Jeannie Thib was born in North Bay, Ontario, Canada and received a BFA from York University, Toronto. She has been exhibiting sculptures, site works, drawings and print based works nationally and internationally since the 1980s.
Her current solo exhibition Hyperflat, curated by Tila Kellman for St. Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia is touring to Rodman Hall Art Centre, St. Catharines, Ontario and Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia in 2013 - 2014. Recent solo exhibitions include B and K Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark and Maison Patrimoniale de Barthète, Boussan, France with recent group exhibitions at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre, Canberra, Australia, Owen's Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick and Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Thib's work is represented in numerous public collections including The National Gallery of Canada, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Oakville Galleries and The Washington DC Convention Center, USA. She has been commissioned to create several permanent public artworks including in Toronto for the Royal Bank Centre Dexia, Metrogate Park, Downsview Memorial Parkette, and the Toronto Transit Commission and in Medicine Hat, Alberta for the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre.
Thib has been awarded artist residencies at the Canada Council Paris Studio in France, Stichting Kunst and Complex in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Megalo in Canberra, Australia among others.
Recent publications include the solo exhibition catalogue Lure, The Map as Art published by Princeton Architectural Press and edited by Katherine Harmon and catalogues for the exhibitions Paper Doll, and After Landscape at The Tree Museum.
Thib has participated in juries for public artworks, grants and awards and has been a visiting artist at numerous institutions across Canada.
Jeannie Thib is represented by Katzman Contemporary, Toronto and Ferneyhough Contemporary, North Bay, Canada.