Conference Demystifying art – From the sea to the studio  

FEBRUARY 28TH 2024 at 10 a.m. 

At Stewart Hall Gallery, 176 che. Du Bord-du-LacLakeshore, Pointe Claire 

Free (sign up here) 

Both buoyed by the salt air of the îles de la Madeleine during two consecutive artist residencies in 2020 and 2021, artists Vicky Sabourin and Justine Shakan reflect on the place of nature in their work and how it translate into their studio practice.


Vicky Sabourin 

Multidisciplinary artist based in Montreal 

Justine Shakan 

Painter and drawer in residency at Stewart Hall  


International conference  

MARCH 6TH 2024 at 2 p.m.


The conference will present initiatives set up in Mexico, France, the United States and the Bahamas to contribute to a better representation of women in the visual arts. 


Nancy Good, Las Vegas (United States)   

Founder, Director Core Contemporary  

Mélodie Gauglin, Lyon (France)   

Founder, Director Café Rosa  

Dea Lopez, Mexico City (Mexico)   

Artist and cultural entrepreneur  

Jodi Minnis, Nassau (Bahamas)   

Visual artist, curator, author and gallerist at Tern Gallery 


daphne conference

date to be determined* 

At daphne, indigenous art center. 5425 Casgrain av. , Montréal

HOST : Lori Beavis 

General admission

Presented in partnership with daphne native art center. Hosted by daphne’s Board Chair, artist Lori Beavis, this conference will feature an exchange between artists Caroline Monnet and Cheyenne Rain LeGrande. The main topic will be the situation of emerging and established indigenous artists. 


Caroline Monnet *

Multidisciplinary artist of Anishinaabe and French descent 

Cheyenne Rain LeGrande 

Nehiyaw Isko multidisciplinary artist, Bigstone Cree Nation