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Claude Simard

Claude Simard

Canadian artist
Claude Simard
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Canadian artist
Was Painter Artist Installation artist Photographer Sculptor Performing artist
From Canada
Type Arts Creativity
Gender male
Birth 1956, Larouche, Canada
Death 2014, New York City, United States of America (aged 58 years)
Residence New York City, United States of America
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Marseilles, 2009

Claude Alphonse Simard (July 9, 1943 – September 15, 2014) was a Canadian painter born in Quebec City.

Simard's works depicted garden scenes, landscapes, still lifes and the human figure in a bright and boldly colored manner.

Biography

  • Graduated Ontario College of Art and Design 1966
  • Apprenticeship British Motor Corporation, England, 1965
  • Elected Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, 1981
  • Founding member of Quebec Graphic Designers Society and author of Society's Code of Ethics
  • Head of Design (Image and Store Design) La Maison Simons stores 1966-1973
  • President Communikart Design Group 1973-1984
  • Professor, University of Laval, 1984–2001

Portfolio

  • Paintings on permanent exhibition in galleries across Canada.
  • Over 60 silk screen prints editioned since 1975
  • Card editions by Unicef, Hallmark, L'Imagerie, and Cartes Pôle Nord.
  • Seven postage stamps for Canada Post.
  • Major mural commissions for Parks Canada, Esso, City of Sainte-Foy
  • Artist Garden (Jardin Bon Accueil) subject of several major articles and TV shows

Exhibits

35 solo exhibits since 1974, of which:

  • Paris Show at L'Orangerie de Bagatelle 1991
  • Montreal, Galerie Walter Klinkhoff, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2011
  • Calgary, Masters Gallery, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2011, 2013
  • Toronto, Roberts Gallery, 1998, 2014
  • Québec City, Galerie Perreault, 2011

Publications

  • « Claude A. Simard » written by André Juneau, Presses de L'U.L., 1991, 103p.
  • « Jardins Passions » written by Claude A. Simard, 1999, 111p.
  • « Inspiration » written by Claude A. Simard, 2011, 127p.
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