Annie Descôteaux is an artist and educator. She currently teaches collage at the Visual Arts Center in Westmount (CAVAC). She holds a BFA from Concordia University and has been awarded research grants from both Québec and Canada’s arts councils. Her practice focuses on the connection between art and design, and her work explores bold, simple forms, as well as historic and cultural references through collage and installation. Descôteaux’s work was presented as part of the 33rd International Symposium of Contemporary Art of Baie-Saint-Paul, and she has participated in several solo and group exhibitions, most recently: Jeu d’échelle at L’Œil de poisson, and People, Stations, Eat, Drink at Parisian Laundry. Throughout 2015, she closely collaborated as an illustrator for the literary quarterly Estuaire.
Vincent Gagnon is a graduate of l'École des Métiers du Sud-Ouest de Montréal in Building Design. Since February 2015 he has worked for the Montreal engineering firm NCK. In addition, he holds a Baccalaureate in Visual Arts from Laval University, obtained in 2007. In 2015 Gagnon created the technical drawings for an Art and Architecture Integration Project for Andrée-Anne Godin. He is currently collaborating with Marie-Michelle Deschamps to produce a series of works that will be presented at the Battat Contemporary Gallery in February 2016.