Thalie Art Foundation

Thalie Art Foundation is dedicated to supporting socially engaged contemporary arts, encouraging transcultural exchange and promoting arts education programmes. 

Vision
To initiate and promote innovative artistic practices and give them a public platform.

Mission
Thalie Art Foundation is dedicated to supporting socially engaged contemporary art.

The foundation is active in 4 areas:
Production support: financial and logistical support for artistic projects.
Residency: Providing networking, workspaces and accommodation.
Mediation: Exhibition and public dissemination of projects
Art education: Introduction to and exploration of creative arts.

Board of Directors
• Nathalie Guiot, President, Founder
• Louis Nègre, Collector, Investor, Administrator
• Thierry Forien, Collector, Secretary
• Pierre Guerin, CFO, Treasurer

Development committee
• Yann Perreau, Journalist-Author
• Philippe Terrier-Hermann, Artist-Researcher
• David d’Equainville, Publisher-Author

 

Nathalie Guiot, Founder

Nathalie Guiot, 2015 © Cici Olsson

Writer, curator and art collector, Nathalie Guiot studied journalism and communication. She founded Anabet Editions in the 2000s and, in 2012, created Thalie Art Project as an association offering a platform for artistic and performance activities. The association has now become a private foundation, Thalie Art Foundation. A founding member of the Tokyo Art Club (Palais de Tokyo), committed to promoting education, Nathalie Guiot contributes to the educational activities of Wiels (Center for Contemporary Art, Brussels) and is also a co-founder of the Fonds des Amis de la Cambre pour l’International and at the initiative of the Thalie fund (hosted by the King Baudoin Foundation) that supports a school for disadvantaged children in India. Nathalie Guiot is the author of ‘Collectionneurs, les VIP de l’art contemporain’ (Anabet Editions, 2008), ‘Conversations, l’artiste et le collectionneur’, (BlackJack Editions, 2013).