His many outstanding creative talents as a painter, film-maker, sculptor, photographer and musician have established him firmly in the international scene. As one of the most important artists in Canada this Toronto- born artist has had many one-man exhibitions in this country and abroad.
Companion of the Order of Canada
Awarded on: October 25, 2007
Invested on: May 15, 2009
Innovative, versatile and prolific, Michael Snow is a legend in contemporary art. An internationally renowned artist, he is widely admired for creating experimental and influential art in various disciplines, including film, photography, sculpture and music. His work has been featured in museums, galleries and festivals all over the world, and his pioneering installations have inspired a new generation of artists. His cutting-edge creativity continues to push the envelope and to generate new artistic directions internationally. This is a promotion within the Order.