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Yan Vita is an artist who has his own approach.
In the beginning: a canvas already painted is covered with a mineral coating leaving some fragments of colors of the disappeared painting to appear here and there. Then, the acrylic is deposited with a lot of water like a watercolor to compose transparent colored funds, washed out. Then a plumage, a face, a foliage ... the line of the drawing is delicately married to the tinted material.
Other times, the drawing is inscribed in a precise way on the pages of an old book, letting appear, as clues, some words or some sentences of a forgotten story.... Painted or drawn, his subjects are integrated, inviting on plaster worked in several stages, recalling by certain sides the half-erased frescoes of medieval churches.
His themes of predilections return in a cyclic way, the nude, the portrait meet sometimes the tree or the bird superimposing themselves in a secret dialogue marked by softness and poetry.
2006: Training at the Academic Drawing School of Saint Etienne
1996: National Diploma of Plastic Studies
1994: National Diploma of Plastic Arts (congratulations of the Jury)
1991-1996: Studies at the School of Fine Arts of Saint Etienne
2021: Chemins des arts, Chabeuil, Drôme
2020: The Art Road Trip, hotel Pashmina, Val Thorens, 73
2019: Artistic meetings, Ugines, Savoie.
- Salon des arts de Vinay, Isère. Path of the painters, Drôme. Arts festival, Corrençon en Vercors, Isère.
- Summer exhibition in Seignosse, Landes.
- Artists' market of Saint Jean en Royans, Drôme.
2016: Carrefour des arts Lalouvesc, Ardèche.
2013: "Fragility", Grand St Bernard refuge, Switzerland. Gallery La baume des arts, Saint Donat, Drôme.
2012: Castle of Arthaudière, Isère. Espace Saint Laurent, St Marcellin, Isère. Space Pictur'halles, Morestel, Isère.
2011: Art & Deco Gallery, Etoile sur Rhône, Drôme.
2010: Gallery Boiramès, Monistrol, Haute-Loire.
2007: Sacred Art, Léoncel Abbey, Drôme.
2006: Gallery Couleur Baroque, St Etienne, Loire.
2005: Sacred Art, Gallery of the Monastery Notre Dame d'Aiguebelle, Drôme.
2004/2009: Gallery Incarnat, Grignan, Drôme.
2004: Gallery Le Vieux Colombier, St Etienne, Loire.
2002: Biennale of Sacred Art, Lyon, Rhône.