Joy Walker is a Montréal born, Toronto-based, multidisciplinary artist. In May – June 2019, Walker, produced artist projects at the TextielLab in Tilburg, Netherlands and at the Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, Netherlands. In January 2020, Walker was the recipient of the Chalmers Arts Fellowship awarded by the Ontario Arts Council.
Her work has been exhibited widely, including 8eleven Gallery, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (Toronto), Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art (Winnipeg), Truck Gallery (Calgary), Dunlop Gallery (Regina), Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, (Halifax), Rodman Hall (St. Catharines, ON), Cambridge Galleries (ON), Venice (Italy), NYC, Chicago, and Miami (USA). Walker’s works are held in several private and public collections including those of Cambridge Galleries (ON), le Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal (QC), The National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives (ON), BMO Financial Group Corporate Art Collection, Grant Thornton LLP, and TD Bank. She is represented by MKG127 in Toronto.