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Nathalie Desgens

THE ARTIST

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ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

STUDIOS ABROAD :

2007 (January to April) and 2000 (January to March)  Working in private studio in Mexico

SYMPOSIUM and FESTIVALS :

2004, Festival des arts du village 5th edition, Montreal

1999, Océane, les Muses, Professionnal artists symposium, Galerie du Havre-Aubert, Îles-de-la-Madeleine

BURSARIES AND PRIZES :

2000, 1st prize symposium couleurs urbaine, Centre d'arts visuel, Boréart, Granby

1999, 2nd prize symposium couleurs urbaine, Centre d'arts visuel, Boréart, Granby

1999, McConnell Student Opportunity Fund, Université Bishop's, Lennoxville

EDUCATION :

2007, Escuela de Artes Plasticas Antonio Segoviano, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico : Drawing with live model with the artist Pablo Aguilar.
Encaustic painting classes with artist Humberto Garces.

1999, Bachelors in Fine Arts, with honours, Bishop's University, Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada.

1998, Intercultural exchange arts, University of Guadalajara, Lac Chapala, Mexico, with contemporary visual artist David Sorensen.

1995, Fashion design diploma, LaSalle College, Montreal.

COLLECTIONS :

2001, Télé-Québec
(Ojala, 1999, oil on canvas, 40"x30", Bailamos II, 1999, oil on canvas, 30"x40", Bailamos IV, 1999, oil on canvas, 40"x30")

2000, Richard Séguin, spokesperson for fundraising at the Fine arts Museum in Sherbrooke, private collection
(Euterpe, 1999, oil on canvas, 16"x16")

1999, Ville de Coaticook (untitled, 1999, oil on canvas, 30"x12")

A part from her work in public collections, the artist has many paintings in private collections in Canada, Mexico, Europe and the USA.

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

1999, artist in residence, City of Coaticook art studio.