Biography

 

 






 

Cécile Blanche is a Canadian Artist who was born in Cameroon (Central Africa) and raised through many cultures around the world in countries where she traveled and lived with her parents during childhood and  her youth periods (Nigeria, Egypt, France, Canada, Spain, USA and Belgium).

 

After studies in Champlain High School in Ottawa, a Bachelor in politics in Montreal University , management courses at McGill University ,after private calligraphy courses at ''La Société des Calligraphes à Montreal'', a previous experience as a store owner , a gallery manager and various art exhibits in many countries , Cecile Blanche currenlty lives with her husband and children in Brossard (Canada) where she continues with her artwork activities .

 

 

 

 

MAIN EXHIBITIONS

  •    2013 & 2015        :  La Baie st Paul , Rêves d'Automne , Québec.

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       2014       :  L'espace Comtemporain, Montréal

             

  •    2013        :  Toronto Art Expo , Toronto

     

  •    2013        :  Art Expo New York , New York

     

  •    2013        :  Maison Parent Roback,Femmes Artistes , Montréal, Québec

     

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    April 28 to May 1, 2011, at the Centre socioculturel de Brossard, Brossard, Québec
  • November 10 to 25, 2009, at Blanche’s Gallery, 50, rue Batibois, Bonapriso, Cameroun
  • 2006 to 2008, permanent exhibition at Blanche’s Gallery, 50, rue Batibois, Bonapriso, Cameroun
  • 2002 to 2005, permanent exhibition at Blanche’s Gallery, 467, avenue du Général de Gaulle, Douala, Cameroun
  • November 24 to December 24, 2001, at the gallery Les Amis de Marie-Laure, 6, avenue Joffre, 92250 La Garenne-Colombes, France
  • December 7 to 21, 2000, at the gallery Accueil et Rencontre, 66 bis, rue Saint-Jean, 69005 Lyon, France
  • May 25 to 31, 2000, at the Hilton Hotel, Yaoundé, Cameroon, under the auspices of the Minister of State for Culture
  • December 7 to 15, 1999, at Le Méridien Hotel, Douala, Cameroon
  • November 8 to 20, 1999, at the Centre culturel français St-Exupéry, Libreville, Gabon
  • November 12 to 20, 1998, at Le Méridien Hotel, Douala, Cameroon

EDUCATION

  • McGill University, Montréal (Canada) graduate courses in management (1990-1993)
  • Université de Montréal (Canada) Bachelor’s degree, Sciences politiques (1989)
  • Champlain College, Ottawa (Canada) Secondary School diploma – Arts (1986)

TRAINING

  • Calligraphy, with the Société des Calligraphes de Montréal, 2010
  • Stained Glass, at the Studio du Verre, Montréal, 2009
  • Framing, at Encadrex, Montréal, 2009
  • Framing, Libreville, Gabon, 1999
  • Calligraphy, with Trudy Novack from the Société des Calligraphes de Montréal, 1992-1993

CAREER

 

        .   2010-2012: Independent artist, Brossard, Québec

  • 2001-2009: Director, Blanche’s Gallery, Douala, Cameroon
  • 1995-2009: Exhibitions of her work in Africa and Europe (Cameroon, Gabon, France)