EXHIBITION OF THE PRIX FRANÇOIS-HOUDÉ FINALISTS 2018
The Ville de Montréal, the Conseil des métiers d’art du Québec and La Guilde present the 23rd edition of the prix François-Houdé 2018. Come and discover the creations of the nine finalists taking part in this exhibition from November 30, 2018 to February 17, 2019.
Sophie-Ève Adam, Ceramist
Svetlana Blanchon, Glass Artist
Marianne Chénard, Ceramist
MJ Daines, Textile Artist
Montserrat Duran Muntadas, Glass Artist
Aurélie Guillaume, Jeweler
Delphine Platten, Bookbinder
Sarah-Jeanne Riberdy, Ceramist
A series of workshops and conferences with the artists are programmed for the entire duration of the exhibition.
IF CLOUDS WERE COTTON CANDY
Magali Thibault Gobeil
A visit to La Guilde will also be the occasion to discover the most recent exhibition of the 2017 recipiente, jeweller Magali Thibault Gobeil: If Clouds were Cotton Candy. Highlighting her interest for experimentation and research, this exhibition will display her unconventional artworks, each one being wilder than the other.
THE PRIX FRANÇOIS-HOUDÉ
The prix François-Houdé is addressed to Montreal artisans beginning their career. This award gives prominence to the remarkable craftsmanship of their creations and their original contributions to the practice of a particular craft, whether related to the transformation of wood, leather, textiles, metals, glass, ceramics, paper or any other material, while recognizing the mastery of exploratory techniques related to their specific discipline.