Ciou, was born in Toulouse in 1981, she actually works and lives near the forest and the Atlantic ocean in France , after living in Bruxelles and Paris.
She succeeded to gain a relevant place int he world of contemporary Pop art and Pop Surréalism. The exhibition that gave her international visibility was in 2004 at the Flux Factory gallery in NewYork with the group show «Cute and Scary».
Since then she was exhibited al around the world: Japan, USA, Europe and Australia
She is working since 2008 with the gallery KOCHXBOS in Amsterdam. They are working together on several solo shows, curated show as Popland , and art fairs in the Netherlands.
She made her first solo show in Japan at Vanilla gallery in 2017 in Tokyo. The Museum of La Poste in Paris had a great commission art for the french national collection.The huge painting «This letter belongs to you » is now in the national museum collection in Paris. They also asked her to work on a 12 stamps booklet« Féérie Astrologique» for the french national Post too .She is actually working in several projects in USA, Europe and Japan too.
Ciou approches inher work subject as nature, women, metamorphosis,paganism and magic. Her Style is the result of a massive hybridation of European, American, Mexican and of course Japanese culture. She is working with different materials as acrylic, watercolor, ink on paper on wood. She is
working with Rotring pen the smallest one0,1 mm and she is using a magnifying glass. For her art everything is in small details.
Museum show : Museum of Madre Napoli , Italy – Museum of Palais de Tokyo Paris, Fr – Museum of La Poste, Paris Fr – Museum of La Halle st Pierre, Paris, FR – Museum Urban Nation Berlin, Germany
Selected gallery : solo show and groupshow
USA: Roq La rue gallery – Copro gallery – Corey Heldford gallery- Haven gallery -LA art show- Nucleus gallery- Stranger Factory- Cotton Candy machine gallery- Modern Eden gallery
Japan: Vanilla Gallery
Amsterdam: Kochxbos gallery
Museum Permanent collection : Permanent national collection of the Museum of La Poste Paris , FR
Curator : Popland at Kochxbos gallery , Amsterdam
Member of Gang of Witches , Art Gang ,Ibiza Spain
Collaboration with Brands : La Poste, Morphik, Nookart, ArtsBd , Sony, L’Aubusson
Media/video : the art and life of ciou was on Dutch national Tv, VPRO for the international Sarah’s Barbaren documentary serie, 40 min .
Video making off » the Goddess of the forest » by Vivien Bertin at Gang of witches in Ibiza, Spain
Video solo show » Hanami » Amsterdam 2023 at Kochxbos gallery Amsterdam
Illustrated book and art book : first book in 2009 » Chat siamois » with the french editor Venusdea , « Ciou collected art » 144 pages, first art book , edited by Kochxbos Publishers 2014,Thumbelina by Christian Hans Andersen, edited by Scutella in January 2016.
Edited by : Scutella edition FR, CYPI china/UK , Graffito Books UK, Soleil/venusdea collection FR , le Seuil FR, Flammarion FR , Monsa edition Barcelona , Color ink book USA, Kochxbos publisher NL, Timeless FR, HEY!, GOW Gang of witches editions, Talking Heads art serie Japan, Ultra Shibuya edition, Beautiful Bizarre art catalogue Australia, Abrams and Cernunnos USA, Snoeck art catalogue BE
Press : HiFructose website, Juxtapoz website , Hey magazine, Rise magazine, Elegy magazine, Zone 5300 NL, Wild magazine, Amsterdam enjoy NL , Het patrool NL , City art now NL, Beautiful and Bizarre magazine Australia, Clutch magazine,