Julie Whitenect


I can be reached at jlwhitenect@gmail.com



Julie Whitenect is a Printmaker working in Saint John, New Brunswick. Graduating from Mount Allison University in 2014, she has been busy growing her practice, working on commissions, exhibiting locally, nationally, and internationally as well as receiving project grants from the New Brunswick Arts Board and The Canada Council for the Arts. Julie is the Executive Director of ArtsLink NB, is very engaged in the local arts ecosystem.
Her work explores the relationship between natural and constructed environments, exposing the viewer to their dichotomy. She is interested in exploring industrial themes, creating a correspondence and resolving curiosity by examining what is left and what will be. Exploring the New Brunswick art discourse surrounding place and ideas of place making.

@joolie_w : Printmaker based in Saint John, New Brunswick.

This is mostly pictures of my dog though. ๐Ÿบ ๐ŸŒ™ #dogvader




2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Mount Allison University


2018 Canada Council for the Arts, Explore and Create, essential-archives

2018 artsnb Creation Grant, Category C, turn-to-me

2018 artsnb Documentation Grant, #thirdTHIRDSHIFT

2017 artsnb Creation Grant, Category C, imaged-future

2013 Campbell-Verduyn Summer Art Studio Residency, look-away

2012-13 Marjorie Young Bell Fine Arts and Music Award

Related Employment

2018-  Executive Director, ArtsLink NB

2016-18  Associate Director, ArtsLink NB

2017-18 Board member, Saint John Community Arts Board

2015-18  Treasurer, Third Space

2014-15  Communications Coordinator, ArtsLink NB

2014 Communications and Marketing Intern, ArtsLink NB

2013-14 Production Manager, The Argosy; Mount Allisonโ€™s Independent student Newspaper 2013-14 Student Technician, Mount Allison Print Studio

2013-14 Vice President, Fine Arts Society, Mount Allison University

2013 Mentor/Assistant, New Brunswick Art Enrichment Camp

2012-13 Production Assistant, The Argosy Mount Allisonโ€™s Independent student Newspaper

2011 Vendor, Saint John Port Authority 

Exhibitions and Projects

2019 essential-archives, โ€˜Hauntโ€™, Third Space Gallery Group Exhibition

2018 Open Studio Residency, Saint John Arts Centre

2018 #thirdTHIRDSHIFT, catalogue, Self-Published

2018 untitled, 6th Biennial FOOTPRINT, Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Juried

2018 turn-out,  Charlotte Street Arts Centre, Solo Exhibition 

2017 turn-out, Saint John Arts Centre, Solo Exhibition

2017 turn-out, 'Art @ ECB', Group Exhibition

2017 Rail Cars, 'Pop up Video', Quality Block Party screening

2016-17 real-imagined-landscape,  'Take off!', Third Space Gallery Group Exhibition

2016 real-imagined-landscape,  'What's in the box?', Saint John Arts Centre annual fundraiser

2016 Where are we again?, McGills, installation

2015 You and Me (and everyone watching), โ€˜The Sweetest Little Thing, Group Exhibition

2015 Crossing, Saint John Arts Centre, โ€˜WORKING TITLEโ€™, Group Exhibition(catalogue)

2014 Train, Crossing, Gallery 1313, โ€˜Summer Emerging Artist Exhibitionโ€™, Group Exhibition

2014 Untitled, Owens Art Gallery, โ€˜BFA Graduate exhibitโ€™, Group Exhibition (catalogue)

2014 Just another (he)art, Owens Art Gallery, โ€˜The Sweetest Little Thing, Group Exhibition

2013 Innuendo, Halifax NS and Sackville NB, โ€˜NSCAD/MTA Print Exchangeโ€™, Group Project

2013 Peeping Panels, Sackville NB, โ€˜Comfort/Discomfortโ€™, Group Exhibition

2013 Asteroids, Presidents Cottage, Sackville NB, โ€˜Paperworksโ€™, Group Exhibition

2013 Romantic Direction, Owens Art Gallery, โ€˜The Sweetest Little Thingโ€™, Group Exhibition

2011 Summer Work, Port Saint John, Solo Exhibition