Claude A Simard AOCA, RCA

Claude A Simard, born in Quebec City 1943
Graduated Ontario College of Art (Design) 1966
Apprenticeship British Motor Corporation, England, 1965
Elected Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, 1981
Founding member of Quebec Graphic Designers Society
and author of Society’s Code of Ethics
Head of Design (Image and Store Design) Simons stores 1966-1973
President Communikart Design Group 1973-1984
Professor Laval University, 1984-2001

Paintings on permanent exhibition in galleries across Canada.

35 solos since 1974
Paris Show at L’Orangerie de Bagatelle 1991

Recent Shows:

  • Montreal, Galerie Walter Klinkhoff, 2001, 02, 05, 09, 11
  • Calgary, Masters Gallery, 2000, 2004, 2011, 2013
  • Toronto, Roberts Gallery, 1998, 2014
  • Quebec, Galerie Perreault, 2011

Over 50 silk screen prints edited since 1975
Card editions by Unicef, Hallmark, L’Imagerie et Cartes Pôle nord
Seven postage stamps for Canada Post
Major mural commissions for Parks Canada, Esso, City of Sainte-Foy

Artist Garden (Jardin Bon Accueil) subject of several major articles and TV shows

Publications :
« Claude A Simard » by André Juneau, Presses UL, 1991, 103p.
« Painting and Planting the Garden » by Claude A Simard, 1999, 111p.
« Inspiration » by Claude A Simard, 2011 128p.