Exhibition of several artworks of René Bégin at the Artexpo of New York with the Artblend Gallery from April 4 to 7, 2019. This exhibition is one of the hottest followed by collectors in the United States and around the world. It attracted more than 35,000 visitors this year.
TV report on the Infoman show on Ici Radio-Canada / CBC on the Jean-Tal collective exhibition covering international news including Rene Bégin's Shithole piece in hockey (at 5:54). The exhibition was very successful attracting more than 3,000 visitors during the weekend of April 7 and 8, 2018 at the Galerie du Viaduc in Montreal.
Exhibition of sports-themed artworks at the Armori Steele Group exhibition of art and sports items at the Patrick Mikhail Gallery in Montreal.
The artwork Concert at the Park made of hockey tape and acrylic in the summer of 2017 was published in the Hist-Art art book launched on October 1 by the Hélène Sentenne Foundation to mark the 60th anniversary of the city of Candiac. This project was intended to commemorate some of the city's highlights by matching some of its citizens with artists who had to create an artwork inspired by their personal history.
René Bégin was fortunate to be paired with Véronique Côté, daughter of former mayor André J. Côté who accompanied him in the process and who greatly inspired him by her precious collaboration and her very moving text.
Article published in La Presse + mentioning René Bégin passion for art, history and sport. Among other things, it deals with his artistic approach and his technique of hockey tape, first designed for sports scenes but adapted to his other subjects.