Timeline

1962
Born, March 3, Paris
1979–1983
Graduated from Toulouse School of Fine Arts
1983
Grand prix Contest of Painting Toulouse City
1983
Awarded the first scholarship of Chinese studies with the twin town program of Chongquing City and Toulouse City
1983
Studies Art at the Institute of Fine Arts Sichuan, China
1982–1984
Studies Chinese at the Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations in Paris
1989
Graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts Sichuan, Excellence Prize
1989
Membership in the Calligraphers Association Sichuan
1989
Participation at the International Calligraphy Show at the Palace of Fine Arts Beijing
1989–1991
Attaché Culture at the French Embassy Beijing, person in charge of exchange and artistic cooperation
1991
Honorary member in the National Association for compared French-Chinese Studies
1994
Rêves de Pierre is published by Editions Paroles d’Aube. Essay by Anne Pion, Mine leads drawings by Fabienne Verdier
1998
Public order by the National Center of Plastic Art for the poster of the Avignon Festival
2000
Les carnets du calligraphe, Chinese poetry, is published by Ed. Albin Michel, essay by François Cheng, works by Fabienne Verdier (24 reproductions of originals).
2001
Order of a big work by the Cabinet Valode and the Pistre Architectes for the “Antares” building, Boulogne-Billancourt
2001
Creation of a contemporary fresco to the theme Journey in the mineral
2002
Order for a manuscript recalling Fabienne Verdier’s way and esthetical researches in China by Albin Michel
2003
State Comission by the French minister of foreign affairs and the Chinese minister of culture for a logo and a visual identity for the crossed years: The Chinese year in France and the French year in China.
2003
Passagère du Silence . Dix ans d’initiation en Chine, published by Ed. Albin Michel. Narration about the studies under the last big masters of the Chinese painting
2003
Entry in the E. de Rothschild collection
2003
Entry in the permanent collection of the Cernuschi Museum.
2004
Creation and installation of works for the Abbaye de Silvacane (Center of national monuments and Aix-en-Provence City)
2004
Entry in the Bruce Kovner collection
2005
François Pinault Collection.
2005
Barbier-Muller Collection.
2007
Entre Ciel et Terre. Monograph of the last ten years of creation, published by Ed. Albin Michel
2007
Interview about painting with Charles Juliet, published by Ed. Albin Michel
2007
Entry in the Fondation H. Looser collection
2007
Entry in the collection of National Museum of Modern Art Centre Pompidou
2007
H. Looser Foundation Collection.
2007
National Museum of Modern Art Centre Pompidou collection.

Exhibitions

2013
Art Plural Gallery, Singapore (solo)
2012
Fine Art Asia 2012, Art Plural Gallery, Hong Kong
2012
Art Stage Singapore 2012, Art Plural Gallery, Singapore
2011
Regards Croisés: A Selection of Asian Contemporary Art, Art Plural Gallery, Singapore
2009
FIAC, Paris
2009
Musee National d’Art Moderne, Paris
2009
elles@centrepompidou, Artistes Femmes Dans Les Collections du Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
2009
Painting, Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris, France (solo)
2008
« Expansion-Résonance », Jaeger Bucher Gallery, Paris (Catalogue) (solo)
2008
Art Basel, Galerie Alice Pauli
2006
Art Basel, Galerie Alice Pauli
2006
Art Paris 06, Grand Palais, Galerie Alice Pauli.
2005
Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne (solo)
2005
Art Basel, Galerie Alice Pauli
2003
Galerie Ariane Dandois, Paris (solo)
1997
Pacific Cultural Foundation, Taiwan (solo)
1997
Pacific Cultural Foundation on Tapei, Taiwan, China (solo)
1996
Galerie Joyce, Paris (solo)
1996
Palais Royal, Paris (solo)
1996
Galerie Joyce, Palais Royal, Paris (solo)
1993
Center of Contemporary Art, Hong Kong (solo)
1992
Maison de la Chine, Paris (solo)
1991
French Chancery, Peking (solo)
1990
French Embassy Beijing (solo)
1989
Palace of Fine Arts Chongqing (solo)
1989
Palais des Beaux Arts de Chongqing. Sichuan, China (solo)
1983
Palais des Beaux Arts, Toulouse (solo)
1982
Palais des Beaux Arts, Toulouse (solo)

Literature

2007
Fabienne Verdier: Entre Ciel et Terre. Ed. Albin Michel, Belgium
2007
Charles Juliet: Entretien avec Fabienne Verdier. Ed. Albin Michel, Paris
2003
Fabienne Verdier: Passagère du Silence. Dix ans d'initiation en Chine, Ed. Albin Michel, Paris
2001
Fabienne Verdier: L'unique trait de pinceau. Calligraphie, peinture et pensée chinoise, Ed. Albin Michel, Paris
2000
Fabienne Verdier: Les carnets du calligraphe. Ed. Albin Michel, Paris 2000. Essay by François Cheng, works by Fabienne Verdier (24 reproductions of originals)
1995
Fabienne Verdier: Rêves de Pierre. Ed. Paroles d'Aube. France 1995. Essays by Anne Pion, drawings by Fabienne Verdier