Canadian Grand Master, painter, caricaturist and illustrator, André L' Archevêque was born in Montreal in 1923 (death in 2015). He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Montreal, at the Montreal Graphic Guild, University Sir George Williams and Famous Artists School in New York. Research internships in France allow him to study the technique of drypoint to Lacourière Frélaut workshop of Paris.
"In the Quebec world of figurative painting, André L'Archevêque had, during the 1980s, the effect of an artistic bombshell. The galleries that represent him failed to meet demand as collectors looking for one of his rare paintings were numerous. "
"In the world of landscape art, André L' Archevêque marks the paintings from Quebec of the 1970s and 1980s. His art was undergoing incredible enthusiasm. So it was very difficult to get hold of one of his works. Today, if the demand is not the same, L'Archevêque is nevertheless an original landscape painter in a segment of pictorial expression that offers little new approaches. His always smooth touch dresses the look of a simple pleasure but how significant. We could not assert that this painter left an indelible mark on our history of art, but some of his works still provide great pleasure to the eye. A creator whose work can still surprise in the future ... "
Quebec artist painter, works of André L'Archevêque are found in countless private and corporate collections in Canada, the United States, Great Britain, Switzerland and France.