After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design at the Université du Québec à Montréal’s School of Design, Marc-Antoine Jacques gained an impressive body of professional experience. He completed an internship as a graphic designer in Montpellier, France, then returned to Quebec to join an exciting team at Toxa, editor of Urbania. Two years later, he joined the advertising agencies BBDO, BleuBlancRouge, then Commun, an agency specialising in digital marketing.
With his experience in creation, he co-founded the digital design studio Folkore in 2012. Since then, he has collaborated with some of the greatest Montreal cultural institutions, including the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Elektra Festival, the International Digital Arts Biennal of Montreal, the National Film Board of Canada, Urbania and the CBC.
His multidisciplinary approach earned him several awards and recognitions: he won ten Boomerang grand prizes, three Grafika grand prizes, one Lux grand prize and one Créa grand prize. He also contributes as an illustrator for several print magazines, such as Infopresse, Urbania and L’actualité.