Shié Kasai

Shié Kasai is a visual artist working in sculpture, installation, and animation. Originally from Sapporo, Japan, she has been living in Montreal since 1998. She has presented solo exhibitions at the MAI (Montreal, 2008), Articule (Montreal, 2006), and Gallery 101 (Ottawa 2004), and been featured in group exhibitions in Japan, the Netherlands, and Canada. Recipient of the 2008 New Media Production Grant for Young Artists sponsored by the Caisse Populaire Desjardins du Mont-Royal. Her work has been funded by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. She completed her BFA at Hokkaido University of Education in Sapporo (1997) and her MFA at Concordia University in Montreal (2002). She is a profiled artist for CBC ARTSPOTS