May 4, 2024 - May 25, 2024

Marie-Claude Marquis

Something Light (Gallery II)

Opening Reception with the Artist(s): Saturday, May 4, 2024 6:00-10:00pm

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MARIE-CLAUDE MARQUIS
‘Something Light’
(Gallery II)

Born in 1983, Marie-Claude Marquis is a Canadian artist whose multi-disciplinary practice touches upon both graphic design and visual arts. Her work focuses particularly on nostalgia, everyday life, pop culture and her own emotions, which she expresses with her feminine touch and a colorful sensitivity.

In her work, the artist particularly appreciates the reappropriation of old objects by whip-smart typographic hand interventions. By giving these antiques a second life, she wants to prolong their existence and reduce her own environmental impact. Pattern, graphic and space designs are as well a big part of her practice.

The result of this mix is often humorous, sometimes irreverent but always maintains a great concern for aesthetics.

About Marie-Claud Marquis:
Montreal based creative Marie-Claude Marquis’ practice touches upon visual arts, graphic design and installation. A holder of a certificate in Fine Arts and Media from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Marquis has exhibited in contemporary art galleries around the world. Her work has been featured in prestigious publications such as Vogue (Portugal), Jesus NOW (Abrams Books), It’s A Passion Thing Magazine (Austria), and Frankie Magazine (Australia) and can be found in numerous corporate, private and public collections locally and internationally, including the permanent collection of the Musée Pointe-à-Callière (Montreal).