Curriculum Vitae

Member of the artist-run centre “Le Centre d’artistes Voix Visuelle” and of CARFAC Ontario.


2011      Project grant for mid-career artist, Ontario Arts Council

Exhibition assistance grant , Ontario Arts Council


2011      Reflections/transmissions, le Centre d’artistes Voix Visuelle, Ottawa, ON

2005      Sibylline Visions,  Galerie Bernard, Montreal, ON

2004     Mathematical Meditations, Atelier Circulaire, Montreal, QC

2001     Messages, Atelier Circulaire, Montreal, QC

1999     Magnifications and other views, Atelier Circulaire, Montreal, QC



2011      The eye’s subconscious via digital pinhole photography, Voix Visuelle, Ottawa,ON


2010      5th International Digital Miniprint Exhibition, Voix Visuelle, Ottawa, ON

Sparkling Flashes, Gal. Marianne van Silfhout, St. Lawrence College, Brockville, ON

2009      4th International Digital Miniprint Exhibition, Voix Visuelle, Ottawa, ON

Circles and other Figures, Agora du Cegep du Vieux-Montreal, Montreal, QC

Paper Chase, Apertura Gallery/Lennox Contemporary, Toronto, ON

Correspond’art, Zocalo, Longueuil QC

2009 International Juried Print Exhibition, Ottawa School of Art Orleans, Orleans, ON

Exchange 6, PrintZero Studios, Seattle, WA; Mouse Print Gallery, Montreal, QC; and other venues.

2008      Ils ont cartographié l’Amérique, Grande Bibliothèque, Montreal, QC

La Première et la Dernière, Maison de Culture Frontenac, Montreal, QC

2006      Circulaire Exhibition, Mont-Saint-Hilaire Museum, Mont-Saint-Hilaire QC

2005     Atelier Circulaire celebrates two decades, National Library of Quebec, Montreal, QC

42nd Thomas More Institute exhibition, Loto-Quebec Gallery, Montreal, QC

2004     6th Art and Paper Biennial, Jean-Claude-Bergeron Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON

Impressions Circulaires, Engramme, Quebec, QC

2003     Exposer dans l’île — Jeunes estampes au Québec, travelling exhibition organized by the Quebec print federation; 6 venues in 2002-4, including the Stewart Hall Art Gallery and the Marie-Uguay, Dorval and Plateau Mont Royal cultural centers.

Les Femmeuses 2003, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Longueuil, QC

2002     Les Femmeuses 2002, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Longueuil, QC

2001     The Loto-Quebec Collection, Montreal Book Show, Ed. 2001, Montreal, QC

Exhibition-contest 2001, St-Hubert Visual Arts Center, St-Hubert, QC

Quebecois Prints of the year 2000, Nat. Library of Quebec, Montreal, QC

Six, Expression — St. Hyacinthe exhibition center, St-Hyacinthe, QC

Bonjour Hedwidge, Galerie sous le passe-partout, Montreal, QC

Les Femmeuses 2001, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Longueuil, QC

Recent acquisitions, Loto-Quebec, Montreal, QC

“Asia-Montreal” Exhibition, Creativity Center of the Halls of Gesù, Montreal, QC

2000     Perspectives 2000 Art Show and Sale, Living Arts Centre, Mississuaga, ON

Miniare — International Biennial of Miniature Prints of Montreal, Conseil Québécois de l’estampe, Montreal, QC

Panorama ’99, Nat. Library of Quebec, Montreal, QC

1st Biennial International Miniature Prints Exhibition, Dundurave Print Workshop, Vancouver, BC

Perspective 5: International Miniature Art Biennial, Salle Augustin-Chénier, Ville-Marie, QC

1999     Impressions Multiples – Atelier Circulaire, Outremont Art Gallery, Outremont, QC

12th Annual Juried Miniature Exhibition, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, ON

19th Miniprint International Show, Cadaqués, Taller Galeria Fort, travelling exhibition in Spain, France and England


1997-98 Comprehensive Art Program, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, School of Fine Arts, Montreal QC

1995-97 Full-time study of drawing and painting, AR.CO, Lisbon, Portugal

1982-87 Doctorate in physics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA


2010   Featured artist of the Spring 2010 issue of  Cahoots magazine

2008   Featured artist of the Winter 2008-9 issue of the Maple Tree Literary Supplement

La cartographie au service de l’art, E. Lassonde, à rayons ouverts,
Chroniques de Bibliothèque et Archives Nationales du Québec, p. 29.

2004   Weekly Arts Wrap (Canada Now), G. Royer, CBC News, 8 oct, 2004.

2002  Place à l’estampe originale!, A. Corbeïj, Le journal de Chambly, p. 29.

2001  SIX, estampes et monotypes tout l’été à Expression, D. Bégin, Le Courrier ( St-Hyacinthe), p. B-8.

2000   Works chosen to be given at prizes at the following events:

Prix Arts-Affaires of Montreal
Gala of the ADMA of Quebec

1998   Display at SBC focuses on recycling, H. Solomon, The Canadian Jewish News, p.37.

They waste not at Espace Trois, B. Mendelman, The Suburban (Montreal) p. B-2.

1985-99 35 professional articles in the field of high-energy particle physics, including:
Paula J. Franzini, BBbar Mixing: A Review of Recent Progress, Phys.Rept.173:1,1989.

Works reproduced in the catalogs of:

Fourth and Fifth International Digital Miniprint Exhibition (Voix Visuelle)
2009 International Juried Print Exhibition (Ottawa School of Art)
Les Femmeuses 2003 (Pratt & Whitney)
Les Femmeuses 2002 (Pratt & Whitney)
Les Femmeuses 2001 (Pratt & Whitney)
Perspectives 2000 Art Show and Sale (Pratt & Whitney)
Miniare — International biennial of miniature prints of Montreal
6th Art and Paper Biennial (Jean-Claude-Bergeron Gallery)
4th Art and Paper Biennial (Jean-Claude-Bergeron Gallery)
19th Miniprint International Show, Cadaqués


Loto-Quebec, Montreal, Quebec
Ernst & Young, Toronto, Ontario
Banque de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
Quebec National Library, Montreal, Quebec
Mercadex International Inc., Montreal, Quebec
Alcan, Montreal, Quebec
J. C. Gauthier and associates, Ottawa, Ontario
Avmor, Montreal, Quebec
C.I.B.C., Toronto, Ontario
Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto, Ontario
Ogilvy Renault, Montreal, Quebec
Shire BioChem, Inc., Laval, Quebec

as well as important private collections.


Propos D’Art, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Atelier Circulaire Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Tracey Capes Fine Art, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


2010-2013  Member of Board of Directors; Vice president (and temporarily interim president) — Voix Visuelle, Ottawa

2005                Teacher of occasional workshops in using computers for artists — Atelier Circulaire, Montreal

2000                Teacher of occasional workshops in printmaking — Atelier Circulaire

1999-2000       Member of Board of Directors and of Executive Council; Treasurer — Atelier Circulaire

1987-1995      Postdoctoral researcher in high-energy particle physics in laboratories such as CERN (Geneva, Switzerland) and LBL (Berkeley, California)


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