Artists in residence

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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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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