Lithographie originale sur porcelaine, bois du Québec
2019 - édition limités no 1/10
Émilie Coquil is a 38 year old Montreal artist, born in France, who works with porcelain and digital photography. She comes from a graphic arts background (École Estienne – Paris) and trained for 4 years at Concordia University and at the Bonsecours Ceramic Centre.
She has exhibited in Paris, Birmingham, Ottawa, and more recently at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (2018) and Artgang (2019). Currently exhibited at the Artêria gallery in Bromont, she won the jury’s « Coup de coeur » prize in 2019. The Riddle Fence Magazin, Art & Culture published 4 of her works in March as full-page spreads.
She also leads creative workshops and a blog on learning to ceramics (neo-ceramistes.com).
« The digital image finds a poetic dimension and a new materiality thanks to my artisanal practice of lithographic printing.
I study the trace that humans leave in their environment and its echoes in a material in constant transformation. By inviting the gaze to settle on a piece of life, I wish to celebrate the ephemeral and to question the spectator on his own presence in the world ».