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Originally from Central Quebec, Carole Hébert was best known for her work in contemporary art and its involvement in artist-run centers in Quebec. Between 1988 and 2001, she shared a presentation of her work throughout Quebec, Europe and Mexico. Since then, the artist who graduated in visual arts from the University of Quebec in Hull, works in the field of art foundry and has specialized in patina (coloration of bronzes). Today, Carole returns to creation. She describes her work as a free and spontaneous on the state of pleasure and freedom. Movement and accidents also hold a important place in her creative process. In each of her achievements, the accident is proof of the work. She is present everywhere until the very end. She accepts that her sculptures, finer and delicate than they had to be to be cast without problems, considered each time not to come out complete in bronze. The work then becomes unique in the series to which it belongs. The artist works directly in the wax. First hot and malleable, Carole models it until obtaining the desired shape, then, on cooling, the wax hardens and it then becomes possible to sculpt in direct size. The artist retains the rough appearance that the wax gives while granting smoother areas and more detailed. Comes, with this medium, great contrasts of textures. Also comes with this way of creating, a very great malleability which allows games of movements, shapes and a completely twisted gesture. The work plays on the point of tension between balance and imbalance, realism and dreams, fullness and emptiness. The work is created in the pleasure and freedom exempted from any intellectual hindrance. Sculpture came slowly into his life. First represented by paintings only, her work of research and experimentation has gradually been transformed into 3D through its facilities. Then her work in a foundry, working alongside artists every day, worked to move Carole towards the creation of sculptures.

Carole Hébert