Benoit Havard, born in 1981 in Orléans, is a French painter. He began drawing and painting at the age of six. In 1998, he enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts de Cherbourg, where Lejeune and Valadié became his masters.While his artistic development initially led him to favor watercolor and pastel, he is now moving more towards acrylics.The artist draws his imagination from his travels, with a predilection for marine and urban scenes. His brightly colored landscapes exude a meditative atmosphere, where contemplation takes on its full meaning. Benoit Havard has been exhibiting in several galleries in France since 2004, and has been the guest of honor at several art fairs. His work can also be found in numerous public and private collections, including La Française des Jeux, Louis Vuitton, ASSYS CYBORG and the Mauresmo family. His work was featured in Univers des Arts magazine in 2011, 2012 and 2013.