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Artist Name

Mariclair Plante

Born: 1968

Hometown: Ste-Anne-de-la-Rochelle

Based in: Sherbrooke

Born in Ste-Anne de la Rochelle, Quebec and established in Sherbrooke since 1980, Marie-Claire (Mariclair) Plante began her artistic career in 1995. Self-taught, her unconventional training is acquired over the years through his encounters, experiences, travels, readings and class with great masters. A collaboration on creative thinking with sculptor and painter, Laurent Bonet was decisive for her. Passionate and attentive to her great sensitivity, her instinct guides her in the world of abstract art. Her inspiration is revealed in her freedom of expression, to achieve this she declines her practice in a few series ‘Energy, Emotion, Perception, Cocooning’. His energetic and sensory gestures touch the depth of feelings.

Mariclair’s paintings have seduced collectors around the world.

Since 2012, it has been winning awards in Canada, France and the United States.

It is represented by several galleries in Canada and internationally.

“Also, each of his paintings has its own story which is expressed however by the unsaid and an infinity of nuances all in roundness with softness and poetry. This explains the feeling of voluptuousness that one feels in contact with his work which tomorrow could well reach great heights. Without a doubt, the name of Marie-Claire Plante will leave an indelible mark on our painting today.” M. Robert Bernier, expert and art historian.

 



Mariclair Plante In The Studio

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More About Mariclair Plante

Question IconWhat inspires you?

Illustrer par l'abstraction les multiples facettes de l'être humain

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

The artist paints her vivid, ardent, and sincere feelings that add an emotive charge to her work. Her paintings grasp multiple facets of the human being which illustrate the positivism of the artist, but let a perpetual transformation unravel. A state of being in suspension, free from the interference and constraints of daily life, from which spouts out her "pictorial synchronicities".

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

Energy Emotion Perception

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

Joan Mitchell, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Willem de Kooning

Question IconWhat is the most important tool when creating your work?

My hand

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

lâcher prise

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

Inter relation avec les gens, marche en forêt et voyage autour du monde


Credentials

Education

JH Leclerc Granby

Canada, 1980

Awards

Mention honorable Circle foundation for the Arts

2023

Bronze Mondial Art Academia

2022

Platinium Camelback Arizona

2022

Platinium Red abstract Camelback

2022

Mention honorable Mondial Art Academia

2021

Platinium Best of abstract Camelback

2021

2e Prix Mascouche Bourse ministère Québec

2021

OR Fontdouce France

2019

Exhibitions

Ce qui ne tient qu'à un fil

Canada, 2021

Dépayser/Rapatrier

Canada, 2021

Revenir à l'essentiel

Canada, 2020