Photo Credit: Diane & Mike Photography

Photo Credit: Diane & Mike Photography

Bio

Michel Gignac is a French Canadian multi-disciplinary artist. Following his passion for visual arts, Michel moved to Calgary in 2008 to attend the Alberta College of Art & Design. In 2012, he graduated with Distinction from the Bachelor of Fine Arts program in Sculpture. That same year, he had his first solo exhibition Fall For Me, an interactive electronic installation at the Marion Nicoll Gallery.

In summer 2014, Michel travelled to New York as part of the collective Night Multimedia to create Plastic Island, an interactive installation for Governor Island’s Figment Arts Festival. At the same time, he entered the Whitehorse art scene with the joint exhibition Seasonal (dis)order at Arts Underground, the installation Chiaroscuro for the first annual Whitehorse Nuit Blanche and Mouthful/La bouche pleine for the multi-disciplinary francophone exhibition Onde de Choc at the Yukon Arts Centre.

This summer, Michel collaborated on Ghost Carwash, an interactive installation for Wreck City’s newest project Demo Tape at the Penguin Carwash in Calgary, Alberta. He is currently working from his pallet studio on the outskirts of Whitehorse developing new bodies of work.