He plays with the sand to create a mold were the glass can take place and be able to give concrete expression of his mind.
Gilles Payette is a well known figure in Quebec fine crafts. He has show extensively in Quebec, Ontario and the US and Europe; he has received many grants and accolades in support of his work. His sculptures can be found in private, public, and institutional collections nationwide.
"By concentrating on and deconstructing these objects that protect, that cover, that engirt the body, this evolves into a meditation on our physicality."Gallery
He graduate of the famous Saint-Jean-Port-Joli sculpture school in 1973 in Quebec, and after several years teaching...Learn more
All of the artist's works are unique pieces, whether they are special orders, corporate level or governmental projects...Gallery
The career of the artist: training, mentions and prizes, public and private collections, solo and collective exhibitions...Learn more