Biography

Larissa Tiggelers is a recent graduate of the MFA program at the University of Guelph. Prior to graduate school, she studied at Grande Prairie Regional College and the Alberta College of Art and Design where she received a BFA with distinction in 2010. Along with maintaining a rigorous studio practice, she has served in a number of positions in Calgary-based artist-run centres, most recently as the Director of Stride Gallery. Tiggelers will be attending her first artist residency at Elmo’s House Artist Residency in the Philippines this coming November. Tiggelers is commercially by represented by Jarvis Hall Gallery in Calgary.
 

Larissa would like to thank the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for their generous support.