Concordia's Thursday Report

Vol. 28, No.6

November 20, 2003

Photo of Raymonde April

Raymonde April was awarded Quebec’s highest artistic honour, the Prix Borduas.
Photo by Andrew Dobrowolskyj

Photographer Raymonde April wins Prix Borduas

Once again, a Concordia professor has been awarded Quebec’s highest artistic honour.

On Tuesday, studio arts professor Raymonde April received the Prix Paul-Émile-Borduas in Quebec City.

She's in distinguished company. Previous winners include Jean-Paul Riopelle and Alfred Pellan. More


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Photo of vestibule

Vestibule (chambre avec vues), 2000, oil on canvas, 56 x 61 cm, by Pierre Dorion. A solo show by Montreal artist Pierre Dorion is currently on view at Concordia’s Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery. The show, which was curated by Laurier Lacroix, opened Nov. 11 and runs until Dec. 20. An artist’s tour will take place at 4 p.m. on Nov. 27.

CIADI gives students chance to soar

From the time Marie-Pierre Vaillancourt could take apart televisions and radios, she knew she wanted to work in engineering. As a teenager growing up in Laval, she worked on cars, attended space camp and became so enthralled with flight that she became a camp counsellor. Her goal: aerospace engineering. More