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Michelle MacKinnon is a Kingston based visual artist working primarily in large scale portraiture.  MacKinnon graduated in 2011 from York University with a BFA in Visual Arts with Honours and Cum Laude status.  She has exhibited in various galleries in Toronto, Kingston, Napanee and St. Petersburg, Russia.  MacKinnon participated in the inaugural State Hermitage Young Artist Residency in St. Petersburg, Russia.  She has been awarded the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Emerging International Artists, the Nan Yeomans Grant for Emerging Artists, a BMO FirstArt Nomination, the Salon Prize, as well as various awards and honours from York University.

photo by Lisa Decaire

Posted on June 20, 2012 .