Marie-Eve G. Castonguay

Originally from Quebec City, Marie-Eve G. Castonguay is a jewellery artist currently based in Toronto, Canada. She holds a diploma from the École de Joaillerie de Québec (2011) as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing from NSCAD University (2013), in Halifax. She is currently part of the Artist-in-Residence programme at Harbourfront Centre. Her work was showcased in various exhibitions throughout Canada as well as in various countries in Europe, such as France, Romania, Spain, Austria and Greece. She was granted with the Joya Award at Autor International Jewelry Fair in 2015, and the Best of Wearable Artwork Award at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition in 2016. Creating her pieces like miniature sculptures that one can wear, she is interested in the close relationship we have with jewellery. Her work explores notions of belonging and intimacy.