2013 International Art Festival
Artist Official Entries
vincent messelierAnzegem Belgium
vincent messelier - Artist Statement Vincent Messelier is born in Kortrijk, Belgium on 06/10/1967.Started painting in May 2006. He is a complete self-taught, passionate and full of love busy with it. He paints out of his heart and soul with some jazz music or depending the moment other kind of music. Since march 2011 he decided to sell his cashcollecting office that he started in 1992 and go for his passion. He now is member of Dubai art centre where he exhibited his works in January 2012 and has also his atelier there. In April he exhibited in New York City where Broadwaygallery is still representing his works. He has developed his own kind of style, called "meridianism". He uses palletknives and you can always recognize his vertical and horizontal stripes and lines, referring to the worlds meridians. He uses acryl, and sometimes combined with wood or foam or other materials. He also started a second line for hopsitality and business. A concept where he takes detailpictures of his own works where he combines pictures (that he took himself) of several themes,like horses, historical buildings, birds, cars sports, eagles... He works also on customer demand. see sites www.ateliermattisse.be and www.mad-art.eu/MesselierVincent or google, linked in and facebook. In december he also opened his own gallery in his hometown Kortrijk/Belgium. He exhibited in New York, Dubai, Paris, Brussels, Bruges, Den Haag, Amsterdam, Bari, Barcelona and is asked for Berlin, Los Angeles, Palermo, Milan, Las Vegas. He also has appaered in world wide art book "contemporary masters 2012". He has started his own gallery named by his son Mattisse in his born city Kortrijk.