François Bard

Born in 1959 in Lille, France, François Bard studied at the  École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and graduated in 1980. At the time, painting was being rediscovered in France and Europe, with artistic movements such as the French Figuration Libre and the Italian Transavantgarde, and artists such as Georg Baselitz and Jörg Immendorff…

François Bard continued his research as a resident of the Casa Velázquez , Madrid, from 1988 to 1990. Since then, he has pursued an international career with numerous solo and group exhibitions and participated in contemporary art fairs in Paris, London, Bordeaux, New York, Houston, and Miami. He has been represented by the Galerie Olivier Waltman since 2011.

He lives and works in Paris and in the South of France


Paris Art, 2018

Connaissance des Arts, October 2017
Valérie de Maulmin, ” Le monde énigmatique de François Bard à la galerie Olivier Waltman “