Henry FERRIER was born in Marseille of Cévennes parents, hard at work. From an early age, he was fascinated by the mystery of lines and colors. For lack of funds, he painted on planks and wrapping paper. Then comes the war. He will carry within him the imperative need to resist the injustices and the madness of men. "Painting can be a remedy against complicit silences". He also discovers books, these fascinating objects unknown to his family environment. Tireless explorer, hypersensitivity constantly on the alert, he paints and writes in the silence of his Atelier de Provence, in the heart of the Alpilles.
He exhibits in France and abroad, a link, an open door to the world. “Henry FERRIER, hand and spirit. Mysterious, familiar, dazzling. Path of painting, the technique of which disappears under the emotion it produces. Each canvas is an effervescence, a whirlwind. With marks inside. A reminder to balance, a sort of gift from the painter. Like words of love in a storm of light "Françoise Maurin - Journal" La Provence "Stéphane Rey - Brussels" FERRIER's expression merges and goes beyond figurative and abstraction to reach another translation of reality ... a sense of expanses and synthetic vision that we do not often meet ... "