Title: Carré Blue
Medium: Oil on canvas, mixed media
Size: 1 meter square
Safir is a French painter and printmaker who studied Fine Arts at Julian Academy in Dijon, France. In her work, she likes to combine several techniques and media: painting, chalk, charcoal, rumpled paper collage, printing, and engraving. All of her compositions have a great expressive force.
Her selected solo exhibitions include: Espace 31, Issy, France, 1995; Galerie du Theatre, Vanves, France, 1994; Ateliers Portes Ouvertes, Clamart, France, 1991-'93; Galerie Etienne de Causans, Paris, 1992; Chamonix, 1990; Art Gallery of South Orly Airport, 1989; Galerie Parcours, Paris, 1987; and Boulogne, 1986.
Her selected group exhibitions include: 6 Contemporary Printmakers of Clamart, France, 1995; Art & Peace, Nanterre, France, 1992-'94; Contemporary Art of Plumelec, Morbihan, France, 1991; French Institute of Latin America, Mexico, 1990; Galerie Wauters, Paris, 1989; Galerie Parcours, Paris, 1987; UNESCO (Plasticians for Peace), 1986; and Galerie Bernanos, Paris, 1984.