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Artistic pilgrimages: Sonia Beauchesne in residence

  A well-established artist in the field of fine jewellery and now contemporary jewellery, Sonia Beauchesne has found all kinds of opportunities to travel with her art ever since she graduated from the École de joaillerie de Québec, in 1999. First through internships in Belgium and Brazil, then as a teacher in Niger, she let her practice become imbued with the landscapes and cultures with which she has been confronted. Having…

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A look back at the 2019 Continuing Education and Mastering Courses Students Gala

Last Thursday, April 11, was the 2019 Continuing Education and Mastering Courses Students Gala. This annual event highlights the creative richness of our students of all ages and backgrounds. More than 300 students and professionals from our programs were asked to submit one or two pieces of jewellery representative of their knowledge and skills acquired during their training. The pieces presented were all made between April 2018 and March…

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In conversation with Aurélie Guillaume, winner of the François-Houdé Prize

Aurélie Guillaume's work is well recognized in the field of contemporary jewellery for its unique combination of illustration with the long-standing tradition of enamelling. After graduating from the École de joaillerie de Montréal in 2012, she moved to Halifax, NS, to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing at NSCAD University. During her time there, she perfected her enamelling technique and found a…

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