Marcelle Ferron, GOQ (January 29, 1924 – November 19, 2001), a Québécoise painter and stained glass artist, was a major figure in the Quebec contemporary art scene. Events 904 - Sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed Antipope Christopher. Year 1924 ( MCMXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. A Québécois or Quebecois (pronounced) or in the feminine Québécoise (pronounced) (plural Québécoises) is a native or resident of the Painting (pān'tīng in Art, is the practice of applying Color to a Surface (support base such as e For the Blackford Oakes novel see Stained Glass (novel The term stained glass refers either to the material of coloured Glass or to the art Quebec (kwɨˈbɛk
Jacques Ferron, a famous Quebec writer, is her elder brother, while Madeleine Ferron, another writer, is also their sister. Jacques Ferron ( January 21, 1921 - April 22, 1985) was a Canadian Physician and Author. Madeleine Ferron (born July 24, 1922 in Trois-Rivières) is a Quebec writer
Born in Louiseville (Mauricie), Quebec, she was an early member of Paul-Émile Borduas's Automatistes art movement. Louiseville is a city in the Mauricie region of the province of Quebec in Canada. Mauricie is a traditional and current administrative region of Quebec. Quebec (kwɨˈbɛk Paul-Émile Borduas ( November 1, 1905 - February 22, 1960) was a Canadian painter known for his abstract paintings Les Automatistes were a group of Québécois artistic dissidents from Montreal, Quebec. She signed the manifesto Refus global, a watershed event in the Quebec cultural scene, in 1948. Le Refus global, or Total Refusal, was an Anti-establishment and anti-religious Manifesto released on August 9, 1948 in Year 1948 ( MCMXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
In 1953 she moved to Paris, where she worked for thirteen years in drawing and painting and was introduced to the art of stained glass, for which she would become best known. Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
One of her most famous stained-glass windows is at Champ-de-Mars metro station in Montreal. Champ-de-Mars is a station on the Orange Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system, operated by the Société de transport de The Montreal Metro is a Rubber-tired metro system and the main form of Public transportation in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada Montreal, or Montréal in French ( pronounced in French, in English) is the largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec It was one of the first non-figurative works to be installed in the metro, in defiance of the didactic style present in other works of the period, and signaled a major shift in public art in Montreal between the policies of then-art director Robert Lapalme and future art director and fellow Automatiste Jean-Paul Mousseau. Jean-Paul Mousseau ( January 1, 1927 - February 7, 1991) was a student of Paul-Émile Borduas and a member of the Automatist Other of her works can be seen at Vendôme metro station, Hôpital Sainte-Justine, and the ICAO headquarters, in Montreal; the Place du Portage in Gatineau, Quebec; and the Granby, Quebec courthouse. The International Civil Aviation Organization ( ICAO) an agency of the United Nations, codifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation Gatineau ( 2006 census population 242124 is a city in western Quebec, Canada. Granby is a city in southwestern Quebec, located east of Montreal.
She was awarded the 1983 Paul-Émile-Borduas medal for the visual arts by the government of Quebec. Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar)  In 1985 she was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec and was promoted to Grand Officer in 2000.
She died in Montreal.