Marcel Bellerive was born in Montréal, Québec in 1935.
His works were often mixed media, he used both acrylic and oil paint. He also explored printmaking and sculpture.
Bellerive was a high school teacher, and lecturer at The Université du Québec à Montréal.
His works have been exhibited in many art galleries including galleries Libre Delrue, Thirteen, Martial de Montreal and Toronto Dresdnere.
Bellerive diead in Montréal in 2004.