Alice Avoine

Born: 1908

F. Alice Avoine. Sculptor. Wood carver. Renault, Quebec. Active mid 20th century.

Alice Avoine used ‘as found’ materials (bottles, metal cans, wood and concrete to decorate her yard with bird houses, castles, whirligigs and animals (in concrete). All in paint. In an interview she said that she did it to pass the time and it looked beautiful. She was first mentioned in ‘Les Patenteux du Quebec.


Ref: Les Patenteux du Qubec. Louise de Grosbois, Raymonde Lamothe and Lise Nantel, Les Editions Parti Pris, Montreal, 1978.