Jill Ho-You

Associate Professor, Print Media

Born in Vancouver, BC, Jill Ho-You’s practice explores the intersection of trauma, embodied memory and the environment through a mixture of print media, installation, bio art and drawing.



MFA with Distinction, Printmaking, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

BFA with Distinction, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

BA First Class Honours, Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

Selected Professional Activity

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Retrograde, Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists (SNAP), Edmonton, AB (2016)

Below the Mantle, Harcourt House, Edmonton, AB (2013)

Interstice, Printmaking Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA (2011)

Selected Group Exhibitions

Bodies Under Pressure, Kimura Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, AK, USA (2018)

The Other Passport, Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, Red Deer, AB (2017)

FLUX, dc3 Art Projects, Edmonton, AB (2017)

International Print Exhibition: Canada and Japan, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan (2016)

2nd Grand River International Printmaking Exhibition, HIFA Art Gallery, Wuhan City, Republic of China (2015)

Biennale Internationale d’estampe Contemporaine de Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, QC (2015)

New Prints/New Narratives, International Print Center New York, New York, NY, USA (2013)


Visiting Artist Residency, St. Michael’s Printshop, St. John’s, NL (2016)

Emerging Artist Research Residency, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON (2015)

Guest Renter Residency Program, Open Studio, Toronto, ON (2013)

Selected Awards


Individual Project Grant, Alberta Foundation for the Arts


Individual Project Grant, Edmonton Arts Council


Prix du Public, Biennale Internationale d’estampe Contemporaine de Trois-Rivières, QC