Technique: Oil


Pierre Garon was born in 1911 in Matane in the province of Quebec.

Drawing since his early childhood, Pierre Garon began painting around 1955, with a group of recognized Quebec painters such as René Richard, Léo Ayotte, Arthur Genest, Stanley Cosgrove, as well as Albert Rousseau, with whom he painted for 10 years. Pierre Garon exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Fine Arts in New York in 1979, and at the Galerie Mouffe in Paris and St-Moritz in 1976.

Media coverage

  • Magazin'Art, biennial directory of Canadian artists in Galleries, 2000-2001 and earlier
  • Charlesbourg Artistic Society, monthly, 09-1987, 05-1995
  • Magazin'Art, winter 1997-1998 edition, article p.33


  • National Bank
  • Desjardins credit unions
  • The Canadian Union
  • Laurentian Insurance Company
  • KVS consultants, Quebec


  • A plaque is given annually, in his memory, to a personality from Charlesbourg.
  • As a sign of recognition for his great contribution to the artistic community of Quebec, one of the cultural buildings of the historic Trait-Carré now bears his name.