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15 Jun 2012

Hélène Lord’s Infinite City exhibition on show in London

©Mosaic by Hélène Lord, Vyner Street Gallery

The London public had a chance to discover the Infinite City exhibition at Vyner Street Gallery in London June 7 to 12, 2012, including a watercolour by multidisciplinary Québec artist Hélène Lord, who was in residence at the Québec Studio in London. Composed of a series of small scenes, the mosaic shows the places visited by the artist during her six-month stay in the English capital.

Québec studio in London

Hélène Lord stayed in the Québec studio for six months. This space is made possible by funding from:

  • Ministère des Relations internationales
  • Conseil des Arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ)
  • Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine.

Hélène Lord also received support from the Cultural Service of the Québec Government Office in London.

Hélène Lord

Hélène Lord completed a Master’s degree in plastic arts at Université du Québec à Montréal. She has presented her work at numerous individual and collective exhibitions, notably in Montréal at the Circa exhibition centre and the B-312 gallery and in Québec City at Œil de poisson. She has also exhibited in Gatineau, Carleton, Ottawa and Kingston, and was an artist in residence at the Banff Centre in 2006 and in Belém, Brazil, in 2008.

International network of Québec studios

CALQ’s Studio and Studio-Apartment Program offers bursaries to Québec artists and writers for stays in over 15 countries each year. The network is an original and dynamic way to support the career development of many Québec artists and writers. Québec’s government offices and bureaus abroad are also actively involved in this residence program.

Québec Government Office in London
Québec Studio in London
CALQ studios and studio-apartments
Hélène Lord
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