Aimee Henny Brown
Born and raised in Western Canada, Aimée completed her undergraduate degree in Fine Arts at the University of Alberta. After moving to Halifax in 2005, she obtained her Masters in Fine and Media Arts at NSCAD University in 2007, and remains in Halifax as an artist and educator. Aimée’s artistic practice engages archives and research to place historical content within contemporary art. She has received several awards and grants, notably the Joseph Beuys Scholarship for Artistic Merit and a recent Canada Council Creation Grant. Aimée has exhibited her work nationally and internationally, with group shows in Germany and Los Angeles. She completed a five-month residency with Point Pleasant Park in Halifax, Nova Scotia in May of 2011, and will be an artist-in-residence in Vancouver, with Emily Carr University of Art and Design from August 2011 to July 2012.