CONCURRENT: PAUL BELIVEAU & JEAN-PIERRE MORIN
Jean-Pierre Morin is an artist who lives and works in Quebec. Born in Saint-Anselme de Dorchester in 1951, he spent three years at L’Ecole de sculpture de Saint-Jean-Port-Joli before obtaining a BFA at L’Université Laval with a sculpture option offered through Concordia. Morin teaches art in universities and cegeps and has mounted many exhibitions in North America and Europe. His work is part of a diverse selection of private and public collections in Canada. Morin has realized over 30 public art works and in February of 2008 he received the Prix de la Fondation Monique et Robert Parizeau for his realization of the work Trombe which is permanently installed at the main entrance of the Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Quebec.
Born in 1954, Paul Béliveau attained his Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts from Laval University in 1977. Recognized for his expertise in drawing, engraving and painting he has since then had more than a hundred solo exhibitions across Canada, the United States and Europe. The recipient of numerous prizes in visual arts and of multiple grants from the Canada Council as well as the Ministère des Affaires Culturelles du Québec has taken part in several commitees and juries as specialist in the visual arts. Recent Exhibitions include shows at Winsor Gallery in Vancouver, Arden Gallery in Boston, Stricoff Fine Art in New York and Plus One Gallery in London.