Adrienne Crossman (she/they) is an interdisciplinary artist, educator and curator working in Hamilton, Ontario. They hold an MFA in Visual Art from the University of Windsor (2018), and a BFA in Integrated Media with a Minor in Digital and Media Studies from OCAD University (2012). Their practice investigates the liminality between the digital and the physical while highlighting queer sensibilities in the everyday. Crossman is interested in how the terms trans* and non-binary apply to media as well as gender, and she creates queer interventions through the manipulation of digital media and popular culture with a focus on the queer potentiality of the non-human.
Adrienne has completed residencies in Syracuse (NY), Montréal (QC), Artscape Gibraltar Point on the Toronto Islands (ON), and Studio Beat (studio-beat.com), and has exhibited at: Patel Projects (Toronto, Ontario), Idea Exchange (Cambridge, Ontario), 8eleven (Toronto, Ontario), Studio L'Eloi (Montreal, Quebec), Moscow Biennale for Young Art (Moscow, Russia), the Art Gallery of Windsor (Ontario), and The Wrong New Digital Art Biennale (thewrong.org). Adrienne is an Assistant Professor of Studio Art in the School of the Arts at McMaster University in Hamilton.
Adrienne is a co-founder and co-runs the online arts publication off centre with collaborator Luke Maddaford who runs LEFT contemporary in Windsor, ON.
Crossman's work is made possible through funding from the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council.