René brings his boundless energy and years of communications to solving visual problems with elegant, realistic painting. Working in oils or digitally, both mediums have garnered him an impressive list of international honors.


As both an instructor and illustrator, René addresses work with humor and pragmatism. His college illustration courses and university lectures are touted as “Everything you’ve always wanted to know about illustration and your other teachers were afraid to tell you.”


Clients appreciate his creativity coupled with straightforward


For René, every project is approached with the same dedication: as an image-maker his aim is always to respect the essence of the message and convey a visual solution that engages the viewer.


Originally from Trois-Rivières, Québec, René moved to Toronto
to study at the Ontario College of Art (OCAD), where he
graduated with top honors. He still resides in Toronto.