Reunion Island (French department)
Charly was born in Saint-Pierre, south of Reunion Island. At the age sixteen he has already shown his interest in painting, but it was at the age of twenty one that he has decided to become a full time painter. To earn a living he has done portraiture for more than a decade but his trip abroad has opened his eyes to give more focus in his personal expression. As he grows in his creative endeavors he finds fascination with painting the eyes of people believing that human eye is the window of the soul, and an element that aids him see the goodness in everything. His opportunity to exhibit abroad is a good learning experience for him to encourage the younger generation of painters in his country to go and explore the artistic opportunities around the world. For Charly, life as an artist is a gift , thus, he keeps an open eye, embrace change and serves as a post of support for other hoping to be a great partner of change and development in his country.