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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    bringing together works by renowned and upcoming artists and artisans that broaden perspectives on Canadian art and identity The Guild has also developed solid cultural and public partnerships one of which has led to its participation in the annual First Peoples Festival an important celebration of artists and artisans from various First Nations communities With unparalleled knowledge and expertise concerning Inuit art First Nations art and Fine Craft art and artists the Guild s gallery has distinguished itself through the quality and originality of the works that it offers to the public as well as to collectors companies and decorators The gallery allows visitors the opportunity to purchase both in person and online worldwide a wide range of creations of Inuit sculptures and engravings First Nations works and pieces made of glass ceramic wood tin and jewelry by renowned and emerging contemporary artisans in several fine craft disciplines A unique repository of its one hundred year history the Guild s small museum offers exhibits and guided tours of its permanent collection of Inuit art one of the most remarkable collections in Canada and a priceless cultural heritage The Guild has played a major role in the preservation of historic and contemporary Craft made by all Canadians and its permanent collection illustrates this legacy The Guild also offers researchers access to its catalogue and archives an enormous body of knowledge that details its own social history the evolution of Craft in Canada and the art of the Inuit and First Nations Peoples The Ideal Candidate Key Experience Competencies Previous experience in a management position at an art museum gallery or non profit organization ideally in the cultural sector An interest in and ideally familiarity with Canadian art Inuit art First Nations art or Fine Crafts would be a strong asset as

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    the opening of Ginette Aubin s exhibition The Path of Belonging Ginette Aubin is part of the Wu las tukw Maliseet of Quebec descendent of the Mi kmaw Renowned painter and engraver she finds her inspiration from her origins to create her unique universe Well beyond the liveliness of certain colored areas the ardor of the line and daring compositions she paints to let her people be known and its

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    insect metamorphoses and of the rhythm of urban life his creations first come to life through his combinations of forms and colours Pino is also passionate about gemstones and is fascinated by their properties He juxtaposes icy silvers with the warmth of gold a peaceful emerald green with a flamboyant ruby red From conception to creation each ring arouses anew in depth research into the meeting place between elegance and

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    of declaring and embodying his passion This internationally renowned glass artist manoeuvers and conducts much as do his characters on a course that encourages his growth His highly symbolic artworks find their source of inspiration in the very beginnings of civilisation where water beckons to initiatory crossings to a voyage of introspection to incursions into extraordinary worlds as yet unseen Blown poured cast engraved Pon combines a variety of glass

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    Horizon is comprised of works that suggest an areal or bird s eye view The Proxi series explores elements from miniature landscapes shown in considerably larger scale which allows the viewer to enter into the scenery and gain the sense that its spaces and volumes communicate with us Finally the murals of the Topo series transport us to the infinitely large with five thin slabs of porcelain paper clay that represent topographical views of imaginary territories Inspired by the marine world and by botany Maude Blais has created works that recall the delicate curve of a stone the rhythm of a green leaf s veins and the bluish tint of the oceans Her works bear witness to the artist s sense of belonging to her native region Rimouski in the Lower Saint Lawrence For the past few years Blais research has centred on a formal exploration of vessels Destined never to be filled these works lead the viewer to reflect upon the function of everyday objects This work falls within a simplified aesthetic that prioritizes clean lines and colour Surfaces are animated by the subtle contrasts of textures and matte or glossy glazes The artist uses coloured porcelain and hand

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    inspiration The body of work was born out of nature the beauty that surrounds us everyday The evolution of work starts with that mirror nature and then slowly evolves away from this true reflection and moves towards the distilled idea influence and essence of nature Willa Drummond Willa s objective is to create work that is at once balanced strong bold and simple Her jewellery is reminiscent of small sculptures

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    peeling coats of paint mosses lichens and the erosion of elements that surround us Norrie creates forms that are vibrant yet mysterious More than anything however it is glazing and the way glazes react when the pieces are fired that fascinate this artist His works are the result of multiple firings and the reactions of clay to the stresses and shocks that come from intense heat My desire is to

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    artists present works that are in line with their means of expression and that sensitize the public on how today s great environmental questions resonate with makers of contemporary fine craft The exhibition s artists distinguish themselves with their mastery their creative spirit and their remarkable careers They have created original works specifically for this show integrating recycled or natural materials The artists Quebec Carole Baillargeon textile artist Chantal Gilbert

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