Below is a partial list of artist Clemence St. Laurent’s activities and documentation related to her art, including a LIST OF EXHIBITIONS. Please click on each link for more details:
(in chronological order)
November 9-16, 1970 – Retrospective – Theatre du Cuivre, Rouyn, Quebec – paintings and drawings from 1936 to 1970
December 1-7, 1972 – Theatre du Cuivre, Rouyn, Quebec – 79 recent paintings
December 7, 1972 – Solo exhibition at the Culture Centre, Rouyn,Quebec
November 6-19, 1974 – Cegep de Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec – featured by the Comite des Expositions artistiques de Rouyn-Noranda
February 1978 – Muriel Millard Art Gallery in Hollywood, Florida
June 10-13, 1981 – Solo retrospective – Galeries de Mont-Joli, Quebec – 150 paintings presented
September 25-27, 1981 – Caisse d’entraide economique, Rouyn, Quebec – prepared by Marcel Bureau for Les Mecenes de l’Art
October 5-6, 1981 – Group exhibition at the Reception Hall, Jardins de Coulonge, Sillery, Quebec – by Hugues de La Roche & Associes
September 19-22, 1983 – ‘Reflets & Couleurs: Recent and Previous Works’ – Art Gallery Hugues de La Roche & Associés
December 1983 – recent paintings – Art Gallery Hugues de La Roche & Associes
1983 – Group exhibition – Salon national des Galeries d’art – Quebec City, Baie-Comeau, and Montreal, Quebec
1985 – Group exhibition – Salon international des Galeries d’art – Quebec City, Baie-Comeau, Rouyn-Noranda and Montreal,Quebec
May 10-19, 1986 – ‘Winter and the Other Seasons: Unique Scenery from Yesterday’s Rural Life’ – Art Gallery Hugues de La Roche & Associes
October 3-10, 1986 – Retrospective 1936-1986 – Centre francophone de Toronto, Ontario
May to September, 1989 – ‘Femmes Peintres du Quebec’ – Musee Marc-Aurele Fortin, Montreal, Quebec
April 8, 1990 – Group exhibition – Entrance hall, Universite du Quebec en Abitibi-Temiscamingue – by Les Mecenes de l’Art d’Abitibi-Temiscamingue Inc.
July 9 to September 29, 2009 – Mont St. Joseph, Carleton-sur-Mer, Quebec
February 17 to March 16, 2013 – ‘Contemplation of Nature’ Galerie Restigouche Gallery’ – featuring 82 paintings
Radio interview about the above exhibition: on CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp.) – Link: http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/tout_un_samedi/2014-2015/chronique.asp?idChronique=274756
Painting ‘Clam Diggers’ – exhibited permanently at the Musee de la Gaspesie, Gaspe, Quebec
In addition to private owners, a number of corporations have collections of paintings from Mrs. Saint-Laurent, such as Noranda International, Caisses populaires Desjardins, and Nahanni Companies.
Cover of Souvenir Album (1943-1983), Association Forestiere de l’Abitibi-Temiscamingue Inc. – featuring an oil painting by Clemence Saint-Laurent, titled ‘Rang 6 a Evain’
Painting showing the cities of Rouyn and Noranda – offered in 1969 to Mr. Claude Gosselin, Minister of Land and Forestry, Government of the Province of Quebec
Painting showing the cities of Rouyn and Noranda – offered in 1970 to Mr. Remi Thibault, Director of the National Bank of Canada branch, Rouyn, Quebec
Painting offered in 1972 to Mr. Kevin Drummond, Minister of Land and Forestry
Mrs. Clemence Saint-Laurent was listed in the following artist catalogues:
‘Marche de la Peinture au Quebec’ – by art critic Jacques de Roussan
‘Le Guide Vallee – Marche de la Peinture’ – by Felix Vallee, Editor of the art magazine ‘Le Collectionneur’, and Nicole Lamirande-Blouin, professor at Laval University, Quebec City
Le Facteur, Ma Plume, Mon Balluchon – Edited by Jean Belanger, Mont-Joli, Quebec – A book on the correspondence Mrs. Saint-Laurent had over the years with family members and friends, some of whom she met during her many trips to various countries.
Mrs. Saint-Laurent also wrote numerous articles in newspapers about her travels.
She made diaporama presentations on her trips, complete with narratives and soundtracks.
Greeting Cards: Mrs Saint-Laurent made greeting cards featuring her own paintings. She sent out hundreds of those cards on festive occasions.