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Collagists of the month

  • Pierre-Richard Robitaille

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF AUGUST Pierre-RichardRobitaille Montreal How did you discover collage?When I was studying in France I liked to watch the poster artists in the Parisian metro. With their buckets of glue and their big brushes, they tore off and glued...
  • Emilie Léger

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF JULY Emilie Léger Lanaudière How did you discover collage? I first became interested in collage using digital techniques. I did several years of digital practice, especially in photomanipulation, before developing my own traditional practice. In 2020 I switched to analog...
  • Marie-Pier Lopes

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF JUNE Marie-PierLopes Montreal How did you discover collage?I actually discovered collage in university in a 2D exploration course. It was only a few years later when I lived with a friend who didn’t want me to have my...
  • Shany LeBlanc

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF MAY Shany LeBlanc Québec How did you discover collage? I had a revelation about 2 years ago during an arts and crafts day with a friend when I was doing a  mixed media project. I’ve been exploring this technique and...
  • Marie-Eve Poirier

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF APRIL Marie-EvePoirier Montréal How did you discover collage?I always had this creative side and love for aesthetics dormant inside me. Over the years I surprised myself by keeping magazines and old books with the goal of doing illustration...
  • John On Air (Jonathan Pagé)

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF MARCH John On Air (Jonathan Pagé) Louiseville (Trois-Rivières) How did you discover collage? I was introduced to collage through a  friend of mine a long time ago. Collage just took a larger place in my life when I stopped painting. What...
  • Véronica Dragnef

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY Véronica Dragnef Montréal How did you discover collage? During a workshop with the inspiring Jaber Lutfi. I realized I can paint and prepare my own papers and play with those. It just goes to show you that I never...
  • Alain Reno

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF JANUARY Alain Reno Montréal How did you discover collage? By skimming the high school and CEGEP libraries: Raushenberg and the Pop Schwitters and Dada, Polish posters and Bob Dylan. What did you like about the collage medium? The spontaneity and the beauty...
  • Richard Raymond

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF DECEMBER Richard Raymond Montréal How did you discover collage? In 2008, my spouse started doing collage after a workshop at the Museum of Contemporary Arts. I was fascinated by the technique and the results.  What did you like about the collage...
  • The duo Mackay / Marois

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER The duo Mackay Marois Lévis How did you discover collage? While working on creating stained glass windows, we were looking for a medium that would make use of our experience as stained glass artists while continuing to work in symbiosis....
  • Anouk Sugàr

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF OCTOBER AnoukSugàr Montréal How did you discover collage?I came across collage as teenager, as I was discovering the Dadaïst movement and artists such as Max Ernst, Hannah Hoech, Kurt Schwitters and many others. What did you like about the...
  • Mara Laika

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER Mara Laika Montréal How did you discover collage? When I was a teenager, I used to enjoy cutting out magazine images that I found beautiful and/or striking. Eventually, I instinctively began placing them in juxtaposition from each other, but...
  • Michèle F.Bérard

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF AUGUST MichèleF.Bérard Montréal How did you discover collage?I discovered collage in University, when I took a painting class taught by David Elliot and who introduced us to this technic. What do you like about the collage medium?It’s a...
  • Stéphanie Filion

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF JULY Stéphanie Filion Montréal How did you discover collage? I’ve been doing collage since I was a teenager.  I like paper and everything related to it: bookbinding, origami, the printed arts. In 2019, in the midst of writer’s block, I...
  • Frederick Ouellet

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF JUNE FrederickOuellet Montréal How did you discover collage?I’ve been doing collage for a really long time, but in the beginning, it was more for color test and quick sketches. But in the winter of 2019, I deepened my...
  • Virginie Maltais

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF MAY VirginieMaltais Montréal How did you discover collage?I made my first collage at 3 years old with colored labels used for disks... The collage medium has remained with me since! My mom always gave me access to huge...
  • Vanessa VanHollywood

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF APRIL Vanessa VanHollywood Montréal How did you discover collage? I started making collage when I was a teenager in journals of poetry inspired by music albums and videos of that time. About 5-6 years ago I found a box of...
  • François-Xavier Vigneault-Marcil

    ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF MARCH François-Xavier Vigneault-Marcil Montréal How did you discover collage? Through my girlfriend who introduced me to collage through a collaborative creation. I then developed my own creative style researched on my own. What did you like about the collage medium? I like...
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