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Painter from Montreal
I'm a Canadian painter and illustrator from Montreal, Quebec. I've been painting since I was a child. I studied in Fine Arts before changing my major to pursue my career in nursing. I currently live in Japan as a freelance artist.
I mainly draw influences from my experiences, my travels, the things I see, the people I meet, passing connections. I use flowers, mountains, water, clouds and fish as poetic objects. They pass through to float in my world held in place, addressing dichotomies, such as realities and illusions, inside and out, permanence and the ephemerality, the blurred lines of our distant memories.
I paint to evoke feelings of comfort, warmth, gratitude, reminiscence, nostalgia, serenity, hope love, ... intangible, indescribable feelings. I paint to inspire our dreams and our moods.
The concept of ephemeral moments is placed at the heart of my work.
I am currently in Tokyo, Japan to learn new skills and to further pursue my art. Since I’ve moved, my work aims to unravel our self-doubts, insecurities and isolation and in turn, grace them with acceptance, positivity and clarity. It is okay to feel deeply and to be in love. I want people to discover beauty and value in ourselves and their emotions towards their experiences through my interpretation. I paint to address the doubts and insecurities in our minds and to recall forgotten sensations to evoke ideas of wellness, healing and love.
Et si on s’aimait?
On est tous belles comme des fleurs.
The idea behind ‘ meromero ’
is to be madly in love,
to be drunk in love,
and everything that is ‘you’.
It is okay to feel deeply and to be in love.
Tsukuyomi / Montreal / Jan 1 - Feb 1 2020
Underdog / Montreal / Feb 2, 2020
FLATFILE 8x8 / New York / Online exhibition/ Jul 1- Sept 15, 2020
FLATFILE "Art on the Wall" / New York / Online exhibition/ Oct 1 - Nov 15, 2020
LAUNCH PAD GALLERY / Yokohama / solo exhibition « dans mes rêves » 「夢の中で 」 / Aug 7 - Aug 17, 2020
The Arts at MARKS GARAGE / Honolulu / Heritage Art Show group exhibition / Nov 6 - Nov 7, 2020
Poe Visitor Center / New York / Whimsical Winter Wonder exhibition by NYC Parks / December 2020
LAUNCH PAD GALLERY / Yokohama / solo exhibition « comme des fleurs » 「花のように」 / Dec 3 - Dec 13, 2021
GANKAGAROU / Tokyo / solo exhibition « comme des fleurs » 「花のように」 / Jan 28 - Feb 2, 2022
norm / Fuji / solo exhibition / June 1st