Born 1956, in La Tuque, Québec Canada, Jacques Rivard has been making decorative products with recycled glass for the last 10 years. He won prices for “Best Contemporary Craft” in Toronto (1994, 1996, 1997), Vancouver (1992, 1993) and Montreal (1991). He attended expositions in New York, Philadelphia, Rhinebeck, Colombus, Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. He lived in Vancouver, BC, Canada, Val-David, QC Canada St-Luc de Vincennes, Québec Canada, and now La Tuque, Québec, Canada. He received his Fine Arts Certificate from Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada. Recipient of Quebec Council Individual Project Grant (1998 and 2001).