Pierre J. Nadeau

Summarized Biography

Self-taught Canadian painter from Quebec, born in 1951.  At the age of sixteen, he held his first solo exhibition, with great success, at the Laurier Museum of Arthabaska. In an art gallery since 1986, he's had multiple solo and group exhibitions.  The 2006 to 2014, he held the prestigious position of conservateur of the Sobey's art collection in Nova Scotia, one of the two Canadian private collection among the most important.  Pierre J. Nadeau's art are internationally recognized and are to be found in numerous private and corporate collections

Artist statement

Pierre J. Nadeau has painted for more than fifty years. His oils in fauve colors and the contrasting forms he presents to you, deliver the wild beauty of rich and intact nature. Strongly inspired by the world of the "Group of Seven" and by Tom Thompson, his varied interpretations of nature come from of his deeply personal involvement with it. He is constantly fascinated by the luminosity and the shadows of the landscapes, which he transposes on canvas with rigor and assurance.

The subjects he chooses are rendered to you in figurative style with an impressionistic tendency. With the time, his art shows a strong maturity.  His interpretation of mood, movement and forms is always evident in his works. In each of his paintings, you are constantly reminded of his trusted accomplice

"The Light."