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I’m a french born artist / designer living in Australia since 2004. I now work part time as an editorial designer for one of the largest publishing companies in Australia as well as pursuing my dream as an artist. I have been commissioned in various art projects including an exhibition in Melbourne and Sydney. My work was also featured in the 2010 Semi-Permanent book, a few magazines, the TOP design TV shows and some blogs.
I have a passion for art, technology and storytelling and i can see how my design work is linked to my art and vice-versa.
I mainly depict the human-animal interaction in our modern society through the making of art. Our fast-paced modern world doesn’t always allow us to experience an intimate connection with the natural world we are hoping to save.
As a figurative painter, I explore the forms and meaning in our human and animal worlds. I use a pop-infused colour palette to express the emotions and the distinct personality of my subjects. Colour combinations I use convey particular feelings and self-expression. I use different types of palette knives to give a rough texture, and to capture and invoke the raw emotions on to the canvas. I then employ drip-painting using a paint brush.
Aside from my paintings, I’m also working with a friend on an art project: Endcount, aiming to bring attention to animal species on the brink of extinction. It’s a generative art piece.

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70x100cm Acrylic painting on plexiglass created in 1hour30mins.

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NEW:
EndCount exhibition.
27 March – 17 April 2014
Opening 6-8pm, Thursday 27 March 2014
PIERMARQ, Suite 48 Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont

Working on a new commission.

PAST NEWS:
I’m included into the digital group show at SCOPE Miami Art Fair in December.
SOLD 4 paintings, see here
Finalist of The Chippendale New World Art Prize organised by NG Gallery
Winner of the DESIGN FOR CHANGE competition

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ENDCOUNT

at PIERMARQ GALLERY, JONES BAY WHARF. www.endcount.com

Endcount is an art collective project between myself and Joe Bramwell-Smith, that aims to bring attention to species on the brink of extinction. The numbers are dropping each year, unless we do something about it. This series of unique generative artworks where art, and technology intersect will hopefully make a difference. See more on endcount.com

 

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My volunteering experience in Thailand

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Tuesday the 10th: Here I am, with my backpack ready to jump on the plane for Thailand. I was very much looking forward to sharing this experience with my best friend. She lives in France.
And there here we are in Bangkok.
After a crazy night in Bangkok (where we barely slept!), a car came to take us to the WFFT centre. The Centre was located within Thayang in the Phetchaburi province of Thailand about 160 km south of Bangkok. It was a fairly remote location, not far from a small village situated alongside a large lake.

Past commissions

- ‘WAKE SURF’. Acrylic on canvas 1m50 x 1m50 (Switzerland)
- ‘AUSTRALIA’ ‘COCO’ ‘ OWLIE’ ‘BIRDY’. Acrylic on canvas (France)
- ‘Marie-Antoinette’. 45x60cm. Acrylic on paper. (France)
- ‘Daria’. 75x100cm. Acrylic on linen canvas (Australia)
- ‘Leo’. 75x75cm. Acrylic on linen canvas (Australia)
- Scarlett. 75x100cm. Acrylic on linen canvas (Australia)
- ‘Aux Batifolles’. Acrylic on linen canvas. 2 paintings 150x200cm (Australia)
- ‘Opera’. 75x50cm. Acrylic on linen canvas (Australia)
- ‘The Rise of the Eagle’. 150x200cm. Acrylic, mixed media on linen canvas. (Australia)
- ‘Cam, Linda and the blue cat.’ 75x50cm. Acrylic on paper (Australia)
- ‘Wild’. 75x50cm. Acrylic on paper. (France)
- ‘Elena’. 75x50cm. Illustration on paper (Australia)
- ‘Polar Bear’. 45x45cm. Acrylic on linen canvas (Australia)
- ‘Pauly’ the Polar Bear. 75x100cm. Acrylic on linen canvas (Australia)
- ‘Baru’ the tiger. 75x100cm. Acrylic on linen canvas (Australia)
- ‘Matti’ the Rabbit. 75x60cm. Acrylic on linen canvas (Australia)