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1970 Born in France
Lives and works in the South of France in Provence.

Represented by Gallery Richard in Paris and New York, Art Bank Gallery in China, and Altro Mondo in Philippines,

1987-89 Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts, Aix-en-Provence University.
1990-92 Master's Degree in Fine Arts, Pantheon-Sorbonne University, Paris.

Solo Exhibitions
1992 Galerie OZ, Paris.
1994 " Les Arctuelles ", galerie Robespierre, Dunkerque, Northern France.
       Galerie OZ, Paris.
1996 " Le don 
et le retrait " (Gift and withdrawal), galerie OZ, Paris.
1998 " No cheat / Pas de tricherie ", 
galerie OZ, Paris.
2002 " Sur le fil / On the Edge ", 
galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris.
2003 French Institute, Berlin.
2004 " Floating soul ", Jean-L
uc & Takako Richard gallery, Paris.
2006 "Face FS series", Museum Auguste Jacquet, Beaucaire, France.
2007 "Face FS - Moratoire des  Vanités", Jean-Luc & Takako Richard gallery, Paris.
2008 "Face FS - Premium", Jean-Luc & Takako Richard gallery, Paris
2009 Works from 2004 to 2009, Carzou Foundation, Manosque, France.
2010 "Hyper-Painting ", Jean-Luc & Takako Richard gallery, Paris.
2011 "Face FS-La Châsse de l'Homme / Reliquary of Human", Jean-Luc & Takako Richard Gallery, Paris.
2012 "Floating Soul”, Galerie Richard, 514 West 24th Street, New York, USA.
2012 "Floating Soul-Grand Funeral and Silent Prayers", Castle of Knight Templar, Gréoux-Les-Bains, France.
2014 “Spirit of Resilience / Part 1 ”, Galerie Richard, Paris.

2014 “Spirit of Resilience / Part 2”, Galerie Richard, New York.

2014 “Face FS Farglivert”, Castle of Knight Templar, Gréoux-Les-Bains, France.

2015 From 1993 to 2014, Galerie du Comble, Virton, Belgium.

2016 Portraits, Galerie du Comble, Virton, Belgium.

2016 Calm Chaos, Galerie Richard, Paris.

2017 Floating Souls, Simon Segal Museum, South of France, Aups

2017 Calm Chaos 2, Galerie Richard, New York.

2019 Floating Soul, Altro Mondo Creative Space, Manilla, Philippines.

2019 Black and White Storm cousue de fil d’or, Galerie Richard, Paris.

2020 First publication of a poetry book, titled: 51 Tons of Life, at Sydney Laurent editions, Paris.

2020 Face FS - Les Pleureuses series, Galerie Richard, Paris.

2021 Face FS - Les Pleureuses series, Arlon Palace, Belgium.

Group Exhibitions 
1993 Salon d'art contemporain, Montrouge, France.
1994 Salon d'art contemporain, Montrouge, France.
Young Painting, Grand Palais, Paris.
1995 Salon d'art contemporain, Bagneux, France.
       "Courant d'art", Galerie Area, Deauville.
1996 "The exodus has begun", Paris.
       "Eclate moi", Paris.
       Salond'artcontemporain, Bagneux, France.
1998 "State of nature", with Yoshinori HosokiandMargat, 
galerie OZ, Paris.
1999 KunstRAI, Galerie OZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2001 Paris Art Gallery, Chiba, Tokyo, Japan.
2001 KunstRAI, Galerie OZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2001 Christophe Avella Bagur and Attila Richard Lukacs,galerie Oz, Paris.
2003 "Qu'est-
ce-que l'art domestique ? (2)", Jean-Luc & Takako Richard gallery, CERAP, Paris.
2004 Art Fair, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
2004 Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany.
2004 ArtParis 2004, France.
2004 Art Fair, Cologne, Germany.
2005 Museum of contemporary art of Lyon (Moca), "Myfavourite things": painting in France, curated by Richard Leydier
2006 Van Gogh space in Arles (Provence), "Contemporary figures ", with Jean Lerin.
2006 Orangerie du Sénat, Paris, "Human Size/Taillehumaine", curated by Christian Gattinoni and Michèle Robine.
2007 “French Touche”, Villa Tamaris contemporary art center, La Seyne-S
ur-Mer, Provence, France.
2007 Slick 2007, Jean-Luc & Takako Richard gallery, Paris.
2008 Art Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2008 SoFF (So Fucking French), The Village Underground, London, UK.
2010 "Works on paper
", 16 artists (Benjamin Edwards, Beverly Fishman, Carl Fudge, Ron Gorchov, Stefan 
         Hoenerloh, Shirley Kaneda, Alain Kirili, Adam Ross...).
2011 "Enigmatic Fantasies" Gallery Altro Mondo (, Manilla, Philippines.
2011 "
Collection: First Selection", Villa Tamaris contemporary art center, La Seyne-Sur-Mer, Provence, France.
2011 Shanghai Contemporary, Gallery Altromondo.
2012 “Les Braves 2”, Jean-Luc and Takako Richard gallery, with Ic, Heuzé, Agrinier, Van Den Besselaar, Paris.

2012 ArtParis- with Avella-Bagur, Elrod, Fishman, Hoenerloh, Kaneda, Nakagami.
2012 « First Year in New York »,
galerie Richard, with Dionisio Gonzales, Paul Henry Ramirez, Joseph Nechvatal, Carl Fudge, New York.
2013 Artparis- ArtFairavec Gorchov Ron, Bogart Bram, Beverly, Matsutani Takesada
Nakagami, Sven-Ole.

2013 “Head”, Bosi Contemporary gallery, curators Robert Curcio and Dominick Lombardi, with Chambliss Giobbi, Benedetta Bonichi,         Richard Butler, Lori Field, Rieko Fujinami, Ronald L. Hall, Nina Levy, Esther Naor and Lena Viddo, New York. USA.

2013 Documenta USA 2013, Museum of New Art, Detroit, USA.

2013 Bridgeport ArtCenter, with NAME gallery, Chicago, USA.

2014 ArtParis 2014, Grand Palais, Paris.

2014 “42th Osten Drawing Biennial”, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.

2014 “25 Birthday of Galerie Richard”, Paris.

2015 “Works on Paper”, artists of the gallery, Galerie Richard, Paris.

2015 The Selfie Show, Museum Of New Art, Detroit, USA.

2015 Flux Fair Harlem, New York, USA.

2015 Digital Week, Identité révé(l)ée, MI Galerie, Paris.

2015 (Dé)figurations, Galerie Domi Nostrae, Lyon.

2016 Contemporary Drawings, Galerie Richard, Paris.

2016 Ex-Péri-Mentations, LAC (The Space of Contemporary Art), Narbonne, France.

2016 “La force de la peinture”, 16 painters of French Tradition, Virton, Belgium.

2016 “Real Truth”, National Museum of Shi Jia Zhuang (Heibei province), China.

2016 “Real Truth part 2”, Xun Art gallery, Beijing, China.

2018 Human Now, Armory Week, Spring/Break Art Show, New York, USA, curated by Kara Brooks.

2019 Ouverture, Altro Mondo Creative Space, the opening of the new gallery spaces, Manilla, Philippines.

2019 Miscellanea, Galerie du Comble, Virton, Belgium

2019 “Portraits/Autoportraits/Autre portraits/à l’ère 4.0”, Galerie du Comble, Virton, Belgium.

2019 30 ans Galerie Richard, Paris.



Face FS1789  christophe avella bagur selfportrait


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