Alexandre Pépin is a Queer french-canadian visual artist born in Tio'tia:ke (Montréal) (1992). He holds an MFA in Studio Arts at the University of Texas at Austin (2022) and a BFA in Studio Arts from Concordia University in Montréal (2016). In his work, Pépin embraces the excessive and the ecstatic to articulate and celebrate a void. Grant Recipient of the Quebec Arts and Letters Council (2017) and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation (2019), Pépin participated in residencies at the Vermont Studio Center (2017) and at the Ox-Bow School of Arts (Summer Fellowship, 2021), and showed work through solo and group exhibitions in Canada and the US. His work was recently reviewed in Esse Arts + Opinions (Summer 2021), New American Painting (Issue 156, 2022) and Glasstire (Moya Ford, A commitment to(...), 2022). Future projects include solo exhibitions at the Racecar Factory (Indianapolis) and at Arsenal Contemporary (online).