Colleen MacIsaac is a Canadian artist who makes illustrations, theatre, comics, and animations. Originally from Spruce Grove, Alberta, she received her Bachelor of Media Arts at Emily Carr University before moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her practice is interdisciplinary; she enjoys exploring classical texts, local architecture, and geographical spaces; documenting everyday moments, telling miniature stories and swimming outdoors. Check out her daily art practice here.
She is the artistic producer of The Villain’s Theatre, the managing director of 2b theatre company, a member of Xara Choral Theatre Ensemble, and the chair of the board of the Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative. She is the creator of the Halifax Indie Theate (HIT) LIST, a local theatre listing brochure. Her 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. She has been a finalist for the Gene Day Award and the Expozine Alternative Press Award, and she 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: Mindful Magazine, The Coast Newsweekly, The Ecology Action Centre, Zuppa Theatre Co, Nimbus Publishing, Fallen Love Records, Secret Theatre, Pique Newsmagazine, LunaSea Theatre, Whistler Gran Fondo, DaPoPo Theatre, The Ruffled Feathers, and the Halifax Pop Explosion. She is currently available for freelance contracts.
Please let her know if you have ever seen a ghost.