FAUTEUX-LANGLOIS, Ghislaine (1947)

Ghislaine Fauteux-Langlois attended the École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs in Paris and holds a BFA from the Université du Québec à Montréal and a BEd from the Université de Montréal. She later studied at Montreal’s École de joaillerie et de métaux d’art in the seventies. Inspired by nature and by primitive and African art, she crafts a variety objects characterized by clean, refined lines. In addition to bronze, silver and gold jewelry, her work includes trophies and medals: these include the Prix du Québec’s Denise-Pelletier (1981-1986-1987), Marie-Victorin (1983-1986) and Paul-Émile Borduas (1980) medals, as well as those for the 1987 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta. She also completed a project for the integration of art and architecture at the Escalade primary school in Gatineau.