Myriam Dion paper lace curtains
Using such a prosaic material as the front pages of daily newspapers, Canadian paper artist Myriam Dion turns them into the magic patterned fabrics, with the help of a sharp blade and imagination. Miriam Dion graduated from the Department of Fine Arts and Design, University of Quebec with MA in Visual and Media Arts in 2014. Working with old editions of the newspapers «Financial Times», «The International Herald Tribune» and «Le Devoir», she carves out intricate paper resembling antique lace patterns. Fastened in the web that can cover an entire wall, the newspapers are similar to samples of complex design textiles.
Recent and upcoming exhibitions:
2014 Exhibitions Memory Creation Mastery, Galerie Division, Montreal (November 8 to December 20)
2014 Exhibitions Profit Centre Diagonal artist, Montreal (from 6 November to 13 December)
Paper Biennial 2014 Rijswijk, Rijswijk Museum, Netherlands (June 14 to October 31)
Myriam Dion’s list of Awards include: 2013 Exchange Rollande Guertin Buissiere in Visual and Media Arts, Excellence Award 2013 graduate of University of Quebec, 2012 Award of Excellence Robert Wolfe, 2012 Price Diagonal – art center and fiber arts du Québec, 2011 Finalist in the Prix Albert-Dumouchel for succession. The artworks of Myriam Dion are in Corporate and Public Collections: Loto-Québec, TD Bank of Canada, private collections in Canada and the United States.