“ Flow: Joie spontanée et autres libertés”
In front of each blank canvas, I empty myself to quietly find the calm and the organic flow of my being, as if carried by the current of a river.
Flow: The mental zone or state reached by a person when he or she is completely immersed in an activity and is in a state of maximum concentration, full engagement and satisfaction in its accomplishment.
Instinctive and improvisational work, where each brushstroke generates a spontaneous, unplanned action. spontaneous and unforeseen action. Where only my emotions are at the service of the performance and and learning. Inspired by the colors, the musical rhythms and the state of mind of the moment, I learn to trust the process at hand, which leads me to accept the loss of some control and to accept the bad choices. Mistakes and bad brushstrokes are thus glorified and from them come beautiful surprises, surprising results that transport me elsewhere and inspire me to do something else. These choices stimulate the senses and the mind. One only sees what the eye, the head and the heart want to see. The interpretation of each painting is free and personal to each one. I like to explore the textures, the mixtures of colors with with the sole objective of surprising myself and provoking an emotion in the spectator.
The opening of the exhibition will take place on February 4th from 1pm to 4pm.
Opening hours of the exhibition: Monday to Friday from 1 to 5 pm and 1 hour before each show
With training as an actress from the Conservatoire d’Art dramatique de Montréal and as a screenwriter from from the Institut National de l’image et du son (INIS), Catherine Beaudin is a self-taught painter whose main creative tool is instinct. She was born in Gaspésie, has lived in the Lower St. Lawrence and then in Montreal. In search of space and the calm that the regions provide, she settled with her family in the Eastern Townships in 2020. Catherine divides her time between writing for television, painting and acting. acting. Her love of abstract art, colors and the freedom that painting gives her contribute to maintain her creative balance.