May/June : 10 YEARS OF FQP in Montreal (Canada)
CULTURAL CENTER, MONTREAL, CANADA – APRIL 19 TO MAY 31, 2017. I have participated to this annual artistic street which will celebrate his 10th anniversary by a collective exhibition. More details to come in this blog… subscribe.
May : ART RESIDENCY IN PARIS (France)
PARIS, FRANCE – MAY 2017. I continue to explore how identity is built on multilayering worlds : body, house, city, country. Special event has happened around family theme : new members merged from past to give back love and belonging from which I was deprived as a child. My art is going to evolve from this new place, sure.
March/April : 6th DRAWING BIENNIAL of QUEBEC (Canada)
MONT ST-HILAIRE FINE ARTS MUSEUM – MARCH & APRIL 2017
On the occasion of the sixth Biennial event of Drawing organized by the Museum of the Fine arts(School of Fine Arts) of Mont-St-Hilaire, the jury selected three of my drawings. The compulsory theme was THE FANCY and these drawings are a part of a series which I name(appoint) Mythological Bodies.
February/May : « GÉOLOGIE DES CORPS MÉMORIELS » // GEOLOGY OF MEMORIAL BODIES IN PARIS (France)
NOMAD ART STUDIO, PARIS, FRANCE – MARCH 2017 – This interactive artist’s book is presenting 8 life places and offer the opportunity to walk playfully with me giving back poetry and enchantment to the world. More details to come in the blog… subscribe here.
February/March : Curating the show « ÉMERGENCE » // EMERGING (Canada)
GALERIE RENÉE BLAIN, BROSSARD (CANADA) – FEBRUARY 12 TO MARCH 15 – This first solo show of Jean-Guy Martel, sculptor, presents sculptures on the theme ot emerging and uses the body to express evolving movement of life. Curating the theme of the show, I have directed the creation of an installation of more 25 hands. The show has been a great success and some artworks sold with pride.