Profile Gerard Devoud
Artist Gerard Devoud (Mahé, Seychelles)
exhibited his silk screen prints in France, Switzerland, England, Italy,
Germany, Belgium, USA, India, Mauritius, Japan and lately in Jersey. Gerard’s
largest exhibition was in Seychelles in 1988 when he exhibited a grand total of
72 paintings. He does sell his originals, but the silk-screen lithographs are
much more affordable.
exhibiting his paintings internationally at least once a year, Gerard helps to
promote both his work and Seychelles overseas.
The artist says that Seychelles is the one
place in the world where he finds the inspiration for his brightly coloured
paintings, depicting the beauty of the Seychelles countryside with its lush
vegetation, quaint traditional houses and magnificent seascapes. His favorite
place of all is the Vallée de Maie, in Praslin.
currently runs two art galleries, one at Les Mamelles, where his studio is also
situated. The other is located opposite
the entrance of the Plantation Club Resort & Casino at Baie Lazare where he
displays and sells his wide collection of paintings and silk screen prints. He
issues certificates of authenticity with all his paintings.
Miss World competition, 1997, several contestants and other distinguished
personalities visited Gerard’s gallery and bought several silk-screen prints
from this well-known artist.