Paul Vergier (born in Valréas/FR) studied painting at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris. In 2001 he received the “Diplôme National Supérieur d’Etudes Plastiques” from his professor Jean-Michel Alberola. From 2000-01 Paul Vergier took part in the Erasmus European Student Exchange Programme as a visiting student at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zürich. Paul Vergier lives in Berlin and Grignan.

Date of birth: November 1, 1976 in Valréas (Vaucluse, France)

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Background

2001-2002 Paris, School of Fine Arts (Jean-Michel Albérola's Studio)

2000-2001 ERASMUS exchange program with Zurich School of Fine Arts (Kunstgewerbeschule, Switzerland)

1997-2001 Marseille, School of Fine Arts (Luminy) / DNAP (National Postgraduate Diploma in Visual Arts)

 

Solo and Group exhibitions

2017 "Evergreen" Béa-Ba Gallery, Marseille (France)

2017 "Le silence des rêves" Sono-Art Gallery, Séoul (Korea)

2016 "seconde ligne" Galerie Maïa Muller, Paris (France)

2016 "Novembre à Vitry" Galerie Municipale Jean Collet, Paris (France)

2016 "Positions Berlin Art Fair" with Lorch & Seidel Contemporary, Berlin (Germany)

2016 Group exhibition "biennale de l'UMAM" Menton (France)

2016 Group exhibition "Païsages" La Grande Galerie, Savasse (France)

2016 "Prix Antoine Marin" Arcueil, Paris (France)

2016 "60th Salon de Montrouge" Montrouge, Paris (France)

2016 "L'espace du manque" espace Chabrillan, Montélimar (France)

2015 "I Amsterdam you Berlin" with Lorch & Seidel Contemporary, Berlin (Germany)

2014 "Positions Berlin Art Fair" with Lorch & Seidel Contemporary, Berlin (Germany)

2014 "Le tableau est derrière" La Maison de la tour, Valaurie (France)

2014 “La vie liquide” Lorch + Seidel contemporary, Berlin (Germany)

2013 Les Trois Platanes Exhibition Center, Montbrison/Lez, (France)

2012 “Luna Park” (July – August) RAAB Gallery, Berlin (Germany)

2011 Group exhibition “Tragique du Paysage”, Eric Mircher Gallery, Paris, (France)

2009 "”éléments, sédiments” Espace Ducros, Grignan, (France)

2008 Art Paris Art Fair with the Nathalie Gaillard Gallery, Paris (France)

2008 Exhibition at Hotel Burrhus as part of “Supervues” show Vaison la Romaine, (France)

2008 “Terrien” Nathalie Gaillard Gallery, Paris (France) Exhibition catalog with text by Philippe Jaccottet

2007 “l’oeil tombe” Galerie Angle Contemporary Art Saint-Paul-trois-châteaux, (France)

2006 Group exhibition, Eric Linard Gallery Le val des Nymphes, La Garde Adhémar, (France)

2005 One-man show: “Ost”, Espace Ducros, Grignan, (France) GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND SHOWS

2004 “Art Cologne”, Raab Gallery, Berlin (Germany)

2004 “economy & extasy”, Raab Gallery, Berlin (Germany)

2003 “Unter drei”, Raab Gallery, Berlin (Germany)

 

Press

2011 “Le Monde” (May 30, 2011) article by Philippe Dagen

2008 “Le Monde” (June 1, 2008) article by Philippe Dagen


Le tas bâché est ma Sainte-Victoire! Elle combine tous les sujets qui me tiennent à coeur comme le recouvrement, le pli, le chantier, la terre, l‘étouffement ... pour ne former au final qu‘un paysage introspectif porteur d‘un réalisme sociologique.
— Paul Vergier