Sophie Sirot Biography

Sophie Sirot

Sophie Sirot

Born 1950
Birthplace France
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Sophie Sirot was born in Paris in 1950. She studied graphic arts at a very famous school in Paris. Her youth was spent in Africa, and in 1974 she came back to France, dividing her time between Paris and Belle-Ile in Brittany.
From 1977 through 1988 her work was exhibited in Paris and New York City at Gallery Naifs et Primitifs. In addition, her work is on exhibit in other galleries in Paris, Brussels, Washington DC and exclusively in the American west at the Roger Yost Gallery in Salem, Oregon.

Widely published, her work can be seen in many art books, including her monographie named "De Belle île et D'Ailleurs."  Five Aubusson tapestries have been created based on her paintings.