Biography

About the artist 

 

Born in Saguenay (Québec Canada) Jocelyne Bouchard has been working as an illustrator for more than twenty five years.
As an artist with multiple talents she draws and plays with the colors as a second nature.
From her roots , she kept the taste for nature and animals , all her inspiration came from there to communicate in her paintings the beauty of urban wildlife landscapes.

 
Graduated in Graphic Desing of Laval University (Québec) and in Visual Arts of Jonquiere’s CEGEP,she as worked as an illustrator since 1986 for many editors and advertising agencies in the province of Quebec, in Ontario and in United States .

 

                                  She has produced many individual exhibitions:

                                 "One Eye on Cartier Street" (Quebec city) 1988

     " City's Scenes" (1990)  and "Illustrations Resume" (1998) at "Café les Entretiens" in Montreal.

 

In December 2003 , she observed an American Kestrel in a Montreal's lane .Since that moment , it became 

source of inspiration  and she wanted to know more about this wonderfull urban wildlife.
 

 

                                Exhibition's history as "Urban Wildlife Painter"

 

 

                                        Avril 2005 : " Wildlife in the city"

                      " Maison de la culture de Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie"

 

              December 2005- January 2006 : "Wildlife and nature... in the city"

                           " Maison du bon temps de Rivière-des-Prairies"

 

                      June 2007 : Launching of the book:"Montréal, la nature en ville" 

                                       Edited by Michel Quintin Editor

                                     "Maison Smith" on the  Mount Royal

       

                                     April-May  2008 "Birds of city"

                                         Montreal's " Biodôme" 


                           December 2009 : "Small sizes Small Papers"

                             "Bistro des Moulins" in the " Parc de la Visitation"

 

                                January 2010: "Urban Wildlife at the hotel "

                                             Hotel Delta  Montreal

 

                   June 2013 : "Royal's Wildlife painting with texture"

                                       "Maison Smith" on the Mount Royal

 

Illustrations

Copyrights Jocelyne Bouchard