Technique: oil, acrylic, mixed media, lithography


Benoît Simard was born in Lac St-Jean in 1942, Quebec.

He studied psychology at Laval University from 1965 and continued at the University of Sherbrooke where he obtained his master's degree in 1973. He has been a member of the Professional Corporation of Psychologists of Quebec since 1973. He taught psychology until 1980. From this date, he devoted himself exclusively to painting.

Self-taught in art, he participates in more than 30 group exhibitions in Quebec, France, Italy, New York and Calgary. He also holds more than thirty solo exhibitions.


  • National Library of Quebec, Montreal
  • National Library of Canada, Ottawa
  • Office of the Prime Minister of France
  • Imperial Tabacco
  • Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec
  • Vatican Museum, Rome


  • Medal from the City of Saint-Paul de Vence (France), in the composition category, during the International Grand Prix for Painting and Sculpture (1974)
  • Family merit, painting category, Quebec 1987