Vinça Monadé

  • Couleurs des champs 7, 2019
  • Couleurs des champs 13, 2019
  • Couleurs des champs 6, 2019
  • Couleurs des champs 15, 2019
  • Julivert I, 2018
  • Couleurs des champs 2, 2019
  • Couleurs des champs 10, 2019
  • Mourons, II, 2016
  • Minilithes 4, 2019
  • Couleurs des champs 8, 2019
  • Couleurs des champs 3, 2019
  • Couleurs des champs 28, 2019
  • Minilithes 1, 2019
  • Couleurs des champs 17, 2019
  • Tulipe III, 2019
 
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  • Couleurs des champs 7, 2019
    Couleurs des champs 7, 2019
     Pastel on arch paper
    16 x 16 in
  • Couleurs des champs 13, 2019
    Couleurs des champs 13, 2019
     Pastel on arch paper
    32 x 32 in

  • Couleurs des champs 6, 2019
    Couleurs des champs 6, 2019
     Pastel on arch paper 
    16 x 16 in
  • Couleurs des champs 15, 2019
    Couleurs des champs 15, 2019
     Pastel on arch paper
    32 x 32 in
  • Julivert I, 2018
    Julivert I, 2018
     Acrylic 
    48 x 32 in
  • Couleurs des champs 2, 2019
    Couleurs des champs 2, 2019
     Pastel on arch paper
    16 x 16 in
  • Couleurs des champs 10, 2019
    Couleurs des champs 10, 2019
     Pastel on arch paper
    16 x 16 in
  • Mourons, II, 2016
    Mourons, II, 2016
    Lead pencil color pencil
    26 x 20 in
  • Minilithes 4, 2019
    Minilithes 4, 2019
     Sandstone and enamels
    14.5 x 6.5 x 7.5 in
  • Couleurs des champs 8, 2019
    Couleurs des champs 8, 2019
     Pastel on arch paper
    16 x 16 in
  • Couleurs des champs 3, 2019
    Couleurs des champs 3, 2019
     Pastel on arch paper
    16 x 16 in
  • Couleurs des champs 28, 2019
    Couleurs des champs 28, 2019
    Pastel on arch paper
    12 x 12 in
  • Minilithes 1, 2019
    Minilithes 1, 2019
    Red ceramics, green ceramics, ceramics and slips
    9.5 x 8.5 x 7.5 in
  • Couleurs des champs 17, 2019
    Couleurs des champs 17, 2019
     Pastel on arch paper
    32 x 32 in
  • Tulipe III, 2019
    Tulipe III, 2019
     Serigraphy
    24 x 24 in
Vinça Monadé is an art teacher in ceramics at the "Gué à Tresmes" school, in France. In addition to her teaching, she also works on personal art projects. She began her apprenticeship by studying graphic design and then studied at Amore's studio at the Beaux-Arts university in Paris. She completed her studies with a degree in Art History and developed a passion for the art of the Middle Ages and the Italian Primitives. Vinça Monadé then became interested in silkscreen printing and worked at Jérôme Arcay's Parisian studio.


Vinça Monadé began her work by exploring the line. Through the delicacy of her drawings, she manages, through the plural expression of the line, to reclaim the surrounding nature: "I love the line, should it be "natural" or abstract. From nature or elsewhere, the expression of the trait is plural. If the drawing, and its trembling or even hesitant line, were the first source of inspiration, the taste for the line evolves, metamorphoses, stiffens until the line breaks. As time goes by, the line - that was so present until then - gradually tends to disappear in favour of the motive, the surface and the colour."


In her more recent experiments, "Couleurs des champs", Vinça turns to the fragment, forms anchored in her imagination and her environment. Once again, she is inspired by nature and the fields that surround her on a daily basis, that she observes throughout the seasons. The form is thought of as a dyptych; it is unity and fragments. For her, colour is reminiscent of medieval illuminations, and it is its fullness and strength that nourish the surface, which in turn, in a set of combinations, nourish it. The artist also explores ceramics, around the same theme, transposing these surfaces into modules. The association here is open and free, the volumes and textures combining infinitely: "I tried to mix the grain of the chamotte with the softness of a smooth earth, to use coloured clays and plasters close to the matt of gouache. A few enamels enrich the surfaces."
2018
Solo Show
Start, Strasbourg
Galerie de l'Estampe
Les Journées de l'Estampe, Saint Sulpice, Paris

2016-2017
"Estuaire", médiathèque-Corderie Royale
Centre culturel La Laverie, "Le dessin d'abord", La Ferté Saint Bernard
Musée Saint-Jean, Nogent-le-Rotrou
Arts Elysées, Paris, Galerie Bucciali
"Estampes", Galerie Oberkampf
Expressions d'Aujourd'hui

2015
Galerie l'Estampe, Galerie de l'Art & Editeur, Strasbourg
Trowbridge Fine Art Gallery, Londres
Base Galery, Tokyo
Chris Boïcos Fine Arts, Galerie 8
Paris Arts Élysées, Galerie Rémy Bucciali
Musée Bossuet, "Lignes"

2014
Salon Pages, Editions Chatoyantes
Galerie l'Estampe, Galerie de l'Art & Editeur
Trowbridge Fine Art, Londres
Base Galery, Tokyo
Arts Élysées Paris, Galerie Rémy Bucciali

2013
Édition de six gravures, Rémy Bucciali, Colmar
Galerie les Bains Douches
Agnès Desflèches - Vinça Monadé, Arnay le Duc

2012
Passage de Bureau, Paris
Réalisation d'une fresque pour la Mairie du XIe, PAris
Exposition le Préau, Paris

2011
Exposition le Préau, Paris

2009
L'Atelier, Paris

2007
Château de la Forêt, Livry Gargan

2002
Galerie Orpiment, Paris

2000
Métiers d'art San-Roch, Céret
Ateliers portes ouvertes de la Maison des Artistes, Charenton-le-Pont

1998
Galerie La Caserne, Paris

1990
Galerie Les Peintres du Marais, Paris

1988
Galerie Sabala, Paris
Group show