Enjoy works by François Escalmel up close at his “Bound for Glory” exhibition, from now until January 6, 2019. You’ll find the exhibit at Maison de la culture Frontenac, located at 2550 Ontario St E, Montreal. It is open Tuesday through Thursday from 1pm until 7pm, and Friday and Saturday from 1pm until 5pm. Admission is free.

François Escalmel has achieved success in Montreal, Germany and Italy with his surrealistic paintings.  Not content to merely return to a proven formula, the artist has also produced abstract images, and photographic works where he shrinks himself to fit into miniature worlds of his own creation.  Paul Larson shines the Spotlight on this prolific innovator.

“Spotlight” is made possible, in part, by the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation, dedicated to improving the quality of life for year-round residents of the Adirondack Park. www.pearsallfoundation.org. “Spotlight” is also supported by the chamber music organization Hill and Hollow Music.
Escalmel is also a filmmaker, having produced a documentary about American figurative artist Jerome Witkin.  Learn more about this program here.

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