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  • Yechel Gagnon Tuscon Weekly

    When Ordinary is Extraordinary

    by Margaret Regan
    Tuscan Weekly, December 18, 2014

    …the cuts Gagnon has made into the wood are as variegated as the ones you’d see in an artist’s woodblock.

    Gagnon uses wood-working tools to cut into plywood. The wood is custom-made of about 20 layers of impossibly thin sheets, colored in dark veneers and tans. She knows which layers have which colors, and she cuts down until she gets to them: to the browns for her lines, to the ambers for shadows, to the tans for neutral space.

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  • Yechel Gagnon Tuscon Weekly

    Top Canadian Architects

    by Zhang Yu Hua
    Archiwisdom Book Studio, December 18, 2012

    The convergence of frottage drawing, carved plywood and garden with inspirable scents, will have the pleasure to find themselves in presence of a single work of art, like a beautiful, harmonious song.

    The space offered at the college, through the long corridor and the grand foyer, is double and unique by its majestic architecture that embraces the exterior garden and its natural elements. The designers thus chose to use the two different techniques that may be seen here, frottage drawing and carved plywood.

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