Catherine Lopès-Curval, born in 1954 inBayeux, graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs of Paris.


The artist lives and works in Paris. In 1983, occurred her first personnal exhibition. Many succeeded, mainly with the Galerie Patrice Trigano, which she has been working with for more that fifteen years.

In 1988, she participated in FIAC art fair for the first time. She will return from 1992 to 1995 and in 1999. She also has been exhibited in Art Paris un 2006 and 2007. Her reputation became international, and Catherine Lopès-Curval participated in many art fairs in Bologna, Madrid (ARCO), Geneva… and was exhibitef in New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Lisboa, Prague, Knokke, Edimburg, London, Barcelona, Taipei, Shanghai.


In the late 90’s, she systematises the use of the square form in her compositions. With the “Mise aux carreaux” series, this thread becomes recurrent, with hundred of images placed side by side in an orthogonal pattern.



Main personnal exhibitions:

1983    Galerie Moussion, Nantes

1985    Galerie Brigitte Rocourt, Paris

1986    Galerie Moussion, Nantes

1987   Galerie Moussion, Nantes

1988    Galerie Gil Favre, Lyon

FIAC, Galerie Elisabeth Franck, Paris, 1989

Galerie Richard Humphrey, New York

Galerie Meyer-Schwartz, Los Angeles

1990   Galerie Laurens A. Daane Kunsrai, Amsterdam

Galerie Moussion, Paris

1991    Galerie E. Franck, Knokke-le-Zoute, Belgique

Galerie Rikugien, Tokyo

1992    Galerie Trintignan, Montpellier

1993    FIAC, Galerie Boulakia, Paris

Galerie Richard Humphrey, New York

Galerie Boulakia, Paris

Galerie Voutat, Genève

1994    FIAC, Galerie Boulakia, Paris

1995    Foire de Bologne, Galerie Boulakia

Foire de Strasbourg, Galerie Boulakia

Galerie Fernando Santos, Porto et Lisbonne

1996    Galerie Boulakia, Paris

Modern Art Gallery Taïshung, Taïwan

1997   Galerie Boulakia, Paris

1998    Galerie Troisième Œil, Bordeaux

Galerie Raymond Banas, Maison de la Culture, Metz

FIAC, Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris

1999    Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris

Galerie le Troisième Œil, Bordeaux

2000  Galerie Trintignan, Montpellier

« Nouvelles, poèmes et fictions » Chapelle de la Persévérance, Tarascon

Espace Riquet, Béziers

2004   Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris

2005   Galerie H. Trintignan, Montpellier

2006   Galerie Patrice Trigano : “Alice Underground”

“K comme Kafka”, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Gaillac

Modern Art Gallery, Taïwan

Shangaï Art Fair, Modern Art Gallery

2007  Shangaï Art Fair, Modern Art Gallery

Modern Art Gallery, Taïwan

2008   “Métamorphoses d’Alice”, Espace des femmes, Paris

Modern Art Gallery, Taïwan

2009    Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris

2010    Galerie H. Trintignan, Montpellier

2011     Galerie des Tuiliers, Lyon



Public collections :


– Fondation COLAS

– Fonds national d’Art contemporain.