Luc Bernard

Biography

A Canadian artist now residing in Los Angeles and Palm Springs, Luc Bernard first established himself in the Canadian art scene as an encaustic painter. The lush and textured landscapes he created always wanted to push towards abstraction, which became more and more apparant over the years. For the last eight years, Luc's paintings have explored color and texture in oils and sumi ink. His paintings bring simplicity in context, richness in color and contrast. like his landscapes, there is an ephemeral moment captured, on the cusp of the next observation, simplified in abstraction.

Education: Royal Military College of Kingston, Commerce Degree Ontario College of Art and Design – Sculpting and Encaustic    Solo Exhibitions: 2009 ESCC Parker Studios, Vancouver 2007 Engine Gallery, Toronto 2005 Engine Gallery, Toronto    Dual Exhibitions: 2009 Elliott Louis Gallery, Vancouver 2008 Wallace Gallery, Calgary    Group Exhibitions: 2011 Palm Springs Art Museum Wallace Gallery, Calgary Agnes Bugera Gallery, Edmonton 2009 Wallace Gallery, Calgary 2008 Atelier Gallery, Vancouver Wallace Gallery, Calgary View Art Gallery, Victoria 2007 Atelier Gallery, Vancouver Agnes Bugera Gallery, Edmonton Wallace Gallery, Calgary 2006 Engine Gallery, Toronto 2004 Engine Gallery, Toronto    Award: Federation of Canadian Artists Grand Prize Award    Publications: Vancouver Magazine 2009 the price of fame; up-and-comers Style At Home  June 2008 Vancouver Magazine 2008 artists that should be on you radar Art Avenue November 2007 front cover illustration    Fairs: Toronto International Art Fair 2007    Collections:    Corporate: The Comweb Group, Toronto Entertainment Partners, Vancouver First Energy, Calgary Entertainment Partners, Los Angeles    Private Collections: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Copenhagen, Paris, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Palm Springs,  and Portland.

Exhibitions
March - May 2016
Heather James Fine Art - Palm Desert
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