Jennifer Akkermans is a visual artist based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Her work is primarily about the concept of home and how she is an Alberta girl currently building a home for herself in Waterloo, Ontario. Prior to pursuing her MFA at the University of Waterloo, she was the Founder and Chief Researcher of the Institute of Morphoid Research. In that role, she has exhibited and performed at the Art Gallery of Calgary, the Esker Foundation, and Visual Arts Alberta, as well as participated in residencies at the Banff Centre and the Gushul Studio in the Crowsnest Pass, and produced a short documentary as part of EMMEDIA’s Production Access program. Curriculum vitae