Brandon Poole is an artist and researcher. He has a Master of Visual Studies from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours and distinction from the University of Victoria’s Visual Arts program. He was shortlisted for both the 2016 and 2017 Presentation House Gallery’s Phil B. Lind Emerging Artist prize, and was a recipient of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship as well as a Social Science and Humanities Research Council grant (2019).