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Andre Pijet - Canada
Andre Pijet settled in Montreal, Quebec in 1988.
In his native Poland, his training in fine arts and photography, along with his innate talent for drawing, led very early to a career as an illustrator, caricaturist, cartoonist, and painter.
His satirical and humorous works have been published in Poland, Greece, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Italy, Turkey, the United States and Canada.
In Quebec, he made a name for himself with a series of cartoons related to the 1993-94 hockey playoffs, which he produced for a major Montreal daily newspaper.
He received his bachelor's degree from University Concordia in Major in Painting & Drawing and Minor in Art History.
As a freelance artist, he works regularly with major advertising agencies and publishing companies.
He is well known for his book illustrations and for his work as a graphic artist and art director.
In parallel, during all the time he continues to search for his proper way to express his own perception of Contemporary world through the painting and drawing.
His works have been featured in a number of major exhibitions and have earned him a number of prizes abroad.
Andre Pijet (Miroslaw HAJNOS Pijet)
2013 -The City of Zyrardow Mayor’s Prize, 4th National Competition for satirical artwork “Manufaktura Satyry”Poland
2010 - Prize of Distinction in competition « Museum,» Gallery Krzywe, Gora, Poland
2009 : Prix The Small Lion, Polish Satirical Contest “Discover the Universe,” Olsztyn, Poland
2008 : Prix Robert La Palme, Exhibition 1001 Visages, Montreal, Canada
2003 : The Prize of The Conseil General du Loiret - International Festival des Dessins Presse, Humour et Caricature, Orleans, France