Gilles Charest

Born in Montreal, Canada, in 1947, Gilles Charest studied education, literature and administration at the University of Montreal.

He taught for a few years before changing his career in 1975 when, along with two associates, he founded an advertising agency and assumed the role of creative director

An art collector and enthusiast, Charest has been devoting much of his time to painting since 1990. Today, painting is his way of life.