A LA GARDERIE #1
oil on canvas
20 ins x 23.5 ins; 50.8 cms x 59.7 cms
France Trudel was born in 1953 in St- Hubert, Quebec, and at the age of 19, joined the theatre group, la Veillée, that travelled across Quebec, Vermont and Europe. A self-taught artist, she has worked in various media, including painting, drawing, printing, and book binding, selling her work at the Salon des Métiers d’arts du Québec. She eventually studied lithography at the Atelier Graff in Montreal in 1981, and moved to Toronto in 1982, where she attended the Ontario College of Art. Trudel graduated in 1986, winning the prestigious W.O. Forsythe scholarship. She was selected to participate at the Symposium de Baie St-Paul, and returned to live in Montreal.
Trudel has participated in several solo and group exhibitions in Canada, Mexico and France, including the Salon de Laperriere in Normandy and Salon Bechu in Paris. Trudel lives in Montreal, Quebec.