of Print Media, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

                      Teaching Assistant, Intaglio I, Division of Print Media, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada. Instructor: Stéphanie de Couto Costa

                      Teaching Assistant, Lithography I, Division of Print Media Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada. Instructor: Stephanie Russ

2018              Teaching Assistant, Processes in Digital Print Media Division of Print Media, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada

                       Instructor: Stephanie Russ              

2012-2017    Supply Teacher and Art Specialist, Montreal School Board (CSDM),  Montreal, QC, Canada

2016-2017    Art and Design Teacher, Ark Globe Academy, Southwark, London, UK

                Cover for Philippa Sanders

2015-2017    Supply Teacher, Engage Education, London, UK

2016              Music and French Teacher (PPA teacher), Barrow Hedges Primary School, Carshalton Beeches, London, UK

2014              Mediation Committee and Animation,  Graff, Montreal, QC, Canada

2010-2013     History, Archeology and Fine Art Educator, Museum of Lachine, Montreal, QC

 

2019              Curatorial Committee and translator

                      Maureen IV Exhibition of 1rst and 2nd years Concordia MFA Candidates, April 

                      29th  to May 4th 2019

                      Co-organizer, Inhospitable Portfolio Exchange 

                      Collaborators: 21 Graduate students and Faculty members from U of A, 

                      NSCAD, OCAD and Concordia

2018              Writer, Short Essays on the practices of Anna Jane McIntyre and 

                      Étienne Tremblay Tardif, Expanded Print Symposium Publication, 

                      Division of Print Media, Concordia University, Montreal, Qc, Canada

2014              Mediation Committee, Atelier Graff, organisation and animation of the event 

                       Parcelles de Papier for the Journée de la culture 2014

2010              Writer and Fundraising Committee, Essay on the practice of Karine Fréchette, 

                       Projet Complot 7: Déjà-Vu, Group exhibition (with publication), Art Mûr 

                       Gallery, 13-20, March 2010

 

Research Development               

2019              Member’s Exchange and Open Portfolio, Southern Graphics Council International 

                       Conference, Dallas, Tx, US

2018              Summer Exchange at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2017              Fund Writing Strategies for Masters (Thesis) and Doctoral Students,  

                       GradProSkills workshop, Concordia, Montreal, QC, Canada                  

                       Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students in Thesis-based programs, 

                       GradProSkills workshop, Concordia, Montreal, QC, Canada

2016              Live Model Drawing student, Art Academy of London, Southwark, London, UK

2014              Coaching for women artists in actual art (Professional Studies Diploma),

                       Instructors: Sylvie Cotton and Sylvie Tourangeau, Mon projet d’affaires

                       Montreal, QC, Canada

                       Co-Founder of Coop Cent Disciplines’ screen printing studio, Coop Cent 

                       Disciplines (2050 Dandurand), Montreal, QC, Canada 

2013               Québec Teaching Certification, Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sports of 

                       Québec, QC, Montreal, Canada (No. BR373013) 

2011                Written French Certification for Teaching (TECFÉE), Performance Evaluation 

                       Centre in French, Montreal, QC, Canada 

Honours, Awards and Grants              

2018-19        Concordia Conference and Exposition Award

                      Graduate Students Association's Conference Funding

                      Concordia Merit Scholarship 

                      Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society    

2017              Richard Lacroix Paper Grant       

                       

Exhibitions

 

2021               Remember You’re Still Breathing 

                       MFA graduating exhibition, Espace Produit Rien, January 20 to 31st 2021

2019               Inhospitable Portfolio Exchange Exhibition,

                       Travelling to: Concordia MFA Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada

                       Dead On Collective, Ontario, Canada                       

                       Parlez-moi d’amour, Centre Wellington, Verdun, QC, Canada

                       Maureen IV, Yves Laroche Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada

                       SGCI Member’s Exchange Exhibition, Fairmount Hotel, Dallas, TX, US                

                       Plinth or Platform, Concordia MFA Gallery, QC, Canada           

2018              Saint-Lambert Contemporary Art Fair, Saint-Lambert, QC, Canada               

                       Maureen III, Darling Foundry, Montreal, QC, Canada

                       Curators: Scott Osborne and Iso E. Setel

2017              Small-ish, Mouse Print Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada

                       Curator: Mara Eagle

                       Preencher o Vazio, Rivanguarda Associaçao Cultural, Gois, Portugal

                       Curators: Marisol Maza, Lydia Stachenko, Virginie Fillion

2015              Point de contact 2.0, Admare Artist Centre, Colis suspect exhibition space,      

                       Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC, Canada

2014              Anti-corps, Espace Projet Gallery, Montreal, Canada

                       Curators: Julia Roberge Van Der Donkt and Fania Elizabeth Pilon

                       Petit Salon de la poésie et du livre d’artiste, Arprim, QC, Canada

                       L’art est sur image, Gallery 1040, Montreal, Canada

                       Curator: François de Courville

                       Foire des savoirs, Maison Lepailleur, Châteauguay, QC, Canada

2013               Femmes sujets, Centre Communautaire de la Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal, QC, 

                       Canada

                       Miniatures, Espace Projet Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada

                       Curator: Catherine Barnabé

2009             Passage à découvert, University of Quebec in Montreal Gallery, Montreal, QC, 

                       Canada

2008             Paramètres, University of Quebec in Montreal Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada

 

Residencies

                   

2018-              Summer exchange, University of Alberta (Print Media department, under the 

                        supervision of Sean Caulfield)

2017-              Artist in Residency Program, Raizvanguarda Associaçao Cultural, Gois, 

                       Portugal

2014 -            Artist in Residency Program, Zocalo, Longueuil, QC, Canada

                    Projet Insertion, Graff, Montreal, QC, Canada               

                   

 

Artist Presentations / technical demonstrations

                   

2019               Chine-collé demonstration - Intaglio I course

2018               Screen printing demonstration -  Processes in Digital Print Media course

2014               Presentation of research and Studio practice - artist in residency program, Zocalo, 

                        Longueuil, QC, Canada  

                        Print workshop for the Journée de la culture at Graff, Montreal, QC, Canada                         

Collections               

                          Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw Georgia                     

                        Bibliothèques et archives Nationales du Québec

                        Zocalo archives

                        Graff archives

               

Membership                   

                        Member: Southern Graphics Council International, United States, 2019 - 

                        present

                        Member: L’imprimerie, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2017- present

                        Member: Zocalo, Longueuil, QC, Canada, 2014-2015

                        Member: Graff, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2014-2015

                        Member: Coop Cent Disciplines, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2014-2015                   

Volunteering

                        Participant - Department Appraisal external evaluators, Concordia,

                        Montreal, QC, Canada, March 2019

                        Assistant to the Class Administrator - Art Academy of London, London, UK, 

                        2016-2017 

                        Barista - Museality and Intermediality Symposium: New Museum 

                        Paradigms, Société des Arts Technologiques, Montreal, QC, Canada, October 

                        2009

                        Visual Display - Ten Thousand Villages, Montreal, QC, Canada


 

    - Virginie Fillion

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email: fillion.fecteau.virginie@gmail.com

website: http://www.virginiefillion.com