Hommage to Leonard Cohen

Nineteen artists all working their Saint-Henri studios at Complexe du Canal Lachine got together to organize an exhibition honouring Leonard Cohen in November 2017.

leonard cohen, invitation, vernissage, michele atkinson

It gave the opportunity to revisit the poet’s work from a personal angle. I presented the painting The Birds They Sang at the Break of Day inspired from Cohen’s song Anthem. Working in this manner opened to me a new avenue of creation.


Another painting inspired from the song Anthem, Start Again I Heard Them Say…