Fascinated from an early age by drawing and painting, Carole
turned, however, towards social careers by becoming a special
education teacher, in the Paris region and in Lot et Garonne.
It was in this fascinating profession, rich with encounters,
that she developed art projects so that children and young
adults could express themselves and reconnect with themselves
She finally made the choice to give up this occupation in
order to live her artistic passion more fully, and in a more
After having discovered iconography in 1993 and perfecting her
skills for many years with a Russian iconographer to whom she
became the assistant, she, in turn, transmits this ancestral
teaching, remaining faithful to tradition.
Starting in 2009, in addition to this iconographic path, she
started making abstract paintings, the fruit of a slow
maturation, which were exhibited in various French departments,
as well as in Brussels.
It is her interest in Encounters (human and spiritual) that
led her to want, through art, to reveal the light that
emanates from them, in different ways.
To let us share this hymn to life, she was initially deeply
rooted in an iconographic work full of rigour and richness,
while remaining faithful to the traditional realization of
this orthodox art where “the invisible is made visible”.
The icons are made with tempera (paint with egg and pigments)
and with gold leaf, mounted on linden boards and coated with
levkas (a primer made of rabbit skin and Meudon white).
Her paintings, however, are made with acrylic, pigments and
gold leaf on frames, sometimes superimposed so that work comes
concretely to meet the viewer…
And it is this increase in Light, which comes to touch us, to
take us well beyond the work itself, on the path of meeting
and of beauty where the glance, then the heart, find