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Gerard Passet

by on May 22, 2013

Passet born in Villeneuve-le-Roi, France. Deceased (1936-2013).

Gerard Passet Biography

Passet was born in 1936 in Villeneuve-le-Roi. He was the pupil of Marcel Roch and Goerg and was also the chief of Yves Brayer’s studio at the Grande Chaumiere Academy.

He has exhibited in numerous one-man and group shows throughout France and the world. Passet has achieved international recognition through the many prizes, scholarships, and awards he has received during his art career.

He is represented in various museums including: The Modern Art Museum of Paris, The Museum Cantini (Marseilles), and The Museum of I’lle de France (Sceaux).

The French Government and the City of Paris have also purchased many paintings by Gerard Passet. Passet died on November 17, 2013.

Education:
School of Applied Arts – Paris (1950)
Académie de la Grande Chaumiere – Paris (1956)
Academy Montparnasse – Paris (1956)
Introduction to Visual Arts at the age of 16, subjects : landscapes, figures, portraits and interior scenes.
Career:

On Permanent Exhibition Arnot Gallery, New York USA
The first works that mark the beginning of his career were executed in 1970. Gérard Passet exhibited for the first time in 1961 in Paris .
Price Pebeo Award for Young Painting – Gallery Drouant – David Paris 1955
Medal of the City of Paris, Paris 1956
Scholarship at the Salon of Young Painting, Paris 1957
Travel grant from the French government in 1957
Price Henri Farmann Salon National des Beaux Arts Paris 1957
Medal of the City of Paris, Paris 1957
Medal Award Othon Friesz 1957
Price Amtral Paris 1959
Taylor Prize Foundation 1959
Youth Grand Prix at the Societe Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris 1959
Price of Arts and Letters, Juvisy 1966
Price of the General Council, Taverny 1967
Guest of Honor of the City of Vitry sur seine 1985
Guest of Honor of the City of Charenton 1975
Guest of Honor of the City of Villeneuve King 1970 1984
Guest of Honor of the City of Yerres 1992
Guest of Honor of the City of Ablon sur Seine 1995
Special exhibition organized by the City of Ablon sur Seine 1995
Grand Prix of the European Foundation (Belgium) 1998 1999
Guest of Honor of the City of Villeneuve St. Georges 2009
Guest of Honor of the City of Villeneuve Triage2009
International Association of Plastic Arts – UNESCO
Special Prize of the City of Villeneuve King  2013
Special Prize Art’issime 2013
Bibliography:
New literary (John Daueveze ) 1971
Cross ( Miss Baron) 1971
Painter (John Chabanon ) 1977
Who’s Who 1977
20 great contemporary signatures 1998
History of the Salon d’Automne in 1903 to the present day (Patrick F. Barrer )
Cities and villages along the Seine ( Amatteis editions ) 2006
Twenty Great Contemporary Signatures (Editions du Chêne Vert )
Website of the Society of Authors in the Graphic and Plastic Arts (image bank )
Participation in the illustration of the book ” Walk with Painters” Montereau Seine Port  2005


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