PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

I have observed trees for more than 20 years as a conceptual landscape designer, leading me to develop this technique of reproducing trees with copper wire

2006 Displayed in art galleries in Toronto, Montreal, the US and Niagara

Winner of the people’s choice award at the One of a Kind Spring Show held in Toronto.

2005 Winner of the judges second prize at the One of a Kind Christmas Show held in Toronto

Displayed in art galleries in Knowlton and Quebec City, Quebec. Completion of a large-scale work, shown to the public in Quebec from August 4-8, at the Parc de la Francophonie.

2004 Exhibitions in Toronto, Montreal and Quebec, exports to the United States.

Interviewed on the program “La Belle Vie”, of Radio-Canada.

2003 Completion of my first large-scale work, an apple tree 3 metres high and 3 metres wide, ordered by Dominique Valade and installed at Domaine Fraser, Rivière-du-Loup.

Invited by the Centre des arts contemporains du Québec de Montréeal to participate with renowned artists at the Festival d’art contemporain des Laurentides.

Interviewed on the Radio-Canada program “Les Saisons de Claudine”.

2002 Winner second prize at the “Musée juste pour rire et Port des Arts”.

Participant in the contest of excellence Matière à Vision V du C.M.C.C.

Subsidized by Sodec for the start-up of an art studio.

Articles in La Presse (“Mon Toit” section Saturday May 18 2002 ) and in Le Journal de Montréal ( February 16 2002 ).

Invited to an exposition in Trois-Rivières with well-known artists Jean Trépanier, Patrice Wolput, Pierre Leduc and others.

Shown with Signature in Toronto and “One of a Kind” in Montreal, and in Toronto Spring 2003.

2001 Invited to the art symposium in Dudswell.

Donation of an art work to the “La Société d’Alzheimer de Sherbrooke”, repeated in 2002 and 2003.

Became a professional member of the Conseil des métiers d’art du Québec, the Corporation des métiers d’art de l’Estrie Sherbrooke and the Association des artisans de chez nous de St-Hyacinthe.

2000 Full-time artist (L’homme qui fait des arbres).
1997 Completion of my first work of art.