Born in 1975 - France
Cédric Lollia was born in Abymes, commune of Guadeloupe on 6 November, 1975. His family moves to France when he is only five months old.
He starts expressing his revolting spirit making graffiti and tagging public places when is was twelve. At the age of sixteen, he is vagabonding and tagging the walls of Guyana, San Francisco, New York, signing his graffiti works under the pseudonym Apolo.
In Guyana he discovers Indian (north americans) totems art and, inspired by French painter Gaston Chaissac, starts to paint on pieces of wood.
Back to Paris in 1999 Cédric Lollia starts painting on big canvases using acrylic and oil sticks. Up until now Cedric is giving drawing lessons to children. He contunues to work on his paintings (signing Clothard, later and until now Lollia ) and enjoys creating t-shirt designs with his drawings.
In 2005 he opened his first exhibition called the "Human Comedy" in Prague at the prestigious Manes Gallery presented by Helena Staub.
In 2008 Cédric Lollia organized a second big exhibition in the famous Parisian gallery of Pierre Cardin where he displayed his "Erotica Slave" drawings as well as the following paintings of "Human Comedy".
2005 - Un promeneur dans la comédie humaine, Galerie Manes, Prague
2008 - Espace Cardin, Paris
2011 - Empreintes urbaines, exposition collective, Palais de Iena, Paris
2014 - Empreintes, Espace Seven, Paris
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