Michael Belmore, a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, graduated with an Associate of the Ontario College of Art in sculpture/installation from Ontario College of Art & Design, 1994. Michael works in a variety of media including plastic, metal and wood. He also works with graphite on matte film, which he incorporates into large format light boxes. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is represented in the permanent collections at the Indian Art Centre (Gatineau), the McMichael Canadian Art Collection (Kleinberg), Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Agnes Etherington Art Gallery (Kingston), and in numerous private collections. He has also shown at several artist-run centres and collectives across Canada, and has created site-specific installations for Thunder Bay Art Gallery and the City of Peterborough.