Suzanne Bergeron

Suzanne Bergeron was born June 23, 1930 in Causapscal, Gaspé, Québec. Suzanne was an abstract painter with a prolific arts education. She studied painting at l’École des Beaux-Arts, graduating in 1953 with honours, and studied at the Louvre in Paris, France (1957-1958). She exhibited one of her paintings, “Arrière Port,” at the 2nd Biennal Exhibition of Canadian Art in 1957. Amongst her notable achievements, Suzanne received a bursary from the Canadian government for her work, won second prize at the Concours Artistiques de la Province de Québec; and won the Prix de la Ville de Paris. Suzanne was an official member of the Quebec Modern Group of Artists.

She has held solo exhibitions in the Agnes Left Gallery in Montréal, and the Roberts Gallery. Her group exhibitions include: the École de Paris, 3rd and 5th Biennial Exhibition of Canadian Painting - National Art Gallery of Canada, the New Delhi International, India; the International Guggenheim Exhibition; and at the Biennial Musco de Arte Moderna in São Paulo.

Suzanne Bergeron’s work can be found in many permanent collections in Canadian museums and galleries, such as: the Art Gallery of Ontario, Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, the National Gallery, and the Québec Provincial Museum.

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