November 21 - December 20, 2015IN MONTREAL — 6345, boul. Saint-Laurent H2S 3C3
Lacerte art contemporain (Montreal) is proud to present Francine Simonin’s recent works. The event highlights more than a dozen creations on paper by the artist.
Born in 1936 in Lausanne, Switzerland, Francine Simonin has lived and worked in Montreal since 1968. Over the last forty years, she has presented more than two hundred individual exhibitions, mainly in Switzerland and Canada but also in France, the United States And in Spain. During her prestigious career, she has won numerous awards and distinctions, including the Prix de la première Biennale suisse engraving in Geneva (1968), the Prix Loto-Québec in Montréal (1981), the Prix Irène Reymond (1986), the Prize of the print at the Biennale of drawing, printmaking and paper in Alma (1993), as well as the first prize of the 16th International of the miniature print Of Cadaques in Spain (1996). In October 2004, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and the Fondation Monique and Robert Parizeau presented him with an award recognizing his exceptional contribution to the history of printmaking in Quebec. The works of Francine Simonin are to be found in the collections of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, the National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec, the Geneva Museum, the National Library of Canada (Ottawa), the Council of Europe Art Bank Arts of Canada (Ottawa) as well as several private collections around the world.
Francine Simonin — Learn more about the artist