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Biography

Roman Laufer (born 1970) is a Canadian Painter, Photographer and an award-winning Surface Textile Designer.

On April 19, 2010, he suffered a heart attack while working in his studio. He was immediately rushed into surgery where he underwent a quadruple heart by-pass. During his recovery, he centered his attention back to painting as a way of finding peace and balance in his life.

 

2017 – Receives 3rd Golden Cylinder Award (Design Innovation) - Gravure Association of the Americas

2017 – Untitled 365 – creates 1 painting per day for 365 days.

2013 – Group Show / La Société Nationale des Beaux Arts , Paris, France

2012 – Receives 2nd Golden Cylinder Award (Design Innovation) - Gravure Association of the Americas

2012 – Studies under Antonio Cangemi / Sheridan College, Oakville, Canada

2012 – Studies under Pete Smith / Avenue Road Arts, Toronto, Canada

2012 – Studies under Bogdan Luca / OCAD, Toronto, Canada

2006 – Group Show / McMichael Canadian Art, Kleinburg, Ontario

2003 – Recieves 1st Golden Cylinder Award (Design Innovation) - Gravure Association of the Americas

2001 – 2010 – Design Manager / Canadian General Tower, Cambridge, Ontario

1999 – 2001 – Graphic Artist / Color Innovations, Toronto, Ontario

1988 – 1991 – Advertising & Graphic Design / Humber College, Toronto, Ontario