obtaining a master degree in Physics at the Swiss Federal
Institute of Technology in Lausanne in 1983, he worked as
a consultant in building physics and renewable energies from
1983 to 1985 and from 1988 to 1989.
In 1986 and 1987 he was consultant in audiovisual techniques.
Since 1990, he teaches physics and mathematics in Geneva High
School. In 1993, he obtained a bachelor degree in Science
History and Philosophy.
practicing art photography during 15 years, he felt the need
for a more in-depth research in color and materials. The limitations
of photography techniques have generated in him the search
for a richer language in which he could express himself more
readily. This language is painting.
need for gesture, for a physical relationship with matter,
the desire for more personal colors, real or virtual, the
playing on the parameters and structure of images, such as
composition, colors and materials are the origin of this turning
point in his life.
fascination for the how a piece of art has success is of his
intimate interest. How colors and forms, how a few pictorial
features, some earths or pigments are sufficient to induce
Exciting alchemy to be able to materialize the irrational.
is the playing result of harmony of proportions.
Color is the playing result of harmony of a scale.
Matter is the playing result of masses.
Canvas is a dialogue between these elements.
Mondial A3, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland,
des Réalités Nouvelles, Paris, France, April 2009
"1999-2006", Hotel Ramada gallery, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2007
des Réalités Nouvelles, Paris, France, April 2007
des Réalités Nouvelles, Paris, France, April 2006
"Chromophonia", L'Artquarium gallery, Geneva, Switzerland, November 2005
Collective exhibition, Gora gallery, Montreal, Canada, July 2005
des Réalités Nouvelles, Paris, France, June 2005
21st ARTEX, Japanese Contemporary Art Association, Ono gallery, Tokyo, Japan, December 2004
Amagasaki contest, Japanese Contemporary Art Association,
Isagu Shinto Sanctuary, Kamisakabe cultural village,
Osaka, Japan, October 9th, 10th and 11th 2004
des Réalités Nouvelles, Paris, France, October 2004
Artex, Japanese Contemporary Art Association,
Ward-Nasse gallery, New-York, USA, from July 2nd through July
Encouragement Prize winner
Contemporary Art contest, Atelier Z, Paris, France,
from March 17th through March 23rd 2004
d'automne " The centenary", Paris, France,
from November 14th through November 23rd 2003
Painting-s ": from May 2nd through May 30th 2003 in an
industrial hall, Geneva, Switzerland, collective exhibit with
Geometrics ": from September 12th through October 08th
2002 at Cour St Pierre Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland, collective
exhibit with C. Maillefer
" Serial paintings": from April 6th through May
18th 2001 at the Chapelle des Arts, Geneva, Switzerland
" Matter-light ": from 9th through December 23rd
1998 at the Chapelle des Arts, Geneva, Switzerland
" Faces et landscapes ": from May 1st through May
11th 1996 at Fontaine Décoration, Geneva, Switzerland