Artist Info — Halin de Repentigny Artist

Halin de Repentigny - Art of the Wilderness

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Halin de Repentigny - Art of the Wilderness

Yukon artist Halin de Repentigny was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1959. As a boy he demonstrated an interest and natural ability as an artist. He started painting with watercolours when he was six and began using oils by the age of 10. Exposure to the styles and techniques of French-Canadian Impressionists Maurice Lebon and Marcel Farreau made a significant impact on Halin. He abandoned a conventional education, and without any formal art training, merged his extraordinary skills of observation with canvas and oils, and began to record the world around him. Halin’s arrival in the Yukon meant a new...

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