ABOUT

My name is Lionel May and I'm an entrepreneur and visual artist based in Montreal, Canada. 

As an entrepreneur I invested in, and am a director of and VP/general manager of the chain of chocolate restaurants Juliette & Chocolat, based in Montreal. For Juliette & Chocolat, I share my time between operations and business development, and I do the graphic design, packaging, branding, photography and physical store design. 

I also do freelance work and personal projects in illustration and concept design, photography, graphic novels and film.
 
I can be reached here: lionelmay@gmail.com

Thanks for looking! 
 
 
 
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