François Beaudry
François Beaudry

Citizenship : Canadian

Lives and works in Montréal, QC, Canada.




Art : Self-taught with the exception of 2 workshops in 1982 and 1983 under the

direction of Albert Handell in Woodstock, New York.


Other : Engineering degree, École Polytechnique de l’université de Montréal, 1969.

Diploma in Management, McGill University, 1978.




1983 : Left the Engineering profession to become a painter.


1984 à 1994 : Participated in several group and individual exhibitions, among them:

-Four participation in the annual group exhibition of the "Pastel Society of America" held at

the "National Art Club" in New York. During these four years, because I won three prizes

with portraits, the PSA awarded me the title of “Master Pastellist.”

-Three solo exhibitions at the Dominion Gallery in Montréal.


From 1994: Undertook research in aesthetics, not as a science of beauty, but as a science of shapes.

The process leading to this research can be viewed by clicking here.