Owner CV

Owner CV

 Atelier Chroma

Owner and Operator

Montreal, Quebec


Atelier Chroma is a custom quality commercial painting service and scenic painting studio. Our mission is to bring the highest possible quality to our clients project. Our team of artists and craftspeople combine the quality and durability of high end commercial construction with the creativity of the scenic arts. Sectors of activity are commercial and custom residential construction, historical building restoration, scenic painting and custom artwork.

Atelier Chroma is licensed by the RBQ (Regie du Batiment de Quebec) as a specialty finishing contractor. We are also bonded and fully insured for our work done locally and abroad.

Notable projects/clients include:

  • Corteo, arena tour, Cirque du Soleil

  • Hotel W Montreal

  • Ovo, area tour, Cirque du Soleil

  • Restoration of Maison James Reid Wilson

  • Ted Baker

  • Mediterranean Shipping Company

Gaucher Studio (Formerly Cadmium Scenic inc.)

Scenic Painter, full-time by contract.

Montreal, QC.

2006- 2014

Cadmium Scenic is a scene shop that specializes in soft goods. The majority of projects realized were painted backdrops and fine art reproductions for film. This shop also produces a lot of scenery for theatre, as well as the Cirque Du Soleil. We also painted some hard scenery for special projects. Some projects that I have worked on at Cadmium Scenic are:

  • Kurios". Cirque Du Soleil. Touring. 2014

  • "Opening Ceremonies" Sochi Winter Olympics. 2013

  • "Michael Jackson". Cirque Du Soleil. Las Vegas. 2012

  • "White House Down". 2012

  • "The Smurfs 2". 2011

  • "The Tempest". ExMachina. 2011

  • "Iris", Cirque du Soleil. Kodak Theatre. Los Angeles.

  • "Zarkana", Cirque du Soleil. 2010

  • "Mirror, Mirror”. Relativity Media. 2011

  • "Immortals". Relativity Media. 2010

  • The Chronicles of Spider- Wick” . 2007

Free-Lance Scenic Painter

Montreal, QC.

2006- 2014

For this 8 year period I worked as a free-lance scenic painter, mostly in the film industry but in theatre also. As a scenic painter in film I have gained a lot of experience in realistic paint techniques, such as effects for rock, wood, venetian plasters, brick and faux metals to name a few.

  • Cirkopolis. Cirque Eloize. 2014

  • X-Men; Days of Future Past 2014

  • Black Theatre Workshop (Head Painter)

  • The Segal Centre for the Performing Arts.

  • Centaur Theatre

  • Blue Mountain State. 2010

  • Immortals. (directed by Tarsem Singh)

  • The Mountain. 2009

  • Filliere 13. 2009

  • Fatale Bazooka. 2009

  • Babine. 2007.

  • The Mummy 3; Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. 2007.

F&D Scene Changes Ltd.

Calgary, Alberta.


During my final year in college I interned part-time at F&D Scene Changes Ltd. At the time it was one of the largest scenic studios in all of North America. Immediately after graduating college I successfully completed the 6 month apprenticeship program in the paint department at F&D. I was able to learn practically every aspect of scenic painting as a result of my training here. Preparation, spraying, faux paint effects, industrial paint finishes, and painted backdrops etc. After I completed my training I worked primarily, though not exclusively as a backdrop painter under John Chong the head scenic artist of the backdrop studio. I often worked painting hard scenery as well, as this was a very busy shop I was able to gain a wide range of experience. Some shows that I worked on at F&D were:

-Broadway; Sly Fox, Wicked (and Wicked Chicago), Little Women, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Annie, The Royal Family.

- The Boston Ballet; The Nutcracker.

-Disneyland 50th Anniversary Parade floats; Alice in Wonderland, The Lion King, Pinnochio, Beauty and the Beast.

-Disneyland Hong Kong; Storybook theatre, The Golden Mickeys,

-Many shows for Centre Theatre Group in Los Angeles.