Posts Tagged ‘serigraphie’

Nathan Brown & Lisa Czech (Galerie Monastiraki)

March 29, 2010


Galerie Monastiraki will be featuring works on paper by
two young artists this April:

Montreal native Lisa Czech and has been making gig posters since she was 16. She’ll be putting up a collection of recent prints and drawings, some of which showcase the inspiration or the origins of her lovely posters.

Originally from Vancouver Island, Nathan Brown will be presenting a collection of mixed media work that investigates of the ways in which myth and mysticism interact with historical and contemporary cultures.

Vernissage Friday, April 2, 19h – 22h
Monastiraki 5478 St-Laurent
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Making It Montreal Exhibit I. (Vernissage tonight)

March 2, 2010

Making It Montreal” Group Exhibit  @ Casa del Popolo (4873 St-Laurent, corner St-Joseph) March 2 – 31.

Vernissage: Tuesday March 2, 6:00-9:00 PM, Free Admission
Round-table discussion at 8 PM, followed by free DJ night

Featuring new works by some of Montreal’s best print artists:
Kiarra Albina
Tyler Rauman
Aimée van Drimmelen
Jesse Purcell

Harley Smart

Limited-edition prints by the featured artists will be available for sale to the public at the vernissage, and the exhibit will remain open to the public throughout the month of March.

“Making It Montreal” is a unique research and promotion project highlighting English-speaking artists who chose to make Montreal home.

Interview: My Own Private Dante’s Disneyland (Red Bird, Opening Feb. 11)

February 9, 2010

Jacinthe Loranger is a silkscreening and installation artist based in Montreal. Known for her psychedelic landscapes and colourful characters, My Own Private Dante’s Disneyland is a series of photographic self portraits that poses the question: what if Alice fell down that rabbit hole not as a child, but as a woman in her thirties?

We asked Jacinthe a few questions about how drawing figures into her work…

D&D: Where does your inspiration for this show, and your work in general come from these days?

JL: Un sac de crottes de fromage peut être pour moi une grande source d’inspiration au même titre qu’une peine d’amour. J’aime attribuer une personnalité  à des objets. En fait, j’imagine que ça vient pas mal de la culture asiatique.

D&D: How does drawing factor into your silkscreen work? What is your process when you start a project like this (do you work from sketches, use source photos, etc) How much is planned and how much happens by chance?

JL: Je travaille avec le dessins depuis très longtemps. En fait, je suis vraiment plus à l’aise avec des crayons qu’avec un pinceau. Tout mon travaille en sérigraphie depuis les cinq dernières années, c’est du dessin. Je sais pas mal le résultat à l’avance dans ma tête. Je pense en séparation de couleur.

D&D: Do you consider yourself a drawer, or is it just a way to get to the final silkscreened work?

JL: C’est bizzare mais non je ne me considère pas comme une dessinatrice. En fait,je dessine mal! J’ai juste vraiment du fun!

Le dessin fait partie intégrante de ma pratique mais j’essaie de ne pas me définir selon mon médium. J’ai quand même l’impression de toujours reproduire mes dessin que ce soit en photo ou en sculpture.

My Own Private Dante’s Disneyland: The fantasmagoric universe of Jacinthe Loranger
Vernissage February 11th, 19:00–24:00
February 12th–15th, 12:00–18:00
Red Bird Gallery, 135 Van Horne O.

Expo collective: Excursion sous la terre (ARPRIM)

January 14, 2010

Don’t miss this exciting group show featuring silkscreened work by:
Arthur Desmarteaux, Julie Doucet, Pascaline Knight, Le Dernier Cri, Jacynthe Loranger, Allison Moore, Dominique Pétrin, Jesse Purcell, Seripop, Caroline Sury, Valérie Sury & Henriette Valium.

Vernissage Jan 16, 15h00
ARPRIM 372, Sainte-Catherine Ouest, espace 426 , Montréal
Tél. 514-525-2621
www.arprim.org