Colleen MacIsaac is a Canadian artist who makes illustrations, theatre, comics, and animations. Originally from Spruce Grove, Alberta, Colleen received a Bachelor of Media Arts at Emily Carr University before moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Colleen’s practice is interdisciplinary and oscillates between the micro and macroscopic; documenting everyday moments, telling miniature stories, and contemplating the intersections between science and art. Check out Colleen’s daily art practice here.
Colleen is the artistic producer of The Villains Theatre, the managing director of 2b theatre company, and the past chair of the board of the Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative. Colleen’s short films have screened on four continents, and her comics have been included in anthologies such as You Ain’t No Dancer and Exploded View and publications such as The New Quarterly. A finalist for the Gene Day Award and the Expozine Alternative Press Award, Colleen is a recipient of the Helen Hill Animated Award and the 2016 Halifax Mayor’s Award for Emerging Theatre Artist. Freelance illustration/design client list includes: CBC Eastcoast, Mindful Magazine, The Coast Newsweekly, The Ecology Action Centre, Zuppa Theatre Co, Nimbus Publishing, Fallen Love Records, xosecret theatre, Pique Newsmagazine, LunaSea Theatre, Whistler Gran Fondo, DaPoPo Theatre, The Ruffled Feathers, and the Halifax Pop Explosion. Colleen is currently available for freelance contracts. Email Colleen.