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Marcelle Ferron

 (1924 - 2001)
Marcelle Ferron was active/lived in Quebec / Canada, France.  Marcelle Ferron is known for abstract painting, stained-glass artist.

Marcelle Ferron

A prominent contemporary Canadian artist in the mid to late 20th Century, Marcelle Ferron was based in Quebec, but spent thirteen years in France, beginning 1953.  There she did large-scale abstract painting and became skilled in stained glass, which became her signature work.  The Champ-de-Mars metro station in Montreal has a large Ferron stained-glass window with bold geometric design and color.  Other venues are the Place du Porage in Gatineau, Quebec, and the Granby, Quebec courthouse.

Of the years she spent in France, it is written that the experience transformed her style, that it
 . . ."opened up her work. . .loosened her previously tense and somewhat forced gestures.  Her canvases became larger, th  ...  Displaying 750 of 2039 characters.

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About  Marcelle Ferron

Born:  1924 - Louiseville, Quebec, Canada
Died:   2001 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Known for:  abstract painting, stained-glass artist