Chantal Gervais’ photo and video works deal with representation, identity, human condition and the relationship between the body and technology. Solo exhibitions include Harcourt House Gallery in Edmonton; Art-Image in Gatineau, Québec; McClure Gallery and Vidéographe in Montreal; Galerie Séquence in Chicoutimi, Quebec; and Karsh-Masson Gallery and Carleton University Art Gallery in Ottawa. She has spoken about her work at institutions such as the National Gallery of Canada. She received the Karsh Award 2014 granted by the City of Ottawa and the Canada Council for the arts’ Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography in 2002. Her work has been supported by several Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council for the arts and City of Ottawa grants. She received a BFA in photography from the University of Ottawa and an MA in Art and Media Practice from the University of Westminster in London, U.K. She has been a board member at local artist-run centres including Daimon as well as teaching at University of Ottawa and Ottawa School of Art.
Chantal was born in 1965 in Val d'Or, Québec, Canada. She currently lives and works in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.