Chris Lloyd graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1999. Between 2001-2003 he was director of the Khyber Centre for the Arts in Halifax, NS. Since 2001 he has been writing (almost) daily email to the Prime Minister of Canada while trying to become the official PM portrait painter. He has had solo exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (2003), the Art Gallery of Calgary (2005) and Le Lieu (2015), and as well participates in many group exhibitions across the country. In 2003 he participated in the 21st Symposium d’art contemporain de Baie-St-Paul, and in 2005 the TRAFIC: Inter / nationale d’art actuel en Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Manif d’art 3: cynismes? the Biennale of Québec. In 2005 he moved to Saint John, NB to create and manage a new artist-run centre for contemporary art, Third Space. In 2006 he participated in Transmission, an exhibition at Villa Arson, Nice, featuring work from the collection of the CNEAI, as well as AWOL, an exhibition at Current Space in Baltimore, MD. In 2007 he joined the editorial committee for decentre: concerning artist-run culture, a book project sponsored by YYZ, and moved back to Montréal to pursue freelance curating and other projects. In 2009 he was included in the conceptual art survey show Time as Activity curated by Marie-Josée Jean from VOX. From 2008-15 he was Chief Technician at DHC-ART. In 2012 he began a multi-year performance art project called Everyday Goalie. In 2015 he ran as an Independent candidate in the 42nd General Election but lost badly to Justin Trudeau. He still writes the Prime Minister, almost daily.