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ARTWORKS ➔

EDUCATION

2017 Master Degree in Visual arts, Interdisciplinary profile (2 years), Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada.

2010 Bachelor Degree in Visual Arts (3 years), Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada.

1999 College Degree in Visual Arts (pre-university 2 years), CÉGEP Sainte-Foy, Sainte-Foy, Canada.

COMPLEMENTARY  EDUCATION

2014 Mentorship in Public Art with Jean-Pierre Morin, Quebec City, Canada.

SOLO  SHOWS

2021 No skirt (upcoming), BcmA, Berlin, Germany.

2020 Dissolution, Donnerstag Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

2017 Monstres (Monsters), Galerie 3, Quebec City, Canada.

2014 La crème (Cream), Galerie du CÉGEP (Beauce’s College Gallery), Saint-Georges de Beauce, Canada.

2012 Rebuts/Rébus (Rejects and Rebuses), BNSC de Trois- Rivières (National Biennale of contemporary sculpture), Canada.

2011 Les fabuleux (The Fabulous), SAS Gallery, Montreal, Canada.

2009 Sur 24 (South 24), L’Oeil de poisson Gallery (Artist Run Centre), Quebec City, Canada.

2009  Poésie de l’échec (Poetry’s failure), Galerie du Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins, (Université Laval Art Gallery), Sainte-Foy, Canada.

GROUP SHOWS / FESTIVALS / EVENTS

2021 FAAQ, online edition (Quebec City Art Fair).

2019 Dissolution/Death, Openhaus, collaboration with Vorspiel (Transmediale/CTM), ZK/U, Berlin, Germany. 

2017 À l’ombre des mots (Word’s shadow), Special selection of exhibition Dé-Lire for Quebec International Book Fair.

2015-16  À l’ombre des mots (Word’s shadow), Exhibition Dé-Lire, BanQ (presented in Montreal Central Library).

2013     Please close gently after use, Exhibition Kunst am spreeknie , Schöneweide Art Festival, MOBE, Berlin, Germany.

2012   Les fous (Fools), Site specific Exhibition, Journées de la culture, Percé, Canada (Culture’s days).

2011 Les fabuleux (2) (The Fabulous (2)), Exhibition Explorations spatiales (Space Explorations), MNBAQ (National Museum of Quebec), Curator : Audrey Careau, Quebec City, Canada.

2011 Sans titre (No title), Exchange Quebec/Sao Paulo, Integraçao/action, SESC Pinheiros, Curator : Paulo Trevisan, Sao Paulo, Brasil.

2011 Le chien à roues (Dog on wheels), Exhibition of the Finalists of Quebec City Art contest,  MNBAQ (National Museum of Québec), Quebec City, Canada.

2011 Le carnage (Carnage), Art souterrain (Art Festival), Montreal, Canada.

2011 Comme il maîtrisait bien le feu (How well he mastered fire), Exhibition Brise-Glace (Ice breaker), Place des arts Gallery, Montreal, Canada.

2011 Le carnage (Carnage), Exhibition Portfolio,  L’Oeil de poisson Gallery (Artist Run centre), Curators : Anne-Marie Bouchard and Alexis Desgagnés, Quebec City, Canada. 

2010 Le serpent des milles-îles (Thousand Islands Snake) Art souterrain (Art Festival), Montreal, Canada.

2010 Comme il maîtrisait bien le feu (How well he mastered fire) Exhibition Non-Maison (No House), Quebec City, Canada.

2010 Le lion et sa nature (Lion’s Nature) Artnivores, Sculpture Biennale of St-Jean-Port-Joli, Canada.

2008 Le feu (Fire), Exhibition À signaler (To report), Gallery des arts visuels, (Visual arts Gallery of Université Laval), Quebec City, Canada. 

2008 Sans titre (No title), Exhibition Aller-simple (One Way), Graduating Exhibition, Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada.

PUBLIC  ART

2021 Upcoming in June, Passages insolites, temporary public art outdoor show, Quebec City, Canada.

2019 Finalist in competition for the integration of arts to architecture, Ministry of Culture and Communication of Quebec, Bibliothèque Félicité-Angers (Public Library), Neuville, Canada.

2017 Finalist in competition for the integration of arts to architecture, Quebec City Public Art Program, Sainte-Odile School and Park, Quebec City, Canada.

2016 Winner of competition for the integration of arts to architecture, Quebec City Public Art Program, Le confident (Confidant), St-Rodrigue’s Church, Charlesbourg, Canada. 

2012 Finalist in competition for the integration of arts to architecture in a private building, 235 Zone d’art actuel, Curator : Marjolaine Arpin, Quebec City, Canada. 

COLLABORATIVE  PROJECT

2014 I need, Performance, Cameron Art Museum, Sarus Festival, Wilmington, NC, USA, Alban Elved Dance Co. (Performance) and Valérie Potvin (Sculptures and Artistic Direction) 

RESIDENCIES

2021 BcmA (upcoming), Berlin, Germany (1 month)

2019-2020 ZK/U, Berlin, Germany (6 months).

2019 Adélard, Frelighsburg, Canada (5 weeks). 

2013 Avatar (Audio Art, Artist Run Centre), Quebec City, Canada (1 month).

2013 MOBE (Multidisciplinary Art Organisation), Berlin, Germany (2 months).

2012 École d’été de Percé (International Summer School of Université Laval), Percé, Canada (3 weeks).

2009-11 L’Oeil de Poisson (Multidisciplinary Art, Artist Run Centre), Quebec City, Canada (4 residencies between 1 and 3 months).

2010 La Bande-Vidéo (Video Art, Artist Run Centre), Quebec City, Canada (2weeks).

GRANTS / SCHOLARSHIPS  / AWARDS 

2021 Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant.

2021 CALQ (Quebec Art Council), Grant, Research and creation.

2021 Quebec delegation in Germany (upcoming), funding to BcmA, Exhibition No skirt.

2020 CALQ (Quebec Art Council), Grant, Acquisition program.

2019-20 Canada Council for the Arts,  Grant, Strategic fund for Canadians in Germany.

2019 Quebec City, Grant « Mesure coup de pouce », Quebec City, Canada.

2018 René-Richard Foundation  —Scholarship — Master degree.

2017 Finalist  Prize VIDERE  —Arts and Culture Award, for the exhibition Monstres. 

2017 Université Laval — Grant — Support Funds for Success.

2014-16 Université Laval— Grant — Leadership and Sustainability Scholarship (24 months).

2016 FQRSC, Research Fund in Society and Culture of Quebec — Master Scholarship.

2015 CRSH Research Council in Humanities— Master Scholarship.

2014 CALQ, Quebec Art Council — Grant — Research and Creation.

2014 Première Ovation Program — Grant — Research and Creation for Public Art.

2013 Première Ovation Program — Grant — Research and Creation .

2012 Première Ovation Program — Grant — Research and Creation.

2011 1st Prize of the Quebec City Art Contest for Professional Artists. 

2011 Première Ovation Program — Grant — Research and Creation.

2010 CALQ, Quebec Art Council — Grant — Research and Creation.

2008 René-Richard Foundation— Scholarship — Bachelor degree.

2008 L’Oeil de poisson, Prize « Tombé dans l’Oeil » — Award for a graduating student (residency + solo exhibition). 

2008 Prize BAA, Université Laval — Award for a graduating student (solo show).

2008 Grant Louis Garneau — Award for a graduating student.

WORK  EXPERIENCES  IN  ART 

2008-21 Self-employed as a visual artist.

2020 Talk, ZK/U, Berlin, Germany.

2019 Talk, Adélard, Frelighsburg, Canada.

2019 Molding workshops, Adélard, Frelighsburg, Canada.

2019 Talk, Bouillon de culture, CÉGEP Limoilou, Quebec City, Canada.

2018 Talk, Bouillon de culture, CÉGEP Limoilou, Quebec City, Canada.

2017-18 General Coordinator, Centre d’art La Maison Jaune (Private Art school), Quebec City, Canada.

2017 Visual arts teacher (The artist and his approach), Centre d’art La Maison Jaune ( Private Art school), Quebec City, Canada.

2014 Talk, CÉGEP de Beauce, St-Georges de Beauce, Canada.

2012 Performance assistant for C.A.P.E (Belgium), Mois Multi, Quebec City, Canada.

2011 Visual arts teacher (sculpture and drawing), Centre d’art La Maison Jaune (Private Art school), Quebec City, Canada.

2010 Exhibition set-up, Biennale Manif, Quebec City, Canada.

2009 Talk, L’Oeil de poisson, Quebec City, Canada.

2007 Technician of Molding shop (replacement),  School of visual arts, Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada.

2007 Teaching assistant, for Paryse Martin, Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada.

2004 Coordinator (Artistic event management), Ateliers Ouverts Inc., Quebec City, Canada.

2002-03 Coordinator, VIDERE (Association of professional artists in visual arts of Quebec City), Canada.

WRITTEN MEDIA

— Desloges, J. (15 November 2020). Foire en art actuel de Québec: une offre doublée pour 

l’édition virtuelle, Le Soleil. https://www.lesoleil.com/arts/foire-en-art-actuel-de-quebec-une-offre-doublee-pour-ledition-virtuelle-3408509c2bfff8dcd1928d7d02f8d2e5

— Unknown. ( 22 February 2018). Une artiste prometteuse. Le fil. https://nouvelles.ulaval.ca/arts/une-artiste-prometteuse-11c4d9d527973bdede02f941587a0571

— Unknown. ( 31 January 2018). Valérie Potvin est récipiendaire du Prix René-Richard 2e cycle 

2017. Le fil. https://www.art.ulaval.ca/actualites/valerie-potvin-recipiendaire-prix-rene-richard-2e-cycle-2017

— Desloges, J. (14 January 2017). Valérie Potvin à la Galerie 3: le corps en friche. Le soleil.

https://www.lesoleil.com/arts/expositions/samuel-breton-chez-engramme-au-coeur-de-saint-sauveur-44dedc3f109ee75ef501d7fc56273fba

— Unknown. (28 June 2016). Une oeuvre d’art pour allier passé et présent. Journal de Québec,

2016, p.16.

— Unknown. ( October 2016). De la relève en art public. Galerie, number 66, 2016, p.27.

— Morin, Annie, (28 June 2016). Un Confident géant à Charlesbourg. Le soleil. https://www.lesoleil.com/arts/expositions/un-confident-geant-a-charlesbourg-57d640d6bc9b0a44e74114fc7c92593a

— Asselin, V. ( 28 June 2016). Inauguration d’une sculpture interactive pour démocratiser l’art public. Québec Hebdo. https://www.quebechebdo.com/culture/142736/inauguration-d-une-sculpture-interactive-4573252-2/

— Montpetit, C. (12 November 2015). Une bibliothèque dans la tête. Le devoir, 2015, p. B9.

— Manifestation internationale d’art de Québec, 2014, Cohorte 2012/2013, Première Ovation arts visuels/arts médiatiques/métiers d’arts, Catalog, Quebec City : coedition Ville de Québec and Manifestation international d’art de Québec,  p.50-51.

— Manifestation internationale d’art de Québec, 2013, Cohorte 2011/2012, Première Ovation arts visuels/arts médiatiques/ métiers d’arts, Catalog, Quebec City : coedition Ville de Québec and Manifestation international d’art de Québec, p.58-59. 

— Bazzart, pp41 400048, volume 7, 2013.

— SESC, CALQ, Le lieu, Atelië NOVO, 2012, Integration/Action Sao Paulo: Québec, Exhibition Catalog, (Sao Paulo, 4 April to 15 Mai 2011, Quebec City 15 May to 15 June 2011). Sao Paulo : Cämara Brasileira do Livro, p.80-81.

— Lévy, B. (2012). Manipulations, mutations…déstabilisations  !. Vie des arts, no. 227, p. 15. Cardinal, L. (2012). Corps, cœur et tête. Vie des arts, no. 228, p. 66-67. Édition d’art Le Sabord.( 2012). Images published in Persistance. Art le sabord, no.93, p. 5,7,8,9 and 11.

— Biennale nationale de sculpture contemporaine, 2011, Greffé/griffé, Exhibition catalog, (Trois-Rivières 21 June to 2 September 2012)  Trois-Rivières : Biennale nationale de sculpture contemporaine, p.38 to 42.

— Unknown. (11 January 2011). Départ en lion pour Méduse. Impact Campus. http://impactcampus.ca/arts-et-culture/dpart-en-lion-pour-mduse/

— Manifestation internationale d’art de Québec, 2013, Cohorte 2010/2011, Première Ovation arts visuels/arts médiatiques/ métiers d’arts, Scholarship holders Catalog, Quebec City : coedition Ville de Québec and Manifestation international d’art de Québec, p.16-66-67-79. 

— Nadeau, L. (December 2010) Cahiers no1 / 09, Galerie des arts visuels de l’Université Laval, p.16 .

— Cantin, D. ( 30 Mai 2009). Le réel et son double. Le soleil. https://www.lesoleil.com/archives/le-reel-et-son-double-59d94e16b9163e432c66f02c641491aa

ARTWORKS ➔