Bernard Dumaine

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Bernard Dumaine (born August 20, 1953 in Angoulême, France) is a French artist best known for his work in photorealism and surrealism styles and for his background designs[1] for television cartoons. He works in a variety of media, including oil paints, acrylic paints, graphite pencil, digital painting, digital collage, and video.

Self Portrait, graphite pencil, 1983

Life and work[edit]

He graduated in sculpture with a mention for drawing in 1977 in Angers ( Maine et Loire, France ). Many single and group exhibitions followed, both locally and internationally. His early work included drawings in the style of photorealist and surrealist oil paintings.

Fond et la forme, oil on canvas, 1983

He is currently working mostly in digital media,[2] oil paints, and pencil. He is also doing Exquisite corpse works[3] in collaboration with many artists internationally,[4] and these collaborative works have recently been exhibited in galleries across France.[5]

He has a DeviantArt page which also contains a link to this Wikipedia page.

Doigt, oil on canvas, 2000
No Man's Land, oil on canvas, 2002
Search 02, digital painting
Untitled, digital painting exquisite corpse with Pinina Podesta, 2005

Group exhibitions[edit]

"Painting with pixels" - Cork Gallery, New York City, USA (2004)[6]

"32 bit Connection" - Museumsquartier (MQ), Vienna - Austria (2004)[7]

International Surrealist Show 2006 - Spencer, Iowa[8]

"Chimeria" - Sedan, France 2009[9]

Energy Art Salon 2010 - Chicago, USA[10]

Museu Brasileiro da Escultura - São Paulo, Brazil "Toyart" (2011)[11]

Collettiva Surrealista "Linguaggi d'Arte" (2011) - Floridia, Italy[12]

"Imagining science" - University of Reading (UK) (2013) - Exquisite corpses with Sally Hunter and Immy Smith

"Symbols and archetypes" - Dedalus Studi, Teramo, Italy (2013)[13]

Personal exhibitions[edit]

"Séries" - Galerie Rivaud, Poitiers , France (2014)[14]

Publications[edit]

  • selected works in Renderosity: Digital Art for the 21st Century (2004, Collins Design) by John Grant and Audre Vysniauskas
  • Search 02 in Issue #1, Dark Recesses Press (Dark Recesses Press, 2005)
  • selected works in Metamorphosis (2006, Jon Beinart)
  • selected work in Imagine The Imagination : new visions of Surrealism (2009, nEgoist Sp.z.o.o.)
  • selected work in Visionary Art Yearbook (2010, edited by Otto Rapp)
  • " Miximages " 80 Exquisite corpses in pencils (Blurb, 2010, ISBN 978-2-9538353-0-4 )
  • selected works in Anarchy Mag, Issue #70/71,#72/73,#74 (Freedom press, 2011-2013)
  • selected works in Rebirth of the exquisite corpse (2011, ISBN 978-1-4476-6398-0) by Anthony Mason
  • selected works in Collaborative Corpse Yearbook 2010-2011 (2011, Blurb) by George Teseleanu
  • selected works in Eco-Ar-Te para o reencantamento do mundo by SATO, Michèle (Org.) São Carlos: RiMa & Cuiabá: FAPEMAT, 2011
  • selected works in Artelibre - arte y libertad VI (Editorial Comuniter, S.L.,ISBN 10: 84-15126-19-5,2012)
  • selected works in Biomech Art by Martin de Diego Sádaba (Graffito books) ISBN 978-1909051027, 2013
  • selected works in Lithaire by Pierre Petiot (La Belle Inutile Editions) ISBN 9781291616743, 2013
  • selected work in The Horror Magazine by Jeani Rector (Horror Zine, The /2013)ISBN 0615914217
  • selected work in The spindle's arc by J. Karl Bogartte (La Belle Inutile Éditions /2014)ISBN 9781312058026

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