About the Artist
Boris Chouvellon (born in 1980) has a degree from the Villa Arson Visual Arts School of Nice and a Masters Degree from the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Marseille. In 2011, Chouvellon had a solo exhibition accompanied by a catalogue at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC) in Marseille. From 2012 to 2014, he was the resident artist at the the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. In 2014, he was a finalist for the Révélations Emerige Grant in Paris. In 2015, he was awarded the Prix Des Amis of La Maison Rouge, fondation Antoine de Galbert, where he created a monumental site-specific work. In 2017, Fondations, a monograph published and edited by André Frère, gave an overview of Chouvellon’s work from 2003 to 2016. He presented the monumental work La part manquante for the 2017 edition of Le Voyage à Nantes. In 2018, Chouvellon was the recipient of the Residence Saint Ange in France.
His work is in public and private collections in France and internationally. He has exhibited in France, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, England, Italy, Vietnam, the Netherlands, and Canada. Chouvellon is a 2019 recipient of the FACE Foundation Étant Donnés Fund for Artist Residencies. In January 2019, Chouvellon began his residency in collaboration with Show Gallery in Los Angeles and created a new body of work Cruising On Empty, that is on display at Show Gallery through April 1st, 2019.