Work & Bio

Claude A. Simard

Born in Quebec City, July 9, 1943
 / Died in September 15, 2014

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In Memory of Claude A. Simard (1943-2014)


Studied at

Ontario College of Art 1962-66
trips abroad: Birmingham, England 1965
Switzerland & France 1969
Denmark & Germany 1971
Italy, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2007

Professional Activities

Head of Design (Image and Store Design) Simons stores 1966-1973
President Communikart Design Group 1973-1984
Professor Laval University, 1984-2001, Communication & Design Program


Imperial Oil Limited, Montreal
Canada Post Corporation - 1983 & 1987 & 1997 stamps (seven in total)
Card editions by Unicef, Hallmark, L’Imagerie et Cartes Pôle nord
Major mural commissions for Parks Canada, Esso, City of Sainte-Foy

Member of

Royal Canadian Academy
CARFAC (Canadian Artist Representation)
New York Society of Illustrators
Quebec Graphic Designers Society

Solo Exhibitions

25 solo shows since 1974
Quebec Artists (Group), Roberts Gallery, 2008
Coast to Coast (Group), Celebration of Canadian landscape painting, Roberts Gallery, 2008
Masters Gallery, Calgary, 1992,95,97,2000, 2004
Walter Klinkhoff Gallery, Montreal 1986,88,93,97,2001,2003,2005,2011
Artists Choice, Roberts Gallery, Toronto, 1997-2012
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, 1996,98,2000
Cercle de la Garnison, Quebec, 1997
Galerie Michel Guimont, 1995
Michel-Guimont Gallery, Quebec City, 1995
West End Gallery, Edmonton, 1994
Retrospective (1983-91) at Villa Bagatelle, Quebec 1991
Chateau Bagatelle, Paris, France 1991
Hollander York Gallery, Toronto 1987,89
Vincent Gallery, Ottawa 1982,87
Lacerte-Guimont Gallery, Quebec 1985
Folie des Arts Studio, Montreal 1980
Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Quebec City 1979
Clarence Gagnon Gallery, Montreal, 1978
Zanettin Gallery, Quebec City 1974,76
Quebec Museum, Quebec City 1975


ABN Bank of Canada
Argus Corporation
Banque Nationale de Paris
Bombardier Inc.
Canada Steamship Lines
City of Quebec
Consolidated Bathurst
Confederation des Caisses Desjardins
Esso Resources Canada Ltd.
Gulf Canada Resources Ltd.
Investors Group
La Laurentienne
Musee National des Postes
Peerless Carpet Corp.
Readers Digest of Canada
Roche Ltd.
Royal Bank of Canada
S.N.C. Inc.
Téléglobe Canada
Du Pont Canada Inc.
Ken Thomson Corporation
Glaxo Wellcome Canada Inc.
Pal Insurance Company

Represented at

Roberts Gallery Ltd.
Galerie Walter Klinkhoff
Hollander York Gallery
West End Gallery
Borduas, marchand d'art
Galerie d'art Diane Lefrançois
Fawcett-Langdon Gallery