Born in 1971, Julie Bessard received her higher education in art at the Regional School of Plastic Arts in Fort-de-France, where she earned her National Diploma in Visual Arts in 1995. It was there that she began her artistic practice, which includes painting, drawing, and installation work.
Some solo exhibitions:
2019, Shattered Painting, Fondation Clément, Martinique • 2016, Shadows and Jubilations, Tout Koulè Gallery, Martinique • 2012, Birds, Saint-John Perse Foundation, Aix-en-Provence • 2007/08, Cast Shadows, Musée Dapper, Paris • 2007/08, The Flight, Fondation Clément, Martinique • 2005, Cast Shadows, National Stage, Martinique • 2004, Memories, Ministry of Overseas France, Paris.
Some group exhibitions:
2022, Dust Specks on the Sea, Centre d'art Contemporain, Annemasse / Centre d'art Contemporain, Noisiel • 2022, The Risks of Art, Tropiques Atrium, Martinique • 2022, Art Market, Fondation Clément, Martinique • 2021, Of Fire and Rain, Fondation Clément, Martinique • 2021, Dust Specks on the Sea, San Francisco Art Institute, USA • 2021, Dust Specks on the Sea, 516 ARTS Contemporary Arts Museum, Albuquerque, USA • 2020, Dust Specks on the Sea, Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami, USA • 2018/19, Dust Specks on the Sea, Hunter College East Harlem Gallery, New York • 2008, Atlantis, Fondation Clément, Martinique • 2004, New Wave Martinique, J.M Arts Gallery, Paris • 2003, Drawing Biennial, Santo Domingo • 1997, Sao Paulo Urban Sculpture, Brazil - Painting Biennial, Santo Domingo.