Marcelle Maltais

1933 - 2018 AANFM

Oil on Canvas, 1962
34 x 34 in


Marcelle Maltais Biography

1933 - 2018 AANFM

Marcella Maltais was born on October 9, 1933 in Chicoutimi, Quebec. She studied painting in Quebec with Jean Dallaire and Jean-Paul Lemieux, from the age of fourteen years, during the fifties, in Montreal along with Rita Letendre and the Automatistes. She was influenced by Borduas and Riopelle. She lived in Paris but returned every year to spend time in Beauce, Quebec.