Statement and Biography

jeannepaintingJeanne McAlpine Marler

254 Stagecoach Road, Brome, Quebec J0E 1K0




Studies in Fine Arts

Workshop (the importance of light) Caroline Jasper at the Annual Vermont Art Event, Burlington, Vermont
Workshop (oil painting),  René Tardif,  Sutton, Quebec
Colour: Theory & Practice, Bishop’s University, Knowlton, QC
Diploma, Advanced Course (oil painting) from École de dessin et peinture Mission-Renaissance,  Montreal, Quebec, Daniel Brient and Hélène Béland
Intensive Course (portraiture) with Alex Powers, visiting professor from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, at Alelucia, l’École d’Arts de l’Estrie, in Magog, Quebec
Workshop (oil painting) with René Tardif, Sutton
Diploma in drawing (portraiture) from École de dessin et peinture Mission-Renaissance, Daniel Brient and Hélène Béland, Montreal
Introductory Course in Painting, Visual Arts Centre, Montreal
Beginner’s Course (oil painting) with Irena Korosec, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal
History of Art, McGill University, Montreal
Course in Drawing, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montreal

Sylvie Dagenais taking a week-end workshop from Jeanne, February, 2014

Public Showings

2015/16       Symposium d’art, La Tuque, Quebec

2004 to 2012
Galerie Knowlton,  Knowlton, Quebec
Galerie des artistes, group exhibition, in Magog, Quebec
Musée historique du Comté de Brome, one-woman exhibition, Knowlton
Exposition Visa Art, professional jury, in Magog
Théâtre du Lac-Brome, one-woman exhibition, Knowlton
Galerie Uplands, Summer exhibition, Lennoxville, Quebec

Artist Statement

Jeanne Marler studied for ten years with Daniel Brient and Hélène Béland at Mission- Renaissance, Montreal, a school specializing in the teaching of art in the style of les Beaux Arts.  Her medium is oil on canvas.


Her artistic signature is the capturing of the intimacy of her subject. She is in continuous demand as an animal portraitist.  Her landscapes reflect her love of nature.


Jeanne Marler’s paintings are in private collections in London, Los Angeles, Toronto, Ottawa, and Edmonton as well as in North Carolina, Maine, Vermont, New York, Quebec, and British Columbia.