— Laure Mary-Couégnias (b.1989, France) has received her Bachelor and Masters studies from the National School of Fine Arts of Lyon in France. Mary-Couégnias has participated in various solo and group exhibitions. Selected solo exhibitions include ‘Escape Lane’, Richard Heller Gallery, California, USA; ‘Dream Bank’, Domaine de Rouerie, Contemporary Art Center, Sud Hérault, France; ‘Hi, How Are You ?’, Septieme Gallery, Paris, France; ‘Love is a beach’, Contemporary Art Center le Vog, Fontaine, France; ‘J'irai Fleurir sous tes reins’, International Biennale of Contemporary Art, among others. Selected group exhibitions include: ‘Quixotic’, Ramp Gallery, London, United Kingdom; ‘Black & White vs. Color’, Richard Heller Gallery, California, USA; ‘Rendez-vous à la Havane’, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba; ‘La Littorale #7’, Chambre(s) d'Amour, curated by Richard Leydier, International Biennale of Contemporary Art of Anglet, Côte Basque, Anglet, France; International Biennale of Contemporary Art of Lyon - Institute of Contemporary Art IAC - Villeurbanne, France; La synchronicité des éléments - CACN, Contemporary Art Center of Nîmes - Nîmes, France. Mary-Couégnias was awarded winner of the visual arts commission at International City of Arts, Paris, France. Her work is featured in numerous public and private collections, such as Association Les Harpailleurs, Switzerland, The Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, USA, the Château de Courterolles, France, the Domaine de Roueïre, Sud-Hérault, France, The Hall Art Fondation, USA. Mary-Couégnias’s works have been presented by international art publications such as Juxtapoz, Artpress, Elle, Le Monde, among others.