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"The first step is very spontaneous but then I try different things because I have to make sure the design is the right one. Since it's so time-consuming, I want to know when I start a work that I'm going to like it... enough to finish it."

� Born in Saint-Ephrem, Beauce, PQ

� studied high-warp tapestry with Jeanne-d'Arc Corriveau, École des Beaux-arts, Quebec 1967
� Visual Arts Degree, University of Laval, Quebec 1971

Selected Exhibitions:
� "Oeuvres Recent", solo, Galerie Roger Bellemare, Montreal, Quebec 2002
� "Manif d'art, manifestation internationale d'art de Quebec", solo, Galerie des arts visuels, University Laval, Quebec City, Quebec 2000
� "close ties - Kay Lawrence and Marcel Marois", University of Queensland travelling exhibition, presented in Australia 1999
� "Tapestry: traditions/transitions", group, Center of Contemporary Arts, Saint Louis Missouri, USA 2001

Selected Awards, Distinctions:
� Jury Prize for Excellence in the Visual Arts: Arts 2000, Royal Academy of Arts Trust Fund, 2000
� Canadian Airlines Awards for the Arts, Australia 1999
� Prix du rayonnement internationale, Conseil de la Culture de la Région de Québec
� Recipient, 1998 Prix Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts
� Medal of the Centraine Muzeum Wlókiennictwa, 6th International Triennale of Tapestry, Lódz, Poland


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