BIO

Allan André is a Canadian-born, Multi-Disciplinary artist of west Indian decent based in Ottawa Canada. André's work has been featured in exhibits in New York, Orlando, Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal.

In 2014 and 2016, André won the Ottawa regional championship for Art Battle Canada’s nation wide speed painting competition. In July 2016, André won the Art Battle National championship earning him the title of  Canada's best speed painter. 

Art Battle Championship 2016

Art Battle Championship 2016

Allan's work has been exhibited in galleries, and restaurants. His installation work has also been featured in Ottawa’s Nuit Blanche a city wide dusk till dawn exhibition and more notably in 2015 days after a "Black Lives Matter" message was defaced  on ottawa's  legal graffiti Tech wall,  along with artist Kalkidan Assefa they created a tribute to Sandra Bland.

Sandra Bland Tribute 2015

Sandra Bland Tribute 2015

André's philosophy is that life is art, he states:

 "we live in a collective masterpiece" and that  “We all are artists who leave our signature on the canvas we call the human experience by challenging our own spheres of influence in a way that will ripple through future generations.”