Born on 4 May 1941 in Nîmes. 

Graduate of Arts. Logist for the Grand Prix of Rome.

Teacher of painting at the High National School of Arts in Abidjan (Ivory Coast).
Photography teacher at the Montpellier School of Arts.
Painter, photographer, engraver, author of more than 300 artist's books, occasional author of reflective texts on art (editions Tandem, editions Fata Morgana).
Catalogues and monographs.
Many artist's books and engravings at the FNL.
Frequent contributions to books on poetry, photography, etc... 

Several exhibitions (Paris, Tokyo, Liège, Arles, Montpellier, Nîmes, Rouen, Quimper, Sète...) works in museums, art libraries, media libraries and private collections in France and in foreign countries.


- Donation of 180 engravings to the Réattu Museum in Arles,Arles.
- Donation of large drawings and all of his 820 engravings to the French Museum of Draw and Original Print in Gravelines.
- Donation of 20 recent paintings of 220 cm X 160 cm accompanied by 27 historical works to the Paul Valéry Museum in Sète.
- Donation of 28 paintings with drawings and prints to the Liège (Belgique).
- Donation of more than 300 artist's books to the Jacques Doucet Library in Paris.

Jacques Clauzel's work is characterised by an obsessive search for the appearance through the implementation of a rigorous process based on a solicited chance.

  • Réattu Museum Arles
  • Utsunomiya Museum Japan
  • Mariemont Museum Belgium
  • Photography Museum of Chalon sur Saône
  • French Museum of Draw and Original Print Gravelines
  • National Library of Luxembourg
  • Municipal Library of Monaco
  • Library of Lausanne Switzerland
  • Library of Geneva Switzerland
  • Art and Archaeology Library of Geneva Switzerland
  • Library of Alexandria Egypt
  • National Library of France
  • French Embassy of Brazzaville (Congo)
  • Villa Tamaris Art Center La Seyne sur Mer
  • Plastic Arts Center Royan
  • Art library of Nîmes
  • Art library of Miramas
  • Art library of st Maur des Fossés
  • Art library ofAisne
  • Art library of Lons –le-Saunier
  • Kateb Yacine Art library of Grenoble
  • Saint Georges d’Orques Serithec-Montpellier
  • Carré d'Art Media Library Nîmes
  • Jacques Doucet Library Paris
  • Paul Valéry Museum Sète
  • Museum of Liège Belgium
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs France

Many municipal and departmental media and libraries

Evreux, Albertville, Nancy, Gardanne, Dunkerque, Oullins, Montauban, Auxerre, Limoges, Issy les Moulineaux, Annecy, Gap, Thonon, Roanne, Forbach, Vence, Auxerre, Avallon, Marseille, Montauban, Aix en Provence, St Quentin en Yvelines, St Quentin Aisne, Douai, Valenciennes, Dijon, Poitiers, Chalon sur Soane, Cambrai, St Priest, Voiron, Torcy Marne la Vallée, St Etienne, Strasbourg, Auch, La Seyne sur mer, Versailles, Nice, Martigues, Rioms, St Brieuc, Uzès, Lille, Grasse, Nîmes, Rennes, Quimper, Digne, Le Mans, Voiron, Martigues, Nice, Antibes, Belfort, Vitry sur Seine, Pont de Chaix, Porte les Valence, Montpellier, Mulhouse, Grenoble, Charleville-Mézières, etc…

"WELCOMING THE UNEXPECTED"Jacques CLAUZELDuring of exhibition from 28 th November to 4 th January 2020.

Gallery PatrickBARTOLI

"WELCOMING THE UNEXPECTED"Jacques CLAUZELDuring of exhibition from 28 th November to 4 th January 2020.

Gallery PatrickBARTOLI