Alain Le Quernec

Alain Le Quernec, distinguished professor of art and eminent graphic designer, lives in Quimper, France, working mainly for cultural, social and political purposes. Mostly known for his posters, he is a notable designer of books, art catalogues and newspapers. Alain is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale and participates as a presenter and jury member at graphic design festivals and competitions around the world.

Alongside his activities as a designer, he has organised exhibitions of posters by other luminaries such as Shigeo Fukuda, Uwe Loesch and Jan Lenica, and by leading Iranian graphic designers. Alain’s own work has also been widely shown, including solo exhibitions at the Nantes Museum, Nantes, France (1981), Musée de l’affiche, Paris, France (1987), the Modern Art Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel (1992); DDD Gallery, Osaka, Japan (1996), GGG Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (1996), The Centre for Engravings and Prints, La Louvière, Belgium (1997), Galerie Anatome, Paris, France (2001), the Contemporary Art Centre, Carré Sainte-Anne, France (2003), the Modern Art Museum, Bogota, Colombia (2005), the National Museum, Poznan, Poland (2009) and the Poster Museum, Essen, Germany (2009).