Caroline Challan Belval

Responsabilités

  • Professor of etching at the Ecole nationale supérieure d'art of Villa Arson
  • Lecturer on mural art techniques at the Faculty of Humanities and Human Sciences of Nice Sophia Antipolis.

Distinctions

  • 2015 : French Academy of Architecture Prize
  • 2002 : Colin Lefranc fellowship in New York

Biographie

Caroline Challan Belval is a french artist graduated from the Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts of Paris. Thereafter she holds a masters degree in Architecture and Heritage from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis and the Architecture Faculty of Genova, Italy.

She develops research on painting and the new and sustainable materials in contemporary architecture. In parallel, her research interest in architecture focuses on underground and hidden structures, their perception and their relationship with the epidermis. She teatched drawing, morphology and painting. Currently she is professor of etching at the Ecole nationale supérieure d'art of Villa Arson in Nice, and lecturer on mural art techniques at the Faculty of Humanities and Human Sciences of the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.

In 2010, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Nice dedicated a solo exhibition to her work, and also the International contemporary art center of Carros in 2011, the City of Architecture and Heritage, Palais de Chaillot, Paris, in 2014 ; supported by the Region Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur and a residency for research and production at the Museum of modern art of Bologne, Italy.

In 2015 she’s awarded by the Prize of French Academie of Architecture. Her works can be found in few important public collections as the MoMA in New York, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, the MAMAC in Nice, and the City of Architecture and Heritage in Paris.