François Peltier was born on 7 September 1955 at Caudéran (Southern France).
After studying at Collège Saint-Joseph in Sarlat and at the European School of Luxembourg, he decided, aged 15, to become a painter.
Having a passion for the Flemish Primitives, he went to Brussels (Belgium) to attend courses at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts (the Royal Academy of Fine Arts). He graduated in 1978.
Graduated with honors in painting (Diplôme Supérieur de Peinture de Chevalet).
Trained at the Manufacture d'Estampes et de Livres d'Art in Brussels (Belgium) under Maître-Pressier André Colpin.
Since 1979, he has entirely dedicated himself to painting.
Master degree at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts (Royal Academy of Fine Art) in Brussels (Belgium) (painting)
(certificate of drawing, anatomy, art history and drama history)
Artist books and engravings at the Manufacture d’Estampes et de Livres d’Art (Print and Art book workshop) in Brussels.
Every day at Bias (France, 47300) : Favols Castle and the Way of the Cross at Notre Dame de Bias, the local church.
Paintings in private collections in 15 countries :
France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Australia, Austria, Magadascar, Vietnam, Taiwan.
Screening of Bias’s Way of the Cross at the Underground Basilica of Lourdes for the Ancoli on 30 October 2011.
Exhibitions in seven countries: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and group exhibitions in the USA and China.
France: about 40 places
Belgium : Louvain-la-Neuve, Brussels
Switzerland: Carouges, Geneva, Lausanne
Luxembourg :Walferdange, Luxembourg Ville, Esch-sur-Alzette , Mondorf-les-Bains
Italy :San Dona di Piave
GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND SHOWS
Geneva (Switzerland), Fleurus (Belgium), Bordeaux, Paris, Agen, Aiguillon, Nouméa, New-York City.
Main French shows
ODAC 47 (1992, 1994)
Registered to supervise workgroups and collaborate within the French education system.
“It’s never too soon… to cook artfully”Editions du Sablier 2003
“Chosen tales” by Leonardo da Vinci , Editions du Sablier2002
“Noah’s Ark” by François Peltier ,Editions du Sablier (1997)
“HEPIALE” poems (1978) Editions Saint-Germain-des-Prés
“Glaze” poems (1975) Editions F. Peltier
For the troup la Compagnie Roger Louret
creation of the scenery of “Charlotte Corday” by Drieu la Rochelle etc...)
creation of the scenery of Madame Marguerite with Annie Girardot) for the Festival de Bonaguil
creation of the scenery of « Une soirée inoubliable » by Gérard Darier
creation of the scenery of « Nos Belles Espérances» directed by Thierry Harcourt
- design and creation of the whole working space of the Editions du Sablier in Forcalquier, 2007
- design and creation of home interiors.
Logos et advertisements
For diffrenet companies: Faaso, PM Event, Maisons Tryptic, ambulance Saga, Happening Création, etc…
FESTIVAL DES JEUX DU THEATRE DE SARLAT (DORDOGNE) (competition)(1994-1996) And a new poster in 1997)
COMPAGNIE ROGER LOURET (drama)
(Le Cid, Le Barbier de Séville, La Locandiera, Nuit de Noël, Le Bel Indifférent, Nos Belles Espérances, Pour le plaisir, etc...)
Lastly, because I was honoured to work with and I learned a lot from them:
writers Roger Foulon and Maurice Carême, Bernard Tirtiaux (also a master glassmaker and actor)
Comedians Jean Marais, Annie Girardot, Muriel Robin, Nicolas Briançon, Eric Laugérias, Roger Deldyme and Jeanne Pigeon, etc...
Painters Patrick Bétaudier, Sakti Burman, Maïté Delteil, Pierre Nivelle Camelus, Marcel Delmotte
Engravers Jean Coulon, André Colpin
And a special tribute to my three professors at Brussels’ Royal Academy for Fine Art.
Monsieur Fraunié (drawing), Monsieur Omer Van de Weyer (pictorial technique and painting – 1st year) and Mrs Van Zewenberg (2nd and 3rd years – painting)