ANKHONE : Artist & Art Director
Native from Grenoble in France, Ankhone started doing graffiti on the walls of his city in the early 90’s. In 1999, he got a degree in graphic design from the École Supérieure d’Art Appliqué of Troyes. This background let him to incorporate his pictorial and graphic style in his paintings and graffitis. A style that he later defined as “poetry in motion”. In 2001 he joined the reputed Parisian collective, 9e Concept. In France, he worked as event coordinator for Orange Telecom and art director for Graff-It magazine. In 2010, Ankhone came to Canada for the first time and decided to move to Montreal one year later. His first contracts in Canada includes designing sets for movies such as Tom à la Ferme and Juste la fin du monde of Quebec infamous producer Xavier Dolan. He is part of the Ashop Crew since 2013 and works for Ashop Productions since then. Whether it is on a canvas or for a commercial gig, Ankhone puts all of his passion into his art.