Patrick Cornillet (b. 1968) graduated from École Pivaut in Nantes. Cornillet works with painting where the detailed realism of photography is united with sensuous brush strokes. His works investigates both issues concerning picturing and urbanity.
Cornillet has several solo shows behind him in Galerie Bertrand Gillig in Belgium, Galerie Birthe Laursen in Copenhagen and Galerie Birthe Laursen in Paris. Also he has participated in several group exhibitions at Espace d’art PASO in France and Collective, Absolute Art gallery in Belgium to name a few.
Cornillet has won several awards e.g. Fondation François Schneider's talent prize in the category painting in 2013. He is also represented in various collections at Lefranc-Bourgeois; Le Mans Banque Populaire, Nantes and the Collection ville de Saint-Grégoire.