Nicole Thévenon

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MIRRORS
DUOS
The Ways
Petits Portraits
Small scenes
With Light
The unknowns
Birds
LACQUER
For a walk
Unreals faces
Les Copains
DIVERS STORYS
Animals

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French FREELANCE ARTIST  Ambert   (Auvergne) - Since 1997: Drawing -  Painting -  Sculpture.
(Commissione art works and personal creations in art).
SCULPTOR for the design and production of medals, badges, trophies, etc... - Since 1994
ARCHITECT - Clermont-Ferrand's School (Auvergne) -Since 1990

Autodidact to its architecture's studies.
She produce monochrome (black and white) interpretations of pictures who inpire her.  Essentially personages and portraits.

1983: she chooses The Architecture's School of Clermont-Fd (auvergne).
She discovers new techniques witch enrich her personal creation.

1989: it's the year of personnal creativity and the year when she produce her first gouaches (opaque watercolours).
A technical very appropriated for a spontaneous and instinctive work, like in charcoal and  inks.

1990: her first exhibitions, her firth mentions as an artist in newspaper articles and the first prizes for her work.
She gains her Architect's certificate.

1991: this year gave her an opportunity to explor another avenue in the area of medal production. She produced plaster moulds for medals and was extremly succesfull in this ventur gaining two 1st national prizes from the "Asemblée Nationale".

1997:  she has now become a freelance artist which  enables her to alternate between  her skills dependant on demand and her personal creations.
Atmosphere's painter, it's the emotions exicited by its subjects witch show the way, the technicalities, and its colours.

1999: we can see it with " THE DUOS".
Each painting is able to exist and stand  alone. Together they create a new and potentially different story, so in a way they   become inseparable.
The outside frame is important as potentallt it to suggests a "time before" and a "time after" and a "pause" which creates a mystery which is personal to its viewers.


PRINCIPALS PRIZES AND DISTINCTIONS:

Medals:

- 1st PRIZE medal "ASSEMBLÉE NATIONALE XIIIe legislature" - 2008 (2 faces)
- 1st PRIZE medal "ASSEMBLÉE NATIONALE" XIe legislature" - 1998 (1face)
Maker: Monnaie de Paris

Painting:

 - 4st jury's PRIZE " Plasticiens du Puy De Dôme" (2nd PRIZE painting) - CLERMONT-FERRAND - 2007
- Ecole des Mines's Guest - SAINT-ETIENNE - 2000
- 5st PRIZE "Forme et Couleurs" CLERMONT-Fd - 1996 
- Special PRIZE from Mr FRITZ VOGEL " festival de peinture" THIERS - 1992
- Graduate from "L'Académie du Lys " - LA CHAISE-DIEU - 1994
 
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