Jean-Pierre Leger has more than 40 years of experience in creating large sized institutional or residential projects as well as restoring.
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.
Casino du Lac Leamy
Mance-Decary Chapel (CHSLD)
Sefina Hotel (Las Vegas)
Lots of residential projects in the Montreal and Quebec 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.
From 2014 to now Member of Corporation des métiers d’art en Charlevoix
From 1985 to 2022 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
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.
Courses for the BA in Mediatic and Visual Arts
Université du Québec à Montréal
From 1989 to 1992 Certificate in Translation, Université de Montréal
Different courses in art history, architecture, computer science 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
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