Luc Fortier    
Artiste-Peintre
Painter-Artist

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Biography


Luc Fortier painter artist was born in Montreal in 1956. He currently lives and works in Montreal. He is an autodidact Artist. His work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions in Canada in particular in Lachine at the Cultural Complex Guy Descary, At the Vincent D’Indy School and at the “Salon d’automne” at the Saint Hilaire Fine Art Museum. His work has also been presented abroad in 2016 at the “Musée des Cordeliers” in St Jean Angély (France) and in La Galeria dela Pigna (Palazzo Maffei Marescotti) in Rome Italy. 


In 2016 he has been awarded the 2nd Grand Prize in the "Figurative Frontier" Category at the 32nd Gala International des Arts held in Montreal, a Gold Medal in the 'Figurative Reality" Category at the CAPSQ 44th Internatioal Exhibition in Rome (Italy)and a Silver Medal in the Portrait Catégory at the CAPSQ 43rd International Exhibition at St Jean Angély (France). In 2015 he was awarded three (3) prizes, the 2nd Grand Prize in the Portrait Category at the CAPSQ 31rst International Gala Exhibition in Montreal (Canada), a Gold Medal in the Figurative Boundary Category at the CAPSQ 41rst International Exhibition in Bruges (Belgium) and the First Honorable Mention at the ‘Salon d’automne “ Exhibition at the St Hilaire Fine Art Museum (Canada).


Awards and mentions:


  • Juror's Choice Award at Selections 2017 by AOE Art Council, Ottawa, September 2017.
  • Gold Medal in the Figurative frontier Category at the 45 th CAPSQ International Exhibition at the Alexandre  Dumas Multimedia Center in Villers Cotterêts, France, June 2017
  • 2nd Grand Prize in the "Figurative Frontier" Category at the 32nd juried exhibition "Gala International des Arts   Visuels Son et Lumière" (CAPSQ), Montreal, October 2016
  • Gold Medal in the Figurative Category at the 44 th International Exhibition by CAPSQ in Rome, Italy, October 2016
  • Silver Medal in the Portrait Category at the 43rd International Exhibition by CAPSQ in St Jean Angély, France, March 2016
  • First Honorable Mention at the juried Exhibition titled "150 variations on the Liberty Theme" at the St Hilaire Fine Art Museum September 2015
  • Gold Medal in the Figurative frontier Category at the 42nd International Exhibition organized by CAPSQ in Bruges  Belgium June 2015
  • 2nd Grand Prize in the portraits category at the 31rst annual juried exhibition « Gala international des Arts Visuels   Son et Lumière » CAPSQ Montreal, April 2015


Recent exhibitions:


  • Festival des Arts de Valleyfield, Valleyfield, August 2017
  • Symposium "Les couleurs du Manoir", Montebello, July 2017
  • 46th International Exhibition CAPSQ, BEFFROI, Bruges, Belgium, 2017
  • 45th International Exhibition CAPSQ, Alesandre Dumas Multimedia Center, Villers Cotterêts, France, June 2017
  • DADA Exhibition, Maison des Arts St Faustin,  April 2017
  • Collective Exhibit 5 th edition à la Maison des Arts St Faustin, March 2017
  • Art  Accessible à la Maison des Arts St Faustin, Novembre 2016
  • 32 nd Annual Exhibit "La diversité dans l'art" CAPSQ, Montreal, October 2016
  • 44 th International Exhibition CAPSQ, Palazzo Maffei Manescotti Vatical, Rome, Italy, October 2016
  • Weekend des Arts, Port Daniel, September 2016
  • Rendez-vous des arts de Papineauville, Papineauville, August 2016
  • Festival en Art de Valleyfield, Valleyfield August 2016
  • Juried Exhibit, Maison de la Culture et des Arts, St Faustin, August 2016 
  • International juried Exhibition (CAPSQ), St Jean Angély, France, March 2016
  • Exhibition at McClure Gallery, "Square Affair", Montreal, November 2015
  • B.A.A. (Beaconsfield Art Association) Centennial Hall Gallery Beaconsfield, November  2015
  • Juried Exhibition, "150 Variations on the Liberty Theme, St Hilaire Fine Art Museum, September- October 2015
  • International juried Exhibition (CAPSQ), National Military Museum, Bucharest, Romania, September 2015
  • Festival en Art de Valleyfield, Valleyfield August 2015
  • Gatineau en Arts, Buckingham, July 2015
  • International juried Exhibition (CAPSQ), Beffroi Museum, Bruges, Belgium, June 2015
  • 31rst "Concours-Gala International des Arts Visuels" (CAPSQ), Montréal April 2015 
  • Exhibition "Par 4 Chemins ", City of Montreal Project, Lachine, Jan-Feb 2015
  • B.A.A. (Beaconsfield Art Association) Centennial Hall Gallery Beaconsfield, November  2014 
  • 2015 Collection, Stewart Hall Gallery, Pointe Claire October 2014 
  • Retro 30 Exhibition, Beaconsfield Library, Beaconsfield, Sep 2014
  • Symposium Plaines Couleurs, Québec, August 2014
  • Benefit Auction, Librarie Monet Montreal, Mai 2014
  • Art Rush B.A.A, Centenial Hall Gallery, Beaconsfield April 2014
  • 2014 Collection, Stewart Hall Gallery, Pointe Claire October 2013
  • Art Expo, B.A.A. (Beaconsfield Art Association) Centennial Hall Gallery Beaconsfield, October 2013
  • Galerie Sinfonia di Colori, Ste Anne de Bellevue, June – September 2013
  • Art Rush, B.A.A. (Beaconsfield Art Association) Centennial Hall Gallery Beaconsfield April 2013 
  • Visual Art Exhibition, Hungarian Cultural Center, Ottawa, April 2013 
  • Exposition «148 en Folies », Galerie 71, Fassett, May 2013
  • Galerie Sinfonia di Colori, Ste Anne de Bellevue, November-February 2013 
  • Solo exhibition « Incursions Abstraites »,Librairie Monet Montreal, October November 2012
  • B.A.A. (Beaconsfield Art Association) Centennial Hall Gallery Beaconsfield October 2012
  • Galerie Sinfonia di Colori, Pierrefonds June-September 2012
  • Art Rush, B.A.A. (Beaconsfield Art Association) Centennial Hall Gallery Beaconsfield April 2012


Membership:


  • B.A.A. (Beaconsfield Art Association) 
  • Quebec Painters and Sculptors Circle 
  • AOE Arts Council, Ottawa 
  • Member of Mont St Hilaire Fine art Museam 
  • Member of CAVMA
  • Member and Administrator of the Maison des Arts et de la Culture de St Faustin