Jodoin, Sophie

b. 1965
Sophie Jodoin was born in 1965 and studied Visual Arts at Concordia University in Montreal, graduating in 1988. Her first solo exhibition was at Montreal’s Galerie Clark, in 1993; subsequently she has had exhibitions in Ste-Thérèse (1993), at the Galerie d’Art d’Outremont and Observatoire 4 in Montreal (1995), Aylmer (1996), Sorel (1997), with Galerie de Bellefeuille in Montreal (2000, 2002), Edward Day Gallery in Toronto (2003, 2004) and Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art in Calgary (2005). She has participated in group shows across Quebec and Canada, in the United States and in Europe. Her works can be found in private and public collections both in North America and in Europe. She lives and works in Montreal.

Nude #4

6" x 4"

Oil & ink on gessoed paper






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Study for Figure Undressing #10

12" x 10"

B&W gesso on paper






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You have to kill a whole to get a little, Oboro, Montreal, Quebec

Small Dramas & Little Nothings, Invited Artist, Ottawa School of Art – Main Gallery
The Cherished Ones, Newzones, Calgary, Alberta
De peine et de misère, Centre Clark, Montreal, Quebec

Nous sommes en manque, National Center for the Arts (NAC), Ottawa. Invited by Wajdi Mouawad,
The French Theatre’s director.
Headgames: hoods, helmets & gasmasks, Battat Contemporary, Montreal, Quebec.
Exhibition catalogue. Vigils, Newzones, Calgary, Alberta
Menus drames et petits riens, Maison des Arts de Laval, Salle Alfred-Pellan, Laval, Quebec.
Curator: Danielle Lord

Hoods, helmets & gasmasks, Connexion Gallery, organised by UNB Art Centre, Fredericton, New-Brunswick

Regiment, McClure Gallery, Visual Arts Centre, Montréal, Québec; travelled to Nanaimo Art Gallery,
Nanaimo, British-Columbia (2007); Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Ontario (2007).

2005 Diary of K.; a journal of drawings (part II), Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, Alberta
Diary of K.; a journal of drawings (part I), Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2004 Drawing Shadows; portraits of my mother, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. Exhibition catalogue.

2003 Figures Undressing, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2000 Oeuvres récentes, Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montréal, Quebec

1997 Architectures, Centre d’exposition des Gouverneurs, Sorel, Quebec

1996 Sophie Jodoin - paintings, Centre d’exposition l’Imagier, Aylmer, Quebec

1994 Sophie Jodoin - photographs, Galerie 101, Ottawa, Ontario

1992 Sophie Jodoin – drawings, Galerie Clark, Montreal, Quebec


Black, Atelier Punkt, Montreal, Quebec

Go Figure, J. Cacciola Gallery, New York
Les objets secrets de l’atelier, Maison de la Culture Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, Québec. Curator: Robert Dufour
Le Tarot de Montréal, Maison de la Culture Mont-Royal, Montréal, Québec. Curator: Marie-Claude Bouthillier
The Figure Five Ways, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
White Object, Atelier Punkt, Montreal, Quebec

Peux mieux faire, Atelier Punkt, Montreal. Curator: Emmanuel Galland
Somewhere along the line, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax. Curators: Ingrid Jenkner and Katie Belcher. Exhibition catalogue.
Storm of painters, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Terminal’s First Annual Short Video Festival, screening of Headgames, Terminal, The Department of Art and The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts,
Austin Peay State University, Tennessee
Embodied Forms (John Fox, Sophie Jodoin, Louise Masson), Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe-Claire, Quebec

The Kahlo Legacy: Contemporary Women’s Self-Portraits, Spheris Gallery, Hanover, New-Hampshire
Spitting Image, artists from Edward Day Gallery at Art Mûr, Montreal, Quebec

Vast Beautiful System (Barely Holding Together), Tower Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Curator : Alex Kanevsky

Body Notes, FOFA Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
8 th International Miniature Art Biennial, Musée de la Miniature de Montélimar, Montélimar, France; travelled to Alma, Quebec.
Dancing to the Invisible Piper: Canadian Contemporary Figure Art, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Ontario

On Form and Figure, Newzones Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
Ils sont 19 du Québec, James Baird Gallery, St. John’s, Newfoundland
Angela Grossmann, Sophie Jodoin, Mona Shahid, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Woman, James Baird Gallery, St. John’s, Newfoundland
Figure & Form, Buschlen Mowatt , Vancouver, British-Colombia

Human Figure, Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Quebec

Re-presenting Representation V, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York; travelled to Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Corning, New York (2002).
Made in Canada: Contemporary Art from Montreal, Burke Gallery, Plattsburg State University of New York, Plattsburg, New York

Le portrait, Domaine Cataraqui, Sillery, Quebec

The Figure, Galerie 78, Fredericton, New-Brunswick

Eight Montreal Artists in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Artifice, Montreal, Quebec

Souffrance - Silence, Optica, Montreal, Quebec

Drawing Plus, Open Space, Victoria, British-Colombia

Le Corps-Fantôme, Galerie Dare-Dare, Montreal, Quebec
L'Entrespace, Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Quebec