Yvan LaFontaine Born on November 8, 1943, in Sherbrooke, Canada. Lives and works in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Printmaker, painter, computer graphics artist. A graduate of the École des beaux-arts de Montréal, Yvan LaFontaine also holds a Master’s degree in Fine Arts from UQAM, where he majored in creation. He also furthered his training in lithography at the Centre de gravure contemporain in Geneva. Award • 2010 purchase price: 17th Biennial North American, Purdue University West LaFayette, IN, USA. • 2008 Read more... International Saint Denys Garneau 2008 to award the book artist IMMERSION • 2007 award of the 5th Biennial of Evora., Portugal. Brief summary • Work shop at the print department, University of Chiapas, Tuxla Gutiérrez, Mexique. • Lecture and work shop at the print department, University of Véracruz, Xalapa, Mexique • Lecture and work shop on prints, Art school, Altos de Chavon, République Dominicaine • Guest to lecture at the Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, U.S.A.
Skills: digital image woodcut