oil on canvas
signed, dated 87 on reverse
51 ins x 76.5 ins; 129.5 cms x 194.3 cms
Born in Quebec City in 1948, Michèle Waquant studied visual arts at the École des arts visuels à Québec and at the Université Paris, Sorbonne. She has lived in France for several years now, and has taught video at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Dijon, France, since 1990, and at the École des arts supérieure d’arts de Paris-Cergy since 1997.
Waquant has gained international recognition for her painting, sculpture, photography and video work. She has had several solo shows, including Médianes, produced by the Galerie de l’UQAM in 1999 and presented in France at the Galerie de l’École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Marseille; L’amoureux, organized by the Galerie Corinne Caminade in Paris in 2002; and L’observatoire, presented at the Centre d’art Passerelle in Brest in 2003.