About / à propos

Jessie Emile is an artist, photographer and musician based in Montreal, born from two Haitian parents. Her work mainly focuses on identity, individuality and perception with the help of storytelling and beauty. To create she uses still and moving images, sound, color and light. Her pieces have for muse the creation of God.

Jessie Emile est une artiste, photographe et musicienne basée à Montréal, née de deux parents Haïtiens. Son travail se focalise principalement sur l'identité, l'individualité et la perception à l'aide du récit et la beauté. Ses outils principaux pour créer sont l'image statique et en mouvement, le son, la couleur et la lumière. Ses œuvres ont pour muse la création de Dieu.


2016 - Now Freelance photographer

2013 - 2016 Soprano singer for Uni-t Choir


2017 - 2024 BFA Studio Arts, Photography Program, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

2013 - 2018 DEC Marketing and Business Management, Dawson College, Montreal, Canada.


2022 La Maison, Home, Lakay, Private home, Montreal-Nord, Canada.

2019 Durag Series, Ausgang Plaza, Montreal, Canada.


2021The Red Room (curators: Luna Nashar and Jessie Emile), presented by Artists Can’t Sell, Montreal, Canada.

2021Spaced Gallery (curator: Chloe Chang), presented by Banded Purple, Ossington Street, Toronto, Canada.


2020 Black Creator Fund by Banded Purple, Toronto.


2021 “The Red Room : Exploring Intimacy and Femininity”, Liminul Magazine.

2021 “Spaced Turned Ossington into a Walkable Outdoor Art Gallery”, Now Toronto.


2021 Form and Color, paint night host