Self-taught, Jacky Beigneux carried his easel around the countryside for ten years, perfecting his technique as he went. Born in the west of France, he paints laborers, workers, country folk, clowns and everyday objects with strong and sharp colors.
Élisabeth Besnier began her painting apprenticeship in a workshop in northern France, where she was born. Through her use of oil paints applied with a palette knife, she seeks to express the emotion she feels in the presence of her subject. She has an affinity for portraits.
French champion of full contact boxing, model, journalist...only 34 years old, Olivia Boa had already lived several lives before becoming a painter. Passionate about quantum physics and neurology, she developed a “ocular kinetic” technique that influences your brainwaves when you look at her paintings.
Born in 1946 in the Netherlands, Clemens Briels first worked in advertising before becoming a sculptor, painter and jewelry and furniture designer. His colorful works feed on Latin American influences. In 2002, he was named the official artist of the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.
Pop art, street art, news and travel are just some of the many influences that inspire art photographer Christophe Catelain. Ché Guevara, a dollar bill, rock legends, film stars, superheroes... this self-taught Frenchman composes his works from thousands of assembled and “hijacked” images.
Behind ELECTRICPOPPERS is a young Finnish artist who jubilantly mixes illustrations, comics and design. Self-taught and proud of it, she is guided by her imagination and flashes of inspiration. She creates very personal worlds whereanimals reign.
Rio de Janeiro, New York, Athens and London... big city walls are the playground of Kobra, a Brazilian artist born in 1976. In 2012, Capgemini donated one of his large, colorful murals to the city of São Paulo, birthplace of Kobra and hometo Capgemini’s first office in Brazil.
Sculptor, painter and film animator, David Kracov was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1968. At 12, he became one of the youngest artists to ever exhibit at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. His hand-painted metal wall sculptures are highly sought after the world over.
Born in 1960 in the south of France, Jean-François Larrieu became hooked on painting at an early age. Painting a colorful world full of the unexpected, he calls himself a direct descendent of Paul Klee and Joan Miró. He exhibits regularly in the Opera Gallery of Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, London and New York.
French artist Denis Rifflard used a pencil for many years to make people laugh with cartoons and advertising illustrations. After taking up painting, he highlighted the city in his work, which is often highly graphic and colorful.
“Actualist” is how Yann Sciberras describes himself. This 47-year-old French artist, a child of the punk and rock culture, wants to be the real-time witness of our information society. Composed of streams of imagesand words, his works are “screen shots” of our era, his anxieties and his fantasies.
Of Dutch origin, Micha Tauber graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Appliquéset des Métiers d’Arts in Paris. Aged 48, she paints a dreamlike world of a universal nature. Her works are about sensuality, magic, dreams and distant or imaginary civilizations.