Monique J. DuFour is a self-taught expressive abstract painter known for creating “Healing Art”. Monique began painting in 2013 after returning from a trip to the South of France. After a lifetime in the corporate world she pursued her art career with passion and love, embracing new challenges and spiritual growth. Monique paints with unbridled spontaneity from the heart and enjoys creating customized paintings for her clients that provide personalized healing energies for them. She exudes, “It is indeed a journey and I have chosen to share it through my art.”
She has received several honors and accolades for her art and her collectors span the globe.
In November 2018 she relocated from Canada and is now living in Orba, Spain.
Monique’s many exhibitions include: solo shows at Beach House, Torrevieja, Spain; La Macina di san Cresci, Tuscany, Italy; and Hall of Art, Feltmate, Delibato & Heagle, Burlington, Ontario, Canada; among others. Her several group exhibitions were those held at Galerie Sonia Monti, Paris France and Art Gallery of Burlington, Ontario, Canada, and many more. She was also selected for a juried exhibition by Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Recent juried exhibitions (2022) include the Healing Power of Arts, J Mane Gallery and Camel Back Gallery, in USA.
In addition, Monique participated in a Charity Art Auction to help support Women’s Shelter Burlington, ON, Canada. Upcoming Singulart Charity Art Auction to benefit Doctors of the World (November 2022). Monique has also received many honors and distinctions. Her painting “Dawn” was featured in the “Pantone Colors of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity Collection” on the renowned Saatchi Art’s homepage. Her art has been selected several times to be included in Singulart’s Featured Collections. In addition, she is the recipient of Artist Residencies in Italy.