Clémentine du Pontavice

Drawing, thinking, writing, sewing, singing are for Clémentine as many ways to put her poetic gaze on life, stereotypes, wounds or other self-censorship or simply the question of femininity. Clémentine develops a poetic universe and invites us to move our gaze.

Under her line is drawn a certain vision of the world. An invitation to dream, bounce, open the field of possible...

Exposition des femmes, l'Or invisible, Clémentine du Pontavice, 4 mai - 29 juillet 2017

When she just graduated from celsa, Clémentine started out in an advertising agency, and soon found herself cramped in her position as an ad editor… She left everything, travels, writes, draws, photographs, is inspired by smells, colors, people and landscapes... 

Back in Paris, Clémentine became the mother of a special little guy , exhibited her photos, drew, tried writing, and created her jewelry brand. Hop Hop Hop. 

What she imagines is not just a jewel. She draws the contours of a poetic and feminine world where our childhood share is never far and that is so much the better ! 

She sows delicate drawings, jewels and songs in Paris and all over the world. Her creations are handmade in her Parisian workshop. Success is guaranteed. 

But ever since she was a little girl, she has had the idea that something is wrong. This unspeakable feeling is deeply ingrained.

The birth of her daughter, in 2011, pushed her even further. She realized how difficult it is to break free from an archaic feminine model. Self-censorship is a big deal. 

Clementine allowed herself to go further. She began her series of portraits of women. Inspiring, beautiful women who have accompanied her journey...

Clémentine du Pontavice, woman entrepreneur, mother and artist. Lives and works in Paris.

Artwork available - fine art prints, drawings, papercut & books

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