Visual Arts Residencies - Studio

2003  Studio du Québec à Paris, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
1994 Honorary Visiting Fellow - Goldsmiths' College, University of London, London, England

 

Professional activities  -  workshops

2014  Exploring High Warp Tapestry : Expression and Interpretation, ATA Members' Retreat Workshop, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, U.S.A.
2012 High Warp Tapestry (Gobelin): Design and Weaving, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, U.S.A.
2004 Tapestry Workshop: Fibres, Department of Studio Art, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
2002 Contemporary Tapestry : Three Visions - Jane Kidd, Barbara Heller, Marcel Marois Convergence 2002, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
2000 French Gobelin Tapestry, Convergence 2000, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.
1996 Tapestry Summit, Workshop with Archie Brennan, Jean-Pierre Larochette, Marcel Marois & Marta Rogoyska, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A.
  Tapestry Design, workshop for TWINE (Tapestry Weavers in New England) Harrisville, New Hamshire, U.S.A.
1995 Gobelin Tapestry, Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, Georgie, U.S.A.
1994 New Gobelin Tapestry, Convergence 94, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
1989 Workshop, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario
1986 Contemporary Gobelin Tapestry, Workshop : Convergence '86, Toronto, Ontario
1984 Tapestry workshop, Sheridan College of Applied Arts and Technology, Mississauga, Ontario
1983 Tapestry workshop, The Craft Training Arts & Culture Centre, St-John's, Newfoundland
1982 Tapestry workshop during theCanadian Craft Conference '82 in the Atlantic Provinces, Charlottetown, organized by the Canadian Craft Council
1980 Workshop: Visual Art Center, Westmount, Quebec

 

Professional activities  -  lectures and panels

2014  Guest Speaker : American Tapestry Alliance's Speakers Sessions 2014, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.
Lecture title : Marcel Marois Tapestries : Connection with Nature
2013 Public Lecture, SEQUENCE, Contemporary Art Centre, Chicoutimi, Qc.
2012 Public Presentation, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, U.S.A.
2008 Guest Speaker : Institut de France, Académie des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
Tapisserie contemporaine et art textile en Europe
2007 Seminar : Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario
«Canadian Tapestry : Dufour, Heller, Kidd, MacLeod, Marois»
2005 Panelist : The Presence of the Past : the Influence of History on Contemporary Textile Artists, The Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.
  Lecture : Craft Alliance – The Weaver’s Guild of Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.
2004 Lecture : Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ont. Canada
Talk Title: My tapestry : a woven social comment
  Guest Speaker : Concordia University, Montreal, Qc. Canada
Talk Title: Nature and Society : A Tapestry Version
2003 Guest Speaker : Twenty-First Symposium , Canadian Society of Decorative Arts, Museum of Civilization, Quebec City, Qc. Canada
2002 Guest Speaker : Convergence 2002, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Seminar title: Thirty Years of Tapestry
Panel title : Contemporary Tapestry in a Canadian Context
2001 Guest Speaker: Collecting Craft in the New Millennium. Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Qc., Canada
  Panelist : Symposium Innovations in Textile Art IV, The Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.
Subject: Collections and Commissions
2000 Guest lecturer: Musée du Québec, Quebec City, Quebec
Conference title: La nature: un lien continu avec l’histoire
  Guest lecturer: Convergence 2000, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.
Seminars titles: International Textile Exhibitions, New Tapestry: Inspiration from Its Tradition
  Guest speaker: Association of Quebec Weavers, Ville LaSalle, Quebec
1999 Guest speaker: close ties 99, International Textile Conference , University Art Museum, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Conference title: Communication with Tapestry
  Guest lecturer : University of South Australia, Adelaïde, Australia
Conference title: Tapestry: Contemporary Issues in Harmony with Tradition
1998 Guest speaker : Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.
Conference title: Tapestry: Contemporary Issues in Harmony with Tradition
1997 Guest lecturer : Revelation: Textile Artists Addressing Issues, International Symposium,The Barbican Centre, London, England
Conference title: Fibre and Textile: Reflection of Contemporary Society
1995 Moderator; opening panel Textiles sismographes, Symposium fibres et textiles 1995, Université du Québec à Montréal, Quebec
Conference title: A Textile Identity
1995 Guest lecturer: Maison Hamel-Bruneau, Ste-Foy, Quebec
Conference title: Un constat : tapisserie 1995
1994 Guest speaker: Convergence 94, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Seminar title: New International Direction in Tapestry
1994 Guest speaker: Goldsmiths' College, University of London, London, England.
Conference title: Anthology: Natural Traces: Woven Exchange
1993 Feature artist and panelist: Analytical Panel: Making a Place for Tapestry - Symposium 1993, Vancouver, British Columbia
  Guest speaker: L'Art textile et son discours, Conference organized by the Society of Quebec
Contemporary Tapestry of Montreal, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Quebec
1992 Guest speaker: Distant lives/Shared voices, International Tapestry Symposium, Lódz, Poland
Conference title: Postmodernism for Tapestry : Appropriation from the Past
1990 Feature artist and panelist, Tapestry Forum 1990, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
1989 Guest speaker: Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario
1988 Guest speaker and canadian invited artist, International Tapestry symposium, Melbourne, Australia
1984 Guest speaker: Musée d'art contemporain, Montreal
Conference title: L'art du textile actuel et international
1980 Canadian panelist : Fibre-Form-Fusion'Conference, organised by the SheridanCollege of Crafts and Design, Mississauga, Ontario
  Guest speaker, Visual Art Center, Westmount, Quebec

 

Professional activities  -  invitations and participations

1996  Invited artist : Sympo-Fibres international de Saint-Hyacinthe, Organised by Expression, Centre d'exposition de St-Hyacinthe, Quebec
1995 Guest curator: Exhibition Destination tapisserie 1995, Maison Hamel-Bruneau, Ste-Foy, Quebec
1994 Member of the Consultative Committee of Textiles Sismographes, Symposium fibres & textiles 1995, Montreal, Quebec, organized by the Quebec Textile art Council.
  Curator : Exhibition Tapestry / Visions, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A., Exhibition organized by Convergence'94
1976 Collaboration for the book La Tapisserie, chapter "La tapisserie sur canevas",
Authors: Michèle Bernatchez and Ginette Harvey-Perrier, published by l'Editeur Officiel du Québec, Quebec 1977
  Invited artist in Artisanage, the Art and Culture Program of the XXI Olympic Games of Montreal'76.

 

Professional activities   -   jurys

2018 Committee member - Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts, Saidye-Bronfman Award, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa
2016 Canadian Consultant for the 15th International Triennal of Tapestry, Lódz, Poland, 2016
2014 Jury Prix d'excellence en Métiers d'art, Quebec City region
2013 Canadian Consultant for the 14th International Triennal of Tapestry, Lódz, Poland, 2013
2011 Member of the Jury - Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts, Saidye-Bronfman Award, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa
2010 Consultant for the 13th International Triennal of Tapestry, Lódz, Poland, 2010
2008 Member of the International Jury Awarding : Competition « Dia-logue », 6th International Triennial of Textile and Tapestry Arts, Tournai, Belgium
2005 Member of the Jury of the Exhibition «Artapestry 2005», organized by the European Tapestry Forum, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002 Member of the Jury for the Saidye Bronfman Award, The Canada Council, Ottawa
2002 Member of the Jury: American Tapestry Biennial IV, organised by American Tapestry Alliance, U.S.A.
2001 Member of the Jury: Paul-Émile Borduas Award, Ministère de la culture et des communications du Québec, Quebec
2000 Member of the Jury for the event Tissus urbains ( Urban Fabric ), organised by the Conseil des arts textiles du Québec, Montreal, Quebec
1997 Member of the Jury: Prix de l'Institut Canadien de Québec, Award of excellence in the Arts and Culture, Quebec City, 1998
1997 Juror: Exhibition Tradition/contemporanéité, organised by le Conseil des arts textiles du Québec, Montreal
1995‑99  Member of the External Acquisition Committee, Ancient and Modern Art Collection, Musée du Québec, Quebec City
1995 Member of the jury for The Jean A. Chalmers Fund for the Crafts, The Canada Council
1994 Canadian consultant for the 8th International Triennale of Lódz'95, Poland
1993 Member of the Acquisition Committee : Collection Prêt d'oeuvres d'art , Musée du Québec, Quebec City.
1991 Canadian consultant for the 7th International Triennale of Tapestry, Lódz'92, Poland
  Member of the jury Bourses de type «A» : Short term Grant Project, Minister of Cultural Affairs of Quebec.
1990 Member of the jury Bourses de type «A» : Métiers d'Art - Long and Short term Grant Projects, Minister of Cultural Affairs of Quebec
  Member of the jury for The Jean A. Chalmers Fund for the Crafts, The Canada Council
  Member of the jury Bourses de type «A»: Short term Grant Project, Minister of Cultural Affairs of Quebec
1989 Member of the jury Bourses de type «B» : Short term Grant Projects, Minister of Cultural Affairs of Quebec
  of the jury Bourses de type «B» : Short term Grant Projects, Minister of Cultural Affairs of Quebec
1987 Member of the jury of the International Exhibition «World Tapestry Today», organized by the American Tapestry Alliance, Oregon, U.S.A.
  Jury of the Program «Studio Cormier, Montreal»: Minister of Cultural Affairs of Quebec
1986 Jury of the Program «Studio Cormier, Montreal»: Minister of Cultural Affairs of Quebec

 

Professional activities - Boards of Directors

2017‑2018  interim Director MA Program, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
2009‑2018 Director, Galerie L'Oeuvre de l'Autre, Centre d'exposition de l'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
2007‑2018 President of the Acquisition Comittee : Collection d'oeuvres d'art de l'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
2010‑2017  Director MA Program, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
2007‑2010 Vice-President, Board of Directors of Espace – Virtuel, Chicoutimi, Qc.
2000‑2004 Corresponding member : Fondation Mary Toms/ Pierre Pauli, Lauzanne, Switzerland
1995‑2002 Executive Chairperson, Board of Directors, Quebec Textile Art Council. Montreal
1995‑1999 Member of the Visual Arts Consultative Table, Conseil de la Culture of the Quebec City District
1995 Member of the Administration Committee - Québec ateliers ouverts 95
1994 President - Société québécoise de la tapisserie contemporaine, Montreal
1987‑1994 Vice-President, Board of Directors of La Société québécoise de la Tapisserie Contemporaine, Montreal
1990‑1992 Member of the Advisory Board Council, The Center for Tapestry Arts, New York
1978‑1987 Executive director - Conseil d'administration de la Société québécoise de la tapisserie contemporaine, Montreal

 

Professional Associations

Honorary Member CATQ Quebec Textile Art Council
Elected Member RCA Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
Professionnal Member  RAAV Regroupement des artistes en arts visuels du Québec
Member CTN Canadian Tapestry Network
  CCRQ Quebec Region Cultural Council
  ATA American Tapestry Alliance
  OCC Ontario Craft Council