Marie-Pier Frigon.Marie-Pier was born in Montréal, Canada, and moved to California at age 3. She grew up bilingual in French and English and has always felt strongly connected to both her Canadian roots and her small town American upbringing. After completing her Bachelors in Photography at the Academy of Art University, Marie-Pier moved to New Mexico where she is currently developing new work. She identifies as a queer bisexual woman, an identity that largely shapes and influences her artistic approach.
Marie-Pier's work focuses on themes of intimacy and connectedness. When she takes a portrait, she's also photographing herself by capturing her relationship with her subject. Family intimacy and romantic connection are key components in Marie-Pier's narrative as she navigates mental illness, sexuality, and self-image. Emotional vulnerability in both the photographer and subject is the most important element in Marie-Pier's photographic works.
Marie-Pier’s work has been published in BobCut Mag and the San Francisco Chronicle. Her photographs have been featured in several juried group shows in the San Francisco Bay Area. Marie-Pier was also featured on the shortlist of Burn Magazine's Fujifilm/Young Talent Award (Nov 2018). See more in her resume.