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Dark Side / Bright Side——Guy Langevin Prints Exhibition
Published:2014-09-03    

 

Exhibition period:

12th Sep,  2014--5th Nov, 2014

Opening Ceremony:

16:00pm, Friday,  12th September, 2014

Exhibition place:

East Area Exhibition Hall,

Guanlan Original Printmaking Base.

 

Guy Langevin

    Born in Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada in 1954. Guy graduated from Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières in 1977.  He served as Chairman of Quebec Printmaker’s association in 1984-85 and Chairman of the board, Atelier Presse Papier in 1986-87.  He is one of the founders of Biennale internationale d’estampe contemporaine de Trois-Rivières.

    Mainly known for his work in mezzotint, he gives masterclasses in many countries (Canada, France, Belgium, Luxemburg, China, USA). In 2006, the 7th Bharat Bhavan International Biennial allows its Grand Prize to one of his works. In 2009, he wins the Guanlan International Award, and an honorific mention at the First Fushun Biennial, both in China. In 2013, 3 International awards are allowed to his work. The International Mezzotint Festival, in Yekaterinburg (Russia), gives the Prize for breaking boundaries of the technique. The 7th Ural Triennial gives its First Prize to his work and the Iosif Iser Biennial (Romania) allows him the Prize of the City of Ploiesti. In 2014, he wins the "Graver Maintenant" Award, in Paris (France) and the First Prize for traditional printmaking at the Kazanlak Miniprint Biennial, in Bulgaria. His works are in the collections of many Museums throughout the world.

    Guy Langevin have made more than 60 solo exhibitions in Quebec, Canada, U.S.A., France, Belgium, Portugal and Germany. He has participated to more than 300 group exhibitions, throughout the world, including approximately 100 international biennials or juried exhibitions.