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Alain Le Quernec

BORN IN LE FAOUËT, FRANCE, SELF TAUGHT, COMPLETED
HIS FORMATION AT WARSAW ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS,
NEAR HENRYK TOMASZEWSKI.

Graphic design professor at Collège Brizeux, lives and works
near Quimper, France, since 1972.

His work is atypical and focuses on the production of posters about
political, social and cultural issues without almost any contact with
more traditional advertising work aside from editorial design, signage
projects and press drawings for the newspaper Le Monde, Paris.

Mr. Le Quernec’s work has been presented in international events.
In 1981 he held an exhibition at the Museum of Nantes but his 1987
Paris Poster Museum exhibition was the landmark of his career.
After that he became a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale
in 1990, in 1992 he exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art of Tel Aviv and
in 1996 he held the Alq/Ubo Exhibition at the University of Brest, France.

Mr. Le Quernec has been awarded with numerous international awards
including the 2006 Moscow International Biennial of Graphic Design
Golden Bee Award, the 2002 BEDA Award, the 1995 Sofia Stage Poster
Triennial First Prize and the 1992 Mexico International Poster Biennial
First Prize and Paris Cultural Poster Prize.

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