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Iris Sautier

MA work

Dark humor or bad taste? On humour in the arts from early to modern days.

Bathos Balneae

Pathetic-comical caricatures of the indulgence of the wealthy, or the flaws of our western consumer society.

Everything will all be ok in the end

Short animations projected on etchings about the subject of environmental changes and the threats that man's behaviour exerts on the planet.


  • MA Degree


    School of Arts & Humanities


    MA Print, 2018

  • My practice revolves around such thematics as social, environmental and political issues. I am interested in engaged art and activism, and am trying to produce artworks that have a big impact on the public, wether the shock, disturb or puzzle the viewers. I produce mainly figurative work with help of the traditional techniques of copper engraving, lithography and woodcut, using as predominant subject men, their interactions with each other, and their relationship to the environment.
  • Degrees

  • BA Fine Art, Concordia University, 2016; DESS Communication + Marketing, HEC Montreal, 2011; BA Diploma in Graphic Designer, Schule für Gestaltung Basel, 2001
  • Experience

  • Founder, La Bourgeoise Sérigraphe Inc., Montreal, 2009-present (screen printing studio)
  • Exhibitions

  • Hold Your Horses, CGP London - The Gallery, London, 2018; Edition, Forme, Experimentation, Arprim, Montreal, 2017; Output, CGP London - The Gallery, London, 2017; Off the Block, Gallery POPOP, Montreal, 2016
  • Awards

  • Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation, grant, 2017; Entrepreneurship&Innovation, HEC-Poly-UdeM, Montreal, 2nd prize for the creation of a company, 2011; Young Entrepreneurs, CDEC Plateau Mont-Royal, grant, Montreal, for the creation of a company, 2011