Laurent was born and raised in Paris, France. He received his Masters of Fine Arts from the National Superior Decorative Art School in Paris in 1997 and his Bachelor of Fine
Arts from the National Fine Art School in Lyon in 1992.
     He is a former Cavalry Officer of the French Army, Drafted 1992.
     Laurent lives in Palm Beach, Florida.
Laurent has painted official portraits and is collected by:
-Former Chairman of 20th Century Fox
-Former Chairman of Disney Studios
-Former Chairman and CEO of Univision 
-Co-founder of A&M Records
-Former Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros, Los Angeles Dodgers
-Former Chairman of Kiehl's
-President of the POLO Association of Santa Barbara 
-Founding Member of Creative Artists Agency
-Founder of Trust Company of the West
-President of the Herb Ritts Foundation

      He was commissioned by the Warner Bros Studio to paint a portrait of Heath Ledger which was given to his family for the Oscars Ceremony.
      His paintings are collected by many celebrities such as Carole Bayer Sager, Yvette Mimieux Ruby, Ben Crenshaw, Raymond Floyd, Jon Peters, Don Rickles...
      Laurent has been involved with many charities, Children Hospital of Los Angeles, of Lee County, Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Francisco...
      He has realized several paintings of the Hermione, the boat of Lafayette, for the association FFHLA, that have been displayed in Palm Beach, Naples and New York City.






Works And Exhibitions



1997 Solo show, Chamalieres, France
Solo show Gallery Art Service, Paris, France

1998 Solo show, Aix-en Provence, France

1999 Solo show Gallery Art Service, Paris, France
Solo show Gallery des Chevaliers, Saint-Paul de Vence, France
Solo show Bartley Grew Gallery, London UK

2000 Solo show Gallery Art Service, Paris, France
Solo show, City of Vichy, France

2002 Solo show, City of Vichy, France

2003 “Paul Harris New World Pioneer”, Comic Book, Rotary International

2005 Group show, Grey Mc Gear Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Group show Gallery One, San Francisco, USA

2006 Solo show Gallery Lawrence Asher, Los Angeles, USA
Solo show Tumble and Tea Salon, Berkeley, USA
“Baxter and McGuire” Concept artist, Comedy Central

2007 Group show Grey Mc Gear Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Solo show Gallery Lawrence Asher, Los Angeles, USA

2009 Three person show, LA Art House Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA

2010 Solo show Soho Gallery, Studio City, USA
Red Dot Miami, Bruce Lurie Gallery, USA

2011 Two person show, LA Art House Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA
Red Dot Miami, Bruce Lurie Gallery, USA
Solo show Soho Gallery, Studio City, USA
Hampton Art Fair, USA

2012 Red Dot Miami, Bruce Lurie Gallery, USA
Solo show Soho Gallery, Studio City, USA
San Francisco Art Fair, USA

2013 Solo show Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Hampton Art Fair, USA
Group show Gallery on Fifth, Naples, USA

2014 Group show Gallery on Fifth, Naples, USA
Solo show Lahaina Gallery, Palm Beach, USA

2015 Coconut Grove Gallery, Miami
The Englishman Gallery, London, Naples
Jeanne Chilshom Gallery, Palm Beach
Solo Show, World Trade Gallery, NYC
Solo Show Clermont-Ferrand, France
Group Show, Bonita Springs Art Center
Group show, “What lies beneath”, Art Center Sarasota

2016 55 Bellechasse Gallery, Paris, France
Group Show, Art Wynwood, Scope NYC, Boca raton, Art Paris...
Group show Gallery 38, Paris
Bonita Springs Center of the Art, group show
Fresh Cookies 1: ANIMAL INSTINCT, Jamm's project, Miami
Group show La galerie 38 Paris

2017 Solo Show Alliance Sarasota
Solo Show Gallery 55 Paris





Awards



1994 1st Prize City of Vernon , France
Prix des Libraires, Sierre, Swisstzerland

1995 Prix of the City of Paris, France

1996 1st prize “Artistes d’Auvergne”, France
Grand Prix du Salon des Peintres Militaires, Lyon, France

1997 Prize, Salon d’Auvergne, France
Prix de Peinture su Salon National des Peintres Militaires, Paris, France
Prix Jean Aujame, Paris, France

1998 Graduated Ensad -National Superior Decorative Art School

1999 Grand Prix International of Aix-en-Provence

2008 1st Prize, “Salon des Peintres Militaires”, France

2014 Public Prize, Chalk art festival of Naples, Fl

2015 1st Prize, Bonita Springs Center of the Arts, FL
Best of Show, UAC, SW Florida Annual Juried Exhibition, Naples, FL
2nd Place award, What lies beneath, Sarasota Art Center

2016 Best of show Alliance of the Arts, Fort Myers
First Award, Sydney and Bern Davis Center, Fort Myers


Public collections

Guide Dogs for the Blinds, Bay Area, CA
Museum of American History, Philadelphia, Pa
COMLE, Foreign Legion, France
1er Regiment Etranger d'Infanterie, Foreign Legion, Aubagne, France
6eme Regiment de Cuirassiers, Olivet, France
92eme RI, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Musee de Murol, France
Rotary International, Chicago, USA
Church of Chamalieres, France
City of Vernon , France


Private collections

United States

CA
Soheila and David Adelipour
Carole Bayer Sager
Jane Booke
Erika Brunson
Angelica and Chase Campen
Chuck Carringtom
Donald Colhour
Julie and Ben Crenshaw
Robert Daly
Barbara Davis
Una Davis
Kelly Day
Robert Day
Isabella Dobrzycka
Isabella Estrada
Beverlye and Bob Fead
Maria and Raymond Floyd
Susan and Mel Geliebter
Jami and Klaus Heidegger
Kevin Huvane
Katalina Klein
Jacob Koo
Steve Kramer
Heath Ledger Estate
Franck Marjorie
Dr. Neil Martin
Jack Merrick
Yvette Mimieux Ruby
Janee Monchick
Ann and Jerry Moss
James Panazzo
Paulin Paris
Margaret Perrenchio
Jerry Perenchio
Mindy and Jon Peters
Barbara and Don Rickles
The Nancy Daly Riordan Estate
Irene and Joe Roth
Howard Ruby
Peter Schubin
Jane Semel
Rocky Sharer
Gilena Simmons
Athena Ubach
Gary Wilson

IL
Wilfrid Wilkinson

FL
Colonel Douglas Frazier
Ambassador Craig Stapleton
Donald Soffer

NJ
BJ and Kyle Davis

NY
Philippe Avignant
Susan Woods

OR
Elena O'Donnell



Australia

Winsome and Nick Maddock

Canada

Deborah and Derek Wolstenholme

France

Gaby and Christian Ancel
Olivier Beauvallet
Jean-Claude Cluis
Denise Collangette
Benoit Chalufour
Elisabeth and Claude Dubernard
General and Miss Henri Fourcade
Caroline and Laurent Gasch
Francoise et Philippe Hautefeuille
General and Miss Yvon Lambert
Bernard Navaron
Joelle et Jean-Yves Perol
General Pichot de Champfleury

Switzerland

Ulrich Pekruhl