DUPOND, Élisabeth (1944)

Élisabeth Dupond, Au milieu de nulle part, 2001 bois gravé (épreuve marouflée au dos de la matrice). 223 x 122 cm x variable. Échappée belle, 2006, bois gravé (épreuve marouflée au dos de la matrice) 193 x 80 cm x variable, installation présentée dans le cadre de l’exposition solo “Échos” à la Maison de la culture Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie, Mtl, mai 2006. Photo : É. Dupond

Élisabeth Dupond holds a degree in engraving from the École des beaux-arts de Montréal (1969) and an MFA from the Université du Québec à Montréal (1993). She is known primarily for printmaking, particularly lithography, etching, wood engraving and infographics, but also explores three-dimensional work that is often related to architecture. In the exhibition Pile et Face (“heads and tails”), for example, presented at the Maison de la culture Mercier in 1999, she defied the limits of space with pieces comprising montages of various materials: prints, photographs, drawings and paintings integrated into both real and imaginary doors and windows. In addition to having curated shows and published several artist’s books, she is a grant holder of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, with artwork featured in many public and private collections. In 1992, she was awarded the Prix de la Ville de Montréal in engraving at the competition Le Nouveau Monde, while in 2009, she received third prize at the International Digital Art Miniprint Exhibition.