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Jocelyne Alloucherie

Jocelyne Alloucherie
Born (1947-02-08) February 8, 1947 (age 67)
Quebec City, Quebec
Field Sculptor
Awards Order of Canada

Jocelyne Alloucherie, OC (born February 8, 1947) is a Canadian sculptor and academic.

Born in Quebec City, Alloucherie received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Université Laval in 1971 and a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1981 from Concordia University.[1] She has taught visual arts and art history at the Université Laval, the Université du Québec à Montréal, Concordia University and the University of Ottawa.[2]


In 2000, she was awarded the Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts in recognition for being a "seminal artist of her generation".[2] In 2002, she was awarded the Quebec government's Prix Paul-Émile-Borduas.[3] In 2008, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada "for her contributions to the visual arts as an internationally renowned sculptor".[4] Her sculpture Porte de jour is the centrepiece of the remodeled Dalhousie Square in Old Montreal, designed by Robert Desjardins, which was honoured by the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects in 2006.[5]


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