Jacques Baril has been pursuing an artistic career for more than twenty-seven years that has taken him all over the world. A self-taught sculptor, has participated in numerous exhibitions and symposiums, both in Canada and abroad (Japan, Switzerland, Italy, etc.). He has received a large number of grants and awards for his work: more than thirty awards in snow sculpture, five Prima Hydro-Québec awards, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue award, several creation grants, etc. He has carried out several projects integrating art and architecture. For the past ten years, the artist has offered snow sculpture workshops that have been very successful in the community. In fifteen years, Jacques Baril has had the opportunity to give more than 1,700 workshops in schools and to share his passion for creation in the ephemeral with more than 40,000 students throughout Quebec.
Website : jacdegall.ca
Photo credit : JoMigno