Marc-André J Fortier

Marc-André J Fortier

BIOGRAPHY

COLLECTIONS


Kevlar Group Inc., Montreal, Que., Canada.
The Canadiana Fund Collection, Official Residences of Canada, Ont., Canada.
Club de Hockey Canadiens Inc., Montreal, Que., Canada.
Cosette Communication Marketing, Montreal, Que., Canada.
The Bata Museum Foundation, Toronto, Ont., Canada.
Museum J. Armand Bombardier, Montreal, Que., Canada.
City of Laval, Laval, Que., Canada.
City of Terrebonne, Terrebonne, Que., Canada.
Claridge Collection, C.Bronfman, Montreal, Que., Canada.
Cromwell Management, Montreal, Que., Canada.
Bélanger, Sauvé, Lawyers, Montreal, Que., Canada.
Royal Canadian Mint Collection, Ottawa, Ont., Canada.
Bombardier Aeronautics, Montreal, Que., Canada.
Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, B.C., Canada.
Browns Shoes, Montreal, Que.,Canada.
John Fluevog, Calgary, Seatle, NY, USA, Canada.


SELF TAUGHT TECHNIQUE


1990-91 - A.V.D.L.-Visual Arts Workshop (Les Ateliers Arts Visuel de Lanaudiére),
Joliette, Que. Canada - silkscreen printing and etching.
1987-91 - Les Ateliers Graff de Montréal, Montreal - silkscreen printing.
1985-87 - Malaspina Studios, Vancouver - silkscreen printing.



EXPOSITIONS


2013 - Group - John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ont., Canada.
2012 - Solo - Fondation J. Armand Bombardier, Valcourt Que., Canada.
2010 - Group - Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto, Ont., Canada.
2009 - Group - Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto, Ont., Canada.
2009 - Group - Galerie Denison, Toronto, Ont., Canada
2007 -Group- Gallery Harwood, Hudson, Que., Canada.
2007-Group - Toronto Art Expo, Toronto, Ont., Canada.
2005 to 2007 - Group Studio 261, Montreal,Que., Canada.
2004 -Solo-Berensen Gallery, Montreal,Que., Canada.
2003 -Group- Berensen Gallery, Montreal,Que., Canada.
2003 - Group-SOFA Show, New York, N.Y., USA.
1999 -Solo - Galerie Saint- Dizier, Montreal,Que., Canada.
1999- Group - Galerie Clarence Gagnon, Montreal,Que., Canada.
1998 - Group - Bata Museum, Toronto, Ont., Canada.
1996 to 1999- Group- Galerie Saint- Dizier, Montreal,Que., Canada.
1997 - Group - Indigo Gallery, Boca Raton, Fl., USA.
1994 to 1996 - Group - Galerie Clarence Gagnon, Outremont, Que., Canada.
1994 - Solo - Galerie d'art d'Outremont, Outremont, Que., Canada.
1993- Group - Biennale de Paris, Grand Palais des Champs Élysées Paris, France.
1993 - Group - Galerie Kastel, Westmount, Que., Canada. (Canadian Selection for National Society of Fine Arts in France).
1992 to 1993 - Group- Louise Smith Gallery, Toronto, Ont., Canada.
1992 - Group - Franklin Silverstone Gallery, Montreal, Que., Canada.
1992 - Solo - Maison des Arts de Laval, Laval, Que., Canada.
1990 to 1996 - Solo-Galerie d'Art Manseau, Joliette, Que., Canada.
1994 - Group - Musée Marc- Aurèle Fortin, Montreal, Que., Canada.
1996 - Group - Musée Régional de Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Vaudreuil, Que.,Canada.
1990 - Solo - Galerie de l'Ile-des-Moulins, Terrebonne, Quw., Canada.
1989 to 1990 - Group - Galerie Dominion- Fondation, Montreal, Que., Canada.
1989 - Solo - Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, B.C., Canada.
1989 - Group - Vancouver Arts Counsel, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
1987 - Solo - Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C., Canada.
1987- Group - ASI Gallery -Artists International Society, San Francisco, CA, US.
1987 - Solo - Franco Columbien Arts Center, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
1987 - Solo - Vancouver East Cultural Center Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
1986 - Group- B.C. Festival of the Arts, Prince Georges, B.C., Canada.
1986 - Group - Grandville Island Graphics, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.



OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2013 Conception & realization of 2 exterior sculptures in bronze, each measuring 10 feet high, for the 500 Place d’Armes in Old Montreal, Qc, Cnd.
2013 Conception & realization of a exterior fountain sculpture in bronze measuring 12 feet high Quartier DIX30, Brossard, Qc, Cnd.
2012 Conception & realization of a 7 feet high sculpture in bronze for the Kevlar Group Inc. Montreal, Qc, Cnd.
2008 Centennial Plaza 1909-2009, Montreal Canadiens Hockey Club, conception & realization of 4 Sculptures in Bronze, each 7 feet high, Downtown Montreal, Qc, Cnd.
1988 Painting conception & realization of a mural, 40 feet long by 8 feet high. Commercial Center, Burrard & 1st Ave.Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
1986 Public Art Project in collaboration with artists: P. Amiot, B.Laurent, R. Alton Ceramic mural, B.C. Pavillion, Vancouver Expo 1986, Vancouver B.C., Canada.
1986 Public Art Project in collaboration with artists: P. Amiot, B.Laurent, R. Alton Ceramic mural, Canada Pavillion, Vancouver Expo 1986, Vancouver B.C., Canada.
1986 Silkscreen printing contract with M. Bigniew Kupczynski, Vancouver, B.C., Canada


PRIZES - GRANTS - DISTINCTIONS


1999 1st prize at the Toronto International Car Show Art Exibition , AJAC.
1993 Bronze Palm Medaillon at the Biennale de Paris, Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées, Paris, France, February, 1993.
1992 Grant from the Ministry of Cultural Affairs of Quebec, type B, Quebec, Canada.
1986 Selected artist by ASI (Artist Society International) as the most prominent artists in North America - 300 selected out of 15,000 registrations. San Francisco, CA., USA.
1986 Selected artist by the Community Arts Council of Vancouver, B.C. Arts Festival, in Prince Georges.


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


2013 MSN, August 21st, Radio Canada.ca
2013 La Presse, August 21st, Montreal
2013 Canadian Press, August 21st
2013 La Presse Affaires, April 30th
2013 La Presse, June 22nd, Marie-Eve Fournier
2009 L’Actualité, March 1st, Pierre Cayouette
2009 Montreal Gazette, March 24th, Terry Scott
2009 La Presse, January 7th, Sur les traces du Canadien de Montréal
2008 La Presse, December 7th, Mario Roy
2008 Journal de Montréal, December 5th, Jonathan Bernier
2008 Le Guide, December 17th, Alain Bérubé


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


2008 La Presse, December 5th, Éric Clément
2008 The Gazette, December 5th, Stubbs
2008 The Gazette, December 5th, Red Fisher
2004 CUL DE SAC 24X30, #5 April-June 2004, Milan, Italy
2004 Arts And Opinion, Marissa Consigliery de Chackal B.A., M.A., Vol.3#4 Aug. www.artsandopinion.com
1999 "La Mise en Scène du Quotidien: de Réalisime à la Satire Sociale" Marie-Andrée Brière B.A.,M.A.,Ph.D.
1999 "La Chaussure: un symbole", Marie-Andrée Brière B.A.,M.A.,Ph.D.
1999 Catalogue Marc A.J. Fortier, publication Cosette Communications, Mtl. introduction by Paul M. Marchand.
1999 "La Force des Contraires" Robert Bernier, Spring 1999.
1999 "Rubrique Arts et Spectacles" La Presse, Montreal, Que., Canada.
1999 Norm Mort, The Gazette, 24 February, 1999.
1996 La Collectionneur, Bronze, May 1996.
1995 "At home In Canada" painting, Nicole Eaton & Hilary Weston, Toronto, Ont. Canada.
1995 "Marc-Andre Fortier: Les Précieux Ridicules", Jean-Francois Bélisle, L' Express d'Outemont, 24 February, 1995, Outremont, Que.,Canada.
1994 "Fortier ou la Peinture Décodée; à Découvrir", Paul Gladu, Magazine D'Art, Summer 1994, Montreal, Que., Canada.
1994 "Marc- Andre Fortier; le Destin d'un Artiste", Emmanuel Claudais, VideoPresse, October, 1994, Montreal, Que., Canada.
1994 Readers Digest, French and English Publications, back cover (painting).
1991 Editions Galerie de l'Imagerie Ltée., greeting cards, Quebec, Que., Canada.
1990 "A la Découverte de Marc A.J. Fortier", Monique Muzzarelli, Le Trait d'Union, 16 September, 1990, Mascouche, Que., Canada.
1990 "Fortier: un Artist Exceptionnel", G.B., La Revue, Terrebonne, Que., Canada. Richmond Review, 15 March,1989, Richmond, B.C., Canada.
1989 "Marc A.J. Fortier: Richmond Art Galery", Alanna Mathews, Le Soleil de Columbie, 17 March, 1989, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
1989 "Artist In a Square '89", Exposition Catelogue, Robson Square Media Center, January, 1989, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
1987 "Artists Society International: Art Achievement Awards", Catelogue, Feb-Mar 1987, SanFrancisco, Ca., USA.
1987 " Some Steam Behind the Polish", Mia Stainsby, The Vancouver Sun, April, 1987, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
1987 "Une Toile, Une Idée: Marc A.J. Fortier", C.H.B. Le Soleil Columbie, 27 February, 1987, Vancouver, B.C., Canada




TELEVISION INTERVIEW


RADIO-CANADA, CTV, December 2008, Montreal, Que., Canada.
CBC-CTV, Newswatch, December 1994, Montreal, Que., Canada.
RADIO CANADA, CBC RADIO, Radar, December 1994, Interview with Winston Mcquade, Montreal, Que., Canada.
CF CABLE VISION, Art et Culture et Cie,December 1st,1994, Interview with Anne-Marie Losique, Montreal, Que., Canada.
TELÉ-OUTREMONT, week of 19th to 24 December , 1994 Outremont, Que., Canada.
CFCF 12, Pulse News, interview with Caroline Van Vlaardigen, March 1992, Laval, Que.,Canada.
CTL-TV, Joiliette Community Television, May 1991, 30 minute interview Joliette, Que.,Canada.
SAINT GABRIEL DE BRANDON COMMUNITY TELEVISION, May 1991, 15 minute interview, Joliette, Que., Canada.
ROGERS CABLE 10 TV Channel 4, March 1989, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
CBC-TV January 1989, interview with Joyce Janvier, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
ROGERS CABLE 10 TV, Channel 4, April 1987, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
RADIO CANADA, CBC RADIO November 1988, interview with Sylvia L'Ecuyer, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
RADIO CANADA, CBC RADIO, March 1987, Vancouver, B.C., Canada


 

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