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Syn Studio

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Formation  2007
Location  Montreal, Canada
Phone  +1 514-998-7625
Founder  Anthony Walsh
Type  Private
Province  Québec
Founded  2007
Address  Cégep Du Vieux Montréal, 460 Saint-Catherine St W #508, Montreal, QC H3B, Canada
Similar  Centre d'art de Montréal, The Visual Arts Centre, The Montreal Museum, Inter‑Dec College, Centre d'Art La Salaman

Syn Studio is a private art school located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was founded in 2007 by Anthony Walsh. The school is located in Downtown Montreal at 460 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest. Syn Studio specializes in concept art and illustration for the entertainment industry,



Syn Studio offers an 18-month diploma program in Concept Art, recognized by The Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research of Quebec as an Attestation of College Studies. It also offers a non-accredited Full Time Intensive program as well as individual art classes.


Founded in 2007 as Galerie Synesthésie, the school changed its name to Syn Studio in 2011. In June 2014, the Syn Studio ran a Concept Art & Design Masterclass with American concept artist Scott Robertson. On May 1, 2015 Syn Studio hosted a Comics Salon event in celebration of Free Comic Book Day.

Notable faculty

  • Donglu Yu – senior concept artist known for her work on Assassin's Creed and Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • Francis Back – illustrator and storyboard artist who worked on Warm Bodies, Immortals, and Incendies
  • Frédéric St-Arnaud – matte painter and concept artist who worked on Pan, Pacific Rim, and Elysium
  • Frederic Bennett – senior concept artist known for his work on Deus Ex
  • Max Douglas – comic book creator who worked on Marvel titles Dr. Strange and Spider-Man 2099
  • André Pijet – Polish cartoonist known for his hockey themed cartoons from the 90s
  • Heidi Taillefer – surrealist painter known for her work with Cirque du Soleil and Fantasia International Film Festival
  • Charles Vinh – painter and illustrator who designed a series of Hockey themed stamps for Canada Post
  • Oleg Dergachov – Russian cartoonist, illustrator, and sculptor
  • Simon Bertrand – Quebecois fine artist
  • References

    Syn Studio Wikipedia

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