Megan Hepburn



Diploma 2015 - Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria.

M.F.A. Studio Arts 2010 - Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

B.F.A. (Honours)  2005 - Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver B.C. Canada.

Selected Exhibitions


Dark Sand asks why you talk so fast. Deluge Contemporary. Victoria, Canada.

A Terrible Signal. Access Gallery. Vancouver, Canada.

Peer Pressure. Plaza Projects. Richmond, Canada.


RBC Painting Competition. Contemporary Art Gallery. Vancouver, Canada.

How Long Can You Contain an Echo? Field Contemporary. Vancouver, Canada.

Painting Enquiry. Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts. Salzburg, Austria.


Tarot. Performance for Casey Wei’s project Kingsgate Mall Happenings with The Western Front Lodge. Vancouver, Canada

Ladies and Gentlemen (performance for Marie Helene Tessier and Instant Coffee's The hero, the villain, the salesman, the parent, a sidekick and a servant). Teck Gallery. Vancouver, Canada

The Plaskett Award: Ten Years. Equinox Gallery. Vancouver, Canada

Pulling Feathers From a Broken Tooth. Index Gallery. Vancouver, Canada


1989. Ross Creek Centre for the Arts. Canning, Canada


Six Positions. WWII. Montreal, Quebec

Kauneus/Beauty. Mustarinda. Hyrynsalmi, Finland

Murmurer. Studio Baustelle. Berlin, Germany

C Magazine Art Auction. Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA). Toronto, Canada 


Voices of Fire. Galerie SAS. Montreal, Quebec

Pulling a Slow One. Lower East Side Gallery. Vancouver, Canada

C Magazine Art Auction 2011. Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA). Toronto, Canada 


Royal Bank of Canada Painting Competition. Art Gallery of Calgary. Calgary, Canada

RBC Painting Competition. Art Gallery of Northumberland. Cobourg, Canada

RBC Painting Competition. Dalhousie Art Gallery. Halifax, Canada

RBC Painting Competition. The Power Plant. Toronto, Canada

WHAT/DON'T/FALL/TOGETHER. (solo) Concordia University MFA Gallery. Montreal, Quebec

SubpoplarThe Basement. (solo) Concordia University. Montreal, Quebec


Why Art Conceptual Artists Painting Again? A Performance. The Other Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts. Banff, Canada

Vooiiid Fooouul Looove. (solo) Galerie Werner Whitman. Montreal, Quebec

Time Off. Art Mur. Montreal, Quebec

Paint. MFA Gallery. Concordia University. Montreal, Quebec

If Only We Had Ten Foot Mirrors, We Could Make This Room Twice As Big. Parc X Apartment. Montreal, Quebec


Agnes Uncontrolable. House of Tilt Gallery’s Mobile Autonomous Zones Project Montpelier, France

Strata. Espace Artefacto. Montreal, Quebec


Edificio Utopico. Ambato, Ecuador


Terminal Modern. Stride Gallery Artist Run Centre. Calgary, Canada


Contributions published in Journals:

“For Erin Moure’s Poem Snow Door”. The Capilano Review. ti-TCR: A Web Folio. Number 15. Pp.33. Eds. Anahita Jamali Rad and Stacey Ho. 2016.

“A Couple Goldfish.” Can’t Live With ‘Em, Can’t Kill ‘Em. AAB Issue 4. Winter 2016. Eds. Anahita Jamali Rad and Danielle La France. Vancouver.

“La Force qui s’use et celle qui ne s’use pas. November 1914, Slip and Slide Transcendent Ass.” Looking At Nothing, Real Time. Ed Steven Hubert. Vancouver. 2014.

“Playmates.” I’m, Like, in Love With You! AAB Issue 3. Autumn 2013. Eds. Anahita Jamali Rad & Danielle La France. Vancouver.

“Aristotle says to R2D2.” Concatenate! Concatenate! Concatenate! AAB Issue 1. Summer 2012. Eds. Anahita Jamali Rad & Danielle La France. Vancouver.

Co-authored Catalogues:

Megan Hepburn, editor. Should I Expect More From You? Plaskett Award Ten Years Exhibition Catalogue. Vancouver. 2014.

Jesse Benson, editor. The Benefit of Friends Collected. Renee Petrololous->Megan Hepburn->Jacob Melchi. Published at Assembly. Los Angeles. 2013.

Artist book published as part of a series:

Hepburn, Megan. The Ground. Montreal Quebec, Vancouver, New York and Berlin: No Kings Press. Ed. James Whitman. 2011.



Professional Development Project Assistance Grant. British Columbia Arts Council. Victoria, Canada. 

Society of Friends of the International Academy of Fine Arts Grant. Salzburg Summer Academy. Salzburg, Austria.

RBC Painting Competition Semi-Finalist. Vancouver. Canada.


Joseph Plaskett Award for Excellence in Painting. Joseph Plaskett Foundation.  Quebec City. Quebec.

RBC Painting Competition Semi-Finalist. Toronto. Canada.


Velan Graduate Award in Drawing and Painting. Concordia University. Montreal. Quebec.

Artist Groups

2012 - 2016   AAB (AboutABicycle). Vancouver, Canada
2009 - 2010  Montreal Committee for Reading Texts and Objects. Montreal, Quebec