1913 - 1978
Born in Montréal, Québec, Canada, on March 19th. 1913.
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Started drawing at age seven years in Douglastown, Gaspé. Mother, Jennie Holland was born in Gaspé, father, Roch Bouchard was born in Montréal.
Studied drawing under Wilfred M. Barnes, RCA and also at École des Beaux Arts in Montréal, under professor Felix, 1928, 929 and 1930.
Worked in Northern Quebec, Quinze River, Angliers, PQ and Northern Ontario, Montreal River (Silver Center and Cobalt), Lake Timiskaming. Hydro, the investigation and the gang line pole. This northern countries impressed me and influenced my work, even at that date.
1931 - First exhibition
Spring Exhibition: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, • (then called "Art Association of Montreal"). The painting entitled "McGill Cab Stand, Winter 1929" painted 16 years.