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Another Prize for Joëlle B. Le Blanc

A few weeks ago artist Joëlle B. Le Blanc won an important prize at the “Mountain and River” (Montagne et rivière) competition in Saint-Hilaire. This young woman who studied art at Édouard-Montpetit College in Longueuil, does it again as she has recently won a prize, the gold medal in the “drawing” category at the 1994…

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Joëlle's Happiness

MRV First Prize WinnerJoëlle B. Le Blanc is not happy to have won the jury’s 1st prize in the Mountain, River and Village (Montagne, rivière et village) exhibition-competition. She’s ecstatic. The artist who divides her time between Mont-Saint-Hilaire, where she has been living for approximately twenty years, and Montreal, where she has her workshop, will…

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Delighted Visitors, Happy Artists

Organisers of the Mountain, River and Village (Montagne, rivière et village) exhibition-competition have once again met the challenge: no less than 800 people attended the huge première of the event, last Friday at the Mont-Saint-Hilaire Community Centre; approximately 7,000 art lovers visited the exhibition which ended Tuesday; and the artists, 250 of them from the…

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Gold for Le Blanc

Joëlle B. Le Blanc, artist, painter from Mont-Saint-Hilaire last week won the gold medal in the “drawing” category of the 11th edition ofthe International Gala of Visual Arts (Gala international des arts visuels) which was held at Place des arts by the Quebec Circle of Artists, Painters andSculptors (Cercle des artistes peintres et sculpteurs du…

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Joëlle B. Le Blanc Exhibit In Saint-Malo

Joëlle B. Le Blanc’s works continue to accumulate honours and successes. This artist who studied at the Édouard-Montpetit college specialises in black and white ink and her paintings have already won her many prizes, in particular at the “Moutain, River, Village” (Montagne, Rivière, Village) competition and at the International Gala of Visual Arts (Gala international…

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«I Fell in Love with Brittany»

At 34, Joëlle Leblanc is a young woman with an easy smile. Red hair and mat complexion – her mother has Irish and Spanish origins -, she’s been parading her lovely smile in Brittany for close to two months now and has just recently settled at the Concarneau youth hostel.”I fell in love with Brittany,…

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Joëlle B. Le Blanc Is Awarded First Prize in the MRV Competition

A few days ago, Joëlle B. Le Blanc, a young 32-year old artist, was awarded the jury’s first prize in the “Mountain, River and Village” (Montagne, rivière et village) exhibition-competition which brought together no less than 250 artists from across Quebec to Saint-Hilaire. 7,000 visitors were able to admire paintings and works from exhibiting artists…

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Engraving and Poetry

Until July 21st, this young painter-engraver from Montreal is the Quebec Art Trades (métiers d’art du Québec) representative. She has a unique ink and engraving technique. A specialist of black and white, one of her great forces lies in her hyperrealis tbut always poetically tinged well-balanced works. She developed her passion for engraving when she…

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The Wreck of the Prussian Dogre «Le Frédéric»

Saint-Malo, An Historic EngravingSince July 20 and until October 6, the Halleau Blé in Saint-Malo is proposing a rare and beautiful engraving exhibition. “An Historic Engraving” (Une estampe une histoire) allows to study the details of an engraving through its history and its creation technique.Louis Garneray still maintains 18th century tradition through his series of…

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A huge success for the Arts Trade Exhibitions

This is the first exhibition for several artist. Such is the case for Joëlle B. Le Blanc of Montreal who specialises in engraving. Her booth can be found in the ”Relève” (artists of tomorrow) section where she exhibits black and white works created according to a special technique which is explained on video tape.

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Canadian press article

Qualité QuébecBorn in Montreal, Joëlle Le Blanc has completed stoneware and porcelain engraving and painting stages in various Montreal workshops since 1979. In 1991, she began practising engraving at the Evelyne-Dufour workshop in Montreal. Also a drawer she masters dry-point, etching and lithography. She held solo and group exhibitions in Quebec and in the United…

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