Bio


Born in 1976, Régis Gonzalez lives and works in France. He graduated in Fine

Arts  in  2001  and  produces  paintings,  drawings,  murals  and photographs.

Régis  Gonzalez  has had  residencies  and  exhibitions in galleries, art centers

and  biennales  in Europe  and Asia. His artworks are collected internationally.

In  his art  practice, Régis  Gonzalez  draws  on  his fervent study of art history

combined  with  his  caustic observation of our modern society. His unsettling

and ambiguous works deal with themes such as fears, memories and solitude.

 

Solo Show

2017

– « Close To Black » – Charbon Gallery  – Hong Kong, China

2015

– « Drawing A Blank / 38 Years Of Drawing »- Philippe Durand Space – Saint Etienne, France.

2013

– AHAF (Asian Hotel Art Fair) – Mur Nomade Gallery – Hong Kong, China.

– « Director’s Cut » – Biennial Of Contemporary Art of Lyon – Domi Nostrae Gallery – Lyon, France.

2010

– « Daddy Dear » – Ys Gallery – Bruxelles, Belgium.

– « All Caucasians look the same » – Espace Philippe Durand – Saint Etienne, France.

2008

– « Paintings » – Metropolis Gallery – Paris, France.

2007

– « Portraits » (Paintings) – Metropolis Gallery – Paris, France.

2006

– « Portraits » (Drawings) – Metropolis Gallery – Paris, France.

2004

– « Art In The City » – Snug Gallery – Saint Etienne, France.

2003

– « Art In The City » – Snug Gallery – Saint Etienne, France.

– Weigimont Gallery – Liège, Belgium.

2002

– Le Carré Gallery (Invitation from the School of Fine Art) – Liège, Belgium.

– The Soundstation Gallery – Liège, Belgium.

– Emmanuelle Gallery – Liège, Belgium.

 

Group exhibitions

2017 

– « MADE IN CHINA » – Biennale du Design – St Etienne, France.

– « Je est un autre » – Anne Christine Roda / Régis Gonzalez – Cité des Arts – Chambéry, France

2016

– Le M.U.E (Ephemeral Urban Museum) – Curated by Jean-Antoine Raveyre –  Saint Etienne, France.

–  TRANSLATIO ( Inspired by Edouard Levé) – With Mark Chung, Maurice Banyoun, Cally Yu, Christophe Bonacorsi, La Man, Enoch Cheng, Fabrice Michel, Christophe Tostain.

Curated by Lalie Choffel – Hong Kong, China.

– Anne Christine Roda / Régis Gonzalez – CIté des Arts – Chambéry, France.

2015

– « (Dé)figurations » – With Christophe Avella-Bagur, Jean-Luc Blanchet, Vania Comoretti, Li Fang, Eric Manigaud, Yan Pei Ming – Domi Nostrae Gallery – Lyon, France.

2014

– « Cadavres Exquis à la plage » – Projectraum Ventilator 24 Gallery – Berlin, Deutschland.

– « Make Believe » – With Niko Delafaye – Mur Nomade Gallery – Hong Kong, China.

2013

– « Things Happen for a Reason » – With Brian Brake, Damien Matthews, Greg Miller-Hard, Can Wing Nga and Jovial Yeung – Mur Nomade Gallery – Hong Kong, China.

2011

– « Fais Gaffe Booby! T’entends pas ? Y a mes os sous le gravier » – With Vincent Bizien, Cristine Guinamand and Jérôme Zonder – Le Realgar Gallery – Saint Etienne, France.

2010

– « Black Trou » – With Manu Chandès, David Morel, Linda Roux, Sandra Villet and Frédéric Zangrandi – Biennial of Design – Saint Etienne, France.

2008

– SOFF (So Feucking French) – 14 artists represent the french painting – The Village Underground, UK.

2007

– « J’ai trente ans » – Metropolis Gallery – Paris, France.

2006

– « Complots » – With Larry Beck, Ulrika Byttner, Françoise Quardon, Greg Semu and Shingo Yoshida – Metropolis Gallery – Paris, France.

2000

– « Art in the City » – Saint Etienne, France

 

 

Art Fairs

2016

– Art Central Hong Kong Art Fair – With the artist Claire Lee – Curated By Mur Nomade Gallery – Hong Kong, China.

2014

– Young Art Taipeï – Mur Nomade Gallery – Taipeï, Taïwan.

2010

– Chic Drawing Contemporary Art Fair – Metropolis Gallery – Paris, France.

2009

– Show Off Art Fair – Metropolis Gallery – Paris, France.

2008

– Slick Dessin – Metropolis Gallery – Paris France.

– Show off Art Fair – Metropolis Gallery – Paris France.

2007

– Slick Art Fair – Metropolis Gallery, Paris, France.

 

Residencies

2014

– Usine Utopik – Basse Normandie, France.

2013

– Le French May – « A Game Of Consequences » – A drawing improvistaion with the Hong Kong artist Tsang Chui Mei – Osage Gallery – Curated by Mur Nomade – Hong Kong, China.

– « War Is Beautiful » – A drawing Improvisation with the artists Manu Chandès, David Morel and Sandra Villet – Le Cuba Libre Space – Saint Etienne France.

 

Press (selection)

Azart, Artension, Contemporain(s), Nuke, L’Incontournable, Irreverent, Banzaï, Paris Art, Hong Kong Art +, HK Magazine.

 

Collected in

Belgium, China, Deutschland, France, Hong Kong, Netherland, Singapore, Taïwan, UK, USA.