Claude QUIESSE was born in 1938 in Caen, Normandy, where he took night courses at the school of Beaux-Arts.
2008 - 2014 - Caen : Galerie Art-Culture-France
- Granville, Musée d'Art Moderne, Convergences, "Regards d'artistes"
- Lyon, Rhône : Bio Mérieux : "Les 5 pingouins" (bronze, sculpture, h. 5m)
- Ville de Moult : Clotho (bronze, h. 3.5m)
- Madrid : rue Newton, "Le Cheval Bleu" (inox patiné, h. 3.5m)
- Caen : Galerie Art 4, Eglise du vieux Saint-Sauveur - sculptures, peintures, collages
- Bayeux, Musée de Bayeux : "Libertad"
- Ville de Bayeux : Rond-point Mercader près de la gare (sculpture inox h 4.5m)
- Rouen, Salon d'Art Contemporain
- Bayeux, Chapelle de la Tapisserie : 50 dessins autour de "Libertad"
- Lyon, La Balme : sculpture bronze et cuivre "Mère et fille" (h 3.5m)
- Calvados, Condé sur Noireau, Musée Charles Léandre : "Au Maroc", 30 monotypes, tableaux, sculptures
- Galerie May MEGEVE
- Künsthandel - Pieter Breughel Venlo, HOLLANDE
- Abbaye aux Dames, Conseil Régional - peinture, sculpture, gravure 1964-2008
- Cabourg, Grand Hôtel - Art Postal, le Temps retrouvé - Exposition de groupe
- La Chapelle Urée (50) - Invité d'Honneur
- Château de Bellefontaine, Bayeux - 30 tableaux
2007 Novembre 2007, Galerie WAM - Caen - 40 tableaux
Juillet, août, septembre, octobre 2007, Château de Val - Bort Les Orgues - rétrospectives 50 tableaux et sculptures
Février 2007, Centre de Recherche Christophe Mérieux - Grenoble - Ariane, sculpture en Bronze, hauteur 5 m.
2006 Novembre-Mai, Le Cheval de Guillaume - Cloître de l'Abbaye aux Dames, Conseil Régional
Mai, Musée de la Marine, Paris, Les 20 ans de la Britanny Ferries, les oeuvres des artistes qui ornent les bateaux : 6 monotypes sur le Jazz par Quiesse venant du Duc de Normandie
Juin, Les Artistes s'affranchissent
Juin, Les Tableaux de la Britanny Ferries à la Salle du Scriptorium, Caen
17 au 25 Juin, Parc Floral de Paris "Les Artistes s'affranchissent", Art Postal "Sculpture cheval de Guillaume"
De Janvier à Décembre, Sculpture "Le Fil d'Ariane" (acier puis bronze, H. 4,60 mètres - Poids 1 tonne), pour le Centre de Recherche Médical Bio Mérieux à Grenoble au bord de l'Isère
2005 Institut Bio Mérieux - Marcy l’Etoile/Lyon - Rhône
3 statues de bronze « LES PARQUES » hauteur 2 m 70

DARWIN – Australie - Darwin Gallery
30 dessins

Livre « CITIZEN TOCQUEVILLE » portrait de Tocqueville
Normandie-Magazine editions

Décembre 2005 – Galerie ART PASSION – 5, rue du cannau
34000 Montpellier
30 tableaux du 1er au 24 Décembre 2005
2004 Galerie May – Megève – tableaux
novembre galerie WAN (50 tableaux) expo – place des quatrans 14000 Caen
2003 Le Havre – Galerie Alfa – expo Corinne Lemonnier
30 dessins
2002 Mérieux Bio Insitute – Marcy l’Etoile, Lyon : casting and set up of 3 bronze horses (3m x 5m), Gallery Arts Multiples – Metz: Paintings on open canvases
Gallery Chabannes Vallée – Clermont-Ferrand – Personal Exhibition and publication of a collection of poems by André Solers “The unseen side of the Festival of Music of La Chaise Dieu” illustrated with 35 drawings, charcoal drawings and graffiti, Gallery Art Concept– Granville – Group Exhibition
2001 Istanbul – Turkey – Exhibition of 30 Paintings
Gallery of the Ramparts – Le Mans: Drawings
Château des Rochettes – Montaigu, Vendée: 60 large format works
Gallery ofL’Ami des Lettres – Bordeaux – New Exhibition
Gallery Carmen Héritier – Mirmande: T6 personal exhibition
Gallery Rollin – Rouen: Drawings
Pieter Breughel Gallery – Venio – Hollande: Group Exhibition
2000 Casting of the First Bronze Horse at Bocquel’s workshop
Kùnsthandel Pieter Breughel – Amsterdam (Paintings)
Gallery Corinne Lemmonier – Le Havre – Group Exhibition (with Dabin and Bonnefoit)
Yerville – Guest of Honor
1999 Gallery St. Jean – Chalon-sur-Saône: Paintings and Crumpled Papers
Gallery Arts Multiples – Metz (60 works)
The Darwin Gallery – Australia: Wash paintings with walnut stain
Château de Vixouze – Cantal: Paintings and Sculptures
Gallery Minerva – Bayeux – Inauguration with the “Iron Horse”
1998 Espace Bouquières – Toulouse: Wash paintings with walnut stain
Gallery of L’Ami des Lettres – Bordeaux (40 paintings)
21st Art Encounters – Château Arnoux – Upper-Provence (Guest of Honor, after Clavé, Coignard, Hasegawa)
1997 Gallery Rollin – Rouen : New Prints, Trace Prints, Graffiti avec SPIRT T4
Abbey of St. Martin of Boscherville (4 painters)
Casa Dei of La Chaise Dieu – Auvergne: Frescos on open
canvases
Gallery Marie-France Riboulet – Bayeux (Group Exhibition)
1996 Salons of the Hotel Amigo “Nemesis” – Brussels (55 works)
Gallery of the Ramparts – Le Mans: Paintings with Sculptures SPIRT T4
1995 Gallery Rollin – Rouen: “Sculptures, Jewelry”
Casa Dei of La Chaise Dieu – Auvergne: (40 paintings), with sculptures SPIRT T4
Atelier Romain – Caen “Quiesse and SPIRT T4”: scratched paintings and rust sculptures
1994 Gallery of the 20th Century – Granville – Manche: “5 Years of Painting”
Gallery Pieter Breughel – Venlo – Hollande: “Monotypes”
Gallery Klostermühle – Hude Bremmen – Germany: “Monotypes”
First Exhibition at the Château Rougemont, Gallery Patrick Aynaud – Bordeaux Region
1993 Gallery Pieter Breughel – Amsterdam – Venio: Embossed paintings
Gallery Metamorphosis – Montargis (35 paintings and drawings)
Gallery Alfa – Le Havre
Gallery Much – Nantes
First Exhibition at the Gallery Chabannes Vallée – Clermont-Ferrand
1991-92 1991-1992 Gallery Corinne Lemonnier – Le Havre: “Characters”
Art Expo Tokyo – then Amsterdam Pieter Breughel Kunst Handel
Golden Gallery rue de France – Nice (Group Exhibition)
Palm Spring USA: Retrospective “Tea Carlan Collection”
Salon Europart – Geneva – Switzerland, with SPIRT T4 (Personal Exhibitions)
For the Car Ferrys “Normandy” and “Duke of Normandy”: paintings, monotypes, sculptures
1989-90 1989-90 FIAC SAGA Grand Palais – Paris: Engravings with SPIRT T4
First Exhibition at Nicolae Gallery, Columbus, Ohio – USA
Art Expo Tokyo – One man show, Exhibition Gallery B, Tissot
Gallery Maig Davaud, rue de Seine – Paris: Embossed paintings and Sculptures in shipwreck wood
Inauguration Gallery A.J. Buci, rue St. André des Arts – Paris: “Men of the Desert” (30 wash paintings with walnut stain)
1987-88 1987-88 First Exhibition at the Gallery Maig Davaud – rue de Seine – Paris
New York Art Expo – then the Long Island Gallery
1985-86 1985-86 First Exhibition at the Gallery L’Ami des Lettres – Bordeaux
Philips Galleries Houston – USA (with Dabin)
Windmill of Vauboyen, at Pierre de Tartas’: “The Hunt” (Group Exhibition)
Inaugural Exhibition of the Hotel Mercure – Caen
Gallery Tuffier – Les Andelys, Seine-Maritime (Group Exhibition)
First Exhibition at the Gallery Klostermühle – Hude Bremen, Germany
1983-84 1983-84 “Children of the World” – Group Exhibition – Switzerland
Gallery Colette Dubois, rue St. Honoré – Paris: “The Horse”
Gallery Alfa Corinne Lemonnier – Le Havre (50 works)
First Exhibition at the Gallery of the Ramparts Josiane Couasnon – Le Mans
Granville – Manche: “The Ocean”, with Marin Marie
Philips Galleries Palm Beach – USA (with Dabin)
Workshop of Roman Art – Caen: First Sculptures
Orangerie of the Château of Versailles, Salon
Gallery Giselle Delacour, rue du Bac – Paris (Group Exhibition)
1981-82 1981-82 Prize A. Decamps – Salon of French Artists, Grand Palace – Paris
Grenier à Sel – Honfleur
Bacqueville – Seine-Maritime
Gallery Colette Dubois, rue St. Honoré – Paris (Group Exhibition)
Gallery La chèvre d’Or – Saint Paul de Vence
Gallery Rollin – Rouen – Barbizon
La Closerie – Châteauneuf-du-Pape
1979-80 1979-80 Gallery Marie-Jeanne Garoche, rue de Seine – Paris
Gallery Antinéa, Avenue Franklin Roosevelt – Paris
Gallery “Le Nouveau Monde de la Couleur”– Nancy
Salon of the Seascape – Museum of the Marine – Paris
Museum of Bayeux: “Today’s Values, Tomorrow’s Heritage” (5 painters)
1977-78 1977-78 First Exhibition at the Atelier d’Art Romain (Workshop of Roman Art) – Caen
“From Venice to Amsterdam”
Château de Fontaine-Henry – Calvados (50 works)
First Exhibition at the Gallery Much – Nantes
Grand Prize of the Salon of Doyenné of St. Emilion – Bordeaux
Workshop of Jef Friboulet – Fécamp: “Homage to Armand Lanoux”
First Expostion at the Gallery Alfa – Le Havre “Return to Tahiti”
Grand Palais – Paris – Salon of Comparisons of Drawings and Water Paintings
1975-76 1975-76 Gallery of the Sacre – Rouen
Salon Comparaisons – Grand Palais, Paris – Vevey, Switzerland
Grand Prize of the Salon of Rouen
Gallery Marie-Jeanne Garoche, Faubourg St. Honoré – Paris
City Hall of Port en Bessin – Normandy
Grand Prize of the Fiftieth Anniversary Salon of Lower Normany – Caen
1973-74 1973-74 Guest of Honor, Tour St. Aubain – Angers
Château de Bauge: City Grand Prize
Gallery Alpha – Vevey, Switzerland (40 works)
1971-72 1971-72 Würzburg, Germany “Die Haus zum Falken” (50 works)
Gallery Alban Durvil – Barbizon
Gallery Daumesnil – Paris
Museum of Bayeux, Robert Hamon, Curator – 60 works
Museum of Saint Denis La Réunion (40 watercolors)
Abbey of Bernay “Normandy and its Painters”
Gallery Blondel, rue Froide – Caen
1969-70 1969-70 Gallery Chantilly – Caen
Gallery Jobbé Duval – Rennes
Gallery St. Honoré – Paris (selected for the Emile Bernard Prize)
Gallery Bourlaôuen – Nantes
Gallery Gautier – Granville
1966-68 1966-68 Traveled around the world by sailboat with his brother and a friend
Exhibitions in Nouméa, La Réunion, Ile Island, Le Cap, Saint Hélène
1964-65 1964-65 Critic’s Prize
Salon of Lower Normandy Independent Painters
Group Exhibition in Manheim – Germany
Deauville Biennial – Riva Bella
   
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