Biography

Claude Bouchard, landscape photographer began to take pictures in 1976. He is the author or co-author of the books Les moulins à eau du Québec, Fabuleuse Gaspésie, Côtes du Nord, Par Monts et par Vaux, Vers la Mer, Le guide des plages et des grèves de la Gaspésie, Fundy Trails, Sentinels in the Stream, Le Québec maritime.

He participated on books on Canada, Charlevoix, Canadian Parks. His photography was exhibited in museums of Québec at Gdansk, Paris, Bruxelles, Londres, Barcelone and New York.

In 2002, he received from "L’Association des illustrateurs et illustratrices du Québec" the first prize in the category of Landscape and Nature photography.

Publications

2009 Les Moulins à eau du Québec, Éditions de l’Homme, with Francine Adam, writer.

2007 Fabuleuse Gaspésie, Éditions de l’Homme with Yves Marcoux, photographer and Sylvain Rivière, writer.

2005 Côtes du Nord, Publications du Québec with Robert Baronet, photographer and Jean O'Neil, writer.

2004 Par Monts et par Vaux, Chaudière-Appalaches, Publications du Québec, with Benoît Lacroix, writer.

2003 Vers la Mer, Publications du Québec, avec Robert Baronet, photographer and Yvan Landry, writer.

2003 Guide pratique des plages et des grèves de la Gaspésie Éditions Fides, with Josée Kaltenback, writer and Robert Baronet, photographer.

2002 Fundy Trail, Nimbus publishing with George Fischer, photographer and Mary Majka and David Christie, writers.

2001 Sentinels in the stream, at Boston Mills Press with George Fischer, photographer

2001 Le Québec maritime , Nimbus and Les Productions Claude Bouchard, whit George Fischer, photographer and Sylvain Rivière and Gilles Vigneault, writers.

Exhibitions

June 2005 to December 2007, "Terra incognita" or "La Basse- Côte- Nord" a travelling exhibition with "Le Musée regional de la Côte- Nord de Sept- Îles".

December 2003 to April 2005 , "Le Sable", "Musée de la Civilisation de Québec".

Summer 2004 , "Canadian Lighthouses", Gdansk, Poland.

Others realisations from 1992 to 2009

A series of very fine calendars on the province of Québec, Gaspe Coast, Charlevoix, Lighthouse of the St.Lawrence, Métis Gardens. Posters on le Québec Maritime, Lighthouse of the St.Lawrence, Métis Gardens, Percé… Collaborations on books on "Charlevoix et le Manoir Richelieu", "Canadian Parks" (Key Porter Book), with Canadian Geographic, and Le Figaro.

Exhibitions on Québec with the "Ministère des Relations internationales" at Paris, Québec, Londres, Bruxelles, Barcelone, New-York, 1996-1997.

1992 Beginning of career totally dedicated to photography.

Before

1990-1992 Promotionnal tourism, cards, book covers, publications in magazines.

1979-1989 Pigist photographer, some exhibitions, exhibition on James Bay environmental projects and on the Flora of James Bay for the International Floraly of Montreal in 1979.

1975-1978 Photographer in environment for SEBJ at James Bay. Publications in Forces and others magazines, disk jacket. Photographical participation to the book "Connaissances de la baie James et du Nord Québécois".