Conciliation des contraires, 2013
Jean-François Cooke and Pierre Sasseville have worked jointly under the name Cooke-Sasseville since the beginning of 2000. Over time, they have taken part in a large number of solo and collective expositions both on the national and international scene. Of a sculptural and installative nature, the colourful imaginative works of Cooke-Sasseville, are paradoxically forms of both seduction and repulsion deploying with force through space.
Mémoire vive, 1996 | RÉSONANCE INFINIE ALLEGRETTO – 2007
Lucienne Cornet has an MFA from l’Université Laval in Québec City. She has won many public work of art commissions in Québec. She is recognized by her peers and the art world as a multi-talented artist versatile in several complementary disciplines: sculpture, drawing, painting and prints. Lucienne Cornet was awarded le Prix Videre 2010-2011 by la Manifestation international d’art de Québec and, in 2000, the insignia of "Chevalier" of the "Ordre des arts et des lettres" in France.
L'oie Blanche, 2011
Born in 1932, Jacques Dansereau was both a doctor and successful sculptor. His materials of choice were metal, wood and rope. His artistic approach reflects the trend where nothing is named but rather suggested or proposed to the onlooker.
Marc Fugère has dedicated himself to sculpture since 2000. He has participated in over 60 collective exhibitions in Québec and Europe. His works have been shown in five solo exhibitions, among them at the Maison du Granit (Eastern Townships) as guest artist for the 2011 season. He has also produced 6 public art sculptures in Québec and in France. His work, Résonance, is now part of the permanent sculpture exhibition at Domaine Forget.
Jack Gron is a professor and the advanced studies coordinator at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi (Arts, Medias and Communications Faculty). He has taught art in Italy, England and Poland. His works are reflections of the times we live in. The metallic images he creates are observations of the world and its history.
Chase can be found in the Harmonic Sculpture Garden at Domaine Forget in Charlevoix, Québec.
Main de Maître, 2008
Claude Le Sauteur studied at L’École des beaux-arts de Québec with Jean-Paul Lemieux, Jean Dallaire and Omer Parent. Deeply-rooted in Charlevoix, he painted man’s reconciliation with nature through the use of oil on canvas, oil pastel, charcoal on paper and engraving. Although, he passed away in 2007, he remains one of Québec’s pivotal artists. The work Main de maitre, designed by Claude Le Sauteur, was executed by the stone and metal sculptor, Jean-Michel Simard. His sculptures are made from stone, bronze and copper and emerge from his innermost inspirations and from the raw materials found in the Charlevoix countryside
La lune ou le tambour, 1996
Suzanne Martel received an MFA from l’Université du Québec in Montréal (1981). She produces artwork that focuses in particular on the notions of friction and tension produced by colours and textures. Her grouped sculptures invariably allude to elements found in landscapes: forms that recall vegetation or the animal world to which, at times, are joined anthropomorphic forms with uneven surfaces.
Lewis Pagé studied at L’École technique de Québec (1948 – 1952) and at l’École des beaux-arts du Québec (1957-1961). He established the first art foundry in Québec City, St. Jean-Baptiste borough. Besides the public works that one finds everywhere in the Province of Québec, he has created many smaller bronze sculptures that are part of private collections.
Survivant, 1991 | Lune Bleue, 1991
Charlevoix is home to Gérard Thériault, he graduated from l’École des Beaux-Arts in Montreal. His materials of choice are wood, stone and steel. One can see his works in various sites in Charlevoix and in Québec as well as in the United States and France. His major works are Œillée sur le large, Fascination, Acrobate and Big Bang. The works seen at le Domaine Forget evoke amerindianity.