Marianne L'Heureux is a professional artist living in New Mexico, the United States, and is an American and Canadian citizen. Having been raised in the Philippines and Japan, she has family in the United States, and in Québec, Canada. She is a former engineer for fourteen years and uses her training in materials science to enhance her art using techniques in gold and silver leaf in her artwork. In September 2019 she opened up L'Heureux Fine Art Gallery in Old Town, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and in 2020, due to the pandemic, the gallery closed. It is now an on-line gallery for the time being.
She is known for incorporating gold and silver leaf in her art works. Trained in the Atelier School of Art in Japan, her teachers were Dr Pak No Soo, Tokyo, Japan, [oriental brush technique]; and Gaston Petit Atelier, Tokyo Japan, [oil painting and perspective]. L’Heureux speaks the following languages: English, French, and Japanese and some other languages.
She designs and maintains her own websites, and also creates her own videos with music on the you-Tube channel: Marianne
Private Collectors reside in Asia, South America, North America and Europe.
Original art works have been exhibited at:
♦ The Foreign Correspondent Club, Tokyo, Japan
♦ The Governor's Rotunda Gallery Santa Fe, New Mexico
♦ The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
♦ State of New Mexico venues and in galleries in Tokyo, Japan, New Mexico and California.
♦ The City of Albuquerque South Broadway Cultural Center
Art in Public Collections:
♦ Toguh Palace, Tokyo, Japan
♦ Sir Eric Hotung Art Collection, Shanghai, China
♦ The Veteran's Administration, Washington D.C.
♦ The State of New Mexico.
Portrait of writer Ernest Hemingway and his six toed cat.