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DESROCHERS-DROLET, Françoise

Naissance
Beauport, Québec, 1921
Décès
Beauport, Québec, 1998
Notice biographique
Françoise Desrochers-Drolet (Mrs. Jean-Paul Drolet) is a pioneer of enamelling. After obtaining her diploma from the l'École des beaux-arts de Québec in 1942, she worked in ceramics as well as fashion illustration. In 1948, she went to France and Italy where she visited artists centres in order to perfect her knowledge of ceramics and enamelling. On her return to Quebec, she continued with enamel work at the 'École des beaux-arts de Québec (1949) and set up her own workshop. In 1951, la Centrale d'artisanat (Montréal) held a solo exhibition of over one hundred pieces of her enamel works. Throughout her career, Françoise Desrochers-Drolet participate in various exhibitions in Montréal, Toronto and New York. In 1954, she received the first prize in the Art competition for the province of Québec (Decorative Arts section). She is recognized for her large enamel dishes including floral and animal motifs. Her work is held in the collections of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Musée des Maîtres et artisans du Québec (Montréal) and the Musée national des beaux-arts de Québec.
Médias
Ceramics
Enamel and Enamelling
Pottery
Etudes
Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Quebec, ? - 1942
Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Quebec, 1949
Lieux de conservation des dossiers et archives
University of British Columbia - Fine Arts Library
London Public Library, ON
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts / Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, QC
Toronto Reference Library, ON
BIBLIOGRAPHIE

Documents sur l'artiste
Studio International Art 153-154 (1957).
Vocation artisanale du Québec: Quebec Creates... Montreal: Québec- Ministère du tourisme, de la chasse et de la pêche, 1963.
"Dans l'exposition des arts du Québec." La Presse (Montreal) 4 Dec. 1956.
"Enamelist Needs Steady Hand." Gazette (Montreal) 3 Mar. 1958.
"Exhibit by 'Painters Eleven', 100 Enamels at Galleries." Ottawa Journal 24 Mar. 1954.
"La carrière d'une céramiste au Québec." La Presse (Montreal) 12 Dec. 1956.
"Shows Enamel at Québec." Gazette (Montreal) 21 Nov. 1953.
"Une exposition d'art de la Province de Québec: céramiste, émail, joaillerie, orfèvrerie, sculpture." La Presse (Montreal) 12 Dec. 1956.
''Cette artiste de Québec n'aime pas les douaniers.'' Le Petit Journal (Montreal) 22 Nov. 1953: 68.
Ayre, Robert. "Enamels and Ceramics in Quebec." Canadian Art 11. 1 (Automn 1953): 95-99.
Ayre, Robert. "Exhibition here Disclose a Wide Range." Montreal Daily Star 21 Apr. 1951: 14.
Boulanger, Roland. "La femme aux émaux." Notre Temps (Montreal) 28 Apr. 1951.
Hay Trott, Elizabeth. "She Bakes Beauty on Copper." Mayfair Mar. 1955.
Hickey, Gloria, et al. Common Ground: Contemporary Craft, Architecture and the Decorative Arts. Hull: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1999.
Lamy, Suzanne et Laurent. La Renaissance des métiers d'art au Canada français. Montréal: Québec- Ministère des Affaires culturelles, 1967.
Larochelle Roy, Lise. Émail au Québec 1949-1989. Saint-Laurent: Musée d'art de Saint-Laurent, 1990.
Larochelle Roy, Lise. La naissance et le développement d'un métier d'art: l'émail au Québec 1949-1989. Montréal: Université du Québec à Montréal, 1989.
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Parent, Omer. "Françoise Desrochers-Drolet." Arts et Pensées no 4 (Jul. 1951): 105-107.
Pfeiffer, Dorothy. "Painter in Olympian Mood." Gazette (Montreal) 8 Mar. 1958: 28.
Plested, Lee. From our Land: The Expo 67 Canadian Craft Collection. Charlottetown: Confederation Center Art Gallery, 2004: 40, 61.
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Repentigny, Rodolphe de. ''Au Musée.'' La Presse (Montreal) 1958.
Robert, Guy. L'Art au Québec depuis 1940. Montreal: La Presse, 1973.
Timmerman, Darquise. "Une fine artiste qui sait maîtriser la beauté et l'éclat des couleurs." Le Droit (Ottawa) 28 Mar. 1967.
Williamson, Moncrieff. Canadian Fine Crafts: An Exhibition Collection by Moncrieff Williamson. Montreal: Canadian Government Pavillion, 1967.

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