Born in Montreal, Christiane Roy has established her art studio in Sutton in 1992. Graduate from the Université du Québec à Montréal, she perfected etching techniques with Janine Leroux-Guillaume in Montreal. She then lived from 1979 to 1981 in Montauban, France, where she studied with Marc Dautry. Thanks to him, she learned to master old techniques, such as copper engraving, techniques she since puts forward in her practice. Christiane Roy has shown her work in several exhibitions in countries such as France, U.S Read more....A., Japan, Spain and, of course, Canada. Every July, she takes part in the collective art exhibition called “Tour des arts” during which her workshop is open to the public. Christiane Roy’s engravings can be found in several collections, including: Loto-Québec collection, la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec, l’Artothèque de la bibliothèque Gabrielle Roy, The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, (Pittsburgh, United States), Bunaby Art Gallery, (British Columbia).
Skills: linocut chine colle engraving