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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"

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