Kirsten Stackhouse

Illustrator & Designer New Brunswick, Canada

Kirsten Stackhouse is a digital artist and designer from Salisbury, New Brunswick. She has spent time in Sackville, N.B., London, England, and is now based in Fredericton, N.B.

Kirsten is a self taught illustrator, and is formally trained in graphic design, visual arts, and theatre tech & design through the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design and the University of New Brunswick. She is a skilled improviser, and has performed in theatres and comedy clubs from Toronto to Halifax. She has mentored and volunteered extensively with students throughout the past decade, and is a quick thinking leader who takes initiative and excels in creative environments.

Kirsten is a junior graphic designer at a multi-disciplinary creative studio based in downtown Fredericton. She has also worked as a freelancer, and tackles challenging personal projects in her spare time. She is the author of Raccoons of Odell Park (published 2017), and has a new comic scheduled for release in 2018.

Education

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design

Diploma in Graphic Design

University of New Brunswick

Bachelor of Applied Arts (Minor in Theatre)

Awards

2011

Featured Artist, Pentel of America

2002

Artist Representing Canada, PAHO Centennial Contest

Exhibitions

2017

Craft Show, Second Annual Fall Festival, Scott’s Nursery - Fredericton, N.B.

2017

Gallery Exhibition, Out of the Barracks, George Fry Gallery - Fredericton, NB

2017

Gallery Exhibition, Save As: Digital Art Show (East Coast Artists Collective), Mazerolle Gallery - Fredericton, NB

2017

Convention, Animaritime, Fredericton Convention Centre - Fredericton, NB (Artist Alley)

2017

Convention, Hal-Con, Scotiabank Centre - Halifax, NS (Artist Alley)

2017

Convention, East Coast Comic Expo, Crossman Community Centre - Moncton, NB (Artist Alley)

2016

Convention, Hal-Con, Scotiabank Centre - Halifax, NS (Artist Alley)

2016

Convention, East Coast Comic Expo, Crossman Community Centre - Moncton, NB (Artist Alley)

2016

Convention, Animaritime, Fredericton Convention Centre - Fredericton, NB (Artist Alley)

2015

Convention, Animaritime, Fredericton Convention Centre - Fredericton, NB (Artist Alley)

2015

Convention, East Coast Comic Expo, Red Ball Internet Centre - Moncton, NB (Artist Alley)

2014

Convention, East Coast Comic Expo, Crossman Community Centre - Moncton, NB (Artist Alley)

2014

Convention, Hal-Con, World Trade and Convention Centre - Halifax, NS (Artist Alley)

2014

Convention, Animaritime, The Fredericton Convention Center - Fredericton, NB (Artist Alley)

2014

Craft Show, Christmas Bazaar, UNB Student Union Building - Fredericton, NB

2013

Convention, East Coast Comic Expo, Beaver Curling Club - Moncton, NB (Artist Alley)

2013

Convention, Animaritime, Fredericton Convention Center - Fredericton, NB (Artist Alley)

2012

Convention, Animaritime, Delta Beauséjour - Moncton, NB (Artist Alley)

2011

Convention, Animaritime, Delta Beauséjour - Moncton, NB (Artist Alley)

2010

Convention, Animaritime, Delta Beauséjour - Moncton, NB (Artist Alley)

Experience

Graphic Designer

CIG Alumni Round Up Tour

Stage Manager, Technician, Designer

Bard in the Barracks & NBActs Theatre Festival

Graphic Designer

Canadian Improv Games NB & PEI

Design Team Member

Kuretake ZIG (UK & USA/Canada Teams)

Freelance Illustrator & Designer

Self Employed