Constance V. Pathy, Compagne des arts et des lettres du Québec
Born in The Hague (Netherlands), Constance V. Pathy holds degrees in law and music. Known for her discreet generosity as a volunteer and patron, she has enriched cultural life in Québec for over 40 years thanks to her dedicated service on the boards of various artistic organizations and, in particular, by supporting La Guilde (specializing in Inuit/First Nations crafts) and the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, in addition to Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, whose new home in Montréal’s entertainment district was arranged thanks to her generosity.
Constance V. Pathy wwas unabled to attend the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec special awards ceremony held on May 28, 2018 This link will open in a new window, and has received her insignia on October 4, 2018, before the first show of Lady Chatterley's Lover by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, on the stage of Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, at Place des Arts, in Montréal.
The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec would like to thank the Caisse de la Culture and Le Devoir, which partnered for the award of this honour.