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, in Montreal at the Brancusi Cultural Center and at the Saint-Hilaire Fine Art Museum. His work has also been presented abroad in 2017 at the Alexandre Dumas Multimedia Center in Villers Cotterêts (France) and at the BEFFROI in Bruges (Belgium). In 2016 his work was presented at the Pigna Gallery in Rome (Italy) and at the “Musée des Cordeliers” in St Jean Angély (France).


In 2017 he received the Juror’s Choice Award at the Selection 2017 Juried Exhibition organized by AOE Art Council in Ottawa (Canada) and a Gold Medal in the Figurative Frontier category at the 45th Juried International Exhibition at Alexandre Dumas Multimedia Center  in Villers Cotterêts (France) In 2016 he has been awarded three (3) prizes; the second Grand Prize in the Figurative Frontier category at the 32nd International Gala Juried Exhibition Montreal,, a Gold Medal in the “Figurative Reality” Category at the 44th International Juried Exhibition at the Pigna Gallery in Rome (Italy) and a Silver Medal in the Portrait Category at the CAPSQ 43rd International Juried Exhibition at St Jean Angély (France).


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:


  • 3Juried Exhibition "150 variations on the Metamorphose Theme", St Hilaire Fine Art Museum, October 2017
  • 3rd Annual Exhibition "la diversité dans l'art" CAPSQ, Montreal, October 2017
  • Juried Exhibition "Rencontre des Arts" St Jean sur le Richelieu, October 2017
  • Juried Exhibition "Selections 2017" organized by AOE Art Council, Ottawa, September 2017
  • Juried Exhibition, "150 Variations on the Metamorphoses Theme, St Hilaire Fine Art Museum, September 2017
  • 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
  • Juried Exhibition "150 variations on the Water theme", St Hilaire Fine Art Museum, October 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, 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