Michael Love (b. 1976, Chilliwack, BC) 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. Love has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the Roloff Beny Travel Fellowship (2009) and Canada Council for the Arts Research and Creation Grant (2010). His photography has been published in Next Level, Prefix Photo, and Blackflash magazines and he has exhibited his work both nationally and internationally. Love is a standing member of the Everything Company artist collective and co-founder and curator of Gallery 295. Curated exhibitions include Cedric Bomford, Containers and Trailers; Karen Zalamea, Form in Matter; Scott Massey, The Day Breaks; and Victor John Penner, Not Safe to Occupy and All that Once Was Will Never Be Again. In addition to his curatorial and artistic production, Love is also an arts educator at Emily Carr University and the University of the Fraser Valley.