Véronique Devoldère

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Chair of Fine Arts and Co-Chair of Masters in Drawing

Artist and educator.

Education
BA (1986) in Fine Arts in printmaking and painting from Connecticut College, and a MFA (1989) in “Image Imprimée” (printmaking) from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

Work History
Involved in art education since graduating from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. She has worked in many art schools in Paris (including: ENSAD and Parsons Paris) and at PCA for over fifteen years. She has extensive experience teaching all levels of drawing at the Bachelor’s level. She designed and teaches ‘Junior Studio Concepts’ and ‘Senior Studio Concepts’. In 2009 she was appointed to create a bilingual French-English foundation course based on the European model, called Atelier of Art. It is a one-year fine arts program designed to prepare students for international degree schools. Workshop instructor for Off School in Paris. Her work is about process based on research and materials, conventional or unconventional, with a specific focus on the practice of drawing. In 1990 she was a resident at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris.

Recent Exhibitions
regularly in France and abroad (Australia, UK and Germany). She is represented by the Gallery Benninger in Cologne. Recent exhibitions include, “Plasticiennes, Femmes, Textes” and “Mots Brodés”, a collaboration since 2013 with the students at the Bamrouli Fashion Crafts School in Uttah, Pradesh, India. In 2014 she was part of the group exhibition “Personal Histories” at the Redland Museum in Cleveland, Australia. ‘The Nabakov Paper’, exhibition at Shandy Hall, Coxwold and publication conceived by Kate Briggs, Information as Material, York, U.K. Reviewed in Art Monthly, Dec/Jan 2013/2014.

Recent publications
She contributed to: “The Nabokov Paper”, an experiment in novel-reading, published by Information as Material, and “Collection 4 – Art & Design Education”, an essay about a collaborative drawing project designed in 2009 with Chloe Briggs titled “Paroles et Dessins”, a live performance/experimental class using Skype performed at the “CentQuatre” in Paris, Matt’s Gallery in London and Parsons the New School in New York.

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PCA Launches Two New MA/MFA Programs

Paris College of Art is excited to announce the expansion of our Master’s degrees offerings to include two new NASAD accredited Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Fine Arts (MFA) programs, an incredible opportunity for students to establish their art practice...
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