Mylène Boisvert was born in Drummondville, Quebec in 1971. She lives and works in Montreal where she completed training in Visual Arts at Concordia University and in Textile Design at the Centre design et impression textile (CDIT). She has several years of experience as a textile designer for the knitting industry and as a teacher at the CDIT. Her works were shown in several solo and group exhibitions in Quebec, Ontario, Buenos Aires, Paris and Tournai. A two-time bursary recipient from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, she was also awarded numerous prizes and she earned an honourable mention at Fibreworks 2014, a biennial Canadian fibre work juried exhibition.