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ferdinand boutard lives and works in paris.
ferdinand attended various art schools before choosing to focus on animated film at the school of visual communication les gobelins. after his studies, his career path led him to work on several full-length and short films, among which four personal productions. in 2011, he decided to answer what he knew to be his true calling and become a painter.
pencil to computer, acrylic to oil, ferdinand has experimented with a broad spectrum of media. these artistic ambulations inform a vision that has managed to evolve while remaining true to itself. painting has provided ferdinand with the challenge of a lifetime.
a fervent admirer of caravage, velazquez, vermeer, schiele and rockwell, ferdinand aims to revive a certain kind of classicism, in a way that reconciles rigor with humor.
he is represented by the galerie hauteville and the gallery 55bellechasse (from now on as a guest).
biography (en/fr) as pdf