Charles Daudelin (October 1, 1920-April 2, 2001) was a Canadian sculptor and painter, a major Quebec artist.
Charles Daudelin, Island Dwellers (Habitants des îles), 1946. Earthenware. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Born in Granby, Quebec, he became a pioneer in integrating art into public space. He created many public artworks, including:
Charles Daudelin was awarded the Quebec government's Prix Paul-Émile-Borduas in 1985 , and was made a member of the Ordre national du Québec in 1998. He died in Kirkland, Quebec (now in Montreal); his last work, Le Passage du 2 avril, is named for the date of his death and installed in front of Kirkland's former town hall.
- the altar screen for the Sacré-Coeur chapel for Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal;
- works in Viger Square in Montreal and the Place du Québec in Paris;
- aluminum joints at Mont-Royal station and large sculptural grilles at Langelier station in the Montreal metro.
See List of Quebecois
Charles Daudelin. Odalisque or Le sphinx, 1948. Oil on canvas. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Sculptural grille by Charles Daudelin, at Langelier metro station in Montreal