Guillaume Adjutor Provost

Art Volt is happy to host the mentorship program of the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Fellowship in Contemporary Art, fostering supportive relationships between current and past Fellowship recipients.

Guillaume Adjutor Provost

Photo credit : Celia Perrin Sidarous

Guillaume Adjutor Provost is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher and professor of sculpture at the Université de Moncton. His artistic practice is motivated by a desire to review what has long existed on the periphery of dominant historical discourses: class consciousness, counter-culture, vernacular imagery, and experiences of queerness. Through various approaches, Guillaume Adjutor Provost makes use of referents, forms, and objects from grass roots imagery. A certain familiarity of the language stems from a deliberately inclusive or democratized artistic expression. Its practice regularly takes the form of curated installations; by working with collaborators, these encounters influence the materialization of interdisciplinary works hybridizing collections, sculptures, drawings, photographs, performances, video or textual works.

Recipient of grants from the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman scholarship, as well as a finalist for the Pierre-Ayot prize of the city of Montreal in 2016 and in 2019, the projects of Guillaume Adjutor Provost have been presented in individual and group exhibitions in Canada and in Europe : Projet Casa, Montreal (2022), Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (2021/2020), Caravansérail, Rimouski (2019), the Fonderie Darling, Montreal (2022/2019), Galerie Hugues Charbonneau, Montreal (2019/2018), Bikini, Lyon (2018), Diagonale, Montreal (2017), Bolit Center Art Contemporani, Girona (2017), Centre d'art et de diffusion Clark, Montreal (2016), Galerie de la rue des étables, Bordeaux (2015), Christoph Merian Foundation, Basel (2015), Ve.Sch, Vienna (2014), Couvent des Récollets, Paris (2012).

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This initiative is made possible by the generous support of the Peter N. Thomson Family Innovation Fund.

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