Repost: An Interview with painter Jerome Coulas (RIP)


The Fluff Is Raging

A few weeks ago a dear friend of mine, Rod McFadzean passed away after a long illness. I just found out today that his loving husband, artist Jerome Coulas passed away earlier this week after a stroke.

About a year ago I asked Jerry if I could interview him for the blog, and he very kindly agreed. I am reposting the interview here.

Jerome Coulas is a self-taught painter who resists the label of being a naive artist. In 1986 he quit his job and left Toronto to move to the Ottawa Valley. His work has been commissioned and exhibited across Canada, and he currently shows at Bittersweet Gallery in Burnstown, the Wilno Craft Gallery in Wilno and Skelton Galleries in Collingwood. he lives and paints on the Bonnechere River outside Eganville.
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“I generally paint in the morning and I try to paint a little every day. It’s…

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2 thoughts on “Repost: An Interview with painter Jerome Coulas (RIP)

  1. What sad news Niall, to lose two good friends within the space of weeks. You have my sincere condolences. I love the painting of the trees shown in the original post. I would call it naive, but that’s mainly because that style appeals to me greatly. At least he left a legacy in his work, and in the memories of friends like you.
    Best wishes from England, Pete.

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