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Michael Seleski (b. 1993) is a queer identified artist and photographer living and working in Toronto. They received their BFA in photography from OCAD University in 2016.

Seleski works with medium to large scale digital photographs exploring themes of queer identity, ephemeral experience, and self-reflective memory through cinematic structures and non-linear storytelling.

Seleski is fortunate to be included in various private collections and recipient of awards from Epson and Project 31. Seleski has exhibited locally in Toronto and recently participated in the inaugural Slide Slam at Red Hook Labs, New York.

CV

Born 1993, Lethbridge, Alberta.
Lives and works in Toronto, Ontario.

EDUCATION
2016 BFA Photography, OCAD University, Canada
2016 Mastered Photography with Nick Knight

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 Labs Slide Slam, Red Hook Labs, Brooklyn, New York.
2017 Gender and the Lens, Ada Slaight Gallery, Toronto.
2017 Yorkville Village Arts Festival, Yorkville Village, Toronto.
2016 Casey House Art with Heart Auction, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
2016 Festival of the Body, OCAD University, Toronto.
2016 Graduate Exhibition 101, Ada Slaight Gallery, Toronto.
2016 Objects for Listening, OCAD University, Toronto.
2016 New Century, Contact Photography Festival, Northern Contemporary, Toronto.
2015 Festival of the Body, OCAD University, Toronto.
2014 The Figure Show, OCAD University, Toronto.
2014 Tumblr.Hell, White House Studio Project, Toronto.
2013 fART, OCAD University Student Gallery, Toronto.

AWARDS
2019 Toronto Artscape Foundation Launchpad Bursary
2016 Epson Canada Award
2016 Project 31 Photography Award

WORK EXPERIENCE
2017 - 2019, Senior Retoucher, SSENSE, Montréal

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS
2019 Camille Rojas, Canadian Art. Web.
2018 #TOOMUCHMEDIA with Alisson Escobar, Too Much Zine. Print.
2016 Casey House Art with Heart Catalogue. Print.
2016 Michael Seleski (Thesis Works). Self-Published.
2016 Farewell Fire, RAGE Magazine. Print.
2016 Kink Grrrl, It Is What It Is Magazine. Web.
2016 New Century, Malavita Collective. Print.
2015 Visionary, Bon Bon Magazine. Web.
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