Jean-Paul Riopelle (person)
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|Riopelle (1923-2002) was a Montréalais artist born October 7, 1923. He studied in Québec's "École des Beaux-Arts de Montréal" and the "École du Meuble" in the 1940s. He specialised in painting and sculpture, and produced lithographs since the 1960s.|
He had several honourary doctorates, and was awarded "le prix Paul-Émile Borduas" in 1981, and the "Grand Prix de la Ville de Paris" in 1985. He was a Companion of the Order of Canada since 1975 until his death.