Jamie Q is a queer non-binary artist and a settler of Norwegian, Ukrainian, Polish, and Irish ancestry. They were born on Treaty 6 Territory, and currently live within the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit, specifically Treaty 13, also known as Toronto.

Jamie makes paintings, drawings, zines, prints, sculptures, garments, quilts, and other textile pieces. They have shown their art and distributed their zines internationally. They hold a BFA from the Alberta College of Art & Design (2002) and an MFA from Western University (2010). Their academic research focused on the politics and aesthetics of the do-it-yourself ethic, as well as the social potential of art objects and DIY distribution strategies. Their projects work through ideas around arts economies and creative labour, gender and queerness, craft and repurposed materials, and process-based play.

Jamie has taught art classes at Western University, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the Make Den Sewing Studio. As a member of IATSE 873, they have worked as a textile artist in costuming on Star Trek: Discovery S3, Sneakerella, Clarice, and The Handmaid's Tale S5.

[Art in photo background by Lea Bucknell, Julie Doucet, Toni Darling, Stephanie Simpson, and Sarah Bodri.]

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