Guérin, Laurent

b. 1969
Laurent Guérin was born in 1969 in Montreal (Canada), where is currently lives and works. He began his career as a fashion photographer but he rapidly distinguished himself in various group exhibitions. Guérin has had several solo exhibitions Galerie Orange (Montréal), Galerie Lacerte (Québec City), Mira Godard Gallery (Toronto), and The Cirque du Soleil Corporate Headquarters (Montreal). He also exhibited at the Elliott Louis Gallery (Vancouver) at the Art for AIDS Orphans event, at the Harbourfront Centre (Toronto) in The Summit of the Americas, Galerie SAS (Montreal) in Guerre et Paix (War and Peace), and Drawn to Develop (Toronto), Amongst other group exhibitions. He was also invited by the organization World Press Photo, presenting a series of photographs taken in India, in the main hall of the Maison de la Culture Frontenac (Montreal). In addition to being chosen for the prestigious LUX prize of Grafika magazine (Montreal), his photographs have been published internationally in various magazines such as Time (New York), Express (Paris), Vibe (Toronto) and Urb (Los Angeles). His An accomplished globetrotter. His works are part of many private and public collections, namely TD Bank, Cirque du Soleil, Bennet Jones, Colart Collection.

The artist has been working in black and white photography for over 15 years and work alongside important photographers such as Serge Clément and Olivo Barbieri (for whom he acted as an assistant).


36”x 46”

Digital print on paper






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Un Dimanche Romantique

20" x 30"

Digital print on paper






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2008: Nipponga, Cirque du Soleil, Montreal.
Hindi pop, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto.
Hindi Pop, Galerie Lacerte art contemporain, Québec.

2006: Nipponga, Galerie Orange, Montréal.
Regard sur l'Inde, Café Romolo, Montréal.


2008: Photofocus, Galerie Orange, Montréal.
Collectioner l’art - AGAC, Masion de la Culture Parc-Extension, Montreal.
The Art of Emprise (Emprise Bank Collection), Witchita Art Museum, Kansas, USA.
Foire Palm Beach3, Palm Beach, USA.

2007: Toronto International Art Fair, Stand Galerie Orange.
Pense papier! / Think Paper!, Galerie Orange, Montréal.

2006: About the figure, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto.
Foire Palm Beach3, Palm Beach, USA.
Toronto International Art Fair, Stand Galerie Orange.
Nipponga, Galerie Orange, Montréal.

2004: Les enfants de la rue (World Press Photo) Hall d'entrée de la Maison de la Culture Frontenac, Montréal.

2002: The Photo Passage (Summit of the Americas), Harbourfront Centre, Toronto.

2001: Guerre et paix, Galerie SAS, Montréal.
Art for Aids Orphans, Nelson Mandela Children’sFund, Elliott Louis Gallery Vancouver, Canada
avec: Annie Liebovitz, Nick Brandt, Nadav Kander, David Burdeny.
Les Francofolies, Place des Arts, Montréal.