Marie – Josée Leroux

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Marie – Josée Leroux

Marie – Josée Leroux was born in Montreal –Canada . She has participated in many symposiums for example:

  • Monumental Sculpture Symposium Les Lapidiales, Charente-Maritime, France, June 2016
  • Monumental Sculpture Symposium, Puerto Alegre, Brazil, 20th-30th March 2016
  • Monumental Sculpture Symposium Marcheur d’Étoiles, Lac-Mégantic, 12th-26th Sept. 2015
  • Duhamel Art Symposium In Situ, Duhamel, QC, 29th August-6th September 2015
  • St-Jacques Monumental Sculpture Symposium, St-Jacques-de-Montcalm, QC, 31st July- 14th August 2015
  • Beauce-Art., Monumental Sculpture Symposium, St-Georges-de-Beauce, QC, 3rd-23rd June 2015

She has participated in many exhibitions  for example:

  • Castlegar Sculpture Walk, Castlegar, Colombie Britannique, 9th May – 30th April 2016
  • Renée-Blain Gallery, Solo exhibit, Brossard, QC, 8th March- 1st April 2015
  • Salon Méga-Arts, Palais des Congrès de Gatineau, 27th-30th November 2014
  • SCVLPTVRE, Palais des Congrès de Montréal, 10th-12th October 2014
  • « Équilibre », Campus Longueuil, Sherbrooke University, 19th- 30th Sept 2014 - catalog
  • Symposium TRACES, Champboisé, 3rd-7th September2014

She was awarded for his work in various competitions for example Recipient of the Jury Award, Symposium TRACES, Champboisé, sept. 2014 Recipient of the « Honor Award » Salon SNBA 2011, National Fine Arts Society in Paris, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

Title of the project: "THE GODDESS OF THE SUN"

Concept: ‘To celebrate the natural beauty of Cyprus and its sunny lands, my project consists in the creation of the Goddess of the sun. Rarely have we seen in history a goddess related to the sun, if not in really ancient times. I will represent her open arms, looking at the star, powerful, smiling, and expanding her solar energy to Earth. My actual model is carved in a block of molding plaster and it will be multiplied 10 times. Her hands and face will be well detailed in the monumental sculpture.

Material: Limestone
Dimensions:  280 x 280 x 70 cm
Work period: 18/04/2016 - 06/05/2016