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Born in June 1952 in Algiers, interested in painting from the age of 12, then passionate about drawing, Beatrice Pothin Gallard took evening classes at the Beaux-arts in Lyon. Then in 1970 entered the Fine Arts of Marseille Luminy and after two years of work, she discovered Sculpture in the studio of Mr François Bouché. She continued her studies there for 6 years. She completed her studies in 1977.


After three years in public education as a drawing teacher, B Pothin Gallard devotes herself to personal work where the living model occupies a predominant place: Admirer of the great Flemish painters of the Renaissance, she first devoted herself to portraiture. sculpted from a live model. Then the complexity and the expression of the body as a whole fascinates the artist. They are nudes and then dressed characters; clothing allowing the expression of movement (dance, flamenco), everyday life, as well as the use of color. His first exhibitions allow him to share and perfect his passion.

She won various prizes including:

Grand Prize Sculpture City of Cassis 94,

Arts 94 and 95 Prize in Hyères,

Price of the City of Avignon Salon 94,

Aix en Provence Art Market Creation Prize


Passion which also led her, in 1994, to create an association within which she gives drawing and sculpture lessons. In 2002, she moved to Ollioules (city of Arts and Crafts) in a more spacious personal studio open to the public, where she also gives lessons and enjoys the space necessary for the progress of her personal work.

The artist regularly participates in:


- livingrooms :

Grand Contemporary Art Market place de la Bastille Paris twice a year,

Large Contemporary Art Market in Valbonne,

Large Contemporary Art Market in Chatou,

Large Contemporary Art Market in Brussels,

Home and Objects Fair in Villepinte,

Salon trans'Arts in Cogolin in 2009

- group exhibitions:

"Fountains and Sirens" town hall of Puteaux Paris,

“Eight sculptors” town hall of Puteaux Paris,

"The sculpture" Roquebrunne sur Argens


She also exhibits in many galleries:

Transparence Biot Gallery 06,

Galerie Dunoyer St Paul de Vence 06,

Asakusa Marseille 13 Gallery,

Jouvène Marseille 13 Gallery,

Sanary “fountain of the Arts” gallery,

Saltiel le Castellet Gallery 83,

Raphaël Versailles Gallery,

Felis Tigris Troyes Gallery,

Galerie Ateliers d'Art de France av Niel Paris,

Talents Gallery rue Scribe 75009 PARIS,

Galerie Neel Gallery 2 Place des Vosges 75004 PARIS

She presents her work in personal exhibitions:

Fleet Room in Sanary,

Chapel of the Penitents in Gordes,

Galerie Malraux in Sarlat,

Le Lavoir in Mougins,

Salle Rouvéou in Bandol,

Hotel Palais de la Mediterranée in Nice,

The Lavoir Vasserot in St Tropez,

Sanary Artists Workshop

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