Nicole Milette, artist and teacher at UQÀM, PhD in architecture University of York, England, 1997.
After graduating in architecture from l'Université de Montréal, 1972, she practised architecture as a member of the Quebec Order of Architects. She mainly taught traditional and computer-assisted drawing. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts, UQÀM 1987, of which a third of the credits were obtained with Great Distinction from the Accademia Delle Belle Arti di Firenze. She presently teaches freehand sketching at École de design de l’Université du Québec à Montréal. Her lectures on Alfred Parsons in link with English landscape history are still in demand.
At the end of 2013 her print Lovebird won the AIMPE, Tokushima, Japan print competition. It was subsequently exhibited there.
In 2014, her written intervention, along several others, prevented Luggershill's garden from being built upon.
In June 2012, at the Broadway Arts Festival, Worcestershire England, where Parsons and his good friend John Singer Sargent, painted together. Nicole presented an illustrated talk on Alfred Parsons' art work production. Parsons was the subject of her York PhD thesis recently updated with 92 improved coloured illustrations.
Précis of Nicole Milette's talk
In the above banner, Nicole is printing on japanese paper during the October 2011 Montreal event: Les journées de la culture. The amaryllis on the right is a detail from her previous drawing on the lithographic stone shown on the left.
Banner's photo : Claude Crème