Akstinas, René

Born in Freiburg, Germany
January 7, 1948 (+2019)

  • Studied literature and art, McGill University, Concordia University, Montreal
  • At six years of age, won a poster competition, attended sculpture classes given by Arthur Lismer, “Group of Seven”
  • Studied oil painting with Richard Dorais
  • 1996, solo show, Gallery Schorer, Montreal
  • 1996, solo show, Maison de la culture - Notre Dame de Grâce, Montreal
  • 1996, solo show, “Dreaming Blind in Colour”, Montreal Association for the Blind
  • 1998, documentary film, “Braille Art” by film-maker Katherine Frey, showcasing the art of René Akstinas, Montreal
Akstinas, Vukas (René) portrait

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