Emmanuelle Léonard

Born in 1971 in Montréal where she lives and works, Emmanuelle Léonard holds a master’s degree from University du Québec à Montréal. Her work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, OPTICA, VOX, Galerie de l’UQAM and Mois de la Photo (Montréal); at Kunsthaus Dresden and Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (Germany); at Mercer Union and Gallery 44 (Toronto); at Glassbox (Paris); at L’Œil de poisson (Québec), etc. She has participated in artist residencies at Villa Arson (France), the Christoph Merian Foundation (Switzerland) as well as the Finnish Artists’ Studio Foundation, and was bestowed the Pierre-Ayot Award in 2005. She was featured in a 2012 exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto, as part of the International Grange Prize for which she was nominated, and in 2013 at Le Fresnoy, France, as part of the “À Montréal, quand l’image rode” exhibition, curated by Louise Déry.