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Michael  Love

Michael  Love

Sessional Faculty, Photography

Visual Arts

Abbotsford campus, C1104

Phone: 604-504-7441, Ext. 4323, Voice Mail 8015

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Michael Love was born in Chilliwack, British Columbia and is an artist and curator based in Vancouver BC. 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), Canada Council for the Arts Research and Creation Grant (2010) and a BC Arts Council Project Assistance Grant (2014). 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: Between Ideology and Ruin, Franc Gallery (2016); 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). Love was a founder and co-curator of Gallery 295. In addition to his artistic production, Love is also an arts educator at the University of the Fraser Valley.

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The studio based, theory and art historical courses provided an interdisciplinary approach to education. These courses merge technical education, conceptual knowledge, creative problem solving skills, and critical understanding of the arts within an intimate learning environment.

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