ARTIST & WRITER
Stéphane-Robert is a queer, neurodivergent, francophone, Artist and writer based in Verner, (Northern) Ontario, Canada. His trauma-fuelledpractice is centered on the reinterpretation and revisiting of past moments (of his, and others), to express or rexpress feelings, forces, values, and energies through painting and poetry. He is natively bilingual (English and French) and most of his poems are translated back and forth throughout the creation process.
2020/Dec. | Zoom Louvre @ Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario (Online) (Group)
2020/Nov. | Expozine 4.1 @ Expozine Sudbury (Cancelled due to COVID-19) (Fair)
2019/Nov-Dec. | Nouveau-Louvre 2019 @ Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario (Group)
2019/Apr. | Expozine 3 @ Expozine Sudbury (Fair)
2017/Dec. | the END / la Fin – Private Residence. (Solo)
2017/Jun. | Angles – Private Residence. (Solo)
2017/Sept.| Untitled @ Kuppajo Espresso Bar (Solo)
2017/Jan. | Local Artist Display @ Kuppajo Espresso Bar (Group)
2015/Sept. | Takes Two @ Twiggs Coffee Co., Sturgeon Falls (Solo)
- “I’m so heartbroken I can’t find a title” – 2019. (Eng.)
- “We LOVE Sudbury” – 2019. (Eng.)
- “Hypocrites villageois” – 2019. (French)
Poetry collections :
- “Traces of Blue” – 2020, Self-published, 20 poems. ISBN 9781989830123
- “Traces of Blue, 2nd Edition” – 2021, Self-published, 20 poems. ISBN 9781989830130
- “Traces of Blue, Final Edition” – October 2021, Self-published, 25 poems.
- “Cent mille bleus” – Forthcoming. Self-published, 31 poems.
MEMBERSHIPS / AFFILIATIONS
2018 – present | Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Artist-member
2019 – present | CARFAC Ontario, member
MEDIA / PRESS
Jan 2021 | Jonction 11-17 (Radio Canada) – Radio interview about Traces of Blue. Available here.
Dec 2019 | Poésie Station (CKLU) – Radio interview about my poetry. Available here.
April 2019 | Sudbury Star – Featured in article about Expozine. Available here.
April 2019 | Le Matin du Nord (Radio Canada) – Radio interview about my first zines. Available here.
AWARDS / GRANTS / BURSARIES
2016 | Laurentian U. Staff Union – Academic Bursary
2014 | Ontario Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Community Involvement
2011 | Community Involvement Award, Claude Gravelle MP
33 works in 30 private collections in : Sudbury, Montréal, Toronto, Los Angeles, and West Nipissing.
2015 – 2017, 2020 – Present | B.A., General Arts – Candidate, part-time
Laurentian University / University of Sudbury
2020 Academic year GPA : A+