Bruno MÉTURA  
ARTISTE|PEINTRE


BORN IN FRANCE
Lives and works in Guadeloupe and Florida

https://www.artiste-peintre-bruno-metura.com
https://dvcai.org/portfolio_page/bruno-metura/

EDUCATION
1995
C.A.P.E. - Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exam Diploma
1991
D.N.S.E.P. – Higher National Diploma in Plastic Expressions at ERAPM
1989
D.N.A.P. – National Diploma of Plastic Arts
1989
C.E.S.A.P. – Higher Certificate of Expression of Plastic Arts
1987
C.I.P. – Plastic Initiation Certificate
1985
E.R.A.P.M. – Regional School of Plastic Arts of Martinique, Department of Art, Specialization in Painting

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
2022
Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (D.V.C.A.I.) Virtual Art Fair -Special Featured Artist
2021
Art Basel Miami - Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (D.V.C.A.I.) Virtual Art Fair
Special Featured Artist
(November – December)

COVID: Collecting Our Voices in the Caribbean Diaspora – Museum Association of the Caribbean (MAC) – (Group online exhibition representing artists from the Anglophone, Francophone, Spanish and Dutch-speaking Caribbean).

Bruno Métura: Confinement – New Door Creative, Main Gallery – Solo exhibition – U.S. debut - Baltimore, MD

2018
Maran and His Friends – Espace PAKIT Schoelcher (Maran et ses Amis - Espace PAKIT Schoelcher) - Martinique
Art Fair – Saint Pierre, Martinique
2017
A Leap in the Art (Un Saut dans l’Art) - Saint Benoit du Seau, France
2015
Academician Knight - Mondial Art Academy – France
1992
CARPEAUX Space – Francophonie (Espace CARPEAUX – Francophonie) – Paris, France
1990
Days of La Francophonie in the Americas (Journées de la Francophonie des Amériques) - Martinique

EXHIBITIONS - ERAPM - (Organized by a recognized artist) – (DES EXPOSITIONS– ERAPM - (Organisé par un artiste reconnu) - Fort-de-France, MARTINIQUE
1988
Hospitality Day Congress, La Meynard (Hospital Congrès de la Journée Hospitalière, Hôpital La Meynard)
Retrospective Department Art 87/88 (Rétrospective Département Art 87/88)
Materials and Shapes Ismaël MUNDARAY - (Matière et Formes - Ismaël MUNDARAY)
1987
Roukou (Jean ZUBER)
1986
Locus Solus (Marc LATAMIE)
Trace, Memory, Identity (Alex BURK) – (Trace Mémoire, Identité - Alex BURK)
Against Apartheid (Jacques POLI) – (Contre l’Apartheid - Jacques POLI)

EXHIBITIONS – GUADELOUPE
2021
COVID: Collecting Our Voices in the Caribbean Diaspora – Museum Association of the Caribbean (MAC) – (Group exhibition representing artists from the Francophone-speaking Caribbean – Guadeloupe and Martinique).
2020
Metamorphosis – Les Murs Galeries and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI)
Aéroport Pôle Caraibes - Pointe-à-Pitre
2019
Accord and Dissonance – Brassierie Lékouz – Goyave
Great Horizons Artists – Saint Anne
Pool Artfair - Pointe-à-Pitre
2018
O ’Vent Art – Espace Fabius - Quartier du Carmel, Basse-Terre
Art + Rhum Festival - Pointe-à-Pitre
OFF - Pointe-à-Pitre
Shadow & Light – House of Illustrious at Simone Schwars-Bart (French novelist and playwright of Guadeloupean origin. She is the winner of the Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle) – Goyave
2017
The Ka Bar Center – Morin, Saint Claude
2016
Bouvier House – Baillif
INVISIBLE – Lamentin Media Library
The Ka Bar Center – Morin, Saint Claude
2015
The Ka Bar Center – Morin, Saint Claude
2014
The Ka Bar Center – Morin, Saint Claude
2013
Sculptural – Maria, Saint François
2011
Tribute Maryse Condé – Caribbean Media Library
retrospective Rupture – Your’s Jarry Baie Mahault
Rupture – Médiathèque du Lamentin
1991
SANTIT – l’OMCS, des Abymes
Festag 91 - The Meeting of Two Worlds
Young Guadeloupean Painting - Galerie Michèle CAZANOVE - Gosier
1988
Inauguration of the “Galerie Michèle CAZANOVE – Gosier

EXHIBITIONS - THE SENGOA GROUP (DES EXPOSITIONS – LE GROUPE SENGOA - (B. Métura, A. Nabajoth, B. Pedurant, & J. Dabriou) – GUADELOUPE
1988
Dèyè do a zyé - OMCS of Basse-Terre
Happening: K. CANCELIER, L. LEOGANE, F. BELTANT, BRACY, J. LAMPECINADO – Pointe-a-Pitre

VIRTUAL EXHIBITIONS
2020
Hello World: An Art Affair Around the Globe – TransCultural Exchange – United States/Global https://transculturalexchange.org/activities/hw/projects/02/page7.html

Artblog: Artists in the Age of Coronavirus, Part 41 - United States
https://www.theartblog.org/2020/06/artists-in-the-time-of-coronavirus-an-ongoing-virtual-exhibition-part-41/?fbclid=IwAR3e8_kAL2wUrBMb4uri11J3TvRcQURTyqAnJPAlwc2HygL98Y-YBvWQnBU

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGES
2021
Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (D.V.C.A.I.) International Cultural Exchange (I.C.E.) program - Panama
2020
Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (D.V.C.A.I.) International Cultural Exchange (I.C.E.) program - Guadeloupe
International Exchange Presentation – Les MURS Galeries and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (D.V.C.A.I) KULTOUR Tours – Pôle Caraïbes Société Aéroportuaire - Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
1991
Research and Study - "The Stars of Painting" - Prize of the General Council and of the DRAC GUADELOUPE - Paris, France
1989
Research and Studies - Third Havana Biennial with ERAPM and DRAC (Regional Director of Cultural Affairs) - Cuba

COMPETITIONS
1990
The Stars of Painting - Regional Laureate - Gosier, Guadeloupe
Competition of the C.G.M. - Incentive Prize - Fort-de-France, Martinique
1989
The Stars of Painting - Regional Laureate - Gosier, Guadeloupe
1988
The Stars of Painting - Regional Laureate - Gosier, Guadeloupe
1987
CIDJ competition: Forum of young people who create - Fort-de-France, Martinique
1985
Victor HUGO Competition - Fort-de-France, Martinique

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
2006 – Present
C.A.P.E. - Teacher at Joseph Pitat College in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe
2004 – 2006
C.A.P.E. - Teacher at Rémire College in Montjoly, Guyane
2002 – 2004
C.A.P.E. - Teacher at Mateliane College in Goyave, Guadeloupe
1996 – 2002
C.A.P.E. - Teacher at Justin Catayé College in Cayenne, Guyane
1995 – 1996
C.A.P.E. - Teacher at Collège Nonnon in Cayenne, Guyane
1994 – 1995
High school teacher - Petit-Bourg, Guadeloupe
1993 – 1994
Teacher at the College of Raizet - Abymes, Guadeloupe
1992 – 1993
Teacher at Baie-Mahault College – Guadeloupe
1991 – 1992
Teacher at the Collège de Trois-Rivières – Guadeloupe
ESMECOM (Higher School and Communication Professions)
1990 – 1991
Visual Arts training facilitator - AHPM Martinique - (Artisanat d’Art)