2017

Maison et Objet, Espace Craft, Paris

Salon Révélations, Grand Palais, Paris

Exposition Show room Carpenter Tan, Jurong, Jiangsu Province, Chine

Kirsten Muenster Gallery, SOFA Chicago, USA

Saint-Leu Art Expo, Saint-Leu la Foret, France

2016

Maison et Objet, Espace Craft, Paris

Exposition solo Arthus Gallery, Bruxelles

Expo La combe du Lynx, Saint-Alban, France ( 01)

Adam Blaue Gallery, SOFA Chicago

De mains de maitres, Luxembourg

2015

Révélations, Grand Palais, Paris

Riley Galleries, Cleveland, Ohio, SOFA Chicago, IL

SOFA Chicago, Collectors of Wood art Exhibition, IL

Expo La combe du Lynx, Saint-Alban, France ( 01)

Maison Parisienne, Bruxelles, Londres, Belgique

La Nef, AAF,  Montpellier, France

Del Mano gallery, Small Treasures+Turned and Sculpted Wood, Los angeles, CA

Maison et Objet, Espace Craft, Paris

2014

The Future is handmade, Sweden

Grovewood Gallery, permanent exhibition, Asheville, NC

Riley Galleries, Cleveland, Ohio, SOFA Chicago, IL

Eclats d’âme, with Maison Parisienne, Bruxelles, Belgium

Expo La combe du Lynx, Saint-Alban, France ( 01)

Turn Around, Handwerksform, Hannover, Allemagne

2013

Turned Wood – Small Treasures (Fall), del Mano – A Gallery of Fine Contemporary Craft,

        Riley Galleries, Cleveland, Ohio, SOFA Chicago, IL

        Grovewood Gallery, Asheville, NC

Humeur baroque, with Maison Parisienne, Bruxelles, Belgium

Objets du désir,with Maison Parisienne, Bruxelles, Belgium

Rouge Plaza, with Maison Parisienne, Studio Harcourt, Paris

Résonances, Strasbourg, France

2012

Simeon B.Chapin ARt Museum, Myrtle Beach, Soiuth Carolina, USA

Folk Art Center, Asheville, North Carolina, USA

Eunique Arts and Crafts, Karlsruhe, Germany

Saint-Leu Art Expo, near Paris, France

San Jose, AAW Symposium, Califronia, USA

2011

Collect 2011 with AAF, Saatchi Gallery, London

Emerging patterns : an international exhibition of woodturning
in North Carolina Arboretum’s Exhibition Gallery, Asheville NC, USA

Galleria Leukos, Luxembourg

Riley Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, at SOFA Chicago

2010

Ateliers d’Art de France, Paris : Ultra-Dentelles

Collect 2010 with AAF, Saatchi Gallery, London

Musee Roybet-Fould, Courbevoie, near Paris, France

Del Mano gallery, Los Angeles  :  current exhibitions

Simon gallery, Yakima, Washington State, USA

2009

Simon gallery, Yakima, Washington State, USA

Del Mano gallery, Los Angeles  :  current exhibitions

2008

Rakova Brecker Gallery, Miami, USA

Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles : current exhibitions

Exhibition at Saint-Georges Museum, Utah, USA

Saint-Leu Art Expo, France

Nina Bliese galllery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

2007

Espace Art et Objets, Lausanne, Suisse

Del Mano Gallery  :  current exhibitions

2006

Del Mano Gallery
    
Ohio Craft Museum , Columbus, Ohio, USA “Our turn now : artists speak in wood “

Center for turning and furniture design – Pennsylvanie, USA

2005

Del Mano gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Small treasures
Hot tea

Handwerksform Hannover Gallery, Germany
     « Vessel : turned-twist-with a twist »

AB ORiGINE Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2004  

Del Mano Gallery, Los angeles, USA
Small Treasures
Hot Tea
SOFA New-York

Exhibition at the Galeire “Art et Creation in Lyon, France
        
Saint-Leu Art Expo, France “Bois Passion”

2003

Del Mano gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Collectors of wood art forum, Santa Fe, USA

Turned wood SOFA New-York
    
2002

Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, USA :

SOFA/New-York .
Turned and sculpted Wood.
SOFA/Chicago

2001

“Evocations de la nature”, gallerie Art et Création, Lyon, France

Show « Turned Wood » at Sybaris Gallery  Royal Oak, Michigan (USA)
 
Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California (USA).
                        Small treasures    
    Turned Wood  

« Mastercraft Show » at Gump’s Gallery,  San Francisco, California (USA).

2000

Exposition “Bois-Passion”, Saint-Leu-La-Forêt, near Paris
Exposition “The fine Art of Wood at the Millenium”, Detroit Institute of Art, Michigan, USA

1999

Del Mano Gallery , Los Angeles (USA).

1998

Two months residency of the I.T.E. program (International Turning Exchange) organized by the Woodturning Center of Philadelphia (USA), closed  by the exhibition : allTURNatives
« Form and Spirit » with the other residents.

1959 – 1997

Develops his own techniques of turning and carving

Starts as a production woodturner using green wood.

Becomes professionnal woodturner in 1993

Work as carpenter and cabinet maker untill 1993

First course of woodturning in 1987

School of art of Cergy-Pontoise

Grew up and studied near Paris.

Born in 1959 in Ivory Coast

Alain travels over the world to demonstrate and teach his techniques :

USA
Canada
England
Ireland
Spain
France
Germany
Australia
Belgium
Luxembourg.

Museums :

Musées des Pays de l’Ain, Lochieu, France

UMMA – University of Michigan Museum of Art – Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    

Long Beach Museum of Art, California, USA

Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan, USA

    
Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama, USA

New-York Museum of Art and Design, USA

    
Coral Springs Museum, Florida, USA
    

Figge Art Museum, Davenport – Ohio, USA
    

Woodturning Center Philadelphie, Pennsylvania, USA

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    
Present in major collections in USA and France.