Born in Montréal in 1974, David Altmejd lives and works in New York. He represented Canada at the 52nd Venice Biennale in 2007 and won the Sobey Art Award in 2009. He also took part in the 8th Istanbul Biennial in 2003, New York's Whitney Biennial in 2004 and the first Québec Triennial at the MAC in 2008. His work may be found in numerous collections in Canada, the United States, France and Luxembourg. In 2015, he was made a companion of the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec.
Source: Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal