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Dorit Dornier is a Montreal-based artist whose practice encompasses the production of paintings, drawings and sculptural works. Born in Germany, she pursued art studies in Zurich and Berlin, and has lived and worked in Canada since 1982.

Throughout her lengthy career, Dorit Dornier has demonstrated an ongoing interest in exploring and articulating the faceted nature of the human condition. Inspired by the natural world and informed by lived experience, the artists’ works transcend their varied subjects to evoke universally familiar states and stages of ‘being-in-the-world’. Dorit Dornier evokes a world of celebration and mystery, through poetical and dynamic images and sculptures, rendered in stylized and bold lines. Dornier’s characters, depicted in dreamy and meditative poses, are often goddess representations or powerful symbolical figures. Through her work she wishes to open a door to a new world, a mysterious world, whose magic is inspired by her dreams, together with her lifelong interest and observation of people’s expressions, gestures and emotions.

Dorit Dornier’s works are part of prestigious private and corporate collections in Canada, the US and Europe. She is a permanent Artist at Galerie Mazarine, Montreal, for 20 years.


"Moments Magiques - Magical Moments", Editions Dokamado 2007,

"La bible de la sculpture" Edition 2009/2010,


"Best of Worldwide Sculpture Artists Volume1" Kennedy Publishing,

Recent exhibitions:

2009 – International Art Biennale– Florence, Italy

2009 – Galerie du Beffroi de Bruges – Belgium

2009 -  Son et Lumieres - Montreal

2008 – Exposition Internationale – Cercle des artistes peintres et sculpteurs du Québec – France

2007 – Magical Moments  – Montréal

2007 – ExpoArt –  Montréal

2006 – Autumn Memories  Montréal