Tanguy Tolila

Born in 1950 - France


Tanguy Tolila was born in 1950 in France. He graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs of Paris, Tanguy Tolila's work was not only exhibited in galleries but also in artistic centers, museums and important heritage areas. In 2002 he settled his workshop in Angers.

Tanguy Tolila has been painting for many years on the theme of the thread and the line. His work is characterized by the graphic rigor and a very diversified choice of materials (papers, tracing papers, maps, music scores, old book's covers). In a reflexion about life and disappearance of objects and beings, the artist uses the support as a tool to make colored shapes appear and disappear. The light that emerges from the artworks creates a particular emotion; touching directly the spectator, that seems overwhelmed by this appeasing limpidity.

Tanguy Tolila’s artworks were exhibited in numerous public and private collections.

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2015 Galerie Roy Sfeir, Paris

Territoires, Galerie Lionelle Courbet, Paris

2014 Livres ouverts, galerie Roy Sfeir, Paris
Oiseaux, galerie Lionelle Courbet, Paris

2013 Chapelle Les Ursulines, Ancenis, 44
Galerie Roy Sfeir, Paris
Galerie des Iles lointaines, Angers, 49

2012 Hommage, chapelle sainte Anne, Pornichet, 44
Galerie AVV, St Mathurin sur Loire, 49
Galerie Roy Sfeir, Paris

2011 Mac Paris, Paris
7th Ansan international art fair, Seoul, Corée du Sud

2009 Partitions, Château de Carrouges, 61

2007 Galerie Gaultier, Quimper,29

2005 Travaux récents, partitions, cartes et calques
Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Angers

2003 Francis Limérat-TanguyTolila
Centre d'art contemporain Bouvet-Ladubay, 49

1999 Grand théâtre d'Angers
Week-art, le Mans
Euro celtic art, Lorient, 56
Mémoires de mer, galerie le Faoudic, Lorient

1998 Galerie du Pilier rouge, le Mans

1997 Galerie Jean Fradin, Nantes, 44

1994 Découverte, galerie Claudine Lustman, Paris

1992 Abbaye de Bouchemaine, 49

1980 Salon d'automne, Paris

1978 Salon de Montrouge, 92

1975 Salon des Indépendants, Paris

1974 Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Paris


Fondation Woolmark
Fondation Colas
Fondation Bouvet-Ladubay
Ville d’Angers
Musée des beaux-arts d’Angers
Crédit Mutuel
Artothèque Musée des beaux-arts de Brest
Artothèque Angers

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