Christophe Vacher

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Christophe Vacher

United States

Christophe Vacher is a two-time Emmy Award Winner and two-time Annie Award Nominee who has provided artwork for the Animation industry and most major Hollywood Studios since 1989 as a painter, concept artist and Art Director, while developing his personal work for Art galleries.

His credits include numerous movies such as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Tarzan, Fantasia 2000, Dinosaur, Treasure Planet, Shark Tale, Enchanted, 9”, Despicable Me, Hasbros Transformers TV series and the “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous” Netflix series. He also works on limited edition commissions for the Star Wars franchise.

He is currently working on the up coming Disney feature project Iwaju.

Originally French, he has been living in California since 1996.

He has been exhibiting his work in many groups and solo shows throughout Europe and the US since 1989, including cities like Paris, London, Vienna, Warsaw, New York, Miami, LA, San Francisco, Denver, Santa Fe and many others. His paintings have won multiple International Awards, have been featured in prominent international Art catalogs and Art magazines such as Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, Art4Any, Circle Quarterly Art Review and can be seen permanently in several galleries and collections in Europe and the United States.

He is a member of the worldwide organization “Mondial Art Academia,” and his painting “Northern Shores” was auctioned and sold at Christie’s Paris in 2015.

Christophe has given Art lectures at numerous schools, universities and cultural centers, including the San Francisco Academy of Arts, the University of California in Berkeley and the California State University of Northridge.

The style of Christophes personal imagery is shaped mainly by what is called today Contemporary Imaginative Realism, a style which takes its roots from a wide variety of classical painting schools, such as the European Symbolists, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and the more recent French movement Les Visionnaires from the mid-90s.

He is currently represented by Bill Wyland Galleries in Hawaii.

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