Born 1965, Matane, Québec
Lives and works in Montreal, Québec
In 1995, Jean-Pierre Gauthier obtained a master's degree in visual art from the Universite du Quebec a Montreal, his work has been presented in solo exhibitions at the Knoxville Museum of art, in Tennessy, at Jack Shainman Gallery in New York, NY, 2003, at Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, PQ, 2002, he has participated in a number of group exhibitions: Artifice in Montreal, PQ, 1998; Of Fire and Passion, 1997 and Head over Heels - A Work of impertinence, 1999 at the Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal; the Montreal Biennale, 2000; Le ludique at the Musee du Quebec, 2001; Mercancias at Espacio C in Camargo, Spain 2001, House boat in Hull 2002.
Gauthier has also had one-person at the Montreal artists' centres Skol (1995) (1997) and B-312 (2000); the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, ON (2001); Angelica Festival in Bologna, Italy (2001); the Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC (2001) and Echotriste at the Museum of fine art in Montreal . Gauthier is also known for numerous collaborative efforts in the "new music" scene in Montreal and in Italy. Since 2001, he played in solo with his invented instruments in four different music events.
Jean-Pierre Gauthier is represented by Jack Shaiman Gallery, New York, NY.
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2004 submission for the Sobey Art Award: STARS – Cross country skiing , 2004. Dimensions variable. Collection of the artist, Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY.
2002 submission for the Sobey Art Award: Ressortir (2001-2003)
Photo by Jean-Pierre Gauthier