visual artist, b. 1971 Montréal Canada, lives in New York


2019  Aidron Duckworth Museum, New Hampshire (opens June 22nd)

Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax (opens May 25th);

University College of Cape Breton, Sydney (September - November);

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth (November - January 2020)


2018 Spatial Mural, NoRTH (formerly Thalmic Labs) Kitchener, Canada

Recognize Everyone, CAFKA ’18, Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada

2013 Swing, Nocturne: Art at Night (with Anchor Projects) Halifax Canada

2011 The Cloud Chamber, Dept. Physics & Astronomy, UVIC, Victoria Canada

2010 Blind Spot, Festival of Independents, Tate Modern, London England

2003 Wallpaper, Open Space, Victoria BC Canada

2000 The Car, Elkins Park, Philadelphia, USA

1997 2500 Superballs, collaboration with Sandy Plotnikoff, Halifax NS, Canada

1994 Eat Your Words, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada


2018 Lifelong Radar Tracks of Bumble Bees, The Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada

100 Closest Stars, collaboration with Stuart Lynn, The Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada

Post, Ridgewood NY USA (06/02-27)

2015 Prime Matter, New York USA

Archive Fever, Canadian Clay & Glass Museum, Waterloo Canada

The Last Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation Invitational, New York USA

New York Art Book Fair, fair, PS1/MoMA (represented by The Thing Quarterly) New York USA

2013 Wallpower, Library & Archives Exhibition #45, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

New York Art Book Fair, PS1/MoMA (represented by The Thing Quarterly) New York USA

2012     Speakers, Artist Lecture Series Invitational, New York USA

New York Art Book Fair, PS1/MoMA (represented by The Thing Quarterly) New York USA

2011 The Cloud Chamber and Related Works, Henry Art Gallery, UW, Seattle USA (04/5-06/26)

2010 I Would Prefer Not To, Artspeak, Vancouver Canada, (02/12-03/21)

The Effect Effect, Ping Pong Gallery, San Francisco USA

Luminous Lines, Scripps College, Clairmont USA

Drawing on Drawing, Deep Space, New York USA

50 Artists Photograph the Future, Higher Pictures, New York USA

2009    Somewhere Along the Line, Mount St. Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax Canada

Infinite Egress, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey Canada

Blue-like and Orange, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa

How Soon Is Now,  Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2008     A Closer Look #7, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Philadelphia USA

The New York Art Book Fair, represented by The Thing Quarterly

2007     A Spectral Glimpse, Platform, Seattle

Street Scene, Murray Guy Gallery, New York

2001    Supercollaborators,  with Sandy Plotnikoff, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver Canada

Works on Paper, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside Pennsylvania, USA

Out of Bounds, The Luckman Gallery, UCLA Los Angeles California, USA

Freestanding, group show, Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside Pennsylvania, USA

1999     Fin de Siècle, two person, Optica, Montréal Canada

Serial Killers, Platform, curator Rosemary Heather, London England

To Be Continued, Parlour Projects, Art in General & Bellwether, New York, USA

Wallpapers, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax Canada

1998     Transition, Khyber Center for the Arts, Halifax Canada

Some Babies Were Just Born Sad, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD, Halifax Canada

1997    Lucy Pullen, Mitchell Weibe, St. Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax Canada

See-through Cities, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto Canada

1996     1:1 Recent Halifax Sculpture, SL Simpson Gallery, Toronto Canada

academic work

The University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts, Assistant Professor, Visual Art, 2002 - 2013

Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Adjunct, Basic 3D Design, 2016

Montclair State University, Visiting Specialist, MFA seminar: Special Topics, 2016

Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Adjunct, undergraduate sculpture, 2015

Montclair State University, Visiting Specialist, MFA seminar: Worldmaking, 2015

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Visiting Artist, undergraduate sculpture, 2014

Rutgers Mason Gross, State University of New Jersey, Visiting Artist, MFA sculpture seminar, 2013


National Gallery of Canada, Library & Archives, Ottawa Ontario, Canada

The University of Victoria, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Victoria British Columbia, Canada

The NSCAD Archive, The Nova Scotia Art Gallery, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada

Certamen Internacional Arte Actual, Murcia Spain

St. Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada

The Nova Scotia Art Bank, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada


The Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Section, long-term grants: 2011-2013, 2016-2018

The University of Victoria, Department of Visual Arts, tenure: 2007; creative leaves: 2009, 2011, 2013

BC Arts Council, New Media Section, creation grant: 2008

The Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Section, short-term grants: 1995, 1999, 2001, 2004

Nova Scotia Talent Trust, visual arts grant: 1993


2017 Vermont Studio Center, visiting artist, Johnson Vermont, USA, September 12-19

2010 Oxbow, visiting artist, Kalamazoo Michigan, USA, June 8-15

2007 Banff Centre for the Arts, artist in residence, Banff Alberta, Canada

2006 Julie Deamer Projects, artist in residence, Highland Park, Los Angeles, California

2001 Bemis Center for the Arts, artist in residence, Omaha Nebraska, USA

1998 Stramur Art Commune, artist in residence, Hafnafjordur, Rekjavik, Iceland

1997 Struts, an Artist Run Centre, artist in residence, Sackville New Brunswick, Canada


Masters in Fine Art, sculpture, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia PA, 1999 – 2001

Bachelors in Fine Art, studio, The Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax Canada; The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art, New York, art; University of King’s College, Halifax Canada, classics, 1990 – 1994

continuing education

3D modeling with Rhino, Akiyo Matsuoka & SCPS Pratt Institute, 2018 - 2019

spatial analysis & visualization, Pratt Institute, SAVI, Brooklyn NY 2016 – 2018

media & communication, The European Graduate School, Saas-Fee, CH, 2008 - 2012

sculpture & public art, Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan Maine 1998


Antilff, A., ‘Lucy Pullen: Everyday in Art and Life’, Canadian Art, Toronto Canada: January 2005

Bernard, A., ‘Great Pairs of Legs: sculptors style playful’, Chronicle Herald, Halifax Canada: May 9, 1997

Bird, R.L., ‘A Swing and a Hit’, The Coast, Halifax Nova Scotia Canada: October 23, 2013

Cuyela, M., Certamen Internacional Arte Actual, Spain: 2007 (p. 27-8)

Dault, J, ‘All That Remains is Light’, National Post, Toronto Canada: May 19, 2004

Fautley, M., ‘Mitchell Weibe & Lucy Pullen’, C Magazine, Toronto Canada: Spring 1999

Gao, S., Gooch, A. A., Pullen, L., ‘Double Meandering Algorithm’ submitted to CG Forum, 2011

Googoo, M., ‘Who Cooked These Up?’ Chronicle Herald, Halifax Canada: July 22, 1994

Golonu, B., ‘Dread of Night, Dread of Not Night’ in TEN BY TWENTY, Yerba Buena, SF: 2003 (p.36)

Harris, M., ‘Nothing Is As It Appears’, Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Canada: April 7, 2003

Hayes, K., 1:1 Recent Halifax Sculpture, SL Simpson Gallery, Toronto Canada: 1996

Heather, R., Les Commencaux, Centre des arts actuel, Skol, Montréal Canada: 2002 (p.38)

Jacob, L., ‘Don't Let This Come Between Us’, Tart Magazine, Toronto Canada: Spring 2002

Jacob, L., Dion, F., ‘After 1000 Gracias’ in FIN DE SIÈCLE, Optica, Montréal Canada: 1999 (p.53-6)

Jenkner, I., Somewhere Along the Line, Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax: 2009, (cover, p.15-19)

Krajeweski. S.,Marks and Angles, Publication Studios, Portland USA: July 2011 (pp. 130)

Lawrence, R., ‘Artists Mess with Precarious Materials’, Georgia Straight, Vancouver Canada: 2007

Laurin, G., Lucy Pullen / Mitchell Wiebe, St Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax Canada: 1997

Long, G., ‘It Takes Balls’, The Coast, Halifax Nova Scotia: May 29, 1997

Miller, E., ‘1:1 Thierry Delva, Phil Grauer, Lucy Pullen’, Arts Atlantic, Nova Scotia Canada: Spring 1999

Miller, M., ‘Surface of Depth: a Conceptual Fin de Siècle’, Marcus Miller, Montreal Canada: Nov 1999

Milroy, S., ‘Generation Next’, Globe & Mail, Toronto Canada: May 10, 2003

Pagel, D., ‘Art Reviews’, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles USA: Sept 7, 2001

Papararo, J., ‘Supercollaborators’, Mix Magazine, Toronto Canada: Winter 2000

Plested, L., Common Threads, Illingsworth Kerr Art Gallery / Confederation Center Art Gallery: 2007

Plotnikoff, S., Pullen, L., Little Cockroach Press #12, Art Metropole, Toronto Canada: 1998

Ritter, K., How Soon is Now, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Canada: 2009 (p. 48-9)

Rogan, W., Hershend, J.,The Thing: The Book, Chronicle Books, San Francisco: September 2014 (p. 31-8)

Roy, M., ‘Lucy Pullen’, Canadian Art, Toronto Canada: Fall 2003

Shaffer, L., Poesis, EGS Press: Toronto: 2012, Fall issue (p. 88-9)

Sheir, R., ‘Lucy Pullen’ in A Thousand Miles of Dust & Ashes, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver: 2003

Sozanski, E., ‘On the Edge and Over the Top’, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia USA: April 20, 2001

Stromberg, M., ‘The Effect Effect’, Art Practical, Issue #7, San Francisco: January 2010