Daudelin Charles

Charles Daudelin was born in Grandby, Québec in 1920.

He studied at l’École du Meuble de Montréal, under Paul-Émile Borduas. Early in his career he was a painter and a puppet maker. Later he became one of Québec’s most acclaimed sculptor.

Daudelin was a pioneer in integrating sculpture into public places and architecture. Two of his accomplishments are: L’Embâcle, a bronze fountain on Place du Québec in Paris, France and the altarpiece of La Chapelle du Sacré-Coeur of l’Église Notre-Dame de Montréal.

He had retrospectives of his work at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and also at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal.

He received the Paul-Émile-Borduas Award in 1985.

Charles Daudelin died in 2001.