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MONTREUIL - sous - BOIS (93), France
BIO She doesn't remember but Marie-Christine Palombit must have been born with a pencil in her hand! At seven, fourteen and sixteen, her budding talent is already spotted and rewarded at fairs, competitions and festivals thanks to her mother who doesn't wait for her daughter's approval to present her work. This shy girl will never leave her pencils and brushes to express herself again. She found the complementary rigour to her creativity in interior design, which she practiced for about ten years until her meetings with Ben Ami Koller and Gérard Bignolais, who encouraged her to present her work in galleries and exhibitions. We are in 1991, and Marie-Christine traces the first unties of the continuation of its history. The body, the movement, the woman nourish Marie-Christine's work. An evidence for this lover of others, whether they are from here or elsewhere. It is also evident in the creation, in 2005, of her workshop "ARTCORPUS" at the gates of Paris, in Montreuil. More than just a space dedicated to her production, it is a real interactive place, teeming with artistic creations, a must during the Open House in Montreuil. It is here that two directors will film the amplitude and generosity of Marie-Christine's creative gesture. In 2007, a film from the INA formation featuring her plastic work "Faire corps ou le geste créateur" under the direction of Bernard Monsigny (France 2, Envoyé Spécial, Pro CD, etc...) In 2015, Marcel Nakache directed "A la lumière du geste et du trait" during a scenography session where the artist created his "Organic Calligraphies" with his model. Sophie Verchère Founder of Ctout un Art DEMARCHE Following my exhibition "Femmes sauvages" of 2015, in the form of a journey installation, an encounter pushes me to go to Arizona in the United States to join forty women, walk together in the desert, practice Amerindian rites with the Navajo Indians and follow the teaching of "Ho rites of passage". Upon my return, nourished by these unique and initiatory experiences, I create a series of twenty 140 x 140 canvases on paper that I will marouflage on canvas. The restitution of this journey has given birth to a book which will be published in October 2020 by "L'oeil de la femme à barbe" (The Eye of the Bearded Woman). I have incorporated fluorescent pigments in my painting and these works have a double reading. Those in daylight symbolize what we perceive of the immediate form of material manifestations and the others, which require a black light, reveal another reading more underground and detached from reality, suggesting a more secret version, that of our unconscious territory. Since then, I have created a series of five 220 x 210 canvases on the theme of the Hero's Journey (a moniker proposed by Joseph Campbell) and continue to perfect my gesture and my technique of letting go through my calligraphic and monotype creations as well as my photographic shots that I call "poached Humus".
2010: Transactional Analysis - Course 101 Introduction to concepts.
2003: Arno STERN - Training " La formulation " level I and II - Paris.
1999: O.S.E (Organisme de séminaires d'évolution) Paris.
Training level, II, III and IV: Psychopratician in Conscious Breathing (breathing technique allowing the deepening of self-knowledge. Mastery and use of the concept of Emotional Decoding.
1976 - 1981: CAMONDO School - 5 years - graduated with honours in Interior Architecture and Product Design - Paris.
1975 - 1976 : Atelier CLOUET - 1 year - preparation for higher schools in plastic arts - Paris.
1974 - 1975 : BAC Plastic Arts.
SOLO EXHIBITIONS :
ARTCORPUS Workshop Montreuil
Mitry-Mory's Plastic Arts Workshop
Perros-Guirec Contemporary Art Festival
The E.N.S.N.P Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Nature et du Paysage Blois
ERIC PENNEL Paris
KAREN GULDEN Paris
LA JAVA BLEUE Paris
The BLACK BOX Tours
ArtEthic Gallery Paris
BIRD SAND BIRD Tréguier
Gallery 7L Le Pouliguen
Gallery of the HOUSE Champagne Vigny
French Museum of Bourbonne les bains
BOX IN PARIS Paris
MARIE DEMANGE Paris
D'ART d'ART Paris
OFF-STANDARD BIENNIAL Lyon
TRANSITION TO ART Cherbourg
PHEMINA Photo Festival Nemours
CRITICAL FIGURATION Paris
PULS'ART Le Mans
MAC 2000 Paris
PARC FLORAL Vincennes
Albert CHANOT Clamart Art Centre
ARTVO Cergy Pontoise
Espace M.SIMON Marne la Vallée
CONTEMPORARY at Quai Branly Paris
Biennial of BAUGE Baugé
Biennale of Women Painters and Sculptors at the Grand Palais Paris...