Louise Viger

Biography - Louise Viger

Born in Grand-Mère, she lives and works in Montreal. She has held many solo exhibits in galleries throughout Quebec, notably under the awnings of Chantal Boulanger, Christiane Chassay, Joyce Yahouda, Charles et Martin Gauthier).  She has also shown individually at prominent art museums( MACM and MNBAQ) and at various exhibit venues (CIRCA,  Centre d’exposition de Baie-Saint-Paul, Maison de la culture Frontenac and Maison de la culture Plateau-Mont-Royal, among others), as well as elsewhere in Canada and abroad. in addition, Louise Viger has often been invited to participate in important group exhibits, among those of particular note are Seeing in Tongues / Le bout de la langue, a cult-exhibit on art and language in Quebec conceived by Johanne Lamoureux; Artefact 2004 – Urban Sculptures displayed on Mont-Royal; Femmes artistes du XXe siècle au Québec (MNBAQ); The Tongue of Shadows / La langue des ombres with Catherine Bolduc and Danièle Sauvé (Gasp, Boston/galerie Joyce Yahouda, Montreal); and the collective exhibit Le vêtement dans l’art, which marked the twentieth anniversary of the Galerie Simon Blais. To date, she has created nearly a dozen public sculptures, including Voix sans bruit (Grande Bibliothèque du Québec in Montreal, 2005)  Des lauriers pour mémoire (2008), an homage to Jean Duceppe on view at the Montreal park dedicated to his Memory, Une architecture d’air (Place Hector Prud’homme in Montreal, 2015).  Louise Viger’s work, which has been generously reviewed in major newspapers and periodicals for more than 25 years, also received special illustrated coverage in the summer 2010 volume of the magazine spirale. 


Exhibitions at the gallery

November 12, 2016
May 12 – June 4, 2016
January 13 – February 12, 2011
January 21 – February 20, 2010

Extra muros exhibitions

September 19, 2017