Aérosol was born in Nantes in 1957. He spray painted his first stencil in 1982, in Tours, and has been living in Lille since 1984. He has left his works on the walls of many cities.
Aérosol is represented by several galleries in France and abroad. He made the cover and gave its name to a book about street stencil art, Vite Fait, Bien Fait (éditions Alternatives/Agnès B, Paris, 1986). He has released several books: VIP Very Important Pochoirs (éditions Alternatives, Paris 2007), Risques de Rêves (éditions Critères 2011 + re-release in 2012), Parcours Fléché (éditions Gallimard / Alternatives, Paris 2013) and several exhibition catalogues.