Born on August 5th, 1973.
Live and Work in Kyoto, Japan.

January 2012. Move to Koto, Japan.

Septembre 2009. Portrait exhibition at Cauroy les Hermonvilles (France - Marne), in participating at the “journées du patrimoine“

May 2009. "Parcours d'artistes" in Reims. Open studio and Bacchanale performance  at the BOX#104.

July 2008. Painting a fresco at Essoyes (France - Aube) with the support of the Renoir Fondation.

November 2007. Moving into the BOX#104 at Reims to prepare the “bacchanale” subject for 2008.
August 2007. Exhibition “Essoyes celibrity” at the Hériot’s house (Essoyes - Aube), in participating at the “journées du patrimoine“
March – April 2005. Personal exhibition in the cultural and art centre at Auménancourt (Pongivart church / France)
September 2002. Group exhibition in the gallery La Maison du Boulanger, Troyes (Aube).
February 2002. Group exhibition in the gallery le Minautore, Paris.
July – August 2000. Paintings, sculptures, photos and drawings exhibition at Essoyes.
2001 – 2002. Many researches are realized to studie the subjects of the portrait and the human figure in painting, drawing and sculpture.
June 2000. Paintings and sculptures exhibition at the gallery of the champagne Veuve Devaux in Bar sur Seine (Aube / France).
1999. Prize-winner of the Renoir Fondation. Staying in the Auguste Renoir's "studio at Essoyes"  transformed into an artist's residence. The works realized during this period are the object of a personal exhibition.
The self-portrait theme studied for several years takes the form of a monumental bust, paintings and photos. This work illustrates the Narcissus-Echo poem, which comes from Ovid’s metamorphoses for a catalogue publishing.
1998 – 2000. Participation with several group exhibitions within the Ward-Nasse Gallery (New-York) :
·                  "Peek-a-boo" (6 – 28 November 1998).
·                  "side show " (26 March-18 April 1999).
· "Art from the heart " (4 December 1998 - 23 January 1999).
· "year round salon " (June1999 - July 2000).
1993 – 1994. ESAD. Second series of self-portraits. The expressionism takes the place into a simplified vision based on the construction of the drawing in dark and light.
1992 – 1993. Art school, Rueil Malmaison (France).
Visiting Parisian museums and exhibitions opens a horizon on various artistic and aesthetic approaches. First series of self-portraits in a expressionist influence.
1988 – 1992. ESAD (College of Art and  Design) in Reims (France). First artistic experiences in engraving, sculpture and drawing. The work turns into the subjects of portrait and human figure .

© 2012 / Yann Le Gal