About Nathalie MaquetNathalie Maquet Painter

 

I am a French artist (b 1979) currently living and working in London. I completed a MSci in Mathematics at Imperial College London in 2001. After 9 years working in the financial services industry in the City of London, I decided to go to art school to pursue my passion for painting. I completed a BA in Fine Art at City & Guilds of London Art School in 2012.

My paintings are about a spontaneous experience of nature and an always changing and flowing reality. Viewers are invited into the imaginary, where they experience a fluid and vibrant world of light and colour. I have been exploring nature from different points of view: up close to discover its depths, and further away to explore a wider expanse of the landscape.

An intuitive process guides me, where the painting organically evolves. This is a process of taking natural forms such as flowers or a landscape with a strong physical structure, and then de-constructing it. Shapes and details are radically simplified to find nature’s essential form. I am also interested in exploring rhythm and how organic and natural patterns are used to create a feeling of movement and a sense of balance and harmony.

Exhibitions

2019

Hong Kong Affordable Art Fair, May 2019 (Signet Contemporary Art Gallery, London)
Hampstead Affordable Art Fair, May 2019 (Eclectic Gallery, London)

2018

Jungle 2 Painting by Nathalie Maquet at Art Avantage Gallery Paris
Jungle 2 Painting by Nathalie Maquet at Art Avantage Gallery Paris 2018

Singapore Affordable Art Fair, November 2018 (Signet Contemporary Art Gallery, London)
Battersea Affordable Art Fair, October 2018 (Eclectic Gallery, London)
Art Avantage Gallery, Paris – paintings exhibited in the gallery
Electic Gallery, Notting Hill London – “Flower Flow” group exhibition April 11 – June 12, 2018
Hampstead Affordable Art Fair, May 2018 (Eclectic Gallery, London)

2016

ArtDog Gallery, London

Lopez-Grey Gallery, London

2014-2015

Nathalie Maquet Paintings at the Hampstead Affordable Art Fair
At the Hampstead Affordable Art Fair 2018

Battersea Affordable Art Fair, October 2015 (ArtDog Gallery, London)
Hampstead Affordable Art Fair, June 2015 (ArtDog Gallery, London)
Hampstead Affordable Art Fair, June 2014 (Catharine Miller Gallery, London)
Battersea Decorative Art Fair, January 2014 (Catharine Miller Gallery,London)

2013

Hollywood Road Gallery, London
Houghton Gallery

2012

Affordable Art Fair Nathalie Maquet Paintings
Battersea Affordable Art Fair 2015, with Lopez-Grey Gallery

City & Guilds of London Art School Degree Show, London