About the Artist
Maurice Bernard is a Prince Edward Island artist. His paintings capture the innocence of children at play, the warmth of families, and the beauty of the Maritime landscape. Maurice has exhibited regularly including: A Visual Diary about his bicycle odyssey across Canada; Acadian Life on Prince Edward Island a testimonial to his Acadian heritage; and Shorelines a series of paintings focusing on the shores and estuaries of Prince Edward Island.
A graduate of the Holland College School of Visual Arts, Maurice has worked as a professional artist since 1984, setting up his studio at the Lefurgey Cultural Centre in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. He was recognized in his early career as a portraitist and still accepts commissions. Besides his work as an artist, he is also an excellent art teacher and has a reputation as an entertaining and accomplished sandcastle builder.
His work can be found in private and public collections throughout Canada and around the world. Maurice lives where he works, in the city of Summerside, Prince Edward Island.