Jessica Eaton (b. 1977, lives Montreal) holds a BFA in photography from the Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver. Since graduating in 2006 Eaton has exhibited regularly in group and solo shows in Canada and the United States. Her photographs have been published in numerous publications including Hunter and Cook; BlackFlash; Color; Pyramid Power and Lay Flat 02: Meta among others. Artnews reproduced Eaton’s “cfaal (mb RGB) 18, 2010” on the cover of March 2011 to accompany the article, The New Photography.

Using a wide array of experimental, analogue-based photographic techniques such as colour separation filters, multiple exposures, dark slides and in-camera masking Jessica Eaton builds images on sheets of 4x5 film that address fundamental properties of photography such as light, chance, duration, illusion and spatial relations.  Eaton has written: “I often set up parameters for phenomena to express itself. In the best of cases I push things so that the response comes in ways that I could not have thought up until I was shown it on film. Once you get to see or experience something you can use it. Then you can use it to see something else.”



2006 BFA Photography, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver



TBA, Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH

TBA, MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

TBA, Higher Pictures, NYC, NY

TBA, M+B, Los Angeles, CA


Ad Infinitum, The Photographers Gallery/The Hospital Club, London, UK (Jan)

Jessica Eaton: New Works, Jessica Bradley Gallery, TO (May)


Studies with a Third Dimension, Hyères 2013: International Festival of Fashion and Photography, Hyères, France (April)


Squeezed Coherent States, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto

Polytopes, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles


Cubes for Albers and LeWitt, Higher Pictures, NYC

The Whole is Greater Than The Sum of The Parts: Lucas Blalock and Jessica Eaton,             Contact Gallery / Contact Photography Festival 2011, Toronto


Strata: New works by Jessica Eaton, Red Bull 381 Projects, Toronto

Umbra Penumbra, PUSH Galerie, Montreal


Variables, LES Gallery, Vancouver

Photographs, Hunter and Cook HQ, Toronto


Cross Canada Billboards, Public Art Installation in conjunction with the Contact Photography Festival, Avenue Van Horne, Montreal, 2011

Flash Forward Festival 2010 : Cubes for Albers and LeWitt, Public Art Installation for the Magenta Foundation, Fairmont Battery Wharf, Boston, MA, 2011



Who’s Afraid of Purple, Orange and Green?, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK

Speaking Through Paint: Hans Hofmann’s Legacy Today, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, NY

Cut Fold Rewrite: At the Interstice of Photography and Sculpture, Feldbush Wiesner, Berlin


Circling the Inverse Square, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, ON

Flash: Jessica Eaton, California Museum of Photography, CA

With a Trace: Photographs of Absence, Akron Art Museum, OH

Color Acting: Abstraction Since 1950, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL

Color As Material, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts FAFA Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Decenter: An Exhibition on the Centenary of the 1913 Armory Show, Abron Arts Center, NYC


Attachments, The Hole, NYC

Photography is Magic, Daegu Photography Biennale, South Korea

There is Something Happening Here, Brancolini Grimaldi, London, UK

New Meditations, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto

Born in 1987: The Animated GIF, The Photographers Gallery, London

What’s the Point?, Jen Bekman Gallery, NYC

Phantasmagoria, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver

Ristruttura, Project B Contemporary, Milan, Italy

Photography Is, Higher Pictures, New York

Hyères 2012: International Festival of Fashion and Photography, Hyères, France

Flash Forward Festival, Boston


Quebéc Triennial, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal

Foam: Talent, Foam Fotographie Museum, Amsterdam, NL

Flash Forward 2011, Magenta Foundation, Toronto

Always the Young Strangers, Higher Pictures, New York

If the Sun had a Sound it would Sound like This, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto

The Sum of All Colors, Sasha Wolf Gallery, New York

Sails, Cubes and Folds, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto


Constellation Program, Art Toronto 2010 Special Projects, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto

Day Glow, Nudashank Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Summer Group Show, Angell Gallery, Toronto

HHS Showcase, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York

31 Women in Art Photography, Affirmation Arts and Humble Arts Foundation, New York

01, 107 Shaw, Toronto


Mixtape, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York

Night Vision Vol. II, Strathcona Park, Vancouver


The Hungry Ghost, Paul Petro Project Space, Toronto

Up Art Contemporary Art Fair, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto


Incidental Geography, Gaff Gallery, Vancouver

Let There Be Light, Blanket Gallery, Vancouver

Pop Philosophy, Access Gallery, Vancouver



C Magazine Benefit Auction, MoCCA, Toronto

Hunter And Cook Auction 02, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto

Mercer Union, Stellar Living, Toronto


CANFAR Silent Auction, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

Canadian Art Foundation Auction, The Canadian Art Foundation, Cardu, Toronto

Hunter and Cook Auction 01, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto


Penny Stocks, LES Gallery, Vancouver


Aexcess, Access Artist Run Centre, Vancouver

LES Gallery Annual Auction, LES Gallery, Vancouver


Rapt 19th Annual Contemporary Art Gallery Auction, Wall Center, Vancouver

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