Michael Valiquette was born in Upstate, NY, and currently lives in Clifton Park, NY. Michael received his BA from Siena College in 2014 and was awarded a Summer Session Scholarship from Skidmore College in 2013. Since graduation, he has taught various bookmaking workshops in the Capital Region. Michael has shown his photography locally and nationally, and his studio is in a repurposed Church located in Troy, NY, where he is apart of an artist collective. He currently works as the Graphic Designer at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center in Troy, NY.
Show You the Way
My current body of work, Show You the Way is an ongoing series of photographs that are an active conversation between me and the subject. I am making these photographs to explore the interaction of human connection, family relationships, and nostalgia. The voices of those I photograph and how they are represented are my primary focus, and I am interested in having the viewer be connected to the issues that the subjects are going through while trying to depict feelings of uncertainty, tension, or anxiety.
To view more of Michael Valiquette’s work please visit his website.