Fanou MONTEL

Fanou MONTEL

Berrias-et-Casteljau, Rhône Alpes, France

About Fanou MONTEL

Biography

Fanou Montel knows artistic exaltation from an early age. Nothing will upset her impetus, nor her parents’ refusal to start studies at the Beaux-Arts she coveted, nor her job as professor of economics and management, nor the education of her two children. Globetrotter, she will draw in her travels innumerable creative sensations from the meetings she makes, landscapes she admire ... armed with a notebook and colored markers.

About fifteen solo exhibitions, numerous participations in French and international shows and a collaboration with some galleries, Fanou Montel likes to confront her painting with the eyes of those who will know how to see something that moves them.


Artistic approach

The drawing, then the ink very quickly, were the vectors of her sensitivity of child and teenager. When painting imposed itself on her, a little later, she figuratively tried to translate her emotions. Nudes, portraits, quantities of landscapes ... The touches appeared more and more abstract ... Abstraction has become, for some years now, the tool of her creative liberation ... And then, as nothing is immutable, some figurative transcriptions are gradually emerging ... and she lets it go ...

At the start of a painting, jubilant phase, the gesture is ample, fast, spreading colored masses, setting a rhythm by masses, voids, lines, traces ... It is rare that she sets herself a precise image to create, she prefers to explore all possibilities by allowing herself to be repented and to let herself be guided by the emotions that arise as the architecture is put in place… She paints for that!! To live these intense moments that gives her creation. Even though doubt and questioning often tease her, they never stop her from starting again, again and again ...

Education

Professional training: studies of psychology and economics-management which will lead me to teaching

Artistic training: painting courses and workshops, workshops, workshops of living models. Study of drawing, pastel, watercolor, acrylic ...

I then gave painting lessons for several years

Exhibitions

Main exhibitions

2020: Art Fair Palais Beaulieu Lausanne Switzerland
2020: Gallery Anne-Marie Ambrosoli International Art.Fair Innsbrück Austria
2019: Solo Exhibition Gallery Barthelemy De Don, Sanary-Sur-Mer 83, France
2019: Exhibition Aletheia Lake Como, Villa Monastero, Varenna, Italy
2019: Gallery Koupaliantz Art Fair Palais Beaulieu, Lausanne, Switzerland
2019: French Artists Fair, Grand Palais, Paris 75, France
2018: Fair Of Independents, Lyonnaise Painting Academy, Lyon 69, France
2018: Solo Exhibition Gallery Barbarella, Sanary-Sur-Mer 83, France
2018: Solo Exhibition Maison De Labeaume 07, France
2017: Fair Of Independents Academy Lyonnaise Of Painting Lyon 69, France
2017: Sm'art Aix Parc Jourdan, Aix-En-Provence 13, France
2017: Art3f Eurexpo Lyon 69, France
2015: Hotel Mariott, Ban Phé, Thailand
2014 : Solo Exhibition, Car Rental Agency, Ban Phe, Thailand
2011: Permanent Personal Exhibition The Lordship Of Naves, Naves 07, France
2010: International Exhibition Siac Marseille, Park Chanot, Marseille 13, France
2010: Permanent Personal Exhibition The Lordship Of Naves, Naves 07, France
2009: Permanent Personal Exhibition The Lordship Of Naves, Naves 07, France
2009: International Exhibition Siac Marseille, Park Chanot, Marseille 13, France
2008: Solo Exhibition Gallery Ravaisou Bandol 83, France
2008: International Exhibition Siac Marseille, Park Chanot, Marseille 13, France
2008: Permanent Exhibition Gallery Le Severt, Apremont 73, France
2007: Permanent Exhibition Gallery Le Severt, Apremont 73, France
2006: Solo Exhibition Gallery Bagnorea Annecy 74, France