Experience

Jean-Pierre Leger has more than 30 years of experience in creating large sized institutional or residential projects as well as restoring(See resume).

REALIZATIONS

RESTORATION

St-Jean Baptiste Church (Dome)
Loyola College Chapel
Dorsei-Emet Congretation Synagogue
Archives Nationales du Quebec
Restoration of hundreds of residential panels in Westmount, Outremont, Plateau Mont-Royal, Villeray etc.

CREATIONS

Casino du Lac Leamy
Mance-Decary Chapel (CHSLD)
St-Mary’s Chapel
Portobello Chapel
Sefina Hotel (Las Vegas)
St-Jean-Vianey Church
Hundreds of residential projects in the Montreal area.

ART INTEGRATION TO ARCHITECTURE

Realization of many projects in the “Integration des arts a l’architecture: (1% Quebec’s program) in collaboration with different artists in public buildings.

RÉSUMÉ

MEMBERSHIP

From 1985 to  ----  Member of Conseil des métiers d’art du Québec (CMAQ)
From 2000 to 2002 Board member of CMAQ
From 1997 to 2000 Board member of Artists in Stained Glass
From 1994 to 2000 President of the 'Association des artistes verriers du Québec and editor of the Bulletin

WORK EXPERIENCE

From 2000 to 2007 General manager and studio manager
Classical Art Glass, Montreal

Responsible of overseeing the operations, making sure internal procedures were followed. Managing the staff. Responsible of customer service and sales. Managing courses and studio work.

Design, fabrication and restoration of stained glass panels in collaboration with architects and designers.

Realization of projects in art integration to architecture.

From 1992 to 2000 Glass Artist (self employed)
and 1982 to 1986
Design, fabrication and restoration of stained glass panels in residences, commercial and public buildings.

Realization of projects in Art integration to architecture with different artists.

Customer service; participation to many exhibits; administrative work, purchases, sales, accounting, supervision of apprentices and trainees.

Use of different art glass techniques such as glass painting, slumping, fusing and pâte de verre.

1982 until today Teacher

Teaching of stained glass techniques in private studios, at the Visual Art Center and the City of Montreal.

SCOLARSHIP

Actually BA in Mediatic and Visual Arts
Université du Québec à Montréal

From 1989 to 1992 Certificate in Translation, Université de Montréal

Different courses in history of art, architecture, computer and mathematics at UDM and UQAM.

From 1982 to today Attended many workshops taught by Masters and foreign artists in glass painting, pâte de verre, fusing, slumping, laminating, moulding, flameworking, etc.

From 1981 to 1982 Industrial training at L'Atelier du vitrail, Montreal, Quebec

EXHIBITIONS

Fall 2006 Collective exhibit Re-crafting Tradition, Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec, Montreal, Quebec

Fall 1999 Exhibit Verre 2000, Maison de la Culture Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montreal, Quebec

Spring 1996 Participation to the Biennale canadienne du verre, Bonsecours Market, Montreal, Quebec

From 1984 to 1986 Salon des métiers d’art du Québec, Place Bonaventure,
and 1995 to 1998 Montreal, Quebec

Spring 1995 Participation to «Quebec Art Glass», Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario

Spring 1994 Annual exhibit of the 'Association des artistes verriers du Québec, Pierrefonds, Quebec

Spring 1985 Group exhibit, Montreal's Botanical Garden, Montreal, Quebec

PUBLICATION

LÉGER, Jean-Pierre. «An Installation by Michèle Lapointe»
The Stained Glass Quarterly, Numéro 92, p. 122-125.