About

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My career in visual arts, portraiture, sculpture, design and artistic direction of architectural trompe-l'oeil murals have given me great expertise and earned me the recognition of my peers.

 

But I had discovered clay when I was eleven. It was love at first sight that marked the start of an intense and constant relationship.  At nineteen I was already making a living as a potter. Ingenuous, however, I also harbored at the time an idealized and romantic vision of art, which prompted me to quit my work to study at university. But my first passion had left an indelible mark. The relationship with clay, the making of unique pieces and the endless exploration of the alchemy of earth, water and fire is irreplaceable.

 

For twelve years, I stayed regularly in Catalonia where I had a mini country house with a workshop. This is where I took the time to return to my first love. I started with raku, at the medieval-style art school in Tortosa: Escola d'Art i Disseny. Now in the beautiful region of Kamouraska, my story continues.

 

Sometimes you have to travel the world to realize how good was home.

Studies:

1986  Laval University, visual arts

2015 back to ceramics at the catalan art center of Tortosa

Exhibitions:

2006 Gallery 1225 in Montréal

2004  Gallery 1225 in Montréal

2003  Rouje in Québec city "Petites Métaphores"

1999  Palais Montcalm "Continuum Figuratif" (part two)

1998  Palais Montcalm: "Continuum Figuratif" (part 0ne)

1989  Anima G gallery, Québec

1988  Moss, Québec "Le Ciel des Peintures"

Galleries:

2006  paintings in Gallery Beauchamp in Québec city

2004 bronzes at Gallery 1225 in Montréal

2003-06 bronzes at Galerie Ars Vivesco in Québec city

2003-04 Galerie St-Dizier in Montréal

2005 Gallery Monkdogz in New-York

1999-2003 La galerie Internationale, Québec city 

1986-87  Galerie Christin, Québec city

Other experiences and realisations: 

2004-06  creation of a collection of statues and garden fountains, participation in the murals of Sherbrooke

2004 Collaboration for the second part of Murale Bowen in Seherbrooke

2003 Arstistic direction for Murale Bowen in Sherbrooke.

2002 Artistic direction for La Fresque Skinner in Sherbrooke.

2001 Artistic direction and coordination for La Fresque des Piliers 2 in Québec

2000 Artistic direction and coordination for La Fresque des Piliers 1 in Québec

 

1999 Painter for The Mural of Quebecers with Cité de la Création. 

 

1997 Admission at the national bank of artists for the integration of arts in architecture

 

1990-95 Creation of Atelier Dufaux. Murals on command and teaching the techniques of "trompe-l’œil".

1993 Painting of the vault of Capitol Theater

1993-95 Teaching of the techniques of "trompe-l’œil", faux finish at: Atelier Dufaux

 

1985-87 writing of chronicles for the magazine Clin D’œil restoration works at the National Museum of Québec, confection of decors at Studio Triède in Montréal

1984- pastel and oil portraits on command

1979- 84 ceramist

Publications: 

Newspapers:

Le Soleil, Le Journal de Québec, La Tribune,  La Presse, the magazine Elle Québec, Décoration Chez Soi. 

Radio:

Radio Canada, fm 93, CKRL fm

Television:

Radio Canada, Télé Québec, CFCF12, Quatre Saisons and TVA