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BIOGRAPHY
Pierre André Camille Auzias

Name:
Pierre André Camille Auzias

Born:
Lyon, France

Citizenship:
French resident in DK
Pierre was born in France and living in Denmark since 1989.

Educated as a ballet dancer and choregrapher, performer and then autodidact painter.
Painter, teacher, illustrator, navigator and reporter, he is traveling most of the time to study nature and the inhabitants.

Pierre is working som painter into the “artists house” situated in the little town of Frederiksværk in the North of Seeland, Denmark. Pierre was nominated as the official painter for The Danish Royal Navy in 1994 and painter for the Danish Defence in 1998. He travelled extensively (North Atlantic, Færoes islands, Baltic, Island and all over Greenland). Pierre is also a fond keen navigator by is own sailing boat. In the context of Danish campaigns in North Atlantic, Pierre got many opportunities to live in arctic regions, therefore he became deeply sensitive to the nature and culture of these countries.

His biggest 2000 exhibition in Denmark, entitled “ Draw me a seal”, followed a several months trip in South West Greenland, 400 miles kayaking and walking, accompagnied by Maren, his 9 year old daughter. This, both, daughter and father produced report- painting exhibition included notes that were collected during their travel, outlining the atmosphere of summer light in arctic regions, also inviting to a spiritual reflection about the aspects of the culture of Greenland. This exhibitions was a “poetic“ homage to Paul Émil Victor ordered by the French Ambassy in Copenhagen. PEV was also the French founder of the Movement for the Preservation of the Environment.

As pedagogue, Pierre is invited to organize workshops in various schools and residential places, including home for aged people. These workshops allow children to create and integrate a wide range of sensory material on the same project, i.e. paint, dance, rhythm, using natural and salvaged material (as well as domestic material) for the confection of musical instruments, masks and costumes. He is actually teaching art through seminars into the school of Uummannaq in Greenland and participate to humanitarians missions in Africa supporting by his art building of schools and hospitals in Mali.

With regard to his background in France, Pierre was highly involved in the ballet world. He toured years along with several world famous compagnies most of them Americans, Germans and French. Pierre’s artistic education mostly took place in Brussel and Paris.

Nomminates:

- 1994: Official Nomination as painter attached to the Danish Royal Navy.
- 1998: Official Nomination as painter attached to the Danish Defence.

ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS

Artistic Education:
- 1972: European Centre of Choreographic Research, Mudra, Brussel, Belgium.
- 1973: Higher School of Choreographic Studies, Paris, France.

Education including the following:
- Sociology, films 6 photography- Paris VI University.
- Scenography- High School of Architecture. Paris.
- Ancient art history: Egypt, Rome, Orient.
- Ballet music, Musicology, Ballet history, Labanotation.
- Painting and drawing- “Les Beaux Arts, Paris and Caen.

- 1980/ 84: Higher School of Choreographic Studies, Paris, France. Teacher and censor.

- 1984/ 85: Attached for the French Minister for Culture Dance dept. Over sea France.

- 1976/ 91: Touring as a dancer with various world ballet companies, and then as a choreographe.

Events/Exhibitions:

Group exhibition:
- 1977: “Salon des Bas Normands” Caen Basse Normandie, France.
- 1989: “Salon d’ Automne“ Grand Palais, Paris.
- 1990/91: “Salon des Indépendants”, Grand Palais, Paris.
- 1995: “KE” Danish Autumn exhibition, EfterÅrsudstilling, Copenhagen. DK.
- 1998: “Forum Art Event” Copenhagen.
- 2000: “ Mija, Spain: Exhibition with the participation of Her Majesty the
Queen of Denmark, to raise funds for the building of the first Danish church in Spain.

Report painting exhibitions:
- 1995: “One month on board of HMDS Triton in North Atlantic”- Royal Danish Naval Museum, Copenhagen.
- 1996: “Copenhagen, Culture town 1996” Invited artist.
- 1997: “In the Wake of the Royal Yacht Dannebrog around Greenland”. Culture House.
- 1999: “Tempera Polaris” A commanded exhibition for the visit of Her Majesty The Queen of Denmark into the town of Hundested. Nord Seeland, DK.
- 2000: “Draw me a seal” following a three month kayak journey, accompanied by his daughter, in SW Greeenland. Gjethuset- Frederiksværk. DK.
- 2001: “Homage to Paul Emil Victor” Alliance Francaise, Copenhagen. DK.
- 2004: “From Nuuk to Qaanaaq” With “Politiken” Photographer Martin Lehmann. Gallery ” SPOT” Frederiksværk, DK.
- 2005: ”Retrospective exhibition 1994- 2004” Fregatten Jylland Museum. Ebeltoft. DK.
- 2006: “ Vinter i Africa- summer in Greenland” Gallery “SPOT”, Frederiskværk. DK.
- 2007: ” 70° 41’ N”. Gallery ”SPOT” Frederiksværk. DK

Galleries:
“Art Pluriel” Martinique Fort de France.
“L’ Oeil Multiple” Granville, Fr.
“Astel”, Copenhagen, DK
“La Lanterne”, Bayeux, Fr.
“Publi Relation“, Laval, Fr.
“La Marine“, Granville, Fr.
“Haute Feuille“, Paris, Fr.
“Raspail Rive Gauche“, Paris, Fr.
“ Kulstoff 92“, Copenhagen, Dk.
“Aagalleriet“, Frederiksværk, Dk.
“Galerie des Éditions Maritimes”, Paris, Fr.
“Galleri Reiff”, Holbæk, Dk.
“SPOT” Frederiksværk, Dk.

Buy by:
DSB national railway company, DR TV Byen natioanl TV & Radionish House, Novo Nordisk, Norske Véritas, The Danish Defence, The Home Rules of Greenland..........

Decorations:
- 1994: The Museum of the Fregate “ Jylland”, Ebeltoft, Dk.
- 1996: The Danish Royal Marine Headquarters. Dk.
- 1997: The Danish Defence Headquarters. Dk.
- 1999: “The Blue Ruban Cup” Scandlines.
- 2000: Danish Royal Marine Headquarters in Greenland.
- 2001: “Margrethe Kirken” Decoration of the Danish Church in Fuengirola, Spain.
- 2002: “The Town Hall “ of Frederiksværk. Dk.
- 2002: Royal Danish Military Average School in Hvims. Dk.
- 2004: St. Lazerean School, Carlow , Irland. (Poject for children).
- 2004: The Danish Royal Marine Material Headquarters.
- 2004/ 05: Stained glass windows for “Margrethe Church, Fuengirola, Spain.
- 2005: Holte Reeducation center, Dk.
- 2006: Decoration of Danish Warship “ABSALON”. Decoration of Danish Warship “Esbern Snarre”.
- 2006/ 07: One year artproject with schoolchildren in the school ofUummannaq, Greenland.

Orders for:
- 1997: Her Majesty the Queen Margrethe of Denmark.
- 1994/ 96: His Royal Highness , The Consort Prins Henrik of Denmark.
- 1996: His Royal Highness, The Crown Prins Frederik of Denmark.
- 1997: Havard War College. USA
- 1998: The Russian Fleet 300 years jubilee.
- 1997/ 99: The Danish Ambassy in Island.
- 1999: The Danish Ambassy in Tallin, Estland.
- 1999: The Townhall of Norfolk, USA.
- 2000: The Town hall of Qaqortoq, Greenland.
- 2000: Her Majesty The Mother Queen Ingrid of Denmark.
- 2002: The Naval Station of Frederikshavn, Dk.
- 2005: The portrait of His Royal Highness The Consort Prins Hentik of Denmark for the Fregate Jylland Museum.

Publications:
- 1987: Guy Junes Editor, Paris.
- 1991/93: “Hempels” maritime calender.
- 1997: The Danish Royal Navy calender.
- 2003: “ The Royal Navy” A book about the Danish warships with text og Commander Erik Moaansson and 40 paintings from Pierre.
- 2006/ 07: Diagala/ Mali: Calenders for French Humanitarian organisation.

Illustrations for:
Gyldendal, Borgens, Nationalmuseet, Fregate Jylland, Div. Theaters, The Defence,

Reportage in:
North Atlantic, Norge, Island, Faeroes, Greenland, Bosnia, Kosovo, Grazzanize..

Foundations and Sponsors:
- 1995: Peter Augustinus found.
- 1995: The Royal Naval Museum.
- 1997: Thodberg Travel Donation.
- 1989/94 Lagermann (spossoring).
- 2000: The cultural council of the town of Frederiksværk, Dk.
- 2001: Scandinavian Airlines.

Div:
Painter and scenographer in differents Danish, Greenlandish and Danish theaters.

Direct Correspondence to:
elected member of
Pierre André Camille Auzias
“Kunstnerhus”
Gjethusparken 6
3300 Frederiksværk
Denmark
Tel: At work in DK: ( + 45) 47 72 58 24
Mbl: ( + 45) 22 94 58 24
Email: p.auzias@mail.dk
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