About

Education

2016-2018
Master of Education
McGill University, Montreal, QC

2013-2016
Bachelor of Fine Arts: With Distinction
Major: Art Education and Visual Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

2010-2013
Bachelor of Arts
McGill University, Montreal, QC

Awards / Recognition

2015
Concordia Fine Arts Student Alliance
Special Project Grant awarded to Collective 432 (Undergraduate Art Collective) by Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

2014 – Present
Golden Key International Honor Society (Concordia Chapter), Concordia University, Montreal, QC

Publications

2016
Online research journal publication
InARTE Journal: Issue #6, Concordia University, Montreal, QC,  http://inartejournal.ca/alyssa-archer-cooper/

Press

2020
YES Montreal Client of the Month Feature – July Newsletter
https://www.yesmontreal.ca/en/news/yes-july-newsletter/1137#3

2020
AfroBiz Black entrepreneurs Canadian business directory feature
Category: art, artists, and art galleries
https://www.afrobiz.ca/Montreal/art

2020
Unite Prosper Black owned Canadian business directory APP Feature
Category: art 
https://www.uniteprosper.com/up-in

2020
One Full Circle (OFC) international black businesses and resources feature 
https://ofcdirectory.com/listing/art-today-by-alyssa-rae/

2010
Community Contact newspaper feature
“West Island Youth a Budding Artist: Hands on Dedication”

Professional Affiliations

2019 – Present
Artists Association of Dollard
http://artddo.ca/

Representation

2020
Featured Artist
What The Pop! 2020 Exhibition, Montreal, QC
https://www.yesmontreal.ca/en/artists/events/what-the-pop-meet-the-member-of-our-selection-committee

2020
Featured Artst
Women of Color (WOC) Virtual Art Exhibition
https://www.instagram.com/wocmtl/

2020
Featured Artist
Artist Association of Dollard Virtual Art Exhibition
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=1320081698009232&set=a.3473021722715208

2020
Featured Artist
2019 City of Dorval public street art installation
https://www.ville.dorval.qc.ca/en/leisure-and-culture/page/street-piano

2012
Featured Artist
Shared Vision Performing Arts and Community Recognition Banquet and Ball, Montreal, QC

2012
Featured Artist
Fridge Door Gallery, McGill University, Montreal, QC

2010
Featured Artist, Governor
Endocrinology Fund Gala, Montreal General Hospital Foundation, Montreal, QC

2010
Marketplace Exhibitor
A Taste of the Caribbean, Montreal, QC