Wayne Boucher studied at the Banff Centre, Alberta, and at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 1975. The following year he moved to Graywood, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia where he continues his painting practice. Boucher’s solo professional exhibition record spans the past three past decades. A major exhibition “Radiance and Counterpoint” is currently at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Boucher is the recipient of numerous grants from provincial and federal agencies including a Canada Council Established Artist Grant in 2001, and he is a recent recipient of the 2006 Nova Scotia Portia White Award for excellence, innovation, and expression in the arts. Boucher is an active member of CARFAC, the RCA, and Visual Arts Nova Scotia and Arms Length Funding for the Arts, and has been a board and committee member for such organizations as the Annapolis Region Community Arts Council, ARTsPLACE, and the Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor Arts Award Foundation.