Annie Briard is a Vancouver-based artist from Montréal exploring and challenging visual perception and its ideologies through moving image focused work.
Briard has exhibited in solo and group shows across Canada and internationally, including galleries and festivals in New York, Rio, Barcelona, Madrid, Basel, Prague, Shanghai and Beijing. In 2012, Briard was an artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre and was selected by the Centre International d'Art Contemporain to represent Canada at the WEYA symposium in Nottingham, England. The following year, she presented her interactive video installations in solo shows at Black & Yellow Gallery and VIVO media arts centre in Vancouver, and Centre 3 in Hamilton. In 2014, Joyce Yahouda Gallery presents its second solo exhibition of her work, and she will participate in an artist residency at the Vermont Studio Centre. Briard also produces and curates as part of the Lucida Lab collaborative. Her work is represented by Joyce Yahouda Gallery in Montreal.
In conjunction with her practice, Annie Briard is an arts educator and experienced cultural manager, serving on boards for Montreal-based Studio XX and Art Contraste, and Vancouver's Access Gallery. She holds a BFA in studio art from Concordia University (2008) and an MAA in media arts from Emily Carr University (2013).