Nathalie Leverger

Nathalie Leverger

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LYON (69), France
14 works

Born in 1966, Nathalie Leverger spent her childhood at the port of Le Légué in the Côtes d'Armor. From her father's branch, she inherited a passion for the sea, light, the horizon and the expanses, and on her mother's side the practice of sewing and needles.

Graduated in 1989 from AUDENCIA, a business school in Nantes, she discovered painting in 2000 at random from a box of oils offered to her at Christmas. If the revelation is immediate, it takes him 3 years to question his professional situation within a large distribution group and devote himself exclusively to Art.

Exploring the landscape that surrounds her and that she photographs a lot (especially architecture, objects and materials), she recomposes in her productions the sensations experienced during her travels. It is very often the detail of an object, a material, a smell, or a color that is at the beginning of a study. A prolific artist, she then developed this work in oil paintings, textile or paper volumes, photographs, artist books and object books, installations,... leaving much room for "accidents" and with a certain tendency to motifs and accumulations.

Nathalie Leverger paints, cuts, models, glues, knits and unravels without asking herself the question of the artistic genre. It cultivates its status as a self-taught person to assert its freedom to do, in a rather raw and instinctive materialist approach. His refined oils, his crocheted cotton bowls, his origami installations, compose a poetic universe from which we retain a certain duality around the notions of power and delicacy. It is her poetic vision of the landscape that she seeks to tell us.

It is his meeting in 2011 with Paule Elisabeth Oddéro, poet, that led him to broaden his plastic practice to include paper and then textiles. Working together on themes chosen in common (Birds, Fireflies and Fisheries), she seeks to create works that approach the delicacy of the author's texts.

Since 2006, she has dealt with the themes of the highway (On the Road: photographs and paintings), childhood (The schoolyard: paintings and paper sculptures), motherhood (A bird, A cage: tissue paper and inks), frustration (The apartment: paintings and paper sculptures), intimacy (Fireflies : sculptures and installations in paper and textiles, photographs, inks, artist's books), the quest for happiness (A beautiful Life, Les Nouveaux Amis : paintings, collages), landscape (Pêcheries, Dans la Marge, Les Nouveaux Horizons, Ouessant : paintings, textile sculptures, photographs).

Self-taught

2019

Solo exhibitions:
- Home sweet home, 6HP, Ecully, France
- Ushant, Salon de Garches (guest of honour)
- Poesis, Musée Petiet Limoux

Group exhibitions and trade fairs:
- Musée des Coiffes, Les Ponts-de-Cé near Angers
- Artextures (travelling exhibition France): Château de la Gobinière, Orvault
- La Manufacture Bohin, l'Aigle
- Musée de la toile de Jouy, Jouy-en-Josas
- Institut Français de Cologne, Germany, with the Franco-German association.

2018

Personal exhibition: Pesqueras, Casa del Cable, javea, Spain

Group exhibitions and trade fairs:
- L'Aiguille en Fête, Guest artist for textile works, Paris, France - Délires de Livres, A l'Ecu de France, Viroflay, France
- Artextures (travelling exhibition France)
- Carrefour Européen du Patchwork, Sainte-Marie aux Mines, France
- A l'Ecu de France, Viroflay, France

2017

Solo exhibitions:
- Fisheries, Galerie Maison sur Pilotis, Paris, France
- Les Nouveaux Horizons, Château Mentone, St Antonin du Var, France
- I bend to the wind of this history, Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires, Draguignan, France

Group exhibitions and trade fairs:
- Affordable Fair, Milan, Italy with the Galerie Monteolivetto Nubicola, Espace Dagron, Auneau, France
- Faites un livre, Association Regard-Parole, La tannerie, Houdan, France
- Au Fil de L'Avre, Orangerie Chateau de St Lubin des Joncherets, France
- Petis Riens, Espace Christiane Peugeot, Paris, France, with Itinéraires Art Contemporain Festival du Légendaire, Château de Maintenon.

2016

Personal exhibitions:
- Pêcheries, Villennes sur Seine, France Poètes, your papers! PapiermacherMuseum, Laakirchen, Austria
- Dans la Marge, Galerie Maître Albert, Paris, France

Group exhibitions and trade fairs:
- Blue as an orange, Itinéraires Art Contemporain, Auvers-sur-Oise, France
- Book deliriums - AM'ARTS - Pôle culturel La Lanterne Rambouillet, France
- Textile and paper - Espace culturel Usine à Zabu - St-Germain-des-Angles, France
- Racines, Itinéraires Art Contemporain, Tulle, France

2015

Solo exhibitions:
- De l'Art et des Mots au Fil de l'Eau, Le Somail, France
- Artistes à Suivre, Granes, France
- Pêcheries, Galerie Gavart, Paris, France
- Pêcheries, Festival Fil et Dentelle, Alençon, France

Group exhibitions and trade fairs:
- Lille Art Up, Lille, France Affordable Fair, Milano, Italy
- Biennale Délires de Livres, AM'ARTS, Collegial St-André, Chartres, France
- D'Eaux et d'Âmes, Maison Gibert, Lézignan-Corbières, France
- Mocha Persimmon Raindrops, Gallery Arte Haus Collective, Salt Lake city, USA

Nathalie Leverger's artwork

Laminaires tondo
Laminaires tondo
$510
Oil painting (40 x 40 cm)
Laminaires 2
Laminaires 2
$720
Oil painting (54 x 65 cm)
Laminaires
Laminaires
$1,063
Oil painting (100 x 65 cm)
Laminaires bruns
Laminaires bruns
$4,985
Oil painting (150 x 200 cm)
Ouessant la côte
Ouessant la côte
$5,095
Oil painting (200 x 160 cm)
Herbe peignée Ouessant
Herbe peignée Ouessant
$3,545
Oil painting (120 x 160 cm)
Ouessant la côte, herbe peignée
Ouessant la côte, herbe peignée
$3,766
Oil painting (150 x 150 cm)
Océan, le ciel rejoint la mer
Océan, le ciel rejoint la mer
$421
Oil painting (29 x 39 cm)
Océan, brouillard et crêtes bleues
Océan, brouillard et crêtes bleues
$421
Oil painting (29 x 39 cm)
Océan, ciel d'orage lignes vertes
Océan, ciel d'orage lignes vertes
$421
Oil painting (29 x 39 cm)
Océan 2
Océan 2
$3,102
Oil painting (120 x 100 cm)
Océan 1
Océan 1
$2,880
Oil painting (100 x 100 cm)
Laminaires à Ouessant
Laminaires à Ouessant
$3,212
Oil painting (120 x 120 cm)
Océan, écume et crêtes blanches
Océan, écume et crêtes blanches
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Oil painting (29 x 39 cm)

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