Antiquités de la Bastille
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I don't like to write about art. I believe a work of art speaks best for itself in being viewed. I feel that is the quickest and truest way to understand a piece of work and the artist who created it. But here goes, I know many people feel intrigued to get inside the artist's head for better understanding...I paint pictures of my friends because I love them and miss them. They are my family and my home. In my 32 years of life I have had 30 different addresses. I am nomadic and my art keeps those who are dear to me close by. In this sense my art is very personal, almost private.
I do not paint with the intention of making any type of social or political staement.
My painting is purely for self-gratification. The subject matter: the happiest or most meaningful moments of my life.
The medium: a sensual material I love to touch and work with, colors that please me, often bright, feeding my eyes. I want to glorify these moments, somehow reiterating their importance to me, so often they end up larger than life.
I believe we make the greatest impact on others as living examples. In this line of thinking I see it as my duty to myself and as my contribution to humanity to thrive in what I do, to enjoy myself. This enjoyment is what I am sharing with you.


2004 Breakfast With Cats Artipasta, Bruxelles BELGIQUE
2003 Journal Intime Galerie AAB, Paris FRANCE
2003 35 Tableaux Carrousel du LOUVRE, Paris FRANCE
2002 Friends & Family = Home Galerie AAB, Paris FRANCE
2002 American Actresses Galerie Art Present, Paris FRANCE
2002 Portes Ouvertes Belleville, Paris FRANCE
2002 Les Chiens Parisians Le Renoir, Paris FRANCE
2001 Summer Time Galerie AAB, Paris FRANCE
2000 New Paintings Gallery Torrefazione, Palo Alto CA USA
2000 Salut Mon Ami Chalet Martin, Gryon SUISSE
1999 Images of Russia & Europe Printer’s Inc. Gallery, Mt.View CA USA
1997 Recent Paintings Printer’s Inc. Gallery, Mt.View CA USA
1993 Twenty-six Children Peninsula School, Menlo Park CA USA
1993 Sophemore Exhibition Percy West Gallery, Oakland CA USA


2003 The Key Ingredient Smithsonian Institute: Touring Utah USA *
2003 Rue des Arts Galerie du Philosophe, Carla-Bayle FRANCE
2003 Spring Annual Galerie Scenes & Vernissages, Paris FRANCE
2002 Festival ARTS & SQUATS Palais de Tokyo, Paris FRANCE
2001 Group Show Galerie Hérouet, Paris FRANCE
1998 Winter Annual The Gallery, Ashland OR USA
1995 Figurative Works Ellis-Eccells Gallery, Logan UT USA **


DE ROCCA, Edouard & Marie (Paris, FRANCE)
2003 acquired Bruno
2003 acquired Colette
GUERLET, Delphine (Paris, FRANCE)
2002 acquired Scotchtape
SALEM, Lionel (Paris, FRANCE)
2002 acquired The Brooklyn Bridge
2001 acquired Tiina
collection touring internationally 2002 – 2012


1994 Parsons School of Design Paris FRANCE Painting major
1993 Marchutz School of Painting Aix-en-Provence FRANCE Painting major
1991 - 1993 California College of Arts & Crafts Oakland CA USA Painting major

* First Prize for Pancake Breakfast
** Honourable Mention for Blue Nude

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