Michael Morris is a painter, photographer, video and performance artist and curator. His work is often media based and collaborative, involved with developing networks and in the production and presentation of new art activity. He is a Canadian, born in Saltdean, England in 1942. In 1969 he founded Image Bank with Vincent Trasov, a method for personal exchange between artists. In 1973 he was co-founder and co-director of Western Front Society, Vancouver. In 1992 he and Trasov founded the Morris/Trasov Archive, currently housed at Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, to research contemporary art. Morris has curated numerous exhibitions. His work is represented in private and public collections nationally and internationally.