About the artist
Roland Palmaerts is a Belgian artist working in Quebec and in Belgium. He was born October 4th 1953.
A graduate of both the Institut St Luc and of the Académie des Beaux Arts de Bruxelles, Palmaerts becomes a commando paratrooper before coming to Quebec in 1980 to work as a a graphic artist. He becomes a professional artist at the age of 28.
Although originally schooled as an oil painter, Roland Palmaerts is mostly recognized as a watercolour and acrylics artist. In fact, he is a well respected teacher of those disciplines in his native Belgium where he heads an art school.
Urban landscapes, pastoral scenes, musicians and other such subjects populate a body of work marked by colour and light. Of his favourite subjects Palmaerts says: ‘’If I dematerialise, I spiritualise’’.
A true international artist, Roland Palmaert’s work is in galleries across Canada, Europe and even in some Asian countries.
Roland Palmaerts in the media
Available lithographs by Roland Palmaerts