FOURNIER Gérard, sculpture, permanent artist of Galerie Capazza since 1995

“Gérard Fournier's sculpture takes in consideration the natural geometry of the forms he composes with. Glass and rock are sensibly allied, allowing to enjoy contrasts, lightness and power, opacity and transparency to end in a sensation of weightlessness. At the same time sober when the block is neither cut nor polished, and precious when the mass is worked again and polished. Gérard Fournier's hand makes discreet and in every case we note a search for balance, for measure and obligatorily, letting show through an internal light... "

Biography

Born in 1948 in Rodez

Paints since the end of the 60s.
Practises the line-engraving from 1976 till 1986.

Under the influence of the engraving and the environment on which he lives, works the schist starts creating sculpture.

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Exhibitions selection

2021  Enfances, collective exhibition, Galerie Capazza, Nançay

2020  Le torse d’une femme à la pureté d’un vase, grands courbes simples d’un fruit désiré, Parcours d’art contemporain autour d’Auguste Rodin, 1 exhibition, 5 locations, collective exhibition, Galerie Capazza, Nançay
Matière et Lumière, La Cabane, Tayrac

2019  Marc Champieux et Gérard Frounier, Galerie 21,Balma, Toulouse
L’Arbre c’est le temps rendu visible, collective exhibition Galerie Capazza, Nançay
Re-Naissance(s), collective exhibition, carte blanche à la Galerie Capazza, Hôtel Gouin, Tours

2018  Galerie d’art Attila, Salles-la-source, Rodez
Miroir des sentiments, collective exhibition, Galerie Capazza, Nançay

2017  Il est grand temps de rallumer les étoiles, collective exhibition, Galerie Capazza, Nançay

2015  Galerie Foch, Rodez (Aquarelles), France
Galerie 22, Coustellet, France

2014  Galerie Artes, Troyes, France

2013  Centre culturel, Rieupeyroux, France
Manoir Saint Felix, Rodez, France
Galerie 22 Jamoz, Coustellet, France
Cultural center, Conques, France

2012  Galerie Sordini, Marseille, France
Cultural Center, Conques, France

2011  Ares, France
Galerie d'Autane, Forcalquier, France

2010  Galerie Capazza, Nançay, France
Galerie 22, Coustellet, France

2009  Galerie Art-Pluriel, Lyon, France
Galerie Sordini, Marseille, France
“ Eden gardens ”, Cordes, France
Musée de Hyères, France

2008  Musée du verre, Retrospective, Carmaux, France

2007  Galerie Fusion, Toulouse, France
Galerie M. Cazin, Siniane la Rotonde, France

2006  Galerie L’ivre d’art, Rodez, France
Galerie Sordini, Marseille, France
Terra-mémoria, Bozouls, France
Galerie Art-Pluriel, Lyon, France

2005  Galerie Castang, Perpignan, France

2004  Galerie Art-Pluriel, Lyon, France
Galerie Sennacheribo (paintings), Barcelona, Spain

2003  Galerie Empreintes, Aydat, France
Galerie H.D. Nick, Aubais, France

2001  Galerie Fusion, Toulouse, France
Hôtel du département, Mende, France
Hôtel de ville, Rodez, France

2000  Galerie J. Betton, Lyon, France
Musée archéologique, Istres, France

1999  Galerie l’Acadie, Cajarc, France
European center, Conques, France
Contemporary Art Center, Schalkwijk, Netherlands

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Public collections

France

Musée de Conches

Musée du verre, Carmaux

Fondation Datris, L’Isle sur la Sorgue

United States of America

Scottsdale Museum, Arizona

Mobile Museum, Alabama

Musée de Bamberg, Germany

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