Artists in residence

Open house with Mylene Raiche on June 29th

June 20, 2019

Mylene Raiche is a Montreal-based visual artist who has been working with installation, sculpture, and drawing for several years to explore the power of found objects and textiles and thus convey an emotion, a state of mind, or an experience.  The human condition, healing processes through transformative repair, as well as a concern for environmental…

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Meet David Clerson on April 13th

March 13, 2019

David Clerson was at the D’Arts et de rêves Residence in 2018 writing Dormir sans tête, his collection of short stories, which Heliotrope recently published.  He so much enjoyed his stay that he will be back to start work on another novel, this one inspired by Sphagnum, the plant moss that forms the soil of…

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Open house with Les Polpettes on April 27th

March 13, 2019

Wishing to commingle their professional luggage, two artists created the Les Polpettes project. Anne-Fay Audet is specialized in dangling trapeze and Myriam Sutton, an actress and a musician. Together, these women explore the themes of conformity, social constraints, and injustices and stereotypes that can become sources of inner conflict for women in the 21st century.…

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Open house with La Compagnie Brimbalante on May 11th

March 13, 2019

Annab Aubin-Thuot (born in Sutton) and Julie Chazal intermingle poetry, music, and clownish art through their two characters, Babiole and Berlingot, in a 75-minute show titled Où es-tu matière? (Matter where are you?) The two artists have created a clown duet with strong contrasts, combining comic spirit, whimsical power, and poetic action.  This duet, inspired…

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Meet Peter Gray on May 30th

March 13, 2019

Peter Gray, a New-York writer, comes to this writing residence for two weeks to complete his Birthday Boy play, featuring two clowns hired by a mother to host her son Horace’s birthday party.  The author puts circus arts at the heart of his play, an amalgam of Alice in Wonderland and Waiting for Godot, to…

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Artists in residence during Summer 2018

September 19, 2018

We have hosted many artists in residence this summer. Literature, environmental art and visual arts have been honored. A novel, a contemporary sculptural installation, a collective herbarium, a collection of haïkus, see everything that made the walls of the residence vibrate with Zoné Vert, Jeanne Painchaud, Jérôme Trudelle, Élise Turcotte and Sandrine de Borman. Zoné Vert…

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Artists in residence during Spring 2018

June 19, 2018

Artistic encounter with Jimmy and Erika During our last 5 to 7 gathering, we had the chance to witness the research and creation work of Jimmy Gonzalez and Erika Nguyen, contemporary circus artists.  The duo dazzled us with their presentation that included aspects of circus, dance, and real clay! Jimmy Gonzales and Erika Nguyen in…

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Les bras croisés

March 21, 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the public vernissage at the Salle Alec et Gérard Pelletier on March 30th. From 5 to 7 – Welcome to one and all – Artists’ presentation at 5:30 p.m. D’arts et de rêves is proud to present this first interdisciplinary residence made possible thanks to the support of the…

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Stella Pace

Stella Pace

December 15, 2017

Artiste en arts visuels, Stella a passé quatre semaines à travailler sur son projet de résidence : une assemblée chorégraphique en hommage à Jean-Pierre Perreault. Son projet s’est décliné en différents médiums, soit la peinture à l’huile et des sculptures de béton. Pour en savoir davantage sur l’artiste : stellapace.ca Stella Pace vue par Lucie…

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Anouk Vallée-Charest

Anouk Vallée-Charest

December 15, 2017

Those present at the June 18, 2016 inauguration surely remember the impressive aerial silk performance of Anouk Vallée-Charest. She loved her Sutton experience so much that she came back for a week in October to work on a solo project. Needless to say we were happy to welcome her at the artists’ residence. anoukvallée-charest.com

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