Gérard SENDREY

Gérard SENDREY

Gérard Sendrey was born in 1928. He lives outside Bordeaux, in Bègles, where he worked until 1988. Along with his job as a civil servant, and after several sporadic approaches, he has devoted himself since 1967 to painting and drawing.

Gérard Sendrey was born in 1928. He lives outside Bordeaux, in Bègles, where he worked until 1988. Along with his job as a civil servant, and after several sporadic approaches, he has devoted himself since 1967 to painting and drawing.


After twelve years of total creative solitude, his first exhibition took place in 1979 in Bordeaux, in the cellars of the Fleuve Gallery, which was at that time an important cultural place widely seen as innovative. This event was the starting point of a course that will lead his productions to many…



… public collections:


Neuve Invention (a collection Jean Dubuffet created in 1982), Art Brut Museum, Lausanne (Switzerland)


Eternod/Mermod Collection, Lausanne (Swizerland)


Museum im Lagerhaus, Saint Gallen (Switzerland) 


L’Aracine, Villeneuve-d’Ascq (France)


La Fabuloserie, Dicy (France)


Cérès Franco Collection, Lagrasse (France) 


Musée International d’ Art Naïf Anatole Jakowsy, Nice (France)


Art en Marge, Brussels (Belgium)


De Stadshof collection, Museum Dr Guislain, Ghent (Belgium)


Charlotte Zander Museum, Bönnighein (Germany)


Arnulf Rainer Collection, Vienna (Austria) 


Museum of Unetice Culture (Czech Republic) 


Museum of Navarre, Pamplona (Spain)


Zack Gallery, Toronto (Canada)


European  Outsider Collection, Folk Art Museum, New York (USA)


Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee (USA)


Zetter Collection, Carlsbad, California (USA)


Art Visionary Collection, Melbourne (Australia)



Main exhibitions:


Jean Pierre Ritsch-Fisch Gallery, Strasbourg (France) 


Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee (USA)


Judy A. Saslow Gallery, Chicago (USA)


A Gallery, New York (USA)


Zeitgeist Gallery, Detroit (USA)


Kunst Trappe Gallery, Winterthur (Switzerland)


Hamer Gallery, Amsterdam (Netherlands)


Henry Boxer Gallery, Richmond Hill, Surrey (England)


Since 1997: Outsider Art Fair, Chicago (USA) 


1999, 2003: FIAC, Paris (France)


2000, 2003: Art Cologne, Cologne (Germany)


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