biography

2019

L’ORIGINE DU MONDE (The Origin of the World), monumental sculpture. Private collection. Piré-sur-Seiche.

LA DAME EN NOIR (The Lady in Black), monumental sculpture. Private collection. Piré-sur-Seiche

Winner of the Delmas prize awarded by the Institut of France on a proposal from the Académie des Beaux – Arts.

2018

6 monumental sculptures for Vern-sur-Seiche. Private collection.

JEU DE BOULES (Game of Bowls), monumental fountain. Private collection. Piré-sur-Seiche

FEUILLE D’ERABLE (Maple Leaf), monumental sculpture. Fontaine-Henry (France)

2017

ROCKING-BENCH, monumental sculpture. Private collection. Lyon (France)
LA FENÊTRE, sculpture monumentale. Collectionneur privé. Piré-sur-Seiche (France).

2016

PASSAGE “IN” & “OFF”, monumental sculpture for municipal park. Yiwu (China).

Awarded grand prize for creativity by the Chinese National Institute of Sculpture.

2014

LA MAIN, (The Hand), monumental sculpture. Private collection. Piré-sur-Seiche (France)

2013

RENCONTRES (Encounters), monumental fountain. Labège (France).

LA COLONNE DES STYLITES (The Stylite Pillar), monumental sculpture. Stanford University (USA).

2012

Exhibition of monumental sculptures. Hunnebostrand (Sweden).

LE CUBE DE NIVILLAC (The Cube of Nivillac). Private commission, Nivillac (France).

2011

PASSAGE “IN” & “OFF” et VAGUES DE RÊVES (Dream Waves), two monumental sculptures. Private collections. Vern-sur-Seiche (France).

2010

Jardin des arts (Garden of the Arts). Châteaubourg (France).

Festival de la pluie, (Rain Festival) Calvados (France).

Galerie les cahiers de l’imaginaires: Lumières – matières (Lights and Materials). Dinard (France).

2009

Art’n co, Passage à l’art. Cherbourg (France).

SUPPORTS DE RÊVES JUMEAUX (Twin Dream Supports), monumental sculptures. Private collections. Les Loges-en-Josas (France).

2008

GROUPE SUPPORTS DE RÊVES et LE PASSAGE, (Group of Dream Supports and The Passage), two monumental sculptures. Private collections. Les Loges-en-Josas (France).

2007

Exhibition: Sculptura 2007 Falkenberg (Sweden).

Sale of sculpture LE BANC NOIR (The Black Bench). Karlstadt, (Sweden).

2006

GROUPE SUPPORTS DE RÊVES, (Group of Dream Supports) monumental sculpture for NXP-PHILIPS research centre, Colombelles. Caen (France).

2005

Exhibition: Yuzi Paradise. Guilin (China).

2004

Winner of monumental sculpture competition held by the City of Shanghai, Pudong (China).

Four sculptures commissioned for interior of Hôtel des Gabelles by Société Groupe Action d’Eclat. Versailles, (France).

2003

MEMOIRE (Memory), monumental sculpture for municipal archives. Marmande, (France).

2002

“Le printemps de la sculpture” (Spring sculpture show). Chantilly (France).

Edition of three pâte de verre and crystal sculptures by DAUM.

UN AUTRE MONDE EST POSSIBLE (Another World is Possible), monumental mosaic. Porto Alegre (Brazil).

LES BANCS (The Benches), monumental sculptures from artist-in-residence K.K.V. Hamburgson (Sweden).

“City sculpture”, monumental sculpture for Beijing International Park. Beijing, (China).

2001

Group exhibition at the Hôtel-Dieu, curated by Roy Sfeir. Paris (France).

PONT EN DEUX PARTS (Two-Part Bridge), monumental sculpture. Montours (France).

2000

SUPPORTS DE RÊVES (Dream Supports), monumental sculpture, Golfe de l’Amirauté. Saint Arnoult (France).

PAGE D’ECRITURE (Page of Writing), monumental sculpture, homage to Jacques Prévert. Ecole maternelle d‘Avon (France).

1999

Galerie de Tourgéville (France).

PONT EN DEUX PARTS (Two-Part Bridge), monumental sculpture. La Norma ski resort (France).

PONT EN DEUX PARTS (Two-Part Bridge), monumental sculpture for Yuzi Paradise. Guilin (China).

1998

Exhibition: Letheim Castle (Germany).

“Sculptures sous le soleil“ (Sculptures Under the Sun), Antibes-Juan-les-Pins (France).

Sale of 3 sculptures to USA: Galerie Roy Sfeir.

“Les Mendemilles”: LA PORTE (The Door), monumental sculpture. Mendes (France).

1997

Exhibition: Letheim Castle (Germany).

Sculptura 97. LE CERCLE DE LA VIE, (The Cycle of Life) monumental sculpture. Falkenberg (Sweden).

1996

Open studio exhibition: “Les Ateliers d’Artistes de Belleville”. Paris (France).

Group exhibition: MAC 2000. Paris (France).

1995

Open studio exhibition: “Les Ateliers d’Artistes de Belleville”. Paris (France).

Exhibition: Saint Robert (France).

UNE MAIN (A Hand), monumental sculpture. Rust (Germany).

1994

Open studio exhibition: “Les Ateliers d’Artistes de Belleville”. Paris.

“Diabase, la pierre noire” (Diabase, the Black Stone), Swedish Cultural Centre. Paris (France).

Sculpture for the world rally championship.

LE LIVRE DE LA VIE (The Book of Life), monumental sculpture. Lycée Gutenberg, Conseil Régional d’Ile-de-France. Créteil (France). Aymeric Zublena, architect.

1993

Open studio exhibition: “Les Ateliers d’Artistes de Belleville”. Paris (France).

“Jeux de Mains” (Hand Game), Toyota France. Vaucresson (France).

1992

Open studio exhibition: “Les Ateliers d’Artistes de Belleville”. Paris (France).

Group exhibition: Galerie Montenay. Paris (France).

1991

Open studio exhibition: “Les Ateliers d’Artistes de Belleville”. Paris (France).

Three Belleville sculptors at the BNP bank. Paris (France).

20th arrondissement: trophy sculptures for the City of Paris (France).

1990

Open studio exhibition: “Les Ateliers d’Artistes de Belleville”. Paris (France).

Art et Téléphone. Paris (France).

Recipient of The Europe Prize. Plouguerneau (France).

Sculpture for the city of Edingen-Neckerausen (Germany).

LA NYMPHEE NOIRE (The Black Nymph), monumental sculpture. Parc Citroën-Cévennes. Paris (France). J.-F Jodry, J.-P Viguier, architects.

1989

Espace Belleville. Paris (France).

FONTAINE (Fountain), monumental sculpture. Mauléon (Deux-Sévres- France).

1988

UNE EMPREINTE DE MAIN (A Handprint), monumental sculpture. Plouguerneau (France).

1985

Group exhibition: Montrouge (France).

1984

OLECRANE, TRACE (Olecranon, Trace), Commission for two monumental sculptures for the greater Nice region (France).

1983

Exhibition: “Salon d’Automne” (Autumn Salon), (Grand-Palais). Paris (France).

Exhibition: “Grands et Jeunes d’ Aujourd’hui”, (The Great and Young of Today), (Grand-Palais). Paris (France).

Exhibition: “Espace et Matiére” (Space and Material), (Jussieu University). Paris (France).

International exhibition: “Six young sculptors pay homage to Juliet”. Verona (Italy).

Exhibition: “5 painters, 5 sculptors in the Chapel of the Cordeliers”, Sarrebourg (France).

“Homage to Penalba”, UNESCO. Paris (France).

80-82

Grant from S.E.M.A., French Ministry of Culture.

Eric Théret’s sculptures are in collections in Germany, Brazil, China, France, Italy, Sweden and the USA.