2014 BFA with distinction, focus in printmaking and media art, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB
EXHIBITIONS + PRESENTATIONS
2019 Off-Season (forthcoming), Video Installation, Art in the Open Festival. Charlottetown, PE
2018 I was uncategorical, and so, defiant, Group Exhibition, AKA Artist-Run Centre, curated by Lucas Regazzi. Saskatoon, SK
2017 12 Lockers Art Show, D.I.Y. Exhibition, Sappyfest 12, organised by Klarka Weinwurm. Sackville, NB
2016 The House Sitter, Video Installation, OK Quoi?! Contemporary Arts Festival, curated by Ryan Suter. Sackville, NB
2015 The Process of Plotting, Solo Exhibition (Atelier Imago Bursary), Galerie Sans Nom. Moncton, NB
2015 Phil Mercier & Lisa Theriault: My father was/is an Acadian man, Self-produced, Thunder & Lightning. Sackville, NB
2015 Working Title, Group Exhibition, Saint John Arts Centre, curated by Christiana Myers. Saint John, NB
2014 A Snowball's Chance in...Sackville, Members Exhibition, Struts Gallery. Sackville, NB
2014 I, Defined, Members Exhibition, small town market gallery. Charlottetown, PE
2014 BFA Graduating Exhibition, Graduation Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University. Sackville, NB
2014 What's it all for?, Solo Exhibition (student), START Gallery. Sackville, NB
2016, The House Sitter, 9:43, Silver Wave Film Festival. Fredericton, NB
2015, Pizza Defectors, 3:00, 16th annual Super 8 Hotel Film Festival screening, Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre. Sackville, NB
RESIDENCIES + CONVERSATIONS
7-18 Jan. 2019, Artist in Residence, Ease on Down the Road Residency, Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre, Sackville, NB
23 Aug. 2018, Panelist, "Originally From (a panel about artists coming home)", Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PE
July-Aug. 2018, Curator in Residence, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PE
Aug. 2009, P.E.I. Artist in Residence, National Artists Program, 2019 Canada Games. Charlottetown, PE and Summerside, PE
2019, Fast Forward, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PE. Videos by Dawn George, Bretten Hannam, Nelson MacDonald, Jeremy Sandor, Roberto Santaguida, and Skawennati
2018-19, Who's Your Mother?, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PE. Co-curated with Pan Wendt
2017-p., Various projects in Closet Gallery, Online. Co-curated with Phil Mercier
2016, At Last..., Montreal, QC. Screening of short films and installations by Ali O'Sullivan, Jamie Fagan & Kyle Roberts, Philip Mercier, Ryan O'Toole & Michael Mohan, and Lisa Theriault
2015, Hang in There, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB. Artworks by Brandon Celi, Michael Dumontier & Neil Farber, Ray Fenwick, Kelly Mark, Bridget Moser, Jon Sasaki, and Ryan Statz
National Director (Interim), Independent Media Arts Alliance, 2017-2018
Director of Development and Communications (Interim), Independent Media Arts Alliance, 2016-2017
Media Arts Projects Coordinator, Independent Media Arts Alliance, 2015-2016
Gallery Intern, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, 2014-2015
Summer Education and Outreach Intern, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, 2012, 2014
Print Technician and Assistant to Artist in Residence, Mount Allison University, 2013-14
2015 Hang In There. Author of curatorial essay. Exhibition catalogue published by Owens Art Gallery. Foreword by Gemey Kelly and design by Robert Tombs.
2014 Zettel Magazine, Iss. 2, The Underbridge Press. Featured artist.
GRANTS + AWARDS
2019 Subvention de Recherche, création et exploration, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ)
2017 FASA Concordia, Large Project Grant for a series of projects by Concordia Students in Closet Gallery
2015 MTA Pop-Up Fund Award, Leadership Mount Allison
2014 Atelier Imago Bursary, Aberdeen Cultural Centre, Moncton, NB
2014 Nominee, BMO 1st Art Invitational Student Art Competition
2014 Fine Arts Departmental Award, Mount Allison University
2013 Mark Marster Prize for Humour in Art, Mount Allison University
2012 Marjorie Young Bell Fine Arts Award, Mount Allison University
2010 Metro Credit Union Bursary
2010 Mount Allison University Entrance Scholarship, Mount Allison University
REVIEWS OF WORK
“Confederation Centre Art Gallery adds 19 new works by female artists to the permanent collection” by Sally Cole, The Guardian, 10 November 2018.
“Who's your Mother? Art show celebrates female P.E.I. artists“ by Sara Fraser, CBC News, 28 October 2018.
“What’s hiding in your closet?” by Chloё Lalonde, The Concordian, 3 April 2018.
“Big Art in a Small Town: A Report on Sackville’s Ok.Quoi?!." by Geordie Miller, Canadian Art, 4 August 2016.
"Component Parts: Lisa Theriault and Alisa Arsenault's Fragmented Worlds." by Sophia Bartholomew, Visual Art News, Summer 2015.
"Working Title: An Exhibition of Contemporary Maritime Artists." by Sophia Bartholomew, Canadian Art, Summer 2015.
"Artistic Duo explores Acadian heritage at pop-up T&L gallery." by Amanda Cormier, The Argosy 144, 4 February 2015.
"Multimedia Exhibition Takes Humorous Approach to Heavy Workloads." by Michael Dover, The Argosy 144, Mar.-Apr. 2015.
"START exhibit asks “What's it all for?”” by Daniel Marcotte, The Argosy 143, Mar.-Apr. 2014.