Renée Duval has over 25 years experience teaching painting and drawing. Born in Vancouver, BC, Renée graduated with honours from Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver and received her MFA from Concordia University in Montreal. She has exhibited throughout Canada as well as in the USA and France and she has a number of works in both public and corporate collections. Duval has received numerous grants from the Canada Council for the Arts as well as the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec. Renée lives and works in Montreal and is currently the Gallery Exhibitions Director of the McClure Gallery of the Visual Arts Centre.