B.J. (McCarville) Lecours Visual Artist


Betty-Jo (McCarville) Lecours is a multi-discipline artist from Charlottetown, PEI. Currently pursuing an M.A. in Art Education at Concordia University. She completed a B.F.A. in Studio Arts at Concordia in 2010 with a shared concentration in oil painting and installation. Her artwork focuses generally on light, time, place and narrative. B.J. is a dynamic Artist and Educator dedicated to arts accessibility and finding creative ways to inject art into public life. Her work taps into the power of art and storytelling to connect, restore, inspire and transform.

B.J. was awarded a 2016-17 SSHRC GSM Scholarship and a Faculty of Fine Arts Merit Scholarship upon entry to her M.A. Studies. She has formerly received two PEI Council for the Arts creation grants for Emerging Artists, as well as a Forum Jeunesse Bursary from Atelier Circulaire. Her work is included in the Charlottetown “Art in the City” collection as well as the Colart Collection of emerging Canadian artists in Montreal.