Alice Mascarenhas is a Quebec artist of Brazilian origin who has lived and worked in Montreal since 1998. At the end of the 90s, she undertook a bachelor’s degree in visual arts at the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil. In 2011, after obtaining her master’s degree in education at the University of Quebec … Read More


Using aquatint, a copper engraving technique that creates powerful blacks and subtle gray tones, Sylvestre’s work is an exploration of their identity through stories and memories lost in the woods. In a world that is often black or white, Sylvestre seeks the in-between, the softness and beauty in simple things: flowers, landscapes, creatures. These qualities … Read More


Talleen Hacikyan is a printmaker, illustrator and art educator. Born in Montreal, she has been a member of Atelier Circulaire since 1985. Her collagraphs, monotypes and sculptural prints explore human identity and our sense of place as it relates to the natural world. She is the recipient of several prestigious awards: The Speedball Purchase Award, the … Read More


My whole youth is steeped in culture. Music, theatre, writing, reading and cinema are passions that have always nourished me. I invest myself fully in everything I do. A stay of 5 years in France allowed me to open up to new cultural universes. I stood out as a member of a very innovative theater … Read More


The following works present the approach of contemporary artists and members of Atelier Circulaire who are each inspired by a work by Albert Dumouchel. These prints are featured in the exhibition Dumouchel: Matrice et estampes at the Center de Design de l’UQAM from February 9 to April 8, 2023 et à la Galerie de l’Atelier … Read More


For more than 40 years, Suzanne Dubuc has pursued her research in visual arts with the objective of finding accuracy in the balance of the elements that make up her works, while assuming room for randomness and accidents along the way. Thus, the shaping of ideas is both the result of reflection and play. In … Read More


Marc Guastavino works on the link between image and memory, on the way we think with the help of an image, on collective memories, as well as on the way creation takes shape. His work is based in particular on the notion of places and images in the arts of memory in the Middle Ages … Read More

RICARD, Mirabelle

Mirabelle Ricard studied graphic design and cinema before photography became her favorite medium. Thanks to ancient techniques such as gum bichromate, cyanotype and the lumen process, she tackles the themes of memory and traces. A recent member of Atelier Circulaire, she explores and combines the arts of printmaking. The more singular elements that she incorporates … Read More

LEDUC, Madeleine

Madeleine finds her inspiration in various subjects related to her experience and her vision of the world. Everything is often spiced up with humor, sarcasm, irony, without malevolence. Her interest for anatomy led her to work, for more than thirty years, as a medical illustrator. She worked at the CHU Sainte-Justine until 2016. As part … Read More


After completing her training at the Beaux-Arts in France, Fayza Mazouz moved to Montreal to train in environmental design at UQAM. A researcher and designer, she is particularly interested in architecture and its representations in contexts such as the Canadian Far North. Her artistic practice is inspired by the drawing codes used to represent the … Read More