The collaborative and interdisciplinary artworks and writings of Lois Klassen continually combine materialist and social art practices. Lois Klassen has training in Visual Art (MAA, Emily Carr University), Textile Arts (Capilano University), Art History (DipAH, University of British Columbia), and Occupational Therapy (BMR, University of Manitoba). She is a Cultural Studies PhD student (Queens University).
Exhibitions: Charles H. Scott Gallery in Vancouver, Canada; HubM3 in Salford, UK; Richmond Art Gallery in Richmond, Canada; The Glenbow Museum in Calgary Canada; The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, Canada; Western Front in Vancouver, Canada; Centre A in Vancouver, Canada; aceArtinc in Winnipeg, Canada; Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba in Brandon, Canada.
Residencies: Plug In ICA 2014 Summer Institute, Winnipeg; SOMA Summer 2012, Mexico City; MOPARRC in Vancouver, Canada; Banff New Media Institute 2009 at the Banff Centre in Canada; The Hammock Residency in Vancouver, Canada.
Curation: Crista Dahl: Life Rhythm, A Retrospective (with Elisa Ferrari), VIVO 2010: Safe Assembly (with Cheyanne Turions), and World Peace Forum.