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What is the history of the gallery

Founded by Caroline St-Pierre and Olivier Mineau, the Galerie d'art Berthelet was born in the context of a global pandemic, but this dream did not prevent the couple from opening this new cultural place bringing together a collection of modern and unique works of art.

Located in the heart of downtown Berthierville, the gallery wants to revive the vitality of the Place du Marché.

Olivier and Caroline want to take part in the development of visual arts in Lanaudière with dynamism and innovation.

Why the name Berthelet?

The word Berthelet comes from the establishment formerly called Le Château Berthelet, a hotel located near the Chenal du Nord, in Lanaudière. Kissed by the flames, at the end of the 70s, this cult place of the region was a place of meetings, shows and heritage culture. The name Berthelet was the perfect name to revive the desire to share ART.

What is the mission of the Galerie d'Art Berthelet?

Bringing "art closer to people" is the main mission of the Galerie d'art Berthelet. The company wants to be a "flagship" place bringing together all the current needs that an artist wants to develop.

The values ​​of the company are proximity, innovation and quality. These are three important elements for each of the works represented by the gallery.

The Galerie d'art Berthelet offers a range of services aimed at promoting the Visual Arts from here and elsewhere with a unique and passionate service.

What are the opening hours?

Opening hours are:


FRIDAY: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SATURDAY: 11:00-17:00

Where are you located?

We are located in the heart of downtown Berthierville, at 24 place du marché.

Who are the artists exhibiting at the gallery?

The artists who exhibit at the Galerie d'art Berthelet are carefully chosen by our team. You can consult the “Artists” page of our website to find out about his talents.

Do you hire employees?

The gallery is constantly evolving. We are therefore constantly on the lookout for qualified people to improve our team. You can send us your curriculum vitae to the following email address:

What are your services?

The sale of works of art remains the main service of the gallery thanks to a transactional website.

We also offer Fine Art printing services and reproductions of works of art, rental of works to companies and international exhibitions to local artists.

Can we come and visit the gallery with or without an appointment?

It is possible to visit the gallery according to our opening hours. If it is impossible for you to visit according to our time slot, it is possible to contact us to schedule an appointment.

Can we buy works on site or do we absolutely have to order them online?

It is possible to buy on site or online all your favorites.


How does delivery work?

When you opt for the shipping option, your purchase will be shipped directly to you at the address you provide.

Can I pick up my work at the gallery?

When you buy a work online, you have the option of picking up at the gallery or opting for shipping directly to your home.

Do you offer worldwide delivery?

We ship all over the world. Please note that there is a certain delay for customs when exporting outside of Canada.

How do you calculate delivery costs?

Shipping costs are calculated in real time according to our designated sender. The dimensions, the weight as well as the place of delivery affect the costs of the delivery.

My artwork arrived in the post damaged, what can I do?

Inform us as soon as possible of any breach or breakage at or at 1-450-803-1752. A shipping slip will then be sent to you to return everything to us. You will therefore be offered an exchange or a refund.

What are the conditions for free delivery?

For purchases of $1750 and more before taxes in Canada, delivery is free.


How does shipping work for prints?

We offer the option of shipping your prints directly to your home or you can arrange a gallery pickup.

What is the difference between all print media?

The choices of supports offered have been chosen with care and of very high quality. The majority of our print materials are ISO9706, i.e. museum compliant. The finishes are very different from one to another, going from matte to glossy, from a smooth finish to a textured finish and from paper to canvas.

Do I have to order a minimum quantity?

There is no minimum quantity to order prints.

How soon will my order be shipped or ready for pickup?

Once our team has checked your file, your project will be completed in more or less 4-5 working days.

If you have a tighter deadline, you can let us know and we will do our best to deliver your project as soon as possible.

Are there different print formats available?

Print formats are different from one project to another. The quality of the scan will dictate the maximum sizes.

How do I send my file?

Using “WeTransfer” services is an efficient way to send larger files. You can send us your printing documents by WeTransfer to the following email address:

Is it possible to print on other media than those on your website?

You can contact us by email,, to let us know your specific needs.

Our team can guide you according to your needs.

In which ICC profile and format should I send my files?

We recommend saving your files in Adobe RGB mode, in the format; TIFF.

We obviously accept other files.

What is the best file format to provide you?

The best format to provide us is in TIFF.

We obviously accept other files.

What is the best resolution to ask?

For inkjet printing, a resolution of 200dpi is recommended, at 300dpi printing is optimal.

What is the maximum inkjet print size?

We can print up to 44'' wide if the chosen media format allows it and we have no length limit.

Do prints lose quality over time?

We use pigment inks, designed to have high durability. The longevity of the colors and the paper will therefore depend on its framing and the place of hanging.


What is the maximum size of a work that you can digitize?

There is no size limit.

What is the resolution of your scans?

Our scans are made using a 240 Megapixel camera. This gives a very high definition of the details of your work.

If I want to have a work digitized, how should I proceed?

You can make an appointment with us or drop off your work during our opening hours. A delay of approximately 4-5 days will be necessary before you can come and collect your work and your digital file.

I want to have a work digitized but do not want to print, is it possible?

It is indeed possible to have a work digitized without printing. The digital file will then be returned to you.


What information do I need to provide to apply as an artist?

We need your biography, an artistic approach that briefly summarizes your work, your curriculum vitae, preferably in connection with your artistic career, as well as good resolution photos of your latest creations.

Do the artists sign a non-competition contract?

The gallery promotes the development of the artist, the artist has the possibility of exhibiting everywhere and this, without restriction of territory.

Is it possible to rent the gallery for a vernissage of my works?

It is possible to rent our spaces for a temporary exhibition. We offer a support service that meets your needs.

I have submitted my works for an appeal, what is the next step?

Our team will study your artistic file carefully. We will contact you if your application is accepted.

Why are my works not selected in the call for submissions?

Currently we are working with a limited number of artists.

What are the selection criteria for a work?

The technical quality of the work is essential, the finish of the renderings and the work must follow a consistency in direct connection with your artistic approach.

How can I have a section dedicated to my name on your site?

To have a section dedicated to your work, you must present your file in the “Call for file” section on our website.


Can I pick up my work at the gallery?

When you buy a work online, you have the option of picking up at the gallery or opting for shipping directly to your home.

My artwork arrived in the post damaged, what can I do?

Inform us as soon as possible of any breach or breakage at or at 1-450-803-1752. A shipping slip will then be sent to you to return everything to us. You will therefore be offered an exchange or a refund.

What payment method do you accept?

It is possible to pay by credit card, Apple Pay, Android Pay, interac transfer or cash directly on site.

Online, most bank cards, Apple pay and Android pay are accepted.

Is it possible to pay in several installments?

Indeed, the gallery offers the possibility of paying in several installments, varying from 2 to 6 months depending on the value of the work. Payment sales must however be made at the gallery.

For online purchases, Affirm and Afterpay will be offered as payment methods. You will therefore have the possibility of making up to 12 payments.

Which transport company delivers the works?

We work with several transport companies. The choice of carrier varies according to the value of the work and the shipping location. 

Do you accept returns or exchanges?

Items purchased online can be exchanged within 72 hours from the date of receipt. You must contact us immediately by email at or by phone at 1-450-803-1752.

Note that if customs fees have been paid upon receipt by the buyer, they cannot be reimbursed.

The work must be returned in perfect condition and in its original packaging (or equivalent packaging).

Works returned damaged or soiled by the Buyer will not be taken back or refunded, the Galerie d'Art Berthelet reserving this choice at its sole discretion.

If the buyer wishes not to replace the work immediately, a gift card or a credit note will be given to him.

If I order a work, how soon will I receive it?

Orders are usually processed and shipped within 48 hours. However, some orders may take longer due to framing, for example. Delivery times vary from place to place.


Is it possible to rent works for my business?

Indeed, the Galerie d'Art Berthelet offers certain companies a work of art rental service. A personalized service is offered according to your needs.

What are the tax advantages in Quebec and Canada to have works?

Purchasing a work of art will allow you to reduce your taxes:

The tax depreciation granted represents an eligible expense of 20% of the cost of the work at the federal level (category 8) and 33.33% in Quebec (category 8.1). Also, considering the accelerated depreciation allowed by the current rules, a work acquired after November 20, 2018 may grant you, during its first year of amortization, a deduction of 30% of its cost at the federal level and 50% in Quebec.

– If, rather than selling the work of art, it is donated to a recognized organization, this will allow you to claim a deduction for charitable donation.

In addition, if this same work of art qualifies as cultural property, the capital gain following this disposition may be exempt.

Works of art

Why collect painting?

Painting has always been the most present and developed medium, the practice par excellence of the Fine Arts. A collection of paintings allows many advantages, including a wide variety in the choice of techniques, subjects and styles, which can meet the expectations of any type of collector.

What are the painting techniques?

Acrylic: Pictorial technique and means of painting, which uses pigments mixed with synthetic resins.

Watercolor: Pictorial technique based on the use of pigments finely ground and agglutinated with gummed water.

Dripping: Technique for applying paint, from the English “to drip”.

Gouache: gummed water-based paint, like watercolour, covering and opaque.

Oil: Painting technique in which a mixture of pigments and drying oil is used.

Why collect sculpture?

A sculpture does not only dress a wall but it adorns an entire space. In addition, a sculpture can dress an interior space as well as an exterior space.

Beyond these “physical” advantages, sculpture also allows its collector to choose from a very diverse range of formats.

Why collect editions?

Collecting editions has many benefits. These prices allow you to start and grow a collection of editions more quickly.

What are the different types of editing?

There are different types of editions using different techniques and materials. Here are the most important:

Print: An image on paper, usually on paper, from an original print.

Engraving: Pattern executed by incision on a support.

Lithography: Reproduction process which allows printing on paper using a press of a pattern traced on a stone.

Screen printing: Printing technique that uses stencils between the ink and the support.

Digital printing: Printing technique which consists in spraying microdrops of pigmented ink on a support.

Why collect paper works?

As with publishing or photography, drawing is a great way to start a collection.

In addition, for only a few years now, drawing has been making a comeback on the contemporary art scene: fairs and exhibitions around this medium are not lacking, such as the Montreal Paper Fair, organized by the AGAC.

Why collect giclées?

Why collect giclées?

These prices allow you to start and develop a collection more quickly. Giclée reproductions on canvas or on paper are a great way to decorate your space.

If you have any other questions, do not hesitate to write to us.