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Biography

1959:
Born on November, 2 in Thetford Mines (Quebec), Canada.

1970:
Receives his first painting-box.

1971:
Wins the first price at the regional painting contest of Thetford Mines.

1972-76:
Secondary schooling at the Séminaire des Pères Maristes in Sillery.

1975:
Devotes more of his time to painting.

1976-77:
Last year of secondary schooling at the Campus Notre-Dame de Foy in St-Augustin.

1978-79:
Painting work-shops with the artist Albert Rousseau.

1977-79:
Collegiate studies in sciences at the Collège de la Région de l'Amiante in Thetford Mines.

1979-83:
Degree in architecture at Laval University, Quebec.

1980:
Weds Line Thivierge.

1981:
Four months in Mexico with his wife at the School of Architecture of Guanajuato (inter-universities exchange-program). Paints the magnificent sceneries of the city.

Francois un bel été 1983:
Vibrationism is officially created.


1983-89:
Works as an architect.


1985:
Birth of a first daughter, Anne-Marie.
Becomes a member of the Ordre des architectes du Québec.


1987:
Birth and death of a second son, Francis.

1989:
Becomes a professional artist.
His wife quits her job and devotes herself to promoting his paintings.

1990:
Visits Paris' museums and art galleries.

1993:
Several sojourns in the United-States.
Second visit to Paris.

1996:
Birth of a third son, Jérôme.

1997:
Visit U.S.A.'s west coast galleries.
Creation of his Vibrationism official world page on the internet.