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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    at 5 30 p m The Canadian Guild of Crafts presents the exhibition Émergence joailliers cuvée 2008 featuring work by 13 graduates from the College École de joaillerie de Montréal These young creative artists will be presenting jewellery designed as the final project of a 3 years programme devoted to the creation conception and the making of fine jewellery The combination of traditional techniques and materials with the innovative and

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    by five Mohawk artists and sculptures by an Algonquin Métis artist Five Mohawk artists from Kanesatake are showing creative works enriched by the process of learning new techniques Seeking accurate expressions of their reality has led them to explore printmaking and its contemporary arts applications in a spirit of great freedom Each printmaker has made use of the elements he or she needs to create strong original works Their variety confirms thirst for knowledge motivating these artists In turn Jasmin Gunn Roger Nelson Craig Nicholas Audrey Avery and Kevin Proulx have what it takes to surprise us touch us turn clichés on their heads and sometimes provide us a hint of an ironic smile An exhibit organized by Suzie Pilon of the Centre de l Image et de l Estampe de Mirabel CIEM Located in the Sainte Scolastique sector of Mirabel CIEM aims to develop research production and promotion marketing of contemporary graphic work The CIEM workshop is equipped with quality equipment and a highly qualified training staff providing a place to explore the major printmaking techniques Algonquin Métis sculptor Denis Charette s body of work calls upon several legends from those who have walked before us on the sacred

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    and even going so far as to seduce it by adorning itself in frost L Bousquet After four years of training in pottery at the Institut des arts appliqués de Montréal Louise Bousquet established her first studio in 1975 For over 30 years Louise Bousquet has practiced her craft of pottery breaking new ground through her bold search for whiteness Determined to travel to Limoges in 1998 she came away

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    at 5 30 p m The Canadian Guild of Crafts presents twenty sculptures by Inuit artist Mattiusi Iyaituk Unlike most conventional sculptors he unhesitatingly revives traditional subject matter and techniques while incorporating more innovative practices into both the form of his pieces and the tools he chooses to use in producing them His creations reflect an encounter between two worlds the modern world associated with the artist s abstract universe and the world of tradition depicted via the inlay technique employed by his ancestors His works bear touching humorous or outlandish titles and are made of a variety of materials such as serpentine caribou antler or musk ox hair They allow room for imagination and lead us towards an invaluable type of freedom the freedom to dream Born in 1950 Mattiusi lives in Ivujivik a village located at Quebec s northernmost point Following in the footsteps of his father Markusi and his brother Nataraluk both sculptors he began sculpting at the age of 14 His first pieces during the 1960s were figurative and since then he has developed a more abstract approach that led him completely away from the beaten path An internationally renowned artist his sculptures have been displayed

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    mature artist a past master in the art of weaving The first textile creations she produced using new technologies highlighted the art of dance attesting to her sources of inspiration the many artists working in all fields of contemporary art With a focus at times on movement and at times on the effect of light and colour for example pointillism as featured in the work of Seurat she is currently

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    17 at 2 00 p m On the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the Canadian Guild of Crafts weaver Louis Hains presents The 101 kilometre Silk Road 6 collections comprising 42 one of a kind scarves For over thirty years Louis Hains has worked with textiles ranging from the most classic to the most atypical His brimming imagination has transformed silk wool rayon chenille linen garbage bags and recycled materials into disconcerting works of art Today he shares his prolific work with us a true personification of patience and craft mastery Each uniquely designed scarf created in vivid colours is made up of over four thousand interlaced silk strands unveiling a sense of aesthetics both marginal and extravagant Louis Hains has pursued advanced studies consistent with his basic training by studying at the École de textile industriel de St Hyacinthe the Visual Arts Centre computer assisted textile design the École de construction textile de Montréal Galashield in Scotland computer assisted Jacquard textile design Nantucket Looms in Massachusetts Management and Textile Design and many other locations His works have been displayed at numerous exhibits in Canada the US Poland Japan France England and Scotland Since his return to Quebec following

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    to October 19th to ensure priority processing Please note that these orders will be processed on October 19th at 10 a m A tradition since 1959 the collection presents the work of Cape Dorset s talented graphic artists both young and old working together in the co operatively owned Kinnigait Studios You will view works by three 3 emerging artists Ningeokuluk Teevee Annie Pootoogook et Suvinai Ashoona and familiar names

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    s works express the contrasts that exist in nature Her work vibrant with colour and intricate geometric design bears the stamp of the world she adores After working for twenty years in medical research in 1985 she committed herself solely to ceramics An oasis of creation clay allows her to leave the exacting world of science For this mature artist taking an idea inspired by nature and translating it into

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