Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Amandine



10" x 10"
huile sur toile/ Oil on canvas.

"Portrait de J.L"


10" x 12"
Fusain/charcoal.

Friday, November 24, 2006

Autoportrait au foulard/ Self-portrait with scarf



Huile sur toile/ Oil on canvas
16" X 20"

Finaliste de la Société du Portrait du Canada 2006 /
Finalist 2006 Portrait Society Of Canada.

Thursday, September 28, 2006

Étude/Study

Etude d'après modèle vivant, pose d'une heure/ Study from life, one hour pose.
Fusain,sanguine, et rehauts de blanc/ Charcoal, red and white chalk. Posted by Picasa

Friday, June 16, 2006

" Chaussettes"



TROMPE L'OEIL.

Huile sur panneaux de bois chantournés + vraie corde à linge / Oil on wood pannels + real clothes line.

Approx. pointure 12 / Approx size 12.


I.m happy to announce that this painting was finalist in the Still Life category, The Artist’s Magazine 25th Annual competition. Juror: Daniel E. Greene.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

List of Awards - Liste des prix et reconnaissances

Awards:
 -2012: Award of Exceptional Merit, and Best Portfolio Award, Portrait Society of America's International competition.
     -2012: Public’s choice Award, Kingston Prize, Drummondville
    -2011: People’s choice Award, Portrait Society of Canada, Toronto, ON.
    -2011: Finalist in the People & Figure competition, International Artist Magazine.
    -2011, Honorable mention, Members only competition, Portrait Society of America.
    -2011: 2 paintings finalists The Artist’s Magazine 27th Annual competition.
    -2011: Second Place in the figurative category, Honorable mention in the still life category, + 5 works finalists, Art Renewal Center 20010/2011 ARC Salon.
    -2011: Certificate of Excellence, Portrait Society of America's International competition.
    -2010: First Place, "Outside the Box" category, Portrait Society of America's members only competition.
   -2010: Best of Show: Raymar Art December competition finalist.
   -2010: Best of Show, "Inspiring Figures" Butler Institute of American Art.
   -2010: William Bouguereau Best of Show Award, and Purchase Award,  Art Renewal Center 2009/2010 ARC Salon
   -2010: First place Drawing category, and Purchase Award, Art Renewal Center 2009/2010 ARC Salon
   -2010: Top 100 finalist Art Renewal Center 2009/2010 ARC Salon
   -2010: Honorable mention, and Jury’s top 50, Greenhouse Gallery’s 2010 Salon International
   -2010: People's choice, Kingston Prize, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB.
   -2010: People's choice, Kingston Prize, Waddington Auction House, Toronto, ON.
   -2009: First prize, Future vision category, Masterpiece Elite Salon Contest.
   -2009: December Finalist Raymar Fine Art Competition.
   -2009: November Finalist Raymar Fine Art Competition.
   -2009: Invited as Judge , Pastel Society of Eastern Canada.
   -2009: People's choice, Kingston Prize, Wolfville, Acadia University Gallery.
   -2009: People's choice, Kingston Prize, Kingston, Grand Theatre.
   -2009: First place, Pratique des Arts Magazine.
   -2009 : finalist Portrait and Figure category, The Artist’s Magazine 26th Annual competition.
   -2009: Jury’s top 50, Greenhouse Gallery’s 2009 Salon International.
  -2009: Honorable Mention + 4 works Top 100 Finalists Art Renewal Center 2008/2009 ARC Salon
  -2009: Fine Art Connoisseur Best of Show Publisher Award, in the IGOR juried exhibition.
  -2009: Grand Prize in the Portrait and Figures competition, Canadian Brushstroke Magazine
  -2008: Second place, International Competition, Portrait Society of Canada, Toronto.
  -2008: Finalist in the People & Figure competition, International Artist Magazine.
  -2008: « Somme » is chosen to be published in the North Light Books publication : Strokes Of Genius 2 .
  -2008: Finalist in the Canadian Brushstroke Magazine « All about light » competition.
  -2008: Finalist in the Still Life category, The Artist’s Magazine 25th Annual competition.
  -2008: Selected in the Cecilia Beaux Forum ( PSA) mentoring program .
  -2008: Conference scholarship award, Portrait Society of America.
  -2008: First prize, People and Life category, Masterpiece Elite Salon Contest.
  -2008: Invited into the International Guild Of Realism.
  -2008: Finalist in the Art Renewal Centers International 2007 ARC Salon.
  -2007: Invited as honorary member in the Gallery of Drawing Masters, Drawing Society of Canada.
  -2007: Finalist in the People & Figure competition, International Artist Magazine.
  -2007: Grand Prize, Junction Art Festival, Toronto.
  -2007: Finalist Portrait and Figure category, The Artist’s Magazine 24th Annual      competition .
  -2007: Two trompe-l’oeil finalists, still life category, The Artist’s Magazine 24th Annual competition.
  -2007: Finalist Kingston Prize, Canadian Portrait Competition.
  -2007: First Prize, dry media category, Richeson Portrait and Figure Competition. Juror: Everett Raymond Kinstler.
  -2006: Honorable mention, International Competition, Portrait Society of Canada, Toronto.


 Group exhibitions:

     -2012 :Scottsdsale Salon of Fine Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
     -2012: Cube Contemporary Art Projects, Bowden, Australia.
     -2012: “More than real” curated by Jim Thalassoudis, Peter Walker Fine Arts, Adelaide, Australia.
     -2012 : Kingston Prize, Galerie d’Art Desjardins, Drummondville, Qc.
     -2011: « Holiday small work show », Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
     -2011: « Drawing show » Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
     -2011: « Traditional Impressions », Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
     -2011 : Kingston Prize, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON
    -2011 : Kingston Prize, Firehall Theatre, Gananoque, ON
     -2010: « Holiday small work show », Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
     -2010: "Algo más que realismo... IV" ( organized by Galeria Artelibre) Zaragoza, Spain.
    -2010: « Drawing show » Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
    -2010: “Inspiring Figures”, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio.
    -2010: Salon International, Greenhouse gallery, San Antonio, TX.
    -2010: Kingston Prize, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB.
    -2010: Kingston Prize, Waddington Auction House, Toronto, ON.
    -2010; « Canadian Olympic Athletes: a dialogue in Art » Portrait Society of Canada,      John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto,  ON
   -2010 : Kingston Prize, Art Gallery of Calgary, AB
   -2010 :  International Guild of Realism: Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition hosted by J.    Willott Gallery, Palm Desert CA.
   -2009: Kingston Prize, Wolfville, Acadia University Gallery, NS
   -2009 : Kingston Prize, Kingston, Grand Theatre, ON
   -2009: « Les Pastellistes » ( Invited judge) Maison Ogilvy, Tudor Hall, Montréal Qc
   -2009: « Algo mas que realismo…III »  Zaragoza, Spain.
   -2009:  Salon International, Greenhouse gallery, San Antonio, TX.
   -2009: Inaugural Salon, Classical Realism Canada, Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto.
  - 2009: BohemiArte gallery, Montreal, Qc.
   -2009: « The Canadian Portrait, today and tomorrow » John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto,   ON.
   -2009: International Guild of Realism: Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition hosted by the Weatherburn Gallery. (Naples, Florida)
   -2008: « The Miracle of the Portrait » Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto, ON.
   -2008: « A Portrait: The Face we present to the world » John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto,   ON.
   -2007-2008: BohemiArte gallery, Montreal, Qc.
   -2007: "Capturing the Human Spirit" , juried show, Varley Art Gallery, Markham, ON.
   -2007: 111th Annual Open Juried Show, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY.
   -2007: Academy of Realist Art, Junction Art Festival, Toronto, ON.
   -2007: 40th National Open Juried Show, Society of Canadian Artists, Ogilvy, Montreal, Qc.
   -2007: Richeson Gallery, Kimberly, WI
   -2006: « The Miracle of the Portrait » Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON.


Bibliography:
-2012: “More than real” exhibition catalogue
-2012: International Artist Magazine, issue # 82: one page featured finalist
-2011: « Traditional Impressions », Exhibition catalogue,   Legacy Gallery
-2011: « Strokes of Genius 3 – The best of drawings» North light books publication. One drawing featured.
-2011 : « Artelibre : Arte y libertad VI »
-2011: Art Renewal Center Salon catalogue.
-2011: International Artist Magazine, issue # 76: 2 pages interview.
-2011 : Kingston Prize, exhibition catalogue.
-2010: « Drawing show » Exhibition catalogue, Legacy Gallery.
-2010: “Inspiring Figures” Exhibition catalogue, Butler Institute of American Art
-2010: “The Art of the Portrait” (Portrait Society of America) : cover.
-2010: Art Renewal Center Salon catalogue.( 2 works on the cover)
-2010 : « Artelibre : Arte y libertad V »
-2010: National Post (Canada): one painting
-2010: The Art of the Portrait (PSA): members news
-2009 : « Artelibre : Arte y libertad IV »
-2009 : Kingston Prize, exhibition catalogue.
-2009: Pratique des Arts Magazine (France) : 2 paintings.
-2009: Art Renewal Center Salon catalogue.
-2009 : Fine Art Connoisseur, May/June issue: Featured Best of Show.
-2009 : Fine Art Connoisseur, March/April issue: One painting featured.
-2009: Herald of Aragon (Spain) : one drawing.
-2009: International Artist Magazine, issue # 66: Author of an 8 pages article about portraits in charcoal and sanguine.
-2009: « Strokes of Genius 2 – The best of drawings» North light books publication. One drawing featured.
-2009: Canadian Brushstroke Magazine: featured Grand prize.
-2008: The Art of the Portrait (PSA): members page.
-2008: International Artist Magazine issue #41: full page featured finalist.
-2008: Canadian Brushstroke Magazine: featured finalist.
-2008: International Artist Magazine #64: featured finalist.
-2008: Art Renewal Center Salon catalogue.
-2007: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, exhibition catalogue.
-2007: International Artist Magazine # 58: featured finalist.
-2007: Richeson75, portrait and Figure International, exhibition catalogue.

Saturday, February 18, 2006