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In my studio - 2014

Born in the tiny village of Shediac River, Éveline Gallant Fournier is a multidisciplinary artist living in Edmundston since the late 1970s. She works in a variety of media such as painting, sculpture, digital art, installations and Land Art; she is also author and illustrator of a tale and a fantasy novel.  Public art has also been part of her journey: examples include Khronos, a monumental work on permanent display at the New Brunswick Botanical Garden.

Always exploring and in search of new knowledge, Eveline participated in several artist residencies: bronze sculptures, Atelier du bronze, Inverness, Quebec - large-scale ceramic sculptures, Edmundston Art Center - smoke fired ceramic and the ancient Japanese technique of raku, Atelier Josiane Vedrine, Bic, Quebec - and in Land Art, Aux trois Plaquebières, Île Lamèque. 

Eveline has received several grants from the New Brunswick Arts Board for creation research, professional development and for regional community arts projects; and was also awarded prizes in Atlantic Canada, Quebec and France.  In 2014 she was godmother for the Atlantic Visual Arts Festival; and in 2016, she received the prestigious Prix Éloize as visual artist of the year, awarded by the Arts and Letters Academy of the Atlantic. Éveline has a long list of individual and group exhibitions to her credit in Canada, the United-States, in France, Portugal and Tunisia.

Working on the installation "Rising Mist", Green River, NB, Canada - 2015

Working on the installation "Paradox" - 2015
In the process of sculpting in wood in my back yard - 2014
It was a warm and gorgeous day!  Here I am working on an environmental art project SEED CATCHERS - 2013
Creating some land art in Miscou Island, NB, Canada - 2013

Working on an environmental art project SEED CATCHERS, Janeville, NB, Canada - 2014

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