Marcel Saint-Pierre is a painter, poet and art historian. He was a professor of art history at UQAM. He has published several essays on contemporary art and Québec artists, specifically about happenings, Paul-Émile Borduas and Serge Lemoyne, among others. He exhibits regularly since 1975 on the national and international scene. He did over forty five solo exhibitions and frequently takes part in group exhibitions. He has done public art and his works are part of major museum and public collections in Quebec.