Canadian Sculptures' Society

Marc Andr� Jacques Fortier

Artist Statement

Art is the Butterfly of our own Caterpillar.


Brief Biography

Born in Montréal 1961

Education
1995-96 Casting techniques, Pierre-Yves Angers, Montréal
1990-91 Les Ateliers Arts Visuel de Lanaudiére, Joliette QC
1987-91 Les Ateliers Graff de Montréal
1985-87 Malaspina Studios, Vancouver BC

Selected Exhibitions
Solo
2004 Berensen Gallery, Montréal QC
1999 Galerie Saint-Dizier, Montréal, QC
1994 Galerie d'art d'Outremont, QC

Group
2009 New Members 2009, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto
2007 Gallery Harwood, Hudson, QC
2005-07 Studio 261, Montréal, QC
2003 Berensen Gallery, Montréal, QC
2003 SOFA Show, New York, USA

Commissions
1999-09 4 (7ft) sculptures, bronze, Montréal Canadiens Hockey Club, Centennial Plaza, QC
1988 Mural (40'x 8'), Commercial Centre, Vancouver BC
1986 Ceramic mural, BC Pavilion, Vancouver EXPO, BC (collaborated art project)
1987 Ceramic mural, Canada Pavilion, Vancouver EXPO, BC (collaborated art project)

Awards / Grants
1999 1st Prize, Toronto International Car Show Art Exhibition
1993 Bronze Palm Medallion, Biennale de Paris
1992 Grant du Ministère des Affaires Culturelles de QC, Grant type B

Collections
The Canadiana Fund Collection, Official Residences of Canada, ON
Cosette Communication Marketing, Montréal, QC
The Bata Museum Foundation, Toronto ON
Museum J. Armand Bombardier, Montréal
City of Laval, Laval, QC
Royal Canadian Mint Collection, Ottawa ON

Fortier has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Canada, USA, and Europe since 1986, garnering many awards. His work is also included in many private and corporate collections in Europe, Australia, Hong Kong, and USA. Currently he lives and works in Knowlton QC.

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Media: bronze

SSC Member Since: 2009