Pauline Paquin Lap Tables:  Pauline Thibodeau Paquin is a Quebec artist born in St.Monique (Mirabel) in 1952.  She is a figurative naïve painter with an acute sense of observation, an eye for detail and an explosive color palette, Pauline Paquin is essentially self-taught.  A trained nurse, Pauline T.Paquin always showed a deep interest for oil painting.  In the 1970s her scenes, out of an idealised vision of childhood, rapidly found an audience within all strata of society and helped popularise art in Quebec.  She became a full time artist in 1979.