Michel Trinquier

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Michel Trinquier
Born 12 October 1931 (1931-10-12)
Nationality French
Education Beaux-Arts d'Avignon
Known for painting, printmaking, drawing, collage
Movement Groupe de l'Atelier
Awards Grand Prix du Festival d'Avignon, 1961

Michel Trinquier is a French painter who was born the 12 October 1931 in Avignon.


He starts painting in studying after school at "collège Saint Jean-Baptiste de La Salle in Avignon and becomes member of the "Groupe de l'Atelier". He is also found of paleontology.

In the 1960s he discovers Belle-Ile, an island in the Atlantic ocean and he starts to work through "collages" including sand, ropes or shellfish in his paintings.

In 1961 he receives the "Grand prix de peinture du festival d'art dramatique d'Avignon" [1] for a painting now in musée Calvet in Avignon.

Main exhibitions[edit]


Michel Trinquier has illustrated a poetry book together with Eugène Baboulène, Pierre Cayol, Hervé Di Rosa and Pierre François ,[2] les 81 poèmes de Claude Garcia-Forner, Rayon Bleu[3]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ E. Bénézit (1976). Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs de tous les temps et de tous les pays. Gründ. ISBN 2-7000-0158-3. 
  2. ^ La Lettre de Sète et de l'étang de Thau, n° 41
  3. ^ Garcia Forner, Claude (2004). Rayon bleu: poèmes. Sauramps. ISBN 2-84023-354-1.