Lou Sheppard (b. 1982) is an artist and educator from Nova Scotia working in video, audio and installation practices. Sheppard graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 2006, then Mount Saint Vincent University’s Bachelor of Education as an art teacher in 2013. Their work has been exhibited both in Canada and internationally, and was included in the first Antarctic Biennale and in the Antarctic Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennial. In 2017 Sheppard was awarded the Emerging Atlantic Artist Residency Award by the Hnatyshyn Foundation for a project that looks at shifting ice masses in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Sheppard currently lives in Halifax dividing their time between teaching and working in their studio.

Contact: lou@lousheppard.com

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