Born in Lévis (Quebec, CAN), Christian Michaud began his career as an artist in the theatrical world where he distinguished himself in more than sixty recognized plays.
He observes a similarity between the performing arts and the visual arts. Just like acting in the theatre, sculpture is a question of precision, balance and sincerity in order to convey emotion directly to the hearts of the observers.
His career led him to travel and discover various territories of his country of origin, including the Yukon. The return to basics, wide open spaces and natural beauty will inspire the artist. The depth and intensity of his woodcut and wall sculpture works are enhanced by finesse, precision and concern for the harmony of materials.
Traveling between the figurative and the abstract, Christian describes himself as a self-taught wood carving artist inspired by the strength of this raw material. However, he improved his skills by obtaining training in cabinetmaking, which he completed in 2012.
He works with this raw material while respecting the beauty of the grain of each of the woods processed. Christian knows how to capture the “living” aspect of wood and bring it to the fore. Added meticulously and judiciously, the light touches of color are chosen to add intensity and allow the observer to experience the fullness of the work.