© Bhat Boy,Rockcliffe in Winter.
Visit the artist's website: www.bhatboy.com
Carl Brunet was born in Plantagenet, Ontario, in 1985, to a mother of Brayon origins and a Franco-Ontarian father.
He grew up in the small village of Treadwell, Ontario, and went to secondary school at the Séminaire du Sacré-Cœur in Pointe-au-Chêne, Quebec.
He then went on to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies in translation and interpretation at the University of Ottawa. In May 2006, he received his Bachelor of Arts, Honours Translation, magna cum laude.
He has worked in the Government of Canada within language services and translation teams for the following departments:
> Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
> Department of National Defence
> Translation Bureau (Department of Public Works and Government Services)–Foreign Affairs and International Trade Service Point
> Department of Transport (Civil Aviation Secretariat)
In 2010 and 2011, he lived in London, England, where he was the Transaltion Administrator (French) at the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds), an intergovernmental oganization operating under the United Nations common system.
After returning to Ottawa, he founded Brunet Translations in late 2011.
He is married to successful painter, Bhat Boy. They live in Ottawa’s Glebe neighbourhood.