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December 23, 2019

 Looking back at some of my work, I realized how much I was influenced by the landscape where I normally go to spend the weekends.

"I've always loved black, and I realized that, from the beginning, man went into completely dark caves to paint. They painted with black to...

July 26, 2019

"Aim for the sky, but move slowly, enjoying every step along the way. It is all those little steps that make the journey complete." C.Kochhar

I have a passion for taking photos of stairs, doors and architecture in general. I would have loved to be an architect. Here ar...

July 7, 2019

Photos can be an extension of a work of art. Taking pictures helps to focus and see better light and shadows, depth, texture ... especially pictures in black and white. Here are some photos taking at a recent trip to Kyoto.

A quote from Osh...

April 23, 2019

After “Where is home”? I’m currently working on my new installation “Frontières”. 

 What are the borders that separate you from your true self? Here some photos that inspire my reflections.

Après "Where is home"? Où est on chez soi? Ma nouvelle installation "Frontiè...

February 5, 2019

When travelling I always try to keep a journal. This is mainly just to keep in touch with my creativity while I'm not in the studio. Coming back from my art residency in Senegal, the similarity between the colors of the photos I took there and the pieces from my art jo...

December 27, 2018

Got inspired by such a beautiful winter light to create this painting.

Although it's my belief that nothing created by man will ever be as beautiful and perfect as nature. 

I love particularly to walk early morning or at the beginning of the evening where lights give a l...

September 17, 2018

At the end of the month there will be the open studios!  A special ocassion to first: tidy up and reorganize my studio. Here is photo just after doing some cleaning but usually there is stuff all over the place.  I normally paint straight on the wall, so I protected  t...

September 2, 2018

I just started a new series and I thought I should talk more about my creative process.  I have been working on series for a long  time, mainly because I find it much easier than concentrating only on a single piece.  Having a subject and exploring it in different piec...

July 9, 2018

Who ever passes throught this door (carved from a single stone), will have eternal life!

Doors have many different symbols depending on the culture.  I have always been interested in doors. There is something about them that catches my eye.  In my recent trip...

March 22, 2018

Ephemeral: lasting a very short time, short-live, transitory.

I really like the idea and specially when it's applied to art. Just the pleasure of the moment and nothing else.

My studio is like a playground, but by the extension the whole world is a studio and playground!


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