Louis Jaque was born in 1919 in Québec. He was one of the first students to attend the Éole du Meuble, graduating in 1938.
He became a professor at the Institut des Arts Appliques from 1960-73 and was the co-founder and first president of S.A.P.Q. (Societé des Artists Professionels du Québec).
His art career can be traced to the 1970's when he created monumental murals that gained international popularity. He often works in oil paint, creating abstract works.
He has exhibited in Canada, the US, France, Italy, Switzerland, and Japan. A number of private European collectors hold the majority of works for a number of his series.
His work is in the permanent collection at the Entremonde in Paris and the Montréal Museum of Fine Art.
He was elected a member of The Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.
He died in 2010.