Claude A. Simard

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Marseilles, 2009
Pavots en Toscane (2007)
Belle de Provence (2007)
Anticipated Spring (2006)
Icy Day (2007)

Claude Alphonse Simard (July 9, 1943 – September 15, 2014) was a Canadian painter born in Quebec City.[1]

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

Biography[edit]

Portfolio[edit]

  • Paintings on permanent exhibition in galleries across Canada.
  • Over 60 silk screen prints editioned since 1975
  • Card editions by Unicef, Hallmark, L’Imagerie,[3] and Cartes Pôle Nord.
  • Seven postage stamps for Canada Post.[4]
  • 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[edit]

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[edit]

  • « 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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