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           Gwen Gerard is born in Nantes (44, France).
           After a disappointing experience at the art studio: Met Peningehn  in Paris, she joined the faculty of St. Charles Paris I, where she studied with Michel Journiac.

            In the mid eighties, she began to show in alternative spaces (Génie de la Bastille, Art  Cloche etc. ..), Paris galleries (Space Trans-Art, Gallery Arthur) and international fairs ("Art Jonction" in Nice ,"Linéart" in Gend).

          Then in 1991, Gwen Gerard moved for twelve years in Chicago USA, her work, while focused on painting  will then be directed towards the volume and installation. During this period she participated in multiple events (Around the Coyote) and continued  to show in galleries like Klein Artworks, MindyiOH, Beret International, World Tattoo ... etc. She was represented by the gallery IDAO and maintained close relations with the French Cultural Services in Chicago, which supported her work and especially her project "Turning" in 1999 with the piece the "Exit Ferris Wheel".

          In 2002 's  she  is back in the south of France where she realizes more and more projects in Situ as "De Retour" in Celles , "Il  Etait Une Fois" in Aniane or Live-Motif"in Octon . She participates in art events such as Le Manif in Nîmes ( 30 Fr)," Les Batardises" in  Landeronde-Vendée( 85 Fr) or  the Biennale in Cachan ( 94 Fr) . Since Gwen Gérard stays in touch with the artistic community of Chicago and is involved in the project "Transom" curated by the artist JB Daniel.

          Alongside her career as an artist, Gwen Gerard is an  art therapist with people mostly melancholic and participates in the creation of the association TriplAAA.