|Frère Jérôme Paradis|
Born inCharlesbourg, Quebec, 1902 – 1994
Frère Jérôme devoted his life (from the age of twelve) to the Brothers of St. Croix. He was a teacher at Notre Dame, Montreal (1928-35). He begain painting with an ever growing knowledge and interest in art.
He studied plastic arts at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Montreal (1935-39). Later, he spent 6 years in a retreat in the Laurentians before returning to Notre Dame in 1958. In 1959, he started a workshop with a dozen serious art students and after 1964 he took on only a few students. Some of his students became prominent painters; such as, Jean-Paul Mousseau and Claude Vermette. His own painting was influenced by his personal friend, Paul Emile Borduas.
His non-figurative works were created using a trowel and knife to apply his media; these works have been described as imposing and powerful. He exhibited in group and solo exhibitions from 1939 to 1989. His paintings are in many private collections.
|Frere Jerome Paradis, an abstract artist, was born in Charlesbourg, Quebec.|
|La Parete Gallery Fine Art Gallery - Toronto - Canada
La Parete Gallery is recognized for its selection of Fine Art: Canadian Art - Native Art - Inuit Art - First Nations Art - International Art
|Artists: Antonio, Ann Beam, Carl Beam, Molly Lamb Bobak, David Bolduc, Miller Brittain, Christopher Broadhurst,
Israel Broytman, A.J. Casson, Antonio Cardarelli, J. Cardinal-Schubert, Konrad Cramer, Pal Fried, Richard Gorman, Giovanni Guarlotti,
Tom Hodgson, Gershon Iskowitz, Jean-Paul Jérôme, Lee L'Clerc, Maud Lewis, Kenneth Lochhead, Alexandra Luke
René Marcil, Norval Morrisseau, Louis Muhlstock, Louis de Niverville,
William Ogilvie, Frère Jérôme Paradis, William Ronald, Rolph Scarlett, Gerald Scott, Michael J. Seward, Arthur Shilling,
Roland Strasser, Peter Taçon, Harold Town, Jesus Carlos de Vilallonga, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Ruben Zellermayer