bio

Michael Love was born in Chilliwack, British Columbia and is currently based in Vancouver. He attended both the University of the Fraser Valley and Emily Carr University of Art + Design to complete his BFA, and received his MFA in photography from Concordia University in 2009. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the Roloff Beny Travel Fellowship (2009) and a Canada Council for the Arts Research and Creation Grant (2010). His photography has been published in Next Level, Prefix Photo and Blackflash magazines. Love has exhibited his work both nationally and internationally. Solo exhibitions have included: Three Wrongs Don’t Make a Right w/ The Everything Co., Access Gallery (2013); Artek, CAFCA, North Vancouver (2013); The Long Wait, Fofa Gallery and Galerie Les Territoires, Montreal (2009), CAFCA, North Vancouver (2013); I’m With Them, UFV Gallery, Abbotsford (2006); Limitations of Use: A Spatial Metaphor, Lobby Project Gallery (2005). He is a standing member of The Everything Company artist collective and co-founder and curator of Gallery 295. In addition to his artistic production, Love is also an arts educator at Emily Carr University, and the University of the Fraser Valley.