Claudette Castonguay

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SOLD ``The Colours of July,`` by Claudette Castonguay 18 x 24 - acrylic $980 Unframed
Claudette Castonguay Archive
previously sold works

Claudette Castonguay -portrait 2016CLAUDETTE CASTONGUAY was born in Quebec in 1949. She has been pursuing art for close to forty years. Self-taught, she has exhibited her paintings regularly across Canada since 1979. She left her former profession as a teacher in 1984 to devote her time exclusively to her painting career.

With each new canvas, Claudette chooses her colours and starts to draw. She then harmonizes light with her chosen colours and shapes, and the subject takes form. This approach keeps her paintings fresh and light and conveys the happiness she feels while creating. The results convey the individuality of characters, who are portrayed with spontaneity, sensitivity and humour.

“I am fascinated by the play activity of creation and I like to think that the canvas will bring as much joy to the person who will choose it as I am experiencing when I paint it.

“I am diligent in my studio. When I stand before the easel, there is only this present moment that exists. These instants are precious, sometimes magical. What more could I ask for?”

Group shows at White Rock Gallery

– Dec 2020: Winter Group Event
– Dec 2019: Winter Small Works
– Dec 2018: The Season of Small
– Dec 2017: Winter Small Works
– Dec 2016: Winter Small Works
– Dec 2015: Winter Small Works
– Dec 2014: Winter Small Works
– Dec 2013: Winter Small Works
– Dec 2012: Winter Small Works

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