Education

2004     Member of Quebec Order of Architects.

1997     Degree in architecture, University of Montreal.

 

Solo exhibitions

2009     Monuments (duo with David Trautrimas), Angell Gallery, Toronto.

2018     Utopies et paradigmes, Dominique Bouffard Gallery, Montreal.

2016     Zoom in… zoom out…, Dominique Bouffard Gallery, Montreal.

2014     Les pictogrammes, Dominique Bouffard Gallery, Montreal.      

2013     Jeu de plans, Dominique Bouffard Gallery, Montreal.   

2009     Doux chez-soi, Les Territoires Gallery, Montreal.                               

2003     Cobalt 60, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce House of culture, Montreal.

 

Group exhibitions

2019     Art Sida 9 – benefit auction, Montreal museum of contemporary Art. 

2016     Decade, 10th anniversary, Dominique Bouffard Gallery, Montreal.           

2016     Montreal Chromatic 2016, Hangar 16, Montreal.

2016     PAPER16, Contemporary Art Fair, Montreal.

2016     Art Sida 6 – benefit auction, Montreal museum of contemporary Art. 

2015     PAPER15, Contemporary Art Fair, Montreal, Qc.

2014     PAPER14, Contemporary Art Fair, Montreal, Qc.         

2013     PAPER13, Contemporary Art Fair, Montreal, Qc.         

2012     Art Sida 4 – benefit auction, Montreal museum of contemporary Art.

Corporate Collection 

  • Senvest Capital.

 

Press

  • Here are eight of Toronto’s most intriguing gallerists : intrepid independent tastemakers who opened their own gallery 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, by Corine Farazli, Vie des Arts magazine, page 65, no. 250, spring 2018.

  • Sylvain Lessard ou le rêve d’un autre monde, by Valentin Favre, Ex_situmagazine, April 5th 2018.

 

Radio and television

  • 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 Visuel Show, on Radio Centre-Ville, interview lead by Pierre Archambault, April 28th 2016.

  • The Montréal S’EXPOSe Show, on CIBL 101, radio interview lead by Marie-Gabrielle Ménard, April 26th 2016.

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

 

Social media

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

  • VERNISSAGE – Galerie Dominique Bouffard «JEU DE PLANS par l’artiste et architecte Sylvain Lessard» www.Kollectif.net / 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» www.Kollectif.net/  / s’informer architecturalement, December 2010.

 

Publications

  • 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