Elora, Ontario, Canada
Michelle duQuesnay (n. Michelle duQuesnay-Jones) is a multi-disciplinary artist, focusing on sculpture, woodworking, and photography.
She currently lives and works on a small homestead in Elora, Ontario.
Michelle duQuesnay participated as an elected member of the Sculptors Society of Canada (SSC) 2011-2017. Additionally, she served on the SSC Executive Board between 2011-2013.
As you step into Michelle’s world, imagination takes the lead, guiding you through a whimsical landscape where the ordinary transforms into the extraordinary. The magic lies in the open-ended narratives she weaves, entrusting the storytelling to the beholder. Michelle’s sculptures invite you to embark on a journey, where the viewer becomes the co-author, interpreting the tales within each enchanting creation. This collaborative dance between artist and audience empowers individuals to discover their unique stories embedded in Michelle’s art.
Michelle’s connection with the natural world shines through in her exploration of the intricate relationship between humanity and the environment. Through her art, Michelle encourages us to reflect on our role in the ecosystem, celebrating the interconnectedness of all life. She prompts an appreciation for the beauty, fragility, and resilience of the natural world, fostering a deeper understanding of our vital role in its ever-evolving story.
As you immerse yourself in Michelle’s work, the threads of imagination, humanity, and nature weave together, creating a tapestry that evokes a sense of wonder and invites you to step into a world of boundless exploration, appreciation, and connection.