My artistic background...
August 2017 : collective exhibition intitled : Travels, at Agora art gallery, in Eyguières.
June 2017 : watercolour exhibition intitled BLUE, at Eden Theatre and Senas Tourist Information Centre, in Provence.
November 2016 : invited by the two French artists, F. Agate and L. Balthazar, to take part to their collective contemporary art exhibition at Barthélémy-de-Don gallery, in Sanary, on La Côte d'Azur.
October 2016 : 6th edition of the collective exhibition "Trocadance" organized by Marseille 3013.
March 2016 : 48th Grand Prix de Peinture, in Carry-Le-Rouet, (Provence). 2nd Prize awarded for 'Maïre Island', category : watercolour.
From 2011 to 2016, watercolour exhibitions.
August 2010, training session at André Martin's workshop, in Sablet ( Vaucluse, France ) work on the techniques of abstraction.
From 2008 'til July 2012, courses animated by Tiennick Kerevel's on the techniques of watercoloring, in his studio, in Marseille.
In the summer 2007, travel throughout Iceland in order to capture a series of photos on fire and ice.
2006, boating licence.
2005, a photo exhibition entitled 'Water surfaces' at La Centrale des Vins, rue d'Italie, Marseille.
From 2005 to 2008, Fine Art courses (rough sketching, drawing, collage,...) led by Annie de La Souchère, at ESBAM studio rue Paul Codaccioni, in Marseille.
From 1996 to 2005, I studied oil painting.
From 1992 to 1995, I lived between Marseille and Ravenna ( Italy ). The Mediterranean and the Adriatic Seas inspired my artistic production, particularly, the Mediterranean volcanoes: Etna, Mount Vesuvius, The Eolian archipelago...
In 1991, I settled in Great Britain where I taught French. I discovered Paul Sandby's watercolors and Turner's masterpieces.
From 1990 to 1998, I explored some bits of Asia of Canada and of the USA, I carried on my pictorial research on lines and colors.
In 1990-91, I passed a Master in American Literature and presented a series of black and white photos entitled Gothicism, in Marseille.
From Sweden to Greece, from Spain to Germany my parents drove me, in order to discover new seascapes, landscapes,... and I started to draw my own sketchbooks.
Around 1978, I was taught by my father how to develop black and white photos and I created my first reports.
My parents were fond of Photography, Painting and travels. And from 1968, I had the chance to travel throughout Europe with them.
I live and work near the Mediterranean Sea...