Name    

          Jean (pronounce «Jan») Grothé (pronounce «Grow-they»).



Member: Regroupement des artistes en arts visuels du Québec (RAAV).



Art Education


1997-1998       Studio Arts Department, Concordia University, Montreal.

1989 to 1995   All the workshop offered by the Secteur photographie du

                         Service des activités culturelles (SAC) of the

                         University of Montreal.


Publications


2009     WEB Site: «www.jeangrothe-photo.com»


2009     Exhibition booklet. Lux obscura. Texts by Robert Hébert, commissioner;

              Jean Lauzon, director of the MPP and by Jean Grothé.


2009    Exhibition booklet. «Alzheimer: l’installation du néant», Jean Lauzon Ph.D. 

               director of the Musée Populaire de la Photographie.


2007    «Alzheimer : A Photographic Diary», Smith, Bonappétit & Son,

               Montreal, Canada.

2007    «Alzheimer : un journal photographique», Éditions Les 400 Coups,

               Montréal, Canada (Éditions du Seuil, France).



Professional experiences and exhibitions

                                                     

    1- Teaching


2000 – 2004   «Fine Printing».  At University of  Montreal’s SAC.

2006                 «Fine Printing Workshop».



    2- Solo exhibitions


              2014     May 20th to September 13 : UN AILLEURS SI PROCHE at Théâtre des Deux Rives du SPEC du Haut Richelieu, St-Jean sur Richelieu, Québec

             

              2013      July 7th to September 8, COATICOOK EN LUMIÈRE NOIRE at the Musée Beaulne, 96 rue de L’Union, Coaticook, Quebec.


              2010     September 24 to October 3rd, FRAGMENTS DE LUMIÈRE, at Centre culturel Saint-Germain, Montreal, Quebec.


              2009    September 17th to October 3rd,  LUX OBSCURA, Galerie Art-Mûr - Espace 5 , Montreal, Canada.


(Exhibition of:  «Alzheimer : A Photographic Diary».)


    2011       September 19 to Octobre 3 : Alzheimer : un journal photographique, at Centre culturel de Comines-Warneton, Belgium.

       

              2011       Mars 21 to May 29 : Alzheimer : un journal photographique à la Maison de la culture Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal, Canada


              2010      September 24 to October 3rd, at Centre culturel Saint-Germain, Montreal, Canada.


    2009     Novembre 20th to Decembre 18 2009, CEGEP de Rosemont, Montreal, Canada.

    2009     September 16th to November 15. Musée Populaire de la Photographie, Drummondville, Canada.


    2004     September. Pfizer Pharmaceutical Company, Kirkland,  Canada.


    2004     April 26th  National Conference, Alzheimer Society of Canada, Montreal, Canada.

    2003     September at Maison des arts de Laval, Canada.

    2003      April at Maison des arts de Laval, Canada.



    3- Group exhibitions


    2012       June 15 to August 19.  Rendez-vous photo du Richelieu - Maison Villebon de Beloeil.


    2012       May 24 to 26. Salon international du design de Montréal (SIDIM).   


    2011        June 29 to July 3rd. Festival international de Montréal en arts. Montreal, Canada.


    2010     Canada Pavillion at Shanghai’s 2010 International Exposition: Lux obscura IV. Shanghai, China.


    2002/2003/2004 

                  Centre d’Exposition de l’Université de Montréal: «Les profs s’exposent». Recent work of the photography teachers of  the SAC of the

                  University of Montreal.


4- Part of many private collections.




Jury participations


                2011    Members year’s work evaluation. AREMAC Photo Club,  St-Lambert, Québec.

                   

                2010    Members year’s work evaluation. AREMAC Photo Club,  St-Lambert, Québec.




Awards


             2012      «Prix d’excellence» of the Salon international du design de Montréal (SIDIM).            


             2008     Musée Populaire de la Photographie, Drummondville, Quebec. Acquisition of

                            «L’étang chimérique XI» 2006 (30,4 x 78,6 cm).      


   2006     Second prize,  Alzheimer’s Disease International, International Photography Competition.

                  (Professional category.)


   2005     Honorable Mention for «The Chimerical Pond», 2005 Competition, International Photography Awards.


   2005     Honorable Mention for «The Fern Wood»,  2005 Competition, International Photography Awards.



Others


            2011 August and September. Artist in residence. Coaticook, Quebec, Canada.








Education


             1963 - 1970      Ph.D in psychology, University of Montreal.


Occupation


             1969 - 2009     Psychologist: private practice of psychotherapy.






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