CV CV | Michael Love | b. 1978 EDUCATION 2009 Master of Fine Arts Majoring in Photography at Concordia University. 2003 Bachelor of Fine Arts Majoring in Photography from Emily Carr University. 1998 Diploma of Fine Arts from the University College of the Fraser Valley. SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2013 The Long Wait. Café for Contemporary Art. North Vancouver BC. Artek. Café for Contemporary Art. North Vancouver BC. 2009 The Long Wait. Les Territoires. Montreal QC. The Long Wait. FOFA Gallery. Montreal QC. 2006 I’m With Them. UCFV Gallery. Abbotsford BC. 2005 Limitations of Use: A Spatial Metaphor. Lobby Project Gallery. Vancouver BC. GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2015 Liberia Pure Honey. Make. Vancouver BC. 2013 Hold Them Up in Good Light. Access Artist Run Centre. Vancouver BC. 2012 Topography. Les Territoires. Montreal QC. 2010 Alternorthern. Lab Gallery. San Francisco. USA. 2009 The Cast of Shadows. Access Artist Run Centre. Vancouver BC. 2008 Proof. Gallery 44. Toronto Ont. Strata. Espace Artifacto. Montreal QC, Canada. 2007 Compression. Art Mûr. Montreal QC, Canada. Friendly Fire. Art Mûr. Montreal QC, Canada. 2005 Cyclops Dreams: Artist’s Books, Comics & ‘Zines. Access ARC. Vancouver BC. Facing History: Portraits of Vancouver. Centre d’art contemporian. Basse-Normandie, France. Bookville. Waygood Gallery. Newcastle, UK. 2004 Facing History: Portraits of Vancouver. Canadian Cultural Museum. Paris, France. 2003 Emily Carr Graduation Exhibition. Emily Carr University. Vancouver BC. Herb Ritts is Dead. Concourse Gallery. Vacouver BC. A Short Stranger Will Enter Your Life. The Crying Room Gallery. Vancouver BC. 2002 Awkward. Concourse Gallery. Vancouver BC, Canada. 2002 A Memorable Decline. Concourse Gallery. Vancouver BC, Canada. 2001 Facing History: Portraits of Vancouver. Presentation House Gallery. North Vancouver BC. EVERYTHING COMPANY PROJECTS 2013 Three Wrongs Don’t Make a Right. Access Artist Run Centre. Vancouver BC. Nuit Blanche. Toronto Ont. Western Front 40th Anniversary Gala. Vancouver BC. 2012 The Chief on Top of the Chief. Squamish BC. PUBLICATIONS Unsuitable as an Institution: The tenacity of access gallery 1992-2014, Vancouver 2014 Prefix Photo Issue 28, Toronto 2013 BlackFlash (Issue 30.3 Fall 2013), Saskatoon, 2013 Blackflash Issue 28.3, Saskatoon 2011 Flash Forward, Toronto 2010 Prefix Photo Issue 21, Toronto 2010 Next Level Magazine, Glasgow UK, 2009 The Cast of Shadows (catalogue). Vancouver 2009 UWHAH, Vancouver, 2009 Proof 15 (catalogue). Toronto, 2008 Cyclops’ Dreams (catalogue). Vancouver: Perro Verlag, 2005 Visages de l’histoire: portraits de Vancouver, Paris, 2004 Facing History: Portraits of Vancouver, Vancouver, 2002 COLLECTIONS Waygood Gallery. Newcastle, UK. University College of the Fraser Valley Gallery. Abbotsford, Canada. Various Private collections PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND SERVICE 2013—Present Sessional Instructor at Emily Carr University. Vancouver BC. Sessional Instructor at the University of the Fraser Valley. Abbotsford BC. 2012—Present Curator Gallery 295. Vancouver BC. Artist Assistant for Brendan Fernandez. Vancouver BC. 2008 – 2011 Artist Assistant for Evergon and Gisele Amantea. 2006 – 2008 Teacher’s Assistant for Concordia University. 2004 Documentation photographer for Access Artist Run Centre. ARTICLES AND REVIEWS 2014 Into the Archeology of Social Experience, Paul de Guzman, The Naked, January 18th 2014. 2013 Access: Wrongness as Excess in Photo Conceptualism, Kevin Griffen, Vancouver Sun November. 27th 2013. 2013 The Opening – Jason Gowans and Michael Love of Gallery 295, Alex Quicho, Vancouver is Awesome, Oct.13th 2013. 2009 The Long Wait, Mike Landry, Things of Desire, Issue 54. 2009 Michael Love – The Long Wait, Aislinn Leggett, Slightly Luicid, Oct.20th 2009. 2009 Michael Love, Jordan Tate, I Like this Art – Contemporary Art Blog, March 11th 2009. AWARDS AND ACADEMIC HONOURS 2015 BC Arts Council Project Assistance Grant 2011 Honorable Mention, Optic Nerve Image Contest, BlackFlash Magazine. 2010 Canada Council for the Arts Research and Creation grant. 2010 Canada Council for the Arts travel grant. 2007 Roloff Beny Fellowship. 2006 Tuition Remission award, Concordia University.