2004           Member of Quebec Order of Architects

1997           Degreein architecture, University of Montreal


Solo exhibitions

2019           Monuments (duo with David Trautrimas), Angell Gallery

                   Toronto, On

2018           Utopies et paradigmes, Dominique BouffardGallery

                   Montreal, Qc

2016           Zoom in… zoom out…, Dominique Bouffard   Gallery

                   Montreal, Qc

2014           Les pictogrammes,Dominique BouffardGallery      

                   Montreal, Qc

2013           Jeu de plans, Dominique BouffardGallery    

                   Montreal, Qc

2009           Doux chez-soi, Les Territoires   Gallery

                   Montreal, Qc                                          

2003           Cobalt 60,Notre-Dame-de-GrâceHouse of culture

                   Montreal, Qc


Group exhibition

2019           Art Sida 9 – benefit auction,

                   Montreal museum of contemporary Art, Qc

2016           Decade,10th anniversary exhibition

                   Dominique BouffardGallery, Montreal, Qc

2016           Montreal Chromatic 2016,

                   Hangar 16, Montreal, Qc

2016           PAPER16Contemporary Art Fair

                   Hangar 16,Montreal, Qc

2015           PAPER15,Contemporary Art Fair

                   de Gaspébuilding, Montreal, Qc

2014           PAPER14,Contemporary Art Fair

                   Quartier des spectacles, Montreal, Qc         

2013           PAPER13,Contemporary Art Fair

                   Quartier des spectacles, Montreal, Qc         

2012           Les petits formats, 

                   Dominique BouffardGallery, Montreal, Qc

2012           Art Sida 4 – benefit auction, 

                   Montreal museum of contemporary Art, Qc

2012           Art Sida 4 - Exhibition

                   DGallery, Montreal, Qc



Corporate Collection 

  • Senvest Capital



  • Here are eight of Toronto’s most intriguing allerists : intrepid independent tastemakers who opened their own gallerie to exhibit and champion the works of their favourite artists, by Chris Metler, Festival Style Magazine, page 76, september 2019

  • Sylvain Lessard, Utopies et paradigmes, byCorine Farazli, 

  • Des Artsmagazine, page 65, no. 250, spring2018.

  • Sylvain Lessard ou le rêve d’un autre monde, byValentin Favre, Ex_situmagazine, April 5th2018.


Radio andtelevision

  • Les monuments soviétiques, une source d’inspiration pour Sylvain Lessard, Radio-Canada, L’heure de pointe Toronto/Windsor by Alison Vicrobeck, September 30th2019

  • The Espace VisuelShow,  on Radio Centre-Ville, interview lead byPierre Archambault, April 28th 2016.

  • The Montréal S’EXPOSeShow, onCIBL 101, radio interview lead byMarie-Gabrielle Ménard, April 26th2016.

  • CATHERINE ET LAURENTShow on MAtv, review of exhibition Ville – Les pictogrammes, December 1st 2014.


Social media

  • Emily Rayne and, KristenTheodore. On the walls, Cult Montreal (blog),March 5th 2013

  • VERNISSAGE – Galerie Dominique Bouffard «JEU DE PLANS par l’artiste et architecte Sylvain Lessard»

  • / s’informer architecturalement,March 2013

  • SYLVAIN LESSARD @ Dominique Bouffard, Le Mur Mitoyen, Rats de Ville, March 2013

  • «Coup de cœur – Sylvain Lessard – Artiste et architecte» s’informer architecturalement, December 2010



  • Art Sida 9, Presentation in official catalogue, May 2019

  • Art Sida 6, Presentation in official catalogue, May 2016

  • Art Sida 4, Presentation in official catalogue, May 2012

2010 - present
2010 - present