Sensitivity & A Busy Street
Louise Lauzon is quintessential proof that we are reflections of our early environment. From the day of her birth in Montreal in 1956, Louise was nurtured by parents who were very involved in the art world. "My father was a Sunday painter. We spent weekends in the Laurentians with other artists who were discussing painting techniques, art in general and creativity. This was my childhood and my universe, which made for a loving home. George Couture, Laurent Lapointe and my Dad showed me from an early age the complexity of art and creation." By the time she was 15, Louise knew that being an artist was her destiny. Frère Jérôme, a friend and associate of Paul-emile Borduas, recognized her talent and accepted her as a student. "After three years with Frère Jérôme, I organized an exposition of my paintings with the group Atelier
left, Trois Voiles, acrylic on canvas, 18" x 14" above, Des Fleurs, acrylic on canvas, 30" x 24"