Artists in residence

News about artists in residence

September 20, 2021

An author who resided at Studios DAR Sutton publishes a children’s book In July 2018, children’s author and poet Jeanne Painchaud was awarded a two-week residency at D’Arts et de rêves to work on her third children’s album. In May of this year, the project has come to fruition and is now in bookstores: Mon…

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Sutton DAR Studios

June 18, 2021

End of major work It’s official, by the time you receive this newsletter, the major renovation of the old barn, which has become an artists’ residence, is almost complete.  I say almost, because there is still a lot of work to be done to fix up everything.  We have to find new furniture; acquire and…

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2021 Residencies and *NEW* scholarship competition!

June 18, 2021

Juries hard at work With the expected completion of the major renovations, we were able to re-launch the call for residencies for 2021, which was, to say the least, a very exciting process! This spring, an independent jury of professional artists from each of the three disciplines we represent analyzed numerous applications and we are…

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The transformed barn is ready to welcome artists in residence!

June 18, 2021

Introduction The D’Arts et de rêves (DAR) artists’ residence, located in the barn at 57, rue Principale Nord, in Sutton, has been reborn in terms of its look, see photos below, and its name, Studios DAR Sutton.  The work begun a little over a year ago is finished, but in construction, as you may well…

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News from our artists in residence

March 18, 2021

Two former resident artists awarded prizes. Élise Turcotte Élise Turcotte completed a residency at D’Arts et de rêves in September 2018 to finish her latest novel, L’apparition du chevreuil.  This book, published by Alto in 2019, has just been awarded the Prix Ringuet de l’Académie des lettres du Québec. Jonathan Harnois-Poirier The Conseil des arts…

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Residing at Studios DAR Sutton in the summer or fall of 2021, time to apply!

March 18, 2021

Call for projects D’Arts et de rêves has launched its call for projects for the 2021 and 2022 residencies.  After a year marked by a major renovation project and strict health regulations due to the ongoing pandemic, we will reopen in the summer in new facilities to welcome artists in the fields of visual arts,…

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Grand opening and celebration in the summer of 2021: Inauguration of our new multimedia creation center

November 30, 2020

In 2016… The first chapter of “The story of D’Arts et de rêves…” began something like this: It happened once upon a time, or on June 18 2016 to be more precise, at 57, rue Principale Nord, Sutton. The weather was splendid, an exceptionally beautiful summer day, and there was excitement in the air and…

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D’Arts et de rêves: The circus is coming to Sutton!

March 19, 2020

This spring, our artist residence will vibrate with the performances of three contemporary circus troupes. Indeed, Cirqu’Avélo, La Croustade, and Jimmy Gonzales will succeed one another in our premises from mid-April until the end of May. If literature was well represented at the beginning of the year with the American poetess Suzanne Eules and the…

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Miss Linda and Greta

September 20, 2019

COME MEET DOLORÈZE LÉONARD AND ROXANNE DE BRUYN, ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE AT D’ARTS ET DE RÊVES Have you ever stepped over a stream via a small bridge ? Do you know how to cross bridge when with a group? Crossing the bridge… Whether it’s raining, snowing, windy, sunny, or even too hot…. You’ll have the…

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Meet with Soufïa Bensaïd

September 20, 2019

 What are the questions about life that you asked yourself as a child? We have all been children, amazed, astonished, surprised, dazed by the world, the people, the entourage.  The look of a child sometimes questions the world, people, society, in a curious, incongruous, disconcerting way. These questions, when considered attentively, carry with them the…

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