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Laurence Groux

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Birthplace
Switzerland

Birth year
1972

Lives in
New York City

Works in
New York City

Website

Tags
abstract, mixed-media, sculpture

Statement
My vision is to make art from my heart and from my soul and to let my hands follow the flow from within.

I am a bridge and my work becomes a bridge itself through civilization. It travels through time. It borrows a little piece of something from here and there, emanating a quality, I dub, the presence of an essence.

My creations appear in front of my eyes like a mirage, fuzzy first around the edges. My process is to let it unfold, then and only then can I discover its mystery and history.

From the connection of one line crossing another, a circle touching a straight line, a doodle line becoming a symbol, I subtly orchestrate these elements that seem to gravitate towards a union, a totality, a flow of forms and lines creating an ensemble that hopefully touches the soul.


These paintings are part of the "MEDITATION PAINTINGS". These paintings are mostly uplifting, colorful, spiritual, and peaceful.

SELF-TAUGHT EMERGING ARTIST
Lives and works in New York City.

OUTDOOR INSTALLATION
2009
ARTBRIDGE, New York, NY, "ARTBRIDGE 2009: First Exposure." www.art-bridge.org

GRANT
2009
NOMAA (Northern Manhattan Art Alliance), Individual Artist Grant.

PRIZES
2008
Saatchi Online Studio Competition, November 2008 Winner. Chosen by Bill Roberts, Saatchi Online Contributor, PhD candidate, Courtauld Institute of Art.

GROUP EXHIBITION
2009
NoMAA Visual Arts, "2009 Grantees", New York, NY.
PULSE NY, New York, NY, Knapp Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
Metro Gallery, New York, NY, "Postcard From the Edge, Visual AIDS."
2008
SCOPE HAMPTONS 2008, New Hamptons, Knapp Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2007
The Living Gallery, New York, NY, 5th Annual “Uptown Art Strolls”
2006
The Living Gallery, New York, NY, “The Fall Art Fantasy”
The Living Gallery, New York, NY, 4th Annual “Uptown Art Strolls”
2000
Salon des Amis, Malvern, PA, “Laurence Groux, Dennis Haggerty, Brett Walker" Salons des Amis, Malvern, PA,
“Doomsday: Revelation”
1998
The Lafayette, New York, NY, “Kevin Clarke, Chuck Connelly, Laurence Groux, Dennis Oppenheim”

SOLO SHOW
2009
The Living Gallery, New York, NY, 6th Annual “Uptown Art Strolls”.
2008
The Living Gallery, New York, NY, 6th Annual “Uptown Art Strolls”.
1996
Gallerie des Jeunes, Lausanne, VD, Switzerland

BIBLIOGRAPHY Periodicals
Dan Bader
"The Good Landlord", Manhattan Times, Section Real Estate, New York, New York, July 23, 2009.
Dan Bader
"Laurence Groux", Manhattan Times, Section Art, New York, New York, July 9, 2009.
Emily Lane
"Laurence Groux, Une Vaudoise a New York", L' Echo du Gros-de-Vaud, Echallens, Vaud, Switzerland, June 19, 2009.
Daniel E. Slotnik
"Converting Chelsea Scaffolds In Art", The New York Times, Section The City, City Room, New York City, March 28, 2009.
Lisa Selin Davis
“My Landlord, My Curator”, The New York Times, Section The City, New York City, May 11, 2008, p.CY7
Victoria Donahoe
“Doomsday: Revelation”, The Philadelphia Enquirer, Section Neighbors Mainline & Delaware, February 6, 2000, p. ML03.
Catherine Quillman
“Salon des Amis, Laurence Groux”, The Philadelphia Enquirer, Section Neighbors, Chester & Brandywine, October 22, 2000, p. CCO4.

COLLECTIONS
Barclay Knapp, Philadelphia, PA.
Nick Nolte, Malibu, CA.
Ronad Holding Corporation, Washington Heights, New York, NY.
Jean-Marc et Cathy Bruchez, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Casino de Genève, Genève, Switzerland.
Olivier Corthésy et Claudine Groux, Trois Rivières, Quebec, Canada.
Town of Mazunte, Mazunte, Mexico.

EDUCATION
1993-1995 I.E.S.A. (Institut des Etudes Superieures de l’Art) - Art History and Art Market Studies, France
1988-1992 E.R.A.G. Ecole Romande des Arts Graphiques, CFC, Switzerland
1982-1988 College des Trois-Sapins, Echallens, Switzerland

Recent Exhibits

Laurence Groux participated in these exhibits:

Mar, 2012 Women in the Heights - Prespectives Time:
Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) Gallery
 
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