JJ Levine

JJ Levine is an image-based artist living and working in Tiohtià:ke/Montreal, known for his compelling body of work in portraiture. His artistic practice balances a radical agenda with a strong formal aesthetic. He holds a Master’s of Fine Arts in Photography from Concordia University. Levine has had his work exhibited in museums, galleries, and art festivals in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and numerous countries across Europe. His artworks and practice have been featured in academic journals, including Photography and Culture (UK), as well as in art magazines and newspapers internationally, such as CV Photo (Canada), Esse (Canada), Slate (US), and The Guardian Observer (UK and US). In 2015, Levine took creative agency into his own hands by self-publishing two influential artist books: “Queer Portraits: 2006-2015” and “Switch.” The depth of his artistic vision was further acknowledged in 2019 when he was a finalist for the Prix Découverte Louis Roederer at the Rencontres d’Arles photography festival in France.