Artists in residence

Tri Cycles Entrelacs: Three artists, three disciplines, one cultural crossroad

June 20, 2022

Tri Cycles Entrelacs: a multidisciplinary project in a creative environment, D’Arts et de rêves in Sutton. A performance offered by three artists to young people from the region’s primary schools.

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Art is Life is Art: Pier Courville’s autofiction

March 18, 2022

Pier Courville, in residence at Sutton DAR Studios, was a pleasure to discover during a cultural mediation activity led by Marie Clark. Excerpts read from Petits Géants, her first novel and from her next book.

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Dolorèze Léonard and Madame Samantha, La Diseuse de « Bonne humeur » (The “Good Humour” Storyteller)

March 18, 2022

By Liliane Lessard Introduction Do you know Madame Zazou?  Miss Linda?  Miss Dolly?  or Dolorèze Léonard, a resident of Sutton?  If you look up these names on YouTube you will find short videos featuring these famous characters created and played by Dolorèze.  Some catchy titles that you can watch are suggested at the end of…

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Our scholarship recipients in residence

December 20, 2021

Our first DAR scholars: Yannick Guégen, Pénélope Mallard, and The Chita project—Anna Kichtchenko and Pablo Pramparo.

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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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