Maryse St-Amand's Profile
I am an art history graduate of the Université du Québec à Montréal and I also studied furniture restoration at École Nationale du Meuble et de l'Ébénisterie de Montréal. Born in a family of resourceful artisans, of history, secondhand market and antique shop enthusiasts, I enjoy scouting and bargaining in flea markets around the world and will often leave with empty suitcases to be filled with precious objects that breathe the history of the foreign land.
Fascinated by the imprint of time as well as the affective turn, I am fond of everyday objects and everything that surrounds decorative arts. I believe that the use of timeless treasures in our daily universe enhances our quality of life; these objects are unique and emotionally charged because they are steeped in history. In short, my practice is directly related to my art history heritage; a respect and preservation of the…
- Joined December 29, 2010