A quaint family-oriented community located 1 hour east of Regina on Highway 48. Montmartre is in a diverse agricultural area where an assortment of crops flourish and livestock are raised. The proximity of Montmartre to Regina allows residents the coziness of small town yet easy access to larger service center of Regina.
Montmartre (Mount of the Martyrs) was named in 1893 when several families arrived from France to take up residency in Canada. The Village moved twice before establishing the present location and incorporating as a Village in 1909.
The Village of Montmartre was twinned with Montmartre, France in 1961.
Art Dates & Location
June 28th – August 31st
Montmartre, SK S0G 3M0
(in-between the north end of 2nd & 1st St to the east of the Eiffel Tower Replica)
Vicky Sabourin lives and works in Montreal. She holds a master’s degree in visual arts from Concordia University. Her work has been presented in art galleries, museums and artist-run centres in Canada, the United States, and Europe. Recent solo exhibitions of her work include Les Curiosités at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ), Danse Macabre at L’Oeil de Poisson in Quebec city and at Sporobole in Sherbrooke. Warmblood has been exhibited across the country; from Eastern Edge Gallery in St John’s Newfoundland, Struts Gallery in New Brunswick, the Hamilton Artists Inc in Ontario to Access Gallery in Vancouver. Sabourin’s piece Lac caché was part of the event Manif d’art 8, Biennale d’art contemporain du Québec, presented at the MNBAQ. In December 2014 she was named emerging artist of the year by the newspaper La Presse and was a finalist for the Pierre AyotAward. She is a recipient of grants from the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec and the Canada Council for the Arts.