Sylvain Rivard

Born in Montreal, Sylvain Rivard is a multidisciplinary artist and author specialized in First Nations arts and cultures. His extensive knowledge has led him to work as a museum consultant. He tries to integrate traditional knowledge and fine crafts in the contemporary world and uses his understanding of ancient craft techniques in his collages. His work in visual arts has been presented at the Grande Bibliothèque de Montréal, the Huron-Wendat Museum in Wendake, the Maison de la culture Ahuntsic-Cartierville, the Musée des Abénakis d'Odanak, as well as the Maison des Gouverneurs de Sorel-Tracy.