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Born: Beau Bassin, Mauritius – 20/05/1940
Died: Sydney, Australia – 13/02/2024 (83 years old)


1961 – 64 Central School Diploma, Central School of Art, London.
1964 – 65 Post graduate Diploma, Ecole National des Arts Brussels. (Belgian Government Grant)
1983 Computer Graphics, Middlesex Polytechnic London.
1988 Diploma in Education, Institute of Technical & Adult Teacher Education, Sydney.


2015 “Retrospective” Wollongong City Gallery, NSW.
2013 “Lodoicea”
(Temporary Title) The Santos Museum, Botanical Garden, Adelaide, SA.
2007 “The Coco de Mer Revisited” The Forest Gallery, South Duras NSW.
2006 “Coco de Mer – an Installation” Chase Contemporary & Tribal Arts, Sydney.
2004 “Una es Omnia” Alliance Francaise, Camberra.
2003 “Una es Omnia” Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Sydney.
2000 “Una es Omnia” Wollongong City Gallery, NSW.
1999 “Una es Omnia” Alliance Francaise Sydney.
1996 “Twice upon a time” Project Contemporary Art Space, Wollongong NSW.
1987 “Recent Works” Hogarth Galleries, Sydney.
1980 “Recent paintings” Graffiti Gallery, (and Launch of “London Graffiti” Book with introduction by John Cooper Clarke.)
1978 “Recent 3D. works on Perspex” Robin & Ringo Star Gallery, London.
1977 “Latest paintings ” Gallery max Boulle, Rose Hill Mauritius .
1974 “Recent works” ( Sponsored by the British Council ) Mauritius.
1973 “Works on canvas & Prints” Hampstead Theatre Club Foyer, London.
1969 “Works on Canvas” Plus-Kern Gallery, Ghent Belgium.
1968 “Works on Canvas & Prints” Mercury Theatre Foyer, Notting Hill Gate London.
1965 “Recent Etchings” Theatre National de Belgique (Sponsored by the British Council) Brussels.
1965 “Paintings on Canvas” Decenter Gallery, Glumso Denmark.
1960 “Paintings & Drawings” Hotel de Ville St. Denis, Reunion.
1959 “Drawings & Paintings” Hotel de Ville Curepipe, Mauritius.


2012 “The Garden of Ideas” The Red box Gallery, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
2012 “Post Codes From The Edges” Wollongong City Gallery
2011 ” The Garden of Ideas” The Johnston Collection ” Melbourne.
2010 “The Garden of Ideas” The Santos Museum, Botanical garden, Adelaide.
Travelling show curated by Richard Aitken Author of the book with the same title.
2010 “Fisher’s Ghost Art Award” Campbelltown Arts Cebtre. NSW
2008 “Fisher’s Ghost Art Award” Campbelltown Arts Centre. NSW
“Shelf Life” Delmar, Gallery, Sydney.
2007 “Shelf Life” The Delmar Gallery, Sydney.
2006 “12 Sculptors” Chase Contemporary & Tribal Art, Sydney.
“Shelf Life” The Delmar Gallery, Sydney.
2005 “Summer Show” Bower House Gallery, Milton NSW.
2004 “TAFE Staff Show” Project Contemporary Art Space, Wollongong .
2003 “Love your Work” TAFE Staff Show, Sydney Institute.
2002 “15 Francophone Artists” Customs House, Sydney. Multiple Box Gallery, Sydney. “Fisher’s Ghost Art Award ” Campbelltown Arts Centre.
2001 “Encore” Wollongong City gallery.
“Segment” TAFE Staff Show, Project Contemporary Art Space.
“Short sited 5” Video Festival Contemporary Art Space.
“Prelude” TAFE staff Show, Long Gallery, University of Wollongong.
Project Contemporary Art Space, Wollongong.
2000 “TAFE Staff Show 2000” Project Contemporary Art Space, Wollongong.
1999 “Reveries” Project Contemporary Art Space. ” Sema-Phoros ” TAFE Staff Show, Contemporary Art Space.
“Illawarra Print Award” Illawarra Grammar School.
1998 “Salon des Artistes” Hotel de Ville de Curepipe Mauritius .
“Signs” Spark Gallery, Wollongong University.
“Echo Creole” National Art gallery, Mahe Seychelles.
1997 “Partagez” TAFE Staff Show, Wollongong City Gallery.
1995 “Just a Momento” Project Contemporary Art Space, Wollongong, Street Level, Blacktown & Casula Power House.
1994 “Found in Translation” ( 5 Artists ) Mary Place Gallery, Sydney.
1993 “TAFE Staff Showe” Long Gallery, Wollongong University.
1992 “The Visual Orchestra” TAFE Staff Show, Long Gallery, Wollongong University. ” The Print Show ” Long Gallery, Wollongong University.
1991 “The Wild West Show” TAFE Staff, Long Gallery, Wollongong University. ” The Memorial ” (3 days after 9.11) Installation at Korunna gallery, Wollongong.
1990 “A Body of Work” TAFE Staff Show, Long Gallery, Wollongong University. ” Fax Art ” OTC Building, Paddington Sydney.
1989 “20th Century TAFE Master ” Long Gallery, Wollongong University.
1988 “Bicentennial Illawarra Artist Exhibition” Wollongong City gallery.” Sydney Printmakers Exhibition” Blaxland Gallery, Sydney
1987 “Mix Show” Hogarth Gallery, Sydney.
1986 “Group Show” Hogarth Gallery, Sydney.
1985 Australian Visual Arts Gallery, Sydney.
1982 West Surrey College of Art, Farnham UK.
1979 West Surrey College of Art, Farnham UK. Centre for Visula Arts, Oakland USA
1978 “Industrial Sponsers Show” Astoria Theatre Foyer, London.
1977 “Staff & Students Printmakers’ West Surrey College of Art, Farnham & Pentagon Art Gallery, Stoke onTrent UK. Design Centre, London
1976 “New Paintings” Industrial Sponsors Show, Chesterfield Hotel Foyer, London.
1975 “Pictures for Schools” National Museum of Wales. ” Open SPACE studios ” Stepney Green, London.” Industrial Sponsors Show ” Chesterfield Hotel London.
1974 “Young Generation 74” Traveling Group Show, Stockholm. West Surrey College of Art, Farnham. Allen Gallery, Alton & willis Museum Art Gallery, Basingstoke UK.
“English Graphics Today” Midsommargarden Stockholm.
1973 Guilford University, Surrey. & “Plymouth Art Society Exhibition” UK.
“OpenWeek-end” SPACE Studios, Stepney Green London.
“4 Kinetics Artists” Central Library, Romford London. Pendulum Gallery, Selborne Hampshire UK.” Royal Academy Summer Exhibition ” London.
1972 “Art in Steel Exhibition” Brettanham House, London.
“Spring in the Air” Scottish Arts Council Gallery, Glasgow & Edinburgh.
“4 Holistic Painters” (Festival of London) Consort Gallery, Imperial College London.
“Royal Academy Summer Exhibition” London.
SPACE Open Studios St. Katherine’s Dock, London.
1971 “SPACE Exhibitions” (Were sponsored by the Arts Council of GB & Gulbenkian Foundation). Municipal Gallery of Modern Art Dublin.
Marble Hill House London & Wolverhampton Art Gallery.
Belfast & Aberdeen Art Gallery Scotland. “Art Spectrum” (Sponsored by Greater London & Arts Council) Alexandra Palace, London.
“London Now in Berlin ” West Germany. Royal Academy Summer Exhibition “London.” VI International Painting Exhibition” City Gallery, Knokke Belgium
1970 “Prints” West Surrey College of Art, Farnham Surrey.
Group Shows in Belgium organised by Plus-Kern Gallery. ”
1969 “Prix Europe de Peinture Show” Ostende Belgium.
1968 “The Print Club Show ” AAA Gallery New York.
1967 “Exhibition of Prints: Grabowski Gallery London. Victoria Gallery Edinburgh. AAA Gallery New-York.
1966 “Spring Show” Bradford City Art Gallery UK. “Summer Exhibition” New Jersey State Museum USA.
1964 “Original Graphics” ( 5 Artists ) Editions Alecto Gallery London.
“VI International Graphic Exhibition” Ljubljana Yougoslavia.
1962 “Painting Sculpture Drawing” (Central School Students) A I A Gallery, London.
1961 “Hier et Aujourd’hui” British Council Show Mauritius.
1958 “Concourt d’Art” ( 1st. Prize ) Hotel de Ville, Rose Hill Mauritius.
1957 “Ecole Mauricienne de Peinture Show” Hotel de Ville, Rose Hill Mauritius.
1956 “Exposition Maison Ideale” ( Bronze medal ) Hotel de Ville, Curepipe Mauritius.
1954 “International Drawing Competition” New Delhi India.


Wollongong City Gallery, University of Wollongong, Illawarra Institute NSW. Robert McDougall Gallery, NZ.
Greater London Council, Manchester City Art Gallery, Eastern Arts Association, Sheffield City Art Gallery,
Surrey Art Institute Farnham, East Midlands Arts Association, Dudley Museum Birmingham, South London Art Gallery GB.
Seattle Art Museum & Philadelphia Library USA. Museum of contemporary Art Skopje Macedonia. Kunsthalle Hamburg.
Ghent Art Museum Belgium.

And numerous private Collections in Australia, Europe, North & South America and the Indian Ocean Islands.


1965 Etching. P/T St. Martin’s School of Art, London.( Oct – Dec substituting )
1966 – 70 Painting. P/T City Literary Institute, London.
1973 – 74 Drawing. P/T City Literary Institute, London.
1975 – 76 Appreciation of Modern Art. P/T London University.
1967 – 83 Print Making. P/T West Surrey College of Art, Farnham ( Now Surrey Art Institute UK )
1985 87 Design. P/T City Art Institute ( Now COFA ) Sydney
1988 – 04 Print Making TAFE Illawarra Institute, Wollongong NSW.


THE GARDEN OF IDEAS. Author Richard Aitken, Melbourn University publishing ltd. In association with the State library of Victoria, 2010. pg 31.
Australian Garden History Magazine ” STRANGERS ON THE SHORE ” Article and illustration of triptych by Jacques Charoux. Published by Aus. Garden History Society
Vol. 22 No 2. Oct – Dec 2010. pg. 1, 5, 6, 7, 8.

THE COCO-DE-MER. Catalogue published by Chase Contemporary & Tribal Arts . Exhibition Critique by R. Mathers 2006. EDITIONS ALECTO 1960- 1981. Author Tessa Sidey. Published by Lund Humphries, Hampshire & USA 2003. pg. 88. UNA ES OMNIA : ONE IS ALL Manly Art Gallery & Museun Publication, Jan / Feb. 2003. pg. 3 & 4. CHAROUX EXPLORATEUR DES FORMES ET MATIERES Article by Dominique Bellier ” Le Mauricien ” Newspaper 1. 5. 2002. pg. 2. PRINT MAKING IN THE SUN Authors Dan Welden & P. Muir. Published by Watson-Guptill, NY 2001. pg. 110. UNA ES OMNIA Exhibition Catalogue Published by Wollongong City Gallery, Monograph by Shoena White MCA, Sydney 2000. TWICE UPON A TIME Exhibition Catalogue, Monograph By R. Mathers, Art History Lecturer / Critic. 1996. ARTISTS & GALLERIES OF AUSTRALIA Author Max Germaine . 1991. PANORAMA DE LA PEINTURE MAURICIENNE Author G. Andre Decotter. published by Editions de l’Ocean Indien, Mauritius 1986. pg.157- 60. LONDON GRAFFITI Photographed by Jacques Charoux, Introduction by John Cooper Clarke, Published by W. H. Allen, London 1980. MAURITIUS 10 YEARS AFTER INDEPENDANCE Published by “Ile de France” Mauritius 1977. ARTS GUARDIAN “Spring In The Air” Exhibition Critique by Claudia Oliver , Glasgow May 2. 1972. ART SPECTRUM Exhibition Catalogue Published by Arts Council of GB , London WAugust 1971. pg. 6 -7


1954. Winning Competitor, International Drawing Competition, New Delhi, India. 1955. Receives prize and books from the Indian High Commissioner in Mauritius. 1956. Bronze Medal “Exposition de la Maison Ideale”. Curepipe, Mauritius. 1958.1 st. prize at the Councourt d’Art, Rose Hill Mauritius. 1964 – 65. Belgium Government Scholarship. Post Graduate Art Studies Brussels. 1969. Prix Europe de Peinture, Show , Ostende Belgium. 1972. Greater London Arts Council Grant. 1974. British Council Grant for Solo Exhibition in Mauritius. 1973 – 83 Member of ” Industrial Sponsors.” London.