photo Maxime Leduc
photo Maxime Leduc

Born in Montreal, Louise Lemieux Bérubé has a BA in Art History from the Université du Québec à Montréal. She studied jacquard weaving at Rhode Island School of Design.

Her designs have received many honors and distinctions. She has received the Governor General Saidye-Bronfman Award in 2024 – one of the most prestigious awards in visual arts and fine craft. Her works are regularly presented and sold in Canada and abroad. She is internationally recognized for her knowledge and her work in Jacquard weaving and computerized embroidery.

In 1989, she has cofounded, with Regine Mainberger, the Montréal Centre for Contemporary Textiles and she has been the director until September 2012. She thought textile design applied to complex weaving. She is the author of Le tissage créateur, a manual for designers in weaving of all levels.

She is the two co-authors, with Carole Greene, of her biography, Unwinding the Threads, published in two volumes (one in French and one English). The launch took place in October 2012.

Download my Resume (Last updated: January 2024)

You can reach me through my contact form or by email at  : louise(at)lemieuxberube(dot)com