MAJOR HEADS OF MARQUETRY IN FRANCE

Names and fonctions are indicated by the mouse. In this page, figure the major persons about marquetry in France which have (or had) a mover part : teacher, author of book, articles writing, new techniques creation, methods, or particularly creative work, some distinction (mof : Meilleur Ouvrier de France, Best France Worker) or a communication et promotion action, pedagogic internet site, ...
If you think persons are missing, you can send to me name, photo, and active part into marquetry. Also if you dont wish have your photo here.

Philippe Bourgeat is fondator of wood teaching center Geoffroy de Bazelaire (and Armande Chavagnac), Liliane de Bettencourt prize Jean Cabrolier, ATREMA founder, 130 artists association, exhibitions organisation and open competitions to professional establishments, internet site, ... Christian Champiot teaches marquetry in SEPR Lyon, articles writing in CTM. Organisation of Printemps Lyonnais de la Marqueterie. Roger Chetail is marquetarian in Bourgogne (France), realize himself his veneers oxydations, author of a pyramidal press, permanent exposition on his site. Olivier Cheymol, or 'Au filet d'Amarante', Pézenas (34), exhibition 2002, mof 2000 Dominique Ciamarone is mof 1989, author of a book : Marquetry Models (about 100 drawings), and an internet site. Michel Coleno has always good ideas about techniques and methods, very present on the forum, author of site 'l'atelier des gravines', with his wife. René Daïdé and his son have a workshop in Revel (31). Done a remake of 'Bureau du Roy' made by Riesener, contemporary line of furnitures great colored. Yves Danion, marquetry fanatic, writing articles about finitions and some realisations in Couleurs Bois. Patrick Delarme created a pedagogic site, having many bibliographic references, about equipement and technique. Book author of 'La marqueterie, Passion d'un Art', and co-organisation of Bois-Guillaume exhibition. Selling venners and kits Jean-Claude Deveaux, plastic artiste, plays with wood to realize trompe-l'oeil. Forum Yahoo! about francophon marquetry creating. Xavier Dyevre, mof 1997, published a technique book 'La marqueterie comme un pro'. Eric Feltrain, teacher in Lycée Vincent Auriol of Revel (31) Gabriel Fuchs, teacher in Ecole Boulle, Paris Pierre Gaboriaud de la Tour is also realizing conic pictures of stars, than invaluable inventor of machines to saw or press, writer of 'conic' part of this site. Richard Gay, redaction of couleur bois, CTM marquetry and wood turning. René Gayraud, one of the Fisrt 'mof' in 1979, had a workshop in Revel (31), gave to me constructing my saw idea !) Patrick Georges is manufacturer and distributer of veeners, his site is reflect of his great botanic knowledge, articles writing in CTM. Denis Hapel, teacher in Lycée professionnel of Poitiers (87) Catherine Hauvespre, articles in wood revues like CTM. Patrick Hooge, ATREMA treasurer, Association TREMblay MArqueterie Nicole Jarriaud est teacher in  ADAC, Paris Yves Josnin, worshop of 'Faubourg Saint-Antoine, Paris, realise some professionnal marquetery Christina von Mohrenschield, Xulokopos worshop in Carennac (46), Epine de Bois distinction in Hautpoul (11),contemporary furnitures creating. Alain Nascimbenes, teacher in Lycée Gabriel Haure, Coarraze-Nay (64) Jules Pinson, parisian artist, take an active part in Atrema Dominique Peuch is teacher and fondator of wood study center of Bel-If, in Irvillac (Bretagne) Pierre Quetier is writer of  articles in wood reviews, recently speak about fragmentation of veeners with a mixer (CTM 6). John Rackley is teacher in ADAC Paris, author of many expositions Pierre Ramond is author of first volume 'La marqueterie', 'bible' translated in english and italian, then 3 complementary books 'Chefs d'oeuvres des marqueteurs', which miss history, art and techniques. Professor in Boulle School, Paris while many years, Pierre Ramond follow his tack behind the world, sometimes upstream (by exemple for turttles breeding in Madagascar for her shell), recently by colloc organisation for 200 persons in Revel, his native location (31),... Philippe Raymond realize his wood pictures from crude wood, often sawing himself. Publication  of articles in decoration or wood reviews. Jean-Emmanuel Riard (Manu) created Xulokopos worshop in Carennac (46), contemporary furnitues creation. Bernard Rottenfus, creation of traditional marquetry, this site creating, articles writing in wood reviews. Etienne Saillard, workshop near Pontarlier (25), author of web site, works all wood veeners and others materials. Ancient restaurer of Faubourg St Antoine (Paris), Alain de Saint Exupery (St Ex) repaired near Brive (24) one of the last 'wood rising' saw; alqo creating again all type of missing hardware and ironwork. Eric Sanson, mof in 1989 Nicolas Silan is teacher in Lycée Adrienne Bolland, Poissy (78), writer of articles in especialized reviews Contemporary Painter and Designer, Wojtek Siudmak contributed many times to marquetery, cause his subjects were used for 'mof' Third of his generation, Jean-Charles Spindler trained many marquetry-men which stand later on one's own two feets. Takes part in 'mof' jury. Gave to me idea to make marquetry 26 years ago ! Carole Szwarc, teacher in marquetery 'Centre des Arts du Bois', Bédarrieux (34) and Paris. Publication director of CTM, 'cahiers techniques de la marqueterie', ... Nicole Theurillat has resumed ATREMA presidence, difficult after Jean Cabrolier. Georges Vriz, RIM foundator, inventor of methode which takes his name, teacher in ADAC, writer about his technique 'La marqueterie, un art revisité', ...


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