A self-portrait of Ysabelle done in watercolor.
A self-portrait of Ysabelle done in watercolor. It is a close-up of her face; her eyes are closed.

Ysabelle Vautour

Ysabelle Vautour is a visually impaired painter from Grand Barachois NB. People have often described her work to be expressive and playful often exploring themes of inclusion and accessibility. She was interviewed by CBC, l’Acadie Nouvelle, Ami Tele, CJPN and CHSR Radio. Ysabelle’s work was selected for a juried exhibition at the Nails on the Wall Gallery in Metuchen, New Jersey in 2019. She has participated in 4 Art Battles, An Evening of Art and Cheer, and was a finalist in 2019;s Art Kitchen, She was the featured artist in the Snowblind Popup story time event where she did some live painting. Attended the plien air Paint the Past Festival in King’s Landing as well as Hosted a public talk and workshops at the NBCC Library of Craft and Design where she also received a micro grant for the Alone Together self directed residency. Her newest project will be doing an artist in residence at the Fredericton’s Arts Alliance.

Ysabelle also teaches art as therapy workshops at Serenity Wellness. She is very grateful to have been recruited by Artslink NB for their Short and Sweet Speaker Series and to have been selected for an arts writing workshop with Canadian Art. She has since published an article in Grid City Magazine and was featured in Created Here Magazine. Her artwork can be seen in Fredericton at Cinnamon Cafe, Isaac’s Way, Surface Float, Happy Baker Westmorland location Look out for her upcoming solo exhibitions at the Charlotte Street Arts Center Fredericton and Leon Leger Gallery in Grand Barachois NB.

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

  • Penny Gallery Charlotte Street art Center NB – August-October 2020 (postponed)
  • Leon Leger Art Gallery Eglise Historique, Grand Barachois NB – June 2020 ( Postponed)

Group Exhibitions

  • Psyche Group Show Created Here Studios July-August 2020
  • Happy Baker Westmorland St location Fredericton – August 2019-Ongoing
  • Cinnamon Cafe Fredericton NB – June 2019 – Ongoing
  • Current Issacs’s Way Art Auction Fredericton NB – May 2019-September 2020
  • Juried Exhibition Nails on the Wall Gallery Metuchen, New Jersey USA- September-December 2019
  • Recovery Art Show Public Library Fredericton NB November 2019
  • Kings Landing MacBeath Art Gallery Prince William NB – July-September 2019
  • See Me Art Show Dieppe Arts and Culture Center Dieppe NB – May 2019
  • CNIB Art Show Government House Fredericton NB – October 2013

Press

Art form
Visual Arts
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Performance Art
Spoken Word
Dance
Writing
Improv Comedy

Community
Disabled
Mad
Blind
Fat
Feminist

Location
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada