Duo to the current situation there will be no opening
but the artists will be at the gallery on April 10
from 2 p.m to 5 p.m
Carole Morin introduces you to “BLEU.” BLUE for dreams… BLUE for water, source of life! A series of works on canvas started in 2019, where that color becomes a symbol. Her artistic approach is based on improvisation, which originates in “the spiritual realm,” as formulated by Kandinsky: “Improvisations are pictorial translations of deeply spiritual events.” (1)
Carole Morin has exhibited her work regularly, among others, at the Galerie d’art Michel-Ange and the Galerie d’art Richelieu, in Montreal; also, at the Galerie d’art L’Harmattan, in Baie-Saint-Paul and the Galerie Galera, in Berthierville; and, finally, at the Frame of Mind Gallery, in Toronto, and the MésDvi bar de vins y galleria, in Barcelona. She is currently represented by the Denison Gallery, in Toronto.
For the last twelve years, I have directed my research in a very specific field : the monotype. In the monotype, the speed of colour application favors expressive spontaneity and improvisation. From one printing to the next, I move pieces of fine paper on a plexiglass base. Inking, paper : using apparently simple means, I produce hybrid colour effects and variations of internal radiance which emerge from the rapid, spontaneus process. The arborescent line may evoke minerals, veins on leaves, biologically-related images, visions of the human body… a polysemic world. Forms equally suggest crystals, geological and vegetable forms. The encounter between the line and the energy of colour reveals unexpected possibilities of being.
Danielle Cadieux, an artist of wide-ranging experience, has taken part since 1989 in one hundred individual and collective exhibitions. Graduated in Graphics Arts, she has completed numerous courses and traineeships in different techniques in engraving as lithography, etching, and collagraphy. The artist has been associated with the Zocalo art studio of Longueil since 1996. In 1999, Cadieux followed professional improvement courses at the Croix-Baragnon studio of engraving in Toulouse. Since 2014, she has been presenting her monotype series at Galerie Luz. In 2015, Cadieux took part in the Seventeenth International Engraving Biennale in Sarcelles, France. She belongs to RAAV and the Self-managed Artists’ Center of Longueuil, Zocalo.
My fascination with the incessant movements that shape our natural environment is one of the principal motivations of my artistic practice. It is through these constant geographical and stratospheric fluctuations that my pictorial imagination is forged. Abstract, and hybrid in nature, my technique goes beyond solely applying paint to canvas. Originating from my drawings, line games are gradually transcending my pictorial field.
Carole Arbic lives and works in Montreal. She studied fine arts at UQAM after completing an art major at St-Laurent College. She continued her art education through Quebec’s Laval University in a master class by attending the International Summer School program in Percé, Gaspésie (2002-2007).
She has produced 3 murals in Montreal, and has exhibited at international fairs in San Francisco and Amsterdam.She is a professional artist member of the Go Art gallery and has been represented by the Artêria gallery in Bromont since 2019.
Cinderella Collection: Knit-to-fit
These works are part of a series that plays with the bond between art and fashion. Born of unfinished and discarded paintings, these compositions have ‘jumped off the confines of the canvas’ into female liberty. Influenced by 23 years working in a studio housed in a former haute-couture textile manufacture, I explore the long-standing historical relationship of the fashion- art crossover. Caught between the two worlds, my pieces are fashion seductive, yet, unsewn, and unwearable.
Patrycja Walton is a Montreal based artist with diplomas in Craft and Design (1976), Visual Arts and Textile Design from Alberta College of Art + Design (Calgary 1979). Walton received the Prince Albert Winter Festival Prix d’excéllence (1983); a provincial tour of her work (Saskatchewan 1984); a Saskatchewan Arts Board grant (1985); and a Research and Creation grant (Saskatchewan 1988). Walton studied at the L’Institut Simone de Beauvoir, Concordia University and Centre des Arts Visuels in Montreal. In 2017, Walton was awarded a Canada Council Creative development grant, followed by a CALQ grant in 2020. Walton has had representation with Galerie Deux Poisson, Galerie Nuedge, and David Astrof Fine Arts in Montreal. Her works have been exhibited provincially and nationally.
Lucie Leduc, a self-taught artist, began doing portraits in oil, which led to an exploration of more abstract forms. Currently, her style of painting is best described as a hybrid of abstraction and representation. In her most recent series, her canvases give viewers an array of images to absorb. With an emphasis on vibrant colours, flora and fauna, her work conveys a dreamlike quality as well as emotional intensity.
«To be painting these invented landscapes and beings is as much about climate grief as it is about escapism into a future world, where humans are at one with nature, even as this is potentially a utopian outcome. Even so, I like to think that my paintings stimulate the imagination and give one a sense of peace and well being.»
Lucie lives and works in Montreal. She has a background in graphic arts, and studied at the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU). She has participated in several exhibitions. In 2012, the Frelighsburg Symposium, in 2013 l’Espace Contemporain de Québec, in 2013 Galerie 500, Boucherville, in 2014 Galerie Vincent d’Indy, in 2019 Musée du fier monde.