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    Laurent Dareau was born and raised in Paris, France.
    He graduated as an optometrist in 1987.
    He received his masters of painting from the National Superior Decorative Art School in Paris in 1997 and his formal training from the National Fine Art School in Lyon in 1992. He is a former Cavalry Officer of the French Army -Drafted 1992-
    Laurent Lives and work in Florida since 2011, after 9 years in California, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
    Laurent has painted many official portraits, for the French Foreign Legion and for many private collectors. He teaches as well, Alliance of the Arts of Fort Myers, Bonita Springs Center of the Arts.
    Laurent participates in many fund raising, Children Hospital, Guide Dogs fro the blinds...
    He has realized several paintings of the Hermione, the boat of Lafayette, that have been displayed in Palm Beach, Naples and New York City.
    He teaches with several Art center throughout Southwest Florida.

 


Works And Exhibitions


1997        Solo show, Chamalieres, France
        Solo show Gallery Art Service, Paris, France

1998        Solo show, Aix-en Provence, France

1999        Solo show Gallery Art Service, Paris, France
        Solo show Gallery des Chevaliers, Saint-Paul de Vence, France
        Solo show Bartley Grew Gallery, London UK

2000        Solo show Gallery Art Service, Paris, France
        Solo show, City of Vichy, France

2002        Solo show, City of Vichy, France

2003        “Paul Harris New World Pioneer”, Comic Book, Rotary International

2005        Group show, Grey Mc Gear Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
        Group show Gallery One, San Francisco, USA

2006        Solo show Gallery Lawrence Asher, Los Angeles, USA
        Solo show Tumble and Tea Salon, Berkeley, USA
        “Baxter and McGuire” Concept artist, Comedy Central

2007        Group show Grey Mc Gear Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
        Solo show Gallery Lawrence Asher, Los Angeles, USA

2009        Three person show, LA Art House Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA

2010        Solo show Soho Gallery, Studio City, USA
        Red Dot Miami, Bruce Lurie Gallery, USA

2011        Two person show, LA Art House Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA
        Red Dot Miami, Bruce Lurie Gallery, USA
        Solo show Soho Gallery, Studio City, USA
        Hampton Art Fair, USA

2012        Red Dot Miami, Bruce Lurie Gallery, USA
        Solo show Soho Gallery, Studio City, USA
        San Francisco Art Fair, USA

2013        Solo show Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
        Hampton Art Fair, USA
        Group show Gallery on Fifth, Naples, USA

2014        Group show Gallery on Fifth, Naples, USA
        Solo show Lahaina Gallery, Palm Beach, USA

2015        Coconut Grove Gallery, Miami
        The Englishman Gallery, London, Naples
        Jeanne Chilshom Gallery, Palm Beach
        Solo Show, World Trade Gallery, NYC
        Solo Show Clermont Ferrand, France