Monique Michel - Artist

About Monique Michel

Learn more about Monique Michel from Cayenne - French Guyana.

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Monique Anna MICHEL was born and grew up in Haute-Savoie (Alps), France. As a child, she was already fascinated by her experience in the photography lab of her father, a professional photographer. She studied French Literature, Linguistics and Teaching Methodology. She earned a Doctorate of Francophone Literature at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Passionate about travels she has taught French language, literature and civilization mainly abroad: in Africa (Gabon, Senegal, Egypt), in the Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Syria, Yemen), in the United States (Louisiana and South Carolina), and currently at the University of French Guiana in Cayenne. From her diverse experience around the world she has developed a deep sensitivity for nature and a love of photography. She has challenged as a photographer to find a universal language while capturing Nature's beauty through symbolic and poetic compositions inspired by Romantic, Impressionist and Abstract Painting. She received the Artmajeur Award 2015, Category Silver.

Individual Photography Exhibition called a 'Magical World' at Bowie Arts Center in Due West, South Carolina (USA), from November 6, 2014 to January 23, 2015 with three series of 50 color and black and white landscape photographs: Earth's Gardens, The Passage of Time, and Between Sky and Water.

Collective Art Exhibition at the Carrousel of the Louvre in Paris, France, from October 18 to October 20, 2019.

Collective Art Exhibition at Calm Belt Gallery in Beijing, China, from November 1 to November 6, 2019.

Monique Michel joined Licensing on January 23rd, 2015.