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Profesional training

  • 1989 Master in Plastic Arts. Faculty of Fine Arts, UH.
  • 1983 Bachelor of Arts – History. Faculty of Fine Arts, UH.
  • 1977 Diploma in Painting, Sculpture and Design. San Alejandro National School of Fine Arts.

Specialized training

  • 2005 Post-University Course - Computer Graphic Design and Multimedia. Collège de Maisonneuve, Montreal
  • 1990 Post-University Course - Second Cycle Study of Educational Television. ISPEJV - Enrique J. Varona Superior Pedagogical Institute.
  • 1989 Post-University Course - Computer Graphic Design. ISPJAE - José A. Echeverria Higher Polytechnic Institute.

Professional experience

Plastic Arts and Art History Professor, since 1977.

Personal exhibits

  • 2016
    Exhibition project "Dialog of Time and Space". Sands Expo & Convention Center, Singapore.
  • 2015
    Exhibition project "Hope of Dreams". TOMMY ZEN Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2013
    Exhibition project "Synergy II". Kontraste Gallery, Germany.
  • 2012
    Exhibition project "Synergy Space". Brossard City Hall Gallery, Brossard, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2008
    Exhibition project "Planetary Dialogue". CURRYS Gallery, Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2007
    Exhibition project "Colosseum". CURRYS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2006
    Exhibition project "Imprints of time". CURRYS Gallery, Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2001
    Exhibition project “Matter , Texture and Color”. Art Gallery of Society of Development of the Arts and the Culture of Longueuil (SODAC), Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • 1994
    Exhibition Project “Retrospective Exhibition”. Greenfield Park Municipal Library, Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada.

Collective expositions

  • 2019
    First International Painting Exhibition and Artist Encounter, “SINERGIA”. CETYS University Gallery, Tijuana, Mexico.
    5th Bangkok Triennale International Print and Drawing Exhibition. Silpakorn University and Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 2018
    OSTEN Biennial of Drawing Skopje 2018. Osten Museum of Drawing, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
    The Fifth Silk Road International Arts Exhibition. Xi’an Art Museum, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China.
    Exhibition Project "L'Atelier". Tommy Zen Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2017
    Shanghai International Contemporary Art Exchange Exhibition and Workshop 2017. Hongqiao Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China.
  • 2016
    OSTEN Biennial of Drawing Skopje 2016. Osten Museum of Drawing, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
  • 2015
    Silk Journey to Art International Contemporary Art 2015. Beijing World Art Museum, Beijing, China
    5th Biennial of Drawing. Art Museum of Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2014
    The Autumn Salon. Art Museum of Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2012
    Ecorea Jeonbuk International Art Biennale 2012. Sori Arts Center & Beokam Museum, South Korea.
  • 2009
    "Sky" International Contemporary Art Exhibition. Art Gallery, Athens, Greece.
  • 2008
    Olympic Fine Arts 2008. China International Exhibition Center, Beijing, Chine
  • "Colors and Olympism" 3rd edition of the Beijing International Art Biennial. National Art Museum of China, Beijing, Chine.
    Exhibition Project "Passion à trois regards". Art Gallery Montreal, Montreal, Quebec.
  • 2007
    6th Edition of Florence Biennial of Contemporary Art. Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy.
  • 2003 - 06
    Exhibition Project "SODAC". Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2002
    10th Salon of Visual Arts. Socio-cultural Center, Brossard, Quebec, Canada.
  • Exhibition Project "SODAC". Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2001
    Exhibition Project - "Salon of Visual Arts of the Prairie". Complex Saint-Laurent, The Prairie, Quebec, Canada
  • 2000
    8th Salon of Visual Arts. Socio-cultural Center, Brossard, Quebec, Canada
  • 1996
    Exhibition Project - Gallery "Art in Liberty". St. Lambert, Quebec, Canada.
  • International Premier of the Visual Arts – 13th. Great Contest of the Team of Painters and Sculptors of Québec. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • 1995
    Exhibition Project "The Colours of Hope". Art Gallery Artotheque of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
    National Intercultural Week Exhibition. Tower of the Victoria Square, Montreal, Québec, Canada.
  • 1994
    Duchamp-Villon Prize. Plein sud Gallery of Arts, Longueuil, Québec, Canada.
    Second Salon of Visual Arts. Socio-cultural Center of Brossard, Brossard, Québec, Canada
    Exhibition Project "20-20-20". Gallery of Art du Center, St. Lambert, Quebec, Canada
    Exhibition Project "Colours of the World". Art Gallery Productions Cinespec Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • 1993
    Exhibition Project "Space to See". Charles Lemoyne Foundation. Socio-cultural Centre of Brossard, Brossard, Quebec, Canada
    Exhibition Project "Loto-Québec Collection" - Gallery of Art du Center, St. Lambert, Quebec, Canada.
  • 1992
    The Gallery of Fine Art. Art Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.
  • 1978
    National Exhibition of Plastic Arts. Havana Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.

Prizes and mentions

  • Diploma and Honorable Mention
    OSTEN BIENNIAL of DRAWING 2016, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
  • Diploma and Honorable Mention
    'SILKJOURNEY TO ART' International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Beijing, Chine.
  • Gold medal Honorary Ambassador
    1st Ecorea Jeonbuk Biennale 2012, South Korea.
  • Gold medal and Olympic torch
    Olympic Fine Art 2008 (OFA 2008), Beijing, China.
  • First Prize
    Sculpture Duchamp-Villon Prize 1994 Plein sud Art Gallery, Quebec, Canada.
  • First Prize
    Engraving National Salon of Art Professors, Havana 1990, Cuba.
  • Winner of the National Contest “Trans Canada Trail Relay 2000” organized by Society of Development of the Arts and the Culture of Longueuil (SODAC) for Accomplishment of the Symbolic Mural “I Like to Ride Down My Trail” that Memorialize the Opening at National of Trans Canada Trail, Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • Honorable Mention - Painting.
    International Premier of the Visual Arts 13th Great Contest of the Team of Painters and Sculptors of Québec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Other events

  • 2007 - 18
    Jury of three Visual Arts professionals who represent different areas of expertise.
    Quebec, Canada.
  • 2000
    Accomplishment of the Symbolic Wall Painting “I Like to Ride Down My Trail” that Commemorates the Opening of the Transcanadiense Path in the City of Longueuil
    Longueuil City Hall, Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • 1991
    Lecturer
    Artistic Workshop. Third Latin American Conference of Artistic Teaching.
    Havana International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.
  • 1990
    Lecturer
    Colloquy Video. New Latin American Cinema Festival.
    Havana International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.
  • 1989
    Lecturer
    International Conference of Caribbean Art. Third International Art Biennial of Havana.
    Havana International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.
  • 1988
    Lecturer
    Second Latin American Conference of Artistic Teaching.
    Havana International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.

  • Lecturer
    Art Symposium, Superior Arts Institute.
    Havana International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.
  • 1986
    Lecturer
    First Latin American Conference of Artistic Teaching.
    Havana International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.
  • 1985
    Lecturer
    International Conference of Caribbean Art. First International Art Biennial of Havana.
    Havana International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba.

Associations

Professional Member of several Art associations, such as: the International Association of Art (IAA/AIAP), the Canadian Artists’ Representation (CARFAC), the Visual Arts Copyright Society (SODRAC) and the Group for Visual Arts Artists of Québec (R.A.A.V) Canada.

Collections

David’s rich and diversified works of art received prizes, both nationally and internationally. They are found in private and public collections in China, the Unites States, Canada, South Korea, Cuba, Mexico, Spain, and many other European countries:

  • Osten Museum of Drawing COLLECTION, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
  • Art Museum of Mont-Saint-Hilaire COLLECTION, Quebec, Canada.
  • Yi Pu Cultural Co. Ltd COLLECTION, Beijing, China.
  • Sori Arts Center & International Beokam Museum COLLECTION, South Korea.
  • Jeonllabuk-do Government Foundation COLLECTION, South Korea.
  • Tai Miao Museum, Olympic Fine Arts COLLECTION - 29TH OLYMPIC GAMES, Beijing, China.
  • International Pinacotheque COLLECTION, Crete, Greece.
  • Pebeo COLLECTION, Gemenos, France.
  • City Hall Longueuil COLLECTION, Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
  • Ministry of Culture COLLECTION, Prague, Tchécoslovaquie.
  • University of Havana COLLECTION, Havana, Cuba.
  • Ministry of Culture COLLECTION, Havana, Cuba.

Galleries

In gallery since 1980:
  • Galerie KONTRAST, Berlin, Munich , Allemagne.
  • Tommy Zen GALLERY, Montréal, Québec.

Media coverage

  • International Painting, Collection of Olympic Fine Art 2008, page 40.
  • Magazin'Art Winter 2013, ECOREA JEONBUK Biennial, page 39 & 40.
  • Work of the painter David Roche, who represented Canada at the 1st Ecorea Jeonbuk Contemporary Art Biennale, now on permanent display at International Beokam Museum, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea, 2012.
  • Interview with Louis Lemieux, for RDI Morning Live Weekend. The artist talks about his participation at the 3rd Biennale of the Beijing Olympic Fine Arts at the 2008 Olympics, China.
  • Presentation by the artist David Roche and Korean artist Il-Seon Ryu during their participation at the Olympic Fine Arts 2008, Beijing, China.
  • Interview with Louis Lemieux, on RDI in Directs "Matin Week-end". The artist talks about his participation at the 6th Biennale of Contemporary Art in Florence, Italy, 2007.
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