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Catherine Monmarson - Painter

Shops, Craftmen in Biot
  • Catherine Monmarson, artist and painter, makes her creations in a workshop near the old village of Biot.

  • The multitude of drawings barely sketched in the wooden cabin that serves as a workshop for Catherine Monmarson proves her incessant activity.

    "It is by drawing, painting, modeling that I have really become aware of the world around me and I live today the experience of art as a privilege to stay 'awake'. The painter does not know where their view goes, they're painting to find out. The eye of the painter is astonished, marveling, worried. The gesture of the painter is the conductor of a...
    The multitude of drawings barely sketched in the wooden cabin that serves as a workshop for Catherine Monmarson proves her incessant activity.

    "It is by drawing, painting, modeling that I have really become aware of the world around me and I live today the experience of art as a privilege to stay 'awake'. The painter does not know where their view goes, they're painting to find out. The eye of the painter is astonished, marveling, worried. The gesture of the painter is the conductor of a subtle music, held in the deepest of oneself, liberated with simplicity and sincerity to blaze a path between the unconscious and the sensations and to meet the emotion.

    The body in question: I work in two stages. First, the spontaneous gesture that will take possession of space; then, a slower time, which balances, builds and gives substance to this energy (cohesion, tension and movement). The body's memory is a reflection of the mind's memory. Painting would be ... Suggesting an internal trip? Addressing the places that reason can not reach? Transforming the invisible into the visible?"
  • Environment
    • Town outskirts
    • River 5 km away
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Openings
Openings
  • All year
    Opened Everyday
    * On appointment only.
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