“I am a painter and I was already working on the subject of fish, making them jumping out of the water and acting as if they were real humans. They are now back to their habitat, or at least, in front of the sea. It’s a nice place. What else could I paint? I just had to move closer the boards of the chair to join up the images. I extended the same image on the seat and the backrest, then I carefully placed there some of my fish. Red fish, of course! And I added a final touch: the eye’s pupil. They are alive now!”
Luc Michel is a self-taught artist. He has been exhibiting his painting at different regional fairs (Saint Romain-La Hêtraie, St Laurent de Brèvedent, Artistes ouvriers du Havre) and was awarded with several prizes. He participated to "Rouen National Art” in 2014 and 2016. He has also exhibited his works at the Tourism Office of Le Havre, at "Pasino", the Galerie "Les Mots Passants à Etretat", at the Montivilliers Abbey. In the latest three years, he has been exhibiting his works at the "Galerie Hamon", in Le Havre, and more recently at "Galerie 13" in Honfleur. The artist paints a fun, humoristic, poetical colourful universe,in which fish, a nice excuse to add a bit of extravagance, are the protagonists. After a long-time work with watercolours, the paintings currently proposed are made with acrylic colours, offering a larger range of shades.