Sunday, November 18, 2012

Jacques Boissinot

“Harmonie d’automne” © Jacques Boissinot

Name: Jacques Boissinot
Bio: Jacques Boissinot was born in Quebec in 1957 and lives in Gatineau, the fourth largest city in Quebec province. It is located on the northern banks of the Ottawa River, immediately across from Ottawa, and together they form Canada's National Capital Region.
Boissinot studied drawing at Ottawa School of Art and at Hull, followed by a course in Visual Arts at UQO (Université du Québec en Outaouais). Boissinot describes himself as an Outaouais artist, Outaouais comprising part of the National Capital Region, where a large proportion of the population is bilingual. He certainly has painted many landscapes of the region in diverse media.  He has been painting for 35 years, inspired by nature and loving to paint in plein air; has been exhibiting since 1988 and having solo shows since 2001.
Medium: Pastel; oil; acrylic.
Subjects: Landscape
Style: Impressionist
Navigation: Website is in French. Menu at side except when you go into a gallery, from which it is impossible to escape! Just go into the address bar and wipe out the text that follows after the .com bit to retrun to the home page.
Gallery: Pastels; Huile/Acrylique (Oils/Acrylics); Aquarelles (Watercolours); Contemporain (Contemporary).
Image View: The thumbnails at the bottom of the gallery page enlarge in a viewer on the page and the enlargements may be scrolled by clicking on each one or on the direcitonal arrows on top of viewer. Information is provided on title, and dimension. Download is allowed. Harmonie d’automne is 8 x 10 ins, 970 x 768, 214 KB.
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