March 2, 2017 on News by steve
Sarah Fecteau is a Quebec artist born in Thetford Mines on August 24th 1983.
As a young girl, Fecteau develops a passion for drawing and a dedication to detail that would characterize her work up to the present. She discovers the work of hyperrealist American artist Steve Hanks and starts painting with acrylics in a style that, while reminiscent of her spiritual mentor, show all of her feminine and Latin side as well.
At the age of nineteen, Sarah Fecteau decides that art will be her life calling and becomes a professional artist. At that moment begins a steady and undeniable rise to success in her adopted region of Monteregie where Sarah Fecteau becomes one of the favourites at art festivals and symposiums. Her hyperrealist style of painting reaches new art lovers every time she participates in one of those events.
By the end of the 2000 decade, Sarah Fecteau begins her cross-Canada career by having her work on display at many a Canadian major gallery.
In 2009, she is chosen to be a part of a Quebec delegation at a major art event at the Caroussel du Louvres in Paris where her work garners the attention of European art lovers.
Still in her early thirties, Sarah Fecteau is well representative of the new generation of artists and her growing success seem to promise a long and fruitful career for this sensitive artist all over the world.
Born in Beauharnois in 1953, summers spent by the lake certainly awakened her fascination and deep love for nature.
In spite of a career in chemistry, Marie-Claude finds the time to dedicate to her other passions: painting, photography, horticulture, and hiking. She begins to paint seriously by 1978 and participates in several solo and group exhibitions in her region.
She participates in 2000 in the Big Competition of the “Cercle des Artistes Peintres et Sculpteurs du Québec”, where she wins an award in the category ” Representational Reality “. Follow two solo and several collective exhibitions and Symposia. Then in 2006 and 2007, she wins First and Second prizes during Art Contests in Mascouche, Valleyfield, and La Prairie. Her art is now represented by two galleries in Quebec, “Galerie Pierre Séguin” in l’Île Perrot, and “Le Balcon d’Art” in St-Lambert, as well as in several private collections in Canada and the United States.
Her projects ? Paint always, investigate oil and its infinite possibilities on location as well as in her studio. Her subjects: mountains, forests, lakes, rivers, as much as the sweetness of fields at dawn or the ardour of a sunset, all pretexts to the caresses of the one who constantly renews nature: LIGHT …
1. L’arrivée des beaux jours
2. Matin de frimas
3. Elle était une fois
4. Le ruisseau du Diable
5. La grande séduction
Slip Away Into The Night