Marc André Fortier
Marc André Fortier is the newest addition to the Thompson Landry Gallery roster. Born on April 19th, 1961 in Montreal, Quebec, Marc André is a self-taught artist. He has been sculpting, painting and printing works for more than 35 years professionally. Ambitious, methodical, responsible, disciplined and organized, he enjoys working with proven long lasting materials.
Working both on large-scale public art creations as well as smaller works, Marc André puts his heart and soul into every piece. From the planning of the project and on through every step of the process, the artist is involved in every detail.
Over the years, Marc André Fortier has been featured in many International publications and has created some of the most important monumental bronze sculptures in and around the city of Montreal.
Art arouses inspiration, captures our imagination, and has the ability to ease our stress. It also has the power to shape our consciousness by energizing our spirit, stimulating our thinking while creating bonds between strangers, enabling children to ask questions and prompting curiosity and awareness of our own environment.
My work stays whimsical, witty and playful. It brings around joy to your heart, happiness to your soul and a constructive twist to life, while keeping an aesthetic ambiance to its surroundings.