Academic studies
2010-2012 - MFA with thesis - Visual Arts School of Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
2007-2010 – BFA – Visual Arts School of Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
2005-2007 – Visual art pre-university degree, CEGEP de Ste-Foy, Quebec City, Canada
Solo shows (selection)
2022 – Caravansérail artist-run centre, Rimouski, Canada, January 27 to March 5
2022 – Prince Takamado Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, dates to be announced
2019 - Circa Art Actuel, Montreal, Canada, March 16 to April 27
2018 – Vaste et Vague, Carleton-sur-mer, Canada, November 16 to December 21
2018 – Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan, September 20 to September 30
2016 - Regart, centre d’artistes en art actuel, Lévis, Canada, July 15 to August 21
2015 – Galerie RDV, Nantes, France, May 7 to June 14
2015 – Centre culturel Franco-Manitobain, Winnipeg, October 29 to November 28
2015 - Maison de la culture Janine-Sutto, Montreal, Canada, December 15 to January 16
2014 - Diagonale, Montreal, Canada, September 4 to October 11
2014 - Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, Canada, relational project A swarm in the museum, in collaboration with the MNBAQ Summer Camps, June 25 to August 20
2014 – L’Oeuvre de l’autre (UQAC Gallery), Chicoutimi, Canada, January 15 to February 8
2013 – Centre des arts de Dieppe, Moncton, Canada, November 30 to February 28
2012 - L’Oeil de Poisson, Quebec City, Canada, June 15 to July 1
2012 - Panache Art Actuel, Baie-Comeau, Canada, October 7 to November 28
2011 - Centre d’exposition Augustin-Chénier, Ville-Marie, Canada, September 16 to November 20
Group shows (selection)
2020 - Panorama, CHU de Québec (Outdoor exhibition by VU), September 23 to December 10
2019 - Passages insolites, presented by Exmuro Arts Publics, Quebec City, Canada, June 21 to October 15 
2017 – Saint-Lambert Art Fair, Montreal, Canada, October 19 to October 22
2016 – Mondes bricolés, Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph, Canada, August 23 to October 30
2016 – Quebec City Art Fair, Quebec City, Canada, October 24 to October 27
2015 – Mondes bricolés, Centre Bang, Chicoutimi, Canada, May 13 to July 24 
2014 - Art Souterrain, Montreal, Canada, March 1 to March 16
2011 - Art Souterrain, Montreal, Canada, February 26 to March 13
Public art
2020
Winner - École de l’Aventure (elementary school), Service de la culture et des relations internationales de la Ville de Québec, Quebec City, Canada
2018
Finalist – Public art competition École Jean-Fortin à Saint-Honoré de Chicoutimi (elementary school), Ministère de la culture et des communications, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada.
2017
Finalist – Public art competition Parc Chauveau (public park), Service de la culture et des relations internationales de la Ville de Québec, Quebec City, Canada.
2016
Finalist – Public art competition Nouvelle école primaire à Laval (elementary school), Ministère de la culture et des communications, Laval, QC, Canada.
 Residency programs
2018 - Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan, September 1 to 30.
Professional experiences related to visual arts
2019 to present Manif d´art – Quebec City Biennial, Quebec City, Canada – Directors Assistant
2018 - 2019 Avatar, Quebec City, Canada - Communications Manager
2014 - 2019 L’Oeil de Poisson, Quebec City, Canada – Boards of Directors
2016 – 2017 Manif d’art – The Quebec City Biennial, Quebec City, Communications Assistant
2015 Centre culturel franco-manitobain, Winnipeg, Canada, Guest artist and speaker
2012 – 2015 La Maison Jaune (Art school), Sculpture Teacher
2014 Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ), Quebec City: Guest artist and speaker – Summer camps
2012 -2013 La Chambre Blanche, Quebec City, Canada -  Documentalist
2011-2012 L’Oeil de Poisson, Quebec City, Canada – Cultural Mediator
Grants and Professional distinctions (selection)
2020 – Winner – Videre Creation Prize in visual arts – Quebec City Awards of Excellence in Arts and Culture
2020 – Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec – Research and creation grant
2020 – Canada Art Council – Research and creation grant
2019 - Canada Art Council – Travel grant
2019 – Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (Quebec Art Council) - Travel grant
2018 – Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (Quebec Art Council) - Travel grant
2018 – Canada Art Council – Travel grant – Residencies program
2017 - Première Ovation – (Quebec City Program), Public art mentorship
2015 – Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (Quebec Art Council), Research and creation grant
2015 – Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (Quebec Art Council) - Travel grant
2015 - Première Ovation (Quebec City Program), Research grant
2014 – Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (Quebec Art Council), Emerging artists research grant
2014 - Première Ovation – (Quebec City Program), Research grant
Press and publications (as an author)
2020
POIRIER, JEFFREY. Eva Grubinger – Malady of the Infinite, Espace Art Actuel No 126, Fall 2020.
Press and publications selection (as an artist)
2021
DESLOGES, JOSIANE. Pages, grilles et secondes : Julien Lebargy et Jeffrey Poirier lancent des publications. Le Soleil, January 10.
2020
PHAM, TAK. Jeffrey Poirier – Amplifying the Grids: Living along the Lines. Monograph – edited by Manif d’art – The Quebec City Biennal.
2019
DESLOGES, JOSIANE. Les Passages insolites en expansion dans Saint-Roch, Le Soleil, June 21, 2019.
GENEST, CATHERINE. BGL dévoile une oeuvre d’art très politique aux Passages insolites. Voir, June 20, 2019.
LECLERC, YVES. Rencontres ludiques et étonnantes, Journal de Québec, June 21, 2019.
2017
FECTEAU, CYNTHIA. Jeffrey Poirier : Présentoir pour quelques incertitudes ornementales, Espace Art Actuel No 115.
2016
DESLOGES, JOSIANE. Jeffrey Poirier : Mosaïque diagonale, Le Soleil, July 30, 2016.
LAVOIE, RAPHAEL. Du sous-plancher à la galerie d’art, Journal de Lévis, July 21, 2016.
LABRECQUE, MÉLANIE. Penser le monde autrement, Le Peuple Lévis, July 31, 2016.
2015
FECTEAU, CYNTHIA. Jeffrey Poirier - Contenir l’essaim, Catalogue edited by Galerie de l’UQAC, ISBN 978-2-923833-15-6
2014
Inter Art Actuel No 118 - Avant l’oeuvre : partitions et préparatifs
FECTEAU, CYNTHIA. Jeffrey Poirier : contenir l’impermanence des apparences, Espace Art Actuel No 107.
CÔTÉ, DANIEL. Un essaim de couleur, Le Quotidien Saguenay– January 18, 2014.
DESLOGES, JOSIANE. Les étoiles filantes, Le Soleil, January 4, 2014.
2013
HAMMOCK, VIRGIL. Cardboard constructivism, The Saint John New Brunswick Telegraph, Journal Salon Section - December 28.  




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