Françoise Vrot is a self-dictate French painter, who fell in love with Mauritius and lives here for nearly seventeen years. She started her career in 1982 as an aquarelliste where she melt for the nature of rural landscapes. Inspired by the tropical island, she describes her attraction to scenes of fishing and cane field workers in their hard work. Specialist in figurative painting, she was a student of Claude Marin, from Montmartre!
Claude Marin, a famous painter who encouraged the passion for painting of Françoise. This has instilled Francoise to understand the most essential principles of painting. She quickly left her homeland for Reunion Island where she produces oils (landscapes) and watercolors (characters). With time, Francoise polished her technics and produced paintings apparently more lively, due to her talent merits.
Her works reflect her love for her adopted island and she continuously transcribe the exotic and endearing smile of Mauritians. In an inspiring atmosphere, the artist Francoise Vrot state of mind can be felt through her paintings.
Today the paintings of Françoise Vrot have been spotted living in Paris independents at the Grand Palais, Galerie Katia Granoff at Honfleur Gallery, Place des Vosges in Paris, Reunion and Hall of Françoise Vrot, launched in Mauritius in 2001 where she still indulge her passion for painting.