Carl Bouchard

Carl Bouchard completed a Bachelor in visual arts at UQAC in 1990. Since then, he has been working in Chicoutimi, first at the studio l’Oreille Coupée (1989-1997), and now at the Ateliers d’Artistes TOUTTOUT, where he was a founding member. He is also a founding member and president of the artist-run centre Le LOBE (1993), and since 2008 has been working as an art specialist for the application of policies pertaining to the integration of art into architecture and the environment. Bouchard has presented 12 solo exhibitions and 55 group exhibitions in Quebec, Ontario, France and Austria. His artworks belong to numerous private and institutional collections in Quebec. His work has been supported by the Québec government's Ministère des affaires culturelles, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and the Canada Council for the Arts. The publication Par défaut / By Default presents a portrait of his production from 2004 to 2008. Since 1998, Bouchard has also been developing a parallel interdisciplinary practice in collaboration with the artist Martin Dufrasne.

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