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Giverny (27), France
Born in Normandy in the Andelys in 1951.
Registered with ADAGP.
Registered at the Maison des artistes since 1989 - N° C120669
His first experience with painting dates back to 1960 with the painter George Doublet (1911-1997); since then, he has hardly stopped painting and drawing. During his adolescence, he was first attracted by portraiture, then by the impressionist landscape. In 1972, he attended the Higher Course of Drawing of the City of Paris in the evening, then the School of Fine Arts of Rouen. Then, he studied painting at the Académie Anquetin with Mrs Versini in Neuilly and entered the studio of painters Paul Berton and Christian Welter in Paris. He also frequents the studio of sculptor Henry Murail. Currently, he works with dry pastel and knife painting, which brings a lot of freshness to the colours, a beautiful and generous material and a dynamic and sure gesture of the line.
In 1979, he led a drawing academy in Vernon and in 1981, founded the association ART VISUEL and directed the VISUAL ART SCHOOL for 13 years, bringing together more than 100 students in plastic and graphic arts workshops. He teaches drawing techniques and oil painting. In 1982, he organized the exhibition "IMAGES D’HOMME" in Vernon, bringing together about a hundred quality artists. Then, in 1984, he created the 1st Salon de Vernon in collaboration with the city and organized it until 1996. In 1984, he participated in the creation of a 50 m2 mural painting for the Chapelle St Jean-Baptiste in Vernon (collective work with Gobenceaux and De Dreux-Brézé). As part of the 900th anniversary of the death of William the Conqueror, he painted for the City of Vernon a 20 m by 2 m painting (the Fall of Icarus) displayed in the Dungeon in June and July 1987. Artist registered at the Maison des Artistes since 1989. Member of the Society "Art du pastel en France". President of the Atelier Renaissance association in Vernon from 2003 to June 2008. Professor of visual arts in Giverny (association ECOLE D’ARTS DE GIVERNY).
From January 2004 to the end of 2005, permanent paintings at the Galerie des Arts in Vernon
April 2006: Opening of the Atelier Galerie Cribelier near Giverny in Ste-Geneviève-les-Gasny
From April 28 to June 3, 2007: "Arts et Fleurs de Mai" exhibition at Serres Dubois in Rosny-sur-Seine
July 19, 2007: Paintings exhibition at the Hippodrome de Deauville Clairefontaine
From June 10 to July 31, 2007: "Mechanical’Art" exhibition in Giverny at the Museum of Natural Mechanics
October-November 2007: Exhibition at Galerie Atelier 9 in Andelys
From April 26 to May 18, 2008: Musée des Andelys
From 11 July to 31 August 2008: Maison du pays d’Auge et des calvados in Cormeilles (27)
From 2009 to 2014: LETOLIACHA Gallery in GIVERNY
From 8 to 17 January 2015: Louis Jouvet Cultural Centre in Bonnières-sur-Seine (78)
From May 20 to September 25, 2017: Espace culturel Les Dominicaines in Pont-l’Evêque (14)