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Location:
Outremont, Quebec

"To me, a book is about lots more than just words. Yes, you can read it, but you can also manipulate the book to become an object. It's something you can handle or play with... have a relationship with."

� Born in 1949 in Montreal, Quebec

Education:
� Apprenticeship in book conservation, Carolyn Horton and Associates, New York 1980-82
� Bookbinding, Deborah Evetts, Pierpont Morgan Library, New York 1980-82
� Bookbinding, Monique Lallier, Montreal QC 1976-80
� Bookbinding, Union centrale des arts décoratif, Paris, France 1975-76
Intensive sessions and workshops (book conservation, design binding, book arts), Canada, USA, Belgium 1979-94

Selected Exhibitions:
� Solo exhibition, McGill University, Montreal, QC / Denderleeuw, Belgium 2001
� "Arts 2000", Stratford Gallery, Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, 2000
� "Reliure d'art actuelle québécoise", Brive-la-Gaillarde Museum, France / Mariemont Museum, Belgium / Luxembourg National Library, Luxembourg
� "Transformation", American Craft Museum, New York USA 1998
� "125 Maestri Rilegatori per l"INFINITO", Macerata, Italy 1998
� "2000 Years of Bookbinding in Miniature", solo exhibition, Stewart Hall Gallery, Pointe-Claire, QC

Selected Awards, Accomplishments:
� Jury Prize for Excellence, Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts 2000
� Grant, Conseil des Arts et des Lettres de Quebec, 1995 / 1998
� Recipient, 1995 Prix Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts
� Accessit, Prix de l'Union Européene de la Reliure d'Art 1995
� Design Award, Canadian Bookbinders' and Book Artists' Guild, 1993

 

 

 

 

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