ARTIST STATEMENT
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Artist Statement -



Collage, I would rather say « Khartégraphie » …
But what does it mean ? You will not find this word in the dictionnary since I created it from the ancient greek « khârtés », meaning sheets of paper and « graphein » that we do not translate any more … My way to wink at those people who do not take you seriously when you say you create with magazine clippings, a pair of scissors and glue !
Certainly a way to keep smiling and give a noble pedigree to the Art of Collage …
Painting with a pair of scissors, drawing or writing with paper, or to be more precise – with pieces of paper cut out from magazines has become my favourite expression for the past ten years .
I preferably care for cutting shapes and colours and arrange them to create visual illusions or give another meaning to the images… Images can speak in may different ways … you just have to find them or build your own story !

My « visual games » would like to drive you in a wonderland where objects are cut, changed and collected to give birth to an artwork , sometimes allegoric, most of the time simply funny or unexpected. In any case, each of my « khartégraphies » are a way to invite you to share worlds that I wanted to build with light and harmony.

Artist Exhibitions



Solo Exhibitions

December 1996, «L’Arche de Chloé » (The Arch of Chloé),
C. Favier Gallery in Kourou, French Guiana.

April 1997, « Le Royaume de Poséidon » (The Kingdom of Poseidon),
Hôtel des Roches in Kourou, French Guiana.

October 2003 - « Fables et affabulations » (Fables and Invention),
C. Favier Gallery in Kourou, French Guiana.

November 2004 to January 2005, “Khartégraphie”,
Wall House Restaurant, Gustavia, Saint-Barthélemy.

January 15 to February 15, 2005,
Anchor Art Gallery, Gustavia, Saint-Barthélemy.

December 2005 – « In or Out of Africa »
Central bARTh GALLERY, Gustavia, Saint-Barthélemy.

March 2006 – “Couleurs Caraïbes” (Caribbean Colours)
Galerie PORTA 34, Gustavia, Saint-Barthélemy.

“New Papers Stories”
May 2007 , Hôtel SOFITEL La Vieille Tour, Le Gosier, Guadeloupe, FWI
June 2007, LINA’S Café, Jarry, Baie Mahault, Guadeloupe, FWI

Scheduled on December 2007, RFO Guadeloupe,
"Helene Paper Only Heart's Club ..."
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Artist Publications



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Artist Collections



Numerous private, corporate, museum, gallery and government collections detailed information coming soon.

Artist Favorites



Personal Favorites



Personal info and favorite links and sites coming soon.