Christophe Ducoin alias el Chuzpo artiste peintre


Born December 20, 1965 in Dakar (Senegal).

Arrived at the age of 6 in Toulouse in 1971.

1984 Leaves for Paris to study anthropology at the Sorbonne Paris V.

1989 Armed with a master’s degree in social anthropology and comparative sociology decides to go to continue his studies in Mexico.

1990 After spending a year at the University of Jalapa (State of Vera Cruz)
moved to Cholula (State of Puebla) to pursue a master’s degree in visual anthropology at the University of Las Américas Puebla.

1991 Share through visual anthropology, takes joint courses with the School of Fine Arts and Graphic Design. Begins production of paintings.

1993 First exhibition at the University in the company of his fellow students of Fine Arts. The paintings framed with colorful fluff stand out.

1996 Returns to live in Toulouse, works as a graphic designer and simultaneously follows his career as a painter.

2005 Returns to Mexico with his Mexican wife and two children.

2015 Return to Toulouse with all his family.

Main exhibitions


Musée Amparo – Puebla, Mexico.

Musée San Pedro – Puebla, Mexico.

Mexican Institute Cultural, San Antonio, US.

Université de Las Américas – Puebla, Mexico.

Université Iberoamericana – Puebla, Mexico.

Instituto Cultural Pobano – Puebla, Mexico.

Ex couvent de los leones – Mexico city, Mexico.

Galeria del Palacio – Puebla, Mexico.

Galeria 180º – Puebla, Mexico.

Galeria In Spazio – Puebla, Mexico.

Galerie José Lazcarro – Puebla, Mexico.

Galerie OMO – San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Espace Bazacle – Toulouse, France.

La colectiva – Pezenas, France.

Hôtel de Bruée – Toulouse, France.

Galerie Ilart, Castres, France.

Galerie 3.1, Toulouse France.


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