Lucie Lapierre

Progress of The Artist

  • 1986 Pupil of Michèle Simard, Lucie Lapierre repertory the marbled papers of the National Library, the section Saint-Sulpice of Montreal.

  • Manufacture marbled papers for the bookbinders since 1987

  • 1991 Studies on the traditional techniques and the history of marbling at the Don Guyot tutorial for master in the United States.

  • The national Archives of Canada and the most demanding curators look for her services for the reproduction of ancient papers.

  • Acquisition of its marbled papers by the special collection of the Library of the University of Montreal, the National Library of Canada, Don Guyot, Sydney E. Berger and others institutes and private collectors

  • Obtaining in 1992 and 1995 scholarships of the Ministry of the cultural affairs of Quebec to develop the technique of the marbling on fabric with acrylic colours

  • In October, 1997, realization and publication, together with the bookbinder restorer Robert Jourdain of a book concerning the history of marbled papers in Quebec " Les papiers marbres de nos bibliotheques". See : Bibliopolis