The Heroine’s Journey of Jessie Raveleau

What is the best thing I love about my job? To see the emotion that my works can bring in the eyes of the spectators… joy, surprise, nostalgia or love, we can share so much with people without even knowing them!

What’s my idea of happiness? Happiness is getting up in the morning and enjoying a life you have chosen.

What is my greatest fear? Loss of control

What is the trait I most deplore in me? The excessive organization! I am above all a mother of 3 children, so my daily life is perfectly orchestrated, anticipated… which often makes me miss the beauty of the present moment!

Which living people in my profession do I admire most? Ashvin Harrison , Sandrot Artist and Artist Ga-L

What is my greatest extravagance? Being convinced that living on your passion is the best example I can give my children.On what occasion would I lie? On the occasion of a surprise, I love to make surprises!

What do I hate most about my job? Having to sell myself… I have been in business for many years before that, but selling myself remains a mission I will gladly delegate!

When and where have I been happiest in my work? When I gave Julien Cohen, a famous French antique dealer, his portrait on canvas in Paris, in one of his shops. His consideration, kindness, and desire to help me in my young career truly touched me. Incredible memory…

If I could, what would I change in myself? The rigour I impose on myself every day for everything .

What is my greatest accomplishment at work? A large-format work commissioned to me on the occasion of the birthday of a great professional footballer. I had to, of course, keep this work confidential and keep the name of this sports personality quiet, but it remains a beautiful memory in my career.

Where would I most want to live? In the middle of mine, in a quiet and inspiring place. What is my most precious possession? My children

What is my most distinctive feature? Empathy What is my most inspiring location in my city? I live in a small village of 1000 inhabitants; the place that inspires me the most is clearly my workshop!

What is my favorite place to eat and drink in my city? My children are in love with a famous American fast food restaurant… so it has become a place we love to hang out with family!

What books have influenced my life and how? My very first book was «The Hound of Baskervilles-Sherlock Holmes». It is from this book that my passion for reading was born, I understood to this day that one could devour a book. Reading has become a relief for me.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen to on the last day? Celine Dion: another world

Who is my hero or my heroine in fiction? Cinderella, she does everything and never complains!!

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? My parents

What movie would I recommend to see once in a lifetime? Sister act, I’ve seen them a thousand times, but I’ll never get tired of it!

What role play stories in my life and work? They are a source of inspiration, they develop the imagination and better convey emotions that I have felt myself.

What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ say to me? A year ago, I made the heavy decision to change my life to live out my passion. These words have a strong reasoning in me. It is up to us to write our story, especially since we only have one; that’s what I decided to do and I’m here to tell you.

Who’s my biggest fan, godfather, partner in crime? My greatest shadow partner is my husband, always there for support, listening, encouragement and objective advice. He offered me my workshop with his hands, I would be eternally grateful.

Who would I like to work with? The influencer Coline, she embodies in every way the joy and colors that I seek to represent . I would love to paint it as a charity.

What project am I looking forward to working on? Currently in a collective of 14 artists, gathered under the name Unikart, we organize an exhibition in Paris to raise funds for the association «Le point rose». I look forward to joining forces in this exhibition.

Where can you see me or my work? My studio is located in the Deux-Sevres (79 France), but part of my work is currently visible at the Lolita bistro, 53 quai des grands augustins in Paris. The exceptional exhibition of the collective Unikart will take place from December 2 to 4, at the Thorigny space , Paris 3rd, where I will be present!

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? To me, this means that no matter what the challenges, passion has no limits, no boundaries, and it will always win.

Which creative professionals should Peter invite to tell their story? Elodie migeon allias @cespetitsdetails Ga-L allias @artist_gal Raphaelle Emery Jr Brush Mahelle-art

How can you contact me? I can be reached on instagram @jessie.raveleau.peinture Also on facebook, page @Jessieraveleaupeinture and on my website: jessie-raveleau-peinture.fr

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