Magazin'Art

Printemps 2018

Gisèle Boulianne

Nothing Else but Life

Great Encounter

“Indecent or public, mother, wife, creator and voyeur, I am infatuated with this insane being that lives within me. This magical double that’s been pursuing me ever since childhood.” – Sonia Rykiel

Once you push open the door at 55 rue du Sault-au-Matelot, a memorable experience awaits you. You are entering the universe created by Gisèle Boulianne, an artist who is full of infectious energy, a tamer of light beams, one who embraces wondrous fantasies.

Gisèle Boulianne prevails in every one of her undertakings. Nothing is left to chance. Through trial and error she advances on her merry way until she is conferred with the height of success at home as well as abroad.

Secret, acrylic on canvas, 72 x 30 in

Secret, acrylic on canvas, 72 x 30 in

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Text by Michel Bois

Galerie d’art – Loft de création Gisèle Boulianne 55, rue Sault-au-Matelot, Vieux port de Québec, G1K 3Y7 418 692-2505 ou 418 802-2505

Once you push open the door at 55 rue du Sault-au-Matelot…

Nancy Létourneau

In Tune with her Creative Instinct

Delight in Discovery

The creations of Nancy Létourneau may branch out in various directions without immediate apparent connection, but this variety becomes significant when we reflect on her artistic process. Although trained as a graphic designer on which she could build a career, she chose to curb rational thinking and rather tackle the art of painting by letting her left cerebral hemisphere direct each one of her gestures.

Any perfectionist reliant on constant self-control would find this operating mode highly challenging. Her emotions, even the most secret, she regards as a pool of ideas into which she can dive to reach a depth that will allow her to express what dwells in her soul. A simple attraction towards exploring a new material or a new technique may lead her forward on this path, but always following an intuitive approach, free of any expectation. Her desires may of course ensue from some general intention, but Nancy Létourneau never confines herself to any restraint, even less to an ambition. “I try to avoid being preoccupied with the hope of attaining a precise result, which would impede the free circulation of my internal energy. It is an act of thrust and of release that always leads me towards a destination in symbiosis with my uniqueness, although a priori I am ignorant as to the point of arrival,” states the artist.

Fusion (Au jardin Series)

Fusion (Au jardin Series)

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Text by Lisanne Le Tellier

www.studiopixels.net

The creations of Nancy Létourneau may branch out in various directions…

Rebellion

When Creativity Becomes a Way of Life

Portrait

“Creativity is the greatest form of rebellion in this world.” – Anonymous.

From this assertion stems the designation of the artworks produced by Nathalie Plourde and Alain Cossette collectively known as “Rebellion”.

On the one hand, we have the motor vehicle body repairer, magician painter and mechanic totally invested in the repair, alteration and total reconstruction of antique motorcycles. Alain Cossette has more than 20 years of experience under his belt. He is credited with skillful restauration works on vintage models today considered more than prestigious. His work has been praised by the top connoisseurs and has allowed him to win contracts from first-rate specialized workshops. On the other hand, Nathalie Plourde has a master’s degree in bio-agronomy. She still works as project leader in this field, which provides a substantial source of revenue for the smooth running of the household while allowing her the freedom to create. She also has a diploma in graphic design; studies she considered as most liberating since colours, images and words have always inspired and motivated her. Hence, she has known the grind of page layouts and weighing the value of words. Nathalie is well aware of the effects of colour and of the spacing required for an image to radiate. She is a perfectionist. Nothing escapes her. She either loves or discards. So does the “man of her life” in regards to works created in tandem.

Table Coyote

Table Coyote

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Text by Michel Bois

Rebellion’s works can exclusively be found at Galerie d’art Nob Hill, 31 Sault-au-Matelot, Vieux-Port de Quéec. 418 264-9588, cell : 418 576-7968

info@galerienobhill.com

Creativity is the greatest form of rebellion in this world…