Claude A. Simard

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Marseilles, 2009

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passing of Claude A. Simard / Avis de décès de Claude A. Simard". ocadualumni.ca.
  2. ^ "Members since 1880". Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-12-03. Retrieved 2007-11-13.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://data4.collectionscanada.ca/netacgi/nph-brs?s1=&s2=&s3=41&l=20&Sect4=AND&Sect1=IMAGE&Sect2=THESOFF&Sect5=BIPHPFR&Sect6=HITOFF&d=BIPH&p=1&u=http://www.collectionscanada.ca/02/02012302_e.html&r=1&f=G/

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