Queen of Double Eyes, Alex Garant studied visual arts at Notre-Dame–De-Foy College just outside Quebec City. After graduating in 2001, she ultimately settled in Toronto, Canada.
She decided to truly commit to her passion for Arts after suffering from a heart attack in 2012, changing forever how she would see the world.
Her alla prima oil paintings offer a graphic quality combined with traditional portrait techniques. Garant uses patterns, duplication of elements, symmetry and image superposition as key elements of her imagery. Alex Garant’s paintings are certainly conversation pieces as they are meant to engage the observers into an image investigation process and hopefully enlist their senses differently while doing so.
Alex has shown works in Art Galleries all over Canada and the U.S., Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York as well as Australia and Portugal.
Her works also been shown at The Fullerton Museum and The Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) in California.
She has been featured on CBC in a mini documentary about Contemporary Canadian Artists and her works have been seen in Magazines including: BAZAAR, Le Petit Voyeur, Tattoo Fest Magazine, The Art Education Journal , Beautiful Bizarre Magazine and on multiple online platforms including: VICE, The Huffintong Post, Mashable.com, BUzznet, ViralNova, Tory Burch Trends and many more.
Alex Garant was honored to be one of the judge of the 2016 prestigious Toronto Emerging Artist Awards. Alex has over 100,000 fans on social medias combined and is a huge believer is staying closely connected with her followers.