Statement and Biography

Jeanne McAlpine Marler

Jeanne’s Exhibition Knowlton, Quebec June/July, 2017




Studies in Fine Arts

2018           Workshop Paint Like a Musician,Charles
                    Burke, Painted Turtle, Thunder Bay,

2009 and
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

ongoing      Painted Turtle Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario          

Solo Exhibition, Knowlton, Quebec,
 June30-July 5
 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. She gives art classes on a regular basis and workshops on demand (Paint Your Own Animal Portrait and How to Create Your Own Still Life, for instance). The Shuniah Art Group, Jeanne’s art class in northern Ontario, just recently had a well-received exhibition at Gallery 33 in Thunder Bay, Ontario.


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, Thunder Bay and Edmonton as well as in North Carolina, Maine, Vermont, New York, Quebec, and British Columbia.