Fabienne Monestier

Fabienne Monestier

34 fans

Vouvray (37), France
165 works

Fabienne Monestier prefers to evoke nature rather than emulate it. For the most part, she paints from her imagination. Any subject is capable of catching her interest, as everything is a potential source for inspiration and plastic interpretation.

Drawing and painting, art as a driving force

Born into a family of DIY enthusiasts and all-rounders, Fabienne Monestier was encouraged to express her creativity from an early age. As soon as she was able, she picked up a pencil and began doodling, drawing and inventing images.

Later, she studied experimental film and engraving at the Institut d'Arts Visuels d'Orléans, where she was awarded a post-graduate qualification in plastic education for her two short films. She has now returned to her first loves and works as a painter full time.

Fabienne Monestier, technique over subject

The subject comes second in Fabienne Monestier's approach. Her real inspirations are pictorial techniques. Frequently using transparent colours for their rich and deep tones, she works on canvas, wood and paper, in oil watercolours, ink, coloured pencils, acrylic, markers, charcoal, black chalk and using mixed techniques... constantly exploring new avenues!

Studies of visual arts at the Visual Arts Institute of Orléans. Obtained the DNSEP in 1989

2019: permanently at the "Le Gisant" gallery in Dinan

2018: Cholet Salon

2018: Guest of honour at the Limeray Motor Show

2018: Salon de Ste Maure de Touraine

2018: Personal exhibition at Hello Sun, Tours

2017: Solo exhibition at "La Gerbe d’Or", in Loches

2016: Personal exhibition at the "Choiseul", Amboise

2015: "Nuances et élégance", exhibition at the Heller Pavilion, Ballan Miré

2014: Personal exhibition at Domaine Huet, Vouvray

2013: "Terra Incognita" Exhibition at the Amboise Media Library

2011: Gallery Down to Art, Ghent (Belgium)

2010: Bazart Tour: France Belgium Luxembourg

2009 Frame and Canvas Gallery, Le Mans

2007: Gallery La Boutique d’Artempion, Vincennes

2006: Artwist Gallery, Paris

Fabienne Monestier's artwork

Les mimosas rouges
Les mimosas rouges
$1,346
Oil painting (36 x 24 in)
Floral psychédélique
Floral psychédélique
$1,682
Acrylic painting (31 x 31 in)
Evanescence
Evanescence
$2,355
Acrylic painting (46 x 35 in)
L'arbre rouge
L'arbre rouge
$2,804
Oil painting (46 x 35 in)
Incandescence
Incandescence
$449
Oil painting (16 x 16 in)
Couleur menthe à l'eau
Couleur menthe à l'eau
$449
Oil painting (16 x 16 in)
Poiscailles 13
Poiscailles 13
$505
Acrylic painting (18 x 18 in)
Paysage japonais
Paysage japonais
$1,122
Oil painting (32 x 24 in)
Océan
Océan
$1,009
Acrylic painting (28 x 28 in)
Feuillages en rouille et or
Feuillages en rouille et or
$1,346
Oil painting (36 x 26 in)
Comme un jardin impressionniste...
Comme un jardin impressionniste...
$168
Mixed media (7 x 7 in)
Le bouquet jaune
Le bouquet jaune
$409
Oil painting (14 x 17 in)
La cathédrale
La cathédrale
$101
Mixed media (6 x 5 in)
Les vignes de bacchus
Les vignes de bacchus
$449
Mixed media (16 x 16 in)
Abstrait en jaune et vert
Abstrait en jaune et vert
$606
Oil painting (26 x 20 in)
Des roses ! encore des roses !
Des roses ! encore des roses !
$2,523
Mixed media (35 x 51 in)
Pluie de lumière
Pluie de lumière
$2,804
Acrylic painting (35 x 51 in)
Tondo floral romantique
Tondo floral romantique
$981
Acrylic painting (24 x 24 in)
Imaginaire et esthétique
Imaginaire et esthétique
$135
Collage (6 x 6 in)
Sur la terre sacrée
Sur la terre sacrée
$135
Collage (6 x 6 in)
La prairie jaune
La prairie jaune
$763
Acrylic painting (27 x 27 in)
Flamboiement
Flamboiement
$1,570
Acrylic painting (31 x 31 in)
Strata landscape
Strata landscape
$449
Acrylic painting (15 x 21 in)
Trois roses au jardin
Trois roses au jardin
$336
Mixed media (12 x 12 in)
Tendre automne
Tendre automne
$981
Mixed media (24 x 24 in)
Eté
Eté
$6,729
Acrylic painting (118 x 79 in)
La poussière sous nos pieds et nos coeurs remplis d'amour...
La poussière sous nos pieds et nos coeurs remplis d'amour...
$135
Collage (6 x 6 in)
Les arbres bleus
Les arbres bleus
$101
Mixed media (6 x 6 in)
Emotion in the desert
Emotion in the desert
$202
Mixed media (8 x 8 in)
Secret intense
Secret intense
$101
Mixed media (5 x 6 in)
L'arbre bleu
L'arbre bleu
$101
Mixed media (6 x 6 in)
Absolument romantique
Absolument romantique
$1,346
Acrylic painting (26 x 36 in)
Au calme clair de lune triste et beau...
Au calme clair de lune triste et beau...
$135
Mixed media (7 x 7 in)
Le cabinet de curiosités
Le cabinet de curiosités
$135
Mixed media (6 x 6 in)
Meditative depth
Meditative depth
$449
Acrylic painting (15 x 21 in)
Pur abstrait 5
Pur abstrait 5
$202
Mixed media (8 x 8 in)
Shape in song
Shape in song
$135
Collage (6 x 6 in)
Green variation of nature
Green variation of nature
$135
Mixed media (6 x 6 in)
Ciel de mélancolie
Ciel de mélancolie
$101
Mixed media (5 x 5 in)
Sensation d'automne
Sensation d'automne
$460
Mixed media (18 x 11 in)
Mémoire de roses
Mémoire de roses
$292
Mixed media (14 x 14 in)
Espace et intensité
Espace et intensité
$336
Acrylic painting (12 x 12 in)
Paysage d'eau
Paysage d'eau
$465
Mixed media (15 x 18 in)
Poiscailles 10
Poiscailles 10
$981
Acrylic painting (20 x 28 in)
Emotional of peace - paysage nocturne
Emotional of peace - paysage nocturne
$1,009
Acrylic painting (31 x 31 in)
Memories of artistic space
Memories of artistic space
$449
Acrylic painting (19 x 19 in)
Poésie florale 1
Poésie florale 1
$449
Acrylic painting (16 x 16 in)
Paysage abstrait : dans les bois, la clairière aux sorcières
Paysage abstrait : dans les bois, la clairière aux sorcières
$527
Watercolour (24 x 19 in)
So charming
So charming
$449
Acrylic painting (16 x 16 in)
Roses au matin
Roses au matin
$336
Acrylic painting (12 x 12 in)
Jardin
Jardin
$1,004
Acrylic painting (26 x 29 in)
Roses pop
Roses pop
$336
Acrylic painting (12 x 12 in)
Douces roses
Douces roses
$336
Acrylic painting (12 x 12 in)
Roses romantiques
Roses romantiques
$1,009
Oil painting (24 x 32 in)
Bouquet de fleurs rococo
Bouquet de fleurs rococo
$213
Mixed media (8 x 8 in)
Abstraction florale, matin au jardin
Abstraction florale, matin au jardin
$695
Acrylic painting (20 x 24 in)
Reflets dans l'eau
Reflets dans l'eau
$224
Mixed media (8 x 8 in)
Etude nuages - paysage 19 - huile sur bois
Etude nuages - paysage 19 - huile sur bois
$224
Oil painting (8 x 8 in)
Etude nuages - paysage 17 - huile sur bois
Etude nuages - paysage 17 - huile sur bois
$224
Oil painting (8 x 8 in)
Pur abstrait 4 - la vallée
Pur abstrait 4 - la vallée
$135
Mixed media (7 x 7 in)

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