(1925-1986) Canada/France

Trained in Montreal at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Raphael Giarrusso is awarded a grant and settles in Paris in 1948. In 1953, he left painting and became an interior designer into the Accolay Group founded by André Boutaud with whom he will work for 10 years. However, at the end of his collaboration, he bounces back with painting and participate in the Salon of Modern Art in Paris in 1961. In 1963, he decides to settle freelance in Vermenton as a ceramist/sculptor. Since then, he regularly shows his works in the Porte de Versailles fair. Raphael Giarrusso is known for his stylized figures from medieval inspiration, always joyful and poetic.