Chantal Poulin Biography:
Born in 1959, in the Canadian Ottawa-Hull region, Chantal Poulin spent her childhood in the Montreal region, graduating from the College of Old Montreal and the Mission Renaissance Fine Arts Institute. After a decade residing in the village of Ste-Beatrix, north of Montreal, she moved to historic Niagara-on-the-Lake (near Niagara-Falls) where she and her husband, Eric Durocher, have opened a gallery in a 19th century Georgian manor on the scenic Niagara River Parkway.
Chantal Poulinís career took shape at an early age. While still in kindergarten, her gouache painting of a snowman drew high praise. While just five years old at the time, the painting marked the debut of her lifelong passion for art, prints and posters. It was her landscapes that launched her career in 1978 with her first solo exhibition. A few years later that she decided to devote herself full-time to painting. Her art, prints and posters have since been shown on numerous occasions, both in solo exhibitions as well as with other artists, in Canada, the United States as well as in Europe.  >>click here for more