Vincent Breed
Glass Artist & Craftsman for Creative People

National Delegate at the World Craft Council Europe
Co-founder of the « Griffes Lyonnaises »
Member of « Comité Bellecour »


Prices :
« Challenge-young talent ». Awarded by the French Ministry of Youth and Sports (1999)
« 1001 Talents ». Awarded by Region Rhône Alpes (2000)
« Young artist ». Awarded by Ateliers d’Art de France (2002)
« Lyon Label ». Awarded by the Mayor of Lyon. (2003)
« Contemporary Art Work » Awarded by SEMA Ministry of Culture (2007)


BIOGRAPHY

2012
- 17 to 21 october 2012 « SLIK », HOUG Gallery (Paris)
- Exhibition « Regards sur la Ville#1 », Georges Verney-Carron Gallery (Lyon)
- Exhibition « Trans-Verre#1 », Museum – Glass Art Center (Carmaux)
- Design Miami (Basel), Duo exhibition with Matali Crasset for Granville Gallery
- Exhibition, Art Beatus Gallery (Hong Kong)
- Exhibition « Amphore » Granville Galley (Paris)

2011
- Exhibition « 3 terrirories » INMA (Lisbon, Paris, Madrid)
- Exhibition in Art Beatus Gallery (Hong Kong)
- « Boutures » Duo exhibition with Matali Crasset, Granville Gallery (Paris)
- Hong Kong Art 2011, Art Beatus Galley (Hong Kong)
- Exhibition at Biennial of Contemporary Art in Venice (Glass museum of Murano)
- Exhibition at Biennial of Contemporary Art in Lyon (RBC - Lyon)
- Exhibition at the Würth Contemporary Art Foundation
- Glass workshop at CERFAV (Pantin)
- Glass workshop at ESAD (Strasbourg)
- Glass workshop at Jockey club workshop (Hong Kong)
- Exhibition « Objet d’Exception », VIA (Paris)
- Exhibition « Secret Box », Granville Gallery (Paris)
- Auction by Artcurial for « L’Enfant Bleu » (Lyon)

2010
- « Bocuse d’Or Asia » Trophies for Paul Bocuse, International Competition
- « Bocuse d’Or Europe » Trophies for Paul Bocuse, International Competition
- Monumental sculpture for Pacific Century Premium Developments (Hong Kong).
- Installation of a Royal Tea Table for «Residence Bel-Air » (Hong Kong).
- « Philanthropy » Trophies, for BNP Paribas.
- Glass teaching CERFAV (Pantin)
- Shanghai Art fair, wirh Art Beatus Gallery (Hong Kong)
- Biennial of Design in Saint Etienne (France)

2009
- Prototypes & Art pieces for Matali Crasset.
- Monumental sculpture for Cyberport Ltd - Bel Air On the Peak (Hong Kong).
- « Philanthropy » Trophies, for BNP Paribas.
- « First Stone» for SANOFI Aventis.
- « Eden Park – Beach Rugby » Trophies for the French Ministre of Sports.
- « Congress of Gas » Trophies, for French Federation of Gas.
- He is re-elected « Board Member » of the French Federation of Arts and Crafts : Ateliers d’Art de France.
- Personal exhibition in « One Pacific Heights », Scheung Wan, (Hong Kong)
- Inno Design Tech Expo, (Hong Kong)

2008
- « Bocuse d’Or Intercontinental » Trophies for Paul Bocuse, International Competition
- « Philanthropy » Trophies, for BNP Paribas.
- « Trophies of Establishment », for ADERLY.
- Prototypes & art pieces for Matali Crasset.
- 2 Chandeliers for PIGNOL Restaurant (France).
- Restaurant illumination « GEORGES 5 » (France)
- Exhibition « International Design Art London » with Clara Scremini Gallery
- 2 Monumental sculptures for Cyberport Bel Air - On the Peak (Hong Kong).

2007
- Laureate « Contemporary Art Work ». Awarded by SEMA Ministry of Culture.
- Prototypes & art pieces for Matali Crasset.
- Collaboration with Noé Duchauffour-Lawrance, for Maya Bay (Monaco).
- Prototype perfume bottle " l’Homme " for Yves Saint Laurent, designed by Jean Nouvel.
- Prototype « Hookah », designed by Hilton McConnico.
- Monaco Yacht Show (Monaco)
- Exhibition in FRENCH CONSULATE (New York).
- Exhibition in the Residence of the Consul of France (Los angeles).
- Restaurant Illumination « La Part des Anges (France).
- Monumental sculpture for Cyberport Ltd (Hong Kong).

2006
- Collaboration with Jean Nouvel and Gilles Clément for the garden of the « Musée du Quai Branly » (Paris).
- Prototypes & art pieces for Matali Crasset.
- Exhibition in AGATH PAGART GALLERY (Belgium).
- Exhibition in DELEGATION DU GRAND LYON (Paris).
- Exhibition in FRENCH INSTITUTE (New York).
- Exhibition in MILLIONAR FAIR (Moscow).
- He is elected « Board Member » of the French Federation of Arts and Crafts : Ateliers d’Art de France.

2005
- Collaboration with Matali Crasset, for the edition of contemporary artists.
- Monumental sculptures for the Lobby of « Murano Urban Resort » (Paris).
- ICFF (New York).
- International Exhibition of Contemporary Glass in Alisay (France).

2004
- Exhibition in Design Center (New York).
- Exhibition in Hotel Phœnicia (Beyrouth).
- International Exhibition of Contemporary Glass in Alisay (France).

2003
- Laureate « Lyon Label ». Awarded by the Mayor of Lyon.
- Collaboration with Vincent Mandel, artist, for the realization of a monumental sculpture in Reyrieux (France).
- International Exhibition of Contemporary Glass in Alisay (France).

2002
- Laureate « Young artist ». Awarded by Ateliers d’Art de France.
- International Exhibition of Contemporary Glass in Alisay (France).

2001
- Collaboration with Jean-Yves Arrivetz, architect, for the restoration of Baccarat 1930’s chandeliers.
- First personal exhibition in the MATEO GALLERY (France).
- International Exhibition of Contemporary Glass in Alisay (France).

2000
- Laureate « 1001 Talents ». Awarded by Region Rhône Alpes
- Collaboration with Patrice Giorda, contemporary artist, for an edition of his art work.
- International Exhibition of Contemporary Glass in Alisay (France).

1999
- Laureate « Challenge-young talent ». Awarded by the French Ministry of Youth and Sports
- International Exhibition of Contemporary Glass in Alisay (France).
- He opens his own workshop in Lyon.

1998
- Vincent moved to Lyon to start his workshop.

1996
- Petr NOVOTNY receives him, in Novy Bor (Czech Republic), for a special training in AJETO.
- Back in Paris, Vincent will assist Scott Slagerman, an American glassartist, during 2 years.

1995
- Vincent has a stay in the glass training center ESPACE VERRE., in Montreal (Canada).
- Back in France, he goes through the french glass workshops, to learn the specific know-hows of the national masters.
- His art pieces enter the contemporary collection of the SORDELLO GALLERY (Paris).
- He participates in the International Exhibition of Contemporary Glass in Alisay (France).

1992
- He graduates in Industrial Design, in Dôle (France) and starts in the College of higher education of the Decorative Arts in Strasbourg (France), where it enters directly in 2nd year. He discovers the glass work.
This passion of the shining material will never leave him any more.

1990
- He graduates in Applied Arts, in Besançon (France) and continues with a study in Industrial Design.

1987
- Vincent undertakes studies in Applied Arts.

1983
- The family becomes established in the French Burgundy. He accomplishes his first stone, wood and ice sculptures.

1971
- Vincent Breed born in Haarlem (Netherlands) in a artist’s family.