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Montpetit Richard

Richard Montpetit (1950-)

Born in 1950 in Montreal, Montpetit was introduced to art at a young age by his father the artist Rolland Montpetit. He traveled often in Europe and in the Caribbean to paint, his main subjects are street scenes and landscapes that he paints in an impressionistic style always with great attention to light giving his street scenes composition a contemporary urban feel.


He participated to many group and solo exhibitions including Roberts Gallery, Feature in Sketches 2013, Roberts Gallery, Artist Choice 1989-Present, Galerie Walter Klinkhoff, Montreal, 1988 – 2011, Galerie d'Art Vincent, Ottawa 1988, Marc Aurele Fortin Museum - retrospective show 1987, Galerie Bigue Osler, Toronto 1984, Galerie Alexandre, Montreal 1984, Galerie Michel Bigue, Montreal 1982,84, Galerie Colbert, Montreal 1980,81

His work can be found in many public and corporate collections: Confederation Life Insurance Co, Nova Corporation, City of Sherbrooke, Power Corporation, Nortel networks, PAL Insurance Company, IBM Canada, Bombardier, CIBC, Domtar, Bank of Montreal, Videotron, Provigo and others.