Muriel Persil

MURIEL PERSIL
Born in Paris (France), in 1966. She lives and works in Occitanie.

Biography

Muriel Persil studied first at the Beaux-arts workshops of the city of Paris as well as at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière and at the studio of the painter Sotomayor where she developed her taste for anatomy, the nude and portraiture.
As a scenic painter, trained and qualified at the CNACFAG, she has for many years exercised this professional activity in parallel with that of a painter, exhibiting regularly in France (Paris, Montpelier, Céret, Perpignan) and in Spain (Barcelona, Girona).

In 2013, having moved to the south of France, she turned forward ceramics pratice in autodidact. Since, she focus her research on ceramic sculpture where she can explore the central themes as relations to the nature, death as crossing, elements as space of metamorphosis.

Solo Exhibitions

2019
Musée Rigaud, “Ophélie”, Invited by Claire Muchir. 6/07 to 29/09, Perpignan, France

2017
Vue sur Cours Gallery,  Narbonne, France

Group Exhibition

2020
“Rêveries”, Musée de la Briqueterie, 8/02 to 3/05, Saint Brieuc, France
Anduze Ceramics Festival, 5 to 8/08, Anduze, France
Maison Gramont Fanjeaux, 5/07 to 5/09, Aude, France
“Saint-Sulpice céramique”, october 2020, Paris, France
School Gallery Olivier Castaing, Paris, France
“Quelqu’un souffle sur mon cœur”, with Naym Ben Amara, Jérémy Louvencourt, Galerie Lligat, Perpignan, France

2019
“Mon royaume pour une couronne”, Musée La Piscine, 9/03 to 2/06, Roubaix, France
Parcours Céramique “Terralha”, European Festival of Ceramic Arts, Saint Quentin la poterie 12 to 14 July 2019, Saint-Quentin, France

2018
“Artistes à suivre 2018”,  Upper Aude Valley, France 2018
Maison Grammont, Fanjeaux, Aude, France
“Mon royaume pour une couronne”, Third Edition Of The Small Form Ceramics Prize, Expression Terre 2018 of the Douai School of Art

2017
“La jeune fille et la mort”, Musée de la céramique de l’Alcora [CICA], Spain
Festival de Rencontres des Créateurs Actuels et Singuliers (Festival of Encounters between Current and Singular Creators), A cent mètres du centre du monde Gallery, Perpignan

Prizes

2019
Selected for the Young European Ceramics competition “Parcours Céramique Terralha”, Saint Quentin la poterie 12 to 14 July, Saint Quentin, France
Public Prize Young Ceramics Competition Saint-Quentin la Poterie, European Festival of Ceramic Arts Saint Quentin la poterie, July-August, Saint-Quentin, France
Selected for the Carouges 2019 International Ceramics Competition, “Hortus, le jardin envahi la table”.

2018
Winner of the competition of Earth Expressions, Small Form Ceramics Prize 2018 of the Douai School of Art.

2017
Ceramics “La jeune fille et la mort”, finalist in the 37th International Ceramics Competition of the Alcora, CICA, Spain

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