Friday, April 15, 2011


Name: Dinelli (Valérie Genty)
Bio: Valérie Genty studied and worked in different arts fields in Paris, including photography and graphic arts. After two years in Indonesia she progressively devoted herself to sculpture, oil and pastel painting.
Her work is primarily figurative with a surrealist interpretation, taking inspiration from music: the spontaneity of jazz, and from views of Paris that inspired her first series of "Roofs of the World".
Dinelli has exhibited in her native France; Poland, China, Russia, Japan and Canada.She was awarded the Grand Prix d’Honneur at the 2003 Biennale Internationale de Peinture – followed in 2004 by an award from the American Pastel Society at the National Arts Club in New York.
She is a member of Figuration Critique ; and of SODAL.
Her work and methods were featured in Hors Series No. 17, June 2009 issue of Pratique des Arts.
Medium: Pastel; Oil; Wood; Bronze; Clay.
Subjects: Landscapes
Style: Surrealist
Navigation: Website is in French and in English.
Gallery: Creations: Wood; Bronze; Clay; Pastels.
Image View: The pastels gallery has an arrow in the centre that allows you to scroll through more thumbnails – don’t miss it, or you will only see four images. Clicking on these causes them to enlarge in a pop-up, whence they may be saved. Dimensions are not given, nor medium (you are after all in the pastel gallery and those in oil are noted). Sizes are generally about 65 x 50 cms.
Blog: does not seem to have been updated since 2007.
Demo/Ebay/Flickr: No.

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