Ysabelle Vautour is the founder of the NB Disability Art Collective and a graduate of Artslink’s Catapult Arts Accelerator Program. She began painting in 2019, she was invited to speak at Artslink`s Short and Sweet Speaker Series.
Her art was featured in CBC, Acadie Nouvelle, Art Battle, Dieppe Cultural Center, Fredericton Public Library, Art Kitchen, Grid City Magazine. and was also selected for a juried exhibition at the Nails on the Wall Gallery in Metuchen, New Jersey.
In 2021 Ysabelle had two solo exhibitions at Corrid'art Gallery in Shediac and at the Penny Gallery in Fredericton; she was awarded an Artsnb creation and career development grant.
The visually impaired artist collaborated with Theatre New Brunswick and the JRG Art Society for the Arts on Atlantic Canada's first Disability Arts Symposium.
She served as the artist residence at the Fredericton Arts alliance and Connexion ARC and was also featured in Akimbo, Global News, CTV, Disability Without Poverty National Roundup, AMI’s Kelly and Company, Third Space Gallery Podcast, Provincial Archives as well as the Outsiders and Others Gallery in Vancouver.
In 2022 check out Ysabelle’s third solo exhibition at the Leon Leger Gallery and in the new documentary 100% Passion.