Margot Klingender (b. 1991, Edmonton, Canada) holds a BFA from Concordia University (2014). She has recently completed several residencies, including a partnership between the Slade Research Institute and the Camden Arts Centre in London, England, and the Banff Centre for the Arts in Banff, Alberta. Her work has been included in several group exhibitions including Maureen III at the Darling Foundry in Montreal, Quebec and the 22e RIMAV at Galerie UQO in Gatineau, Quebec. She is the recipient of the Dale and Nick Tedeschi Fellowship, and the Lillian Vineberg Graduate Student Award and is currently completing her MFA in Painting and Drawing at Concordia University in Montreal.