After studies in math and programming, Jean Drouin earned a BA in music (Université de Montréal, 1980) and a BFA (Université du Québec à Montréal, 1990) while also training in glass fusing (1983) and aluminum foundry (1985). Actively involved with Atelier Sculpt (SEE ENTRY), where he taught in the mid-nineties, Drouin has taken part in both solo and group exhibitions, including the stone sculpture symposium held alongside the 17th World Congress of Architecture in 1990. In addition, he creates performance art throughout various regions of Quebec, incorporating fire into his work.
Jean Drouin, ou le totem renversé, 1992. Pierres naturelles, galets de mer (Gaspésie), bouleau jaune. 350 x 500 cm. Photo avec l’aimable autorisation de l’artiste.