Jean-Pierre Frey Artist
Jean-Pierre Frey was born in Paris on January 9, 1955. His father was an artist and painter from Montmartre, the favorite Parisian haunt of several famous 20th century artists. The modest house-workshop of the family was a never-ending source of stimulation for this artist in becoming. He remembers the combined smells of oil painting and turpentine, some art magazines and books which shaped his universe.
The following of his career has been an impressive parcours passing from the National Academy of Fine-Arts in France and the International Art Fair of Geneva (EUROP-ART), to finally become one of the top-five artists the most recognized and sold in France.
Then, in order to preserve his independence and paint freely, Jean-Pierre manages two of his own art galleries in France and USA. Then the Modern Art Museum of Fort Lauderdale acquires one of his paintings during an exhibit at ARTEXPO in New-York in 1994, and the art dealer Victor Palazzo starts to represent Jean-Pierre to USA..
He met his wife Caroline in 1997. In 2000, he ceases all professional activity and starts a trip to sail around the world with his family. He opened his Art Gallery "Elementos" in 2005 in Caribbean in the Marina of Casa de Campo to present his new work; the success was immediate.
In 2014 he arrives in French Polynesia. Charmed by its population and impressed by its landscapes, Jean-Pierre found a new source of inspiration to paint. He opened his studio/art-gallery in Vaitape, at the shore of the lagoon of Bora-Bora ...