Seaman, ex member of the French Sailing Team, he pursued studies at the Superior National School of Fine Arts and Arts Trades then he studied at the Fine Arts School of Paris in Etienne Martin Class. Noticed by Pierre Cardin, he signs the realisation of the Pierre Cardin Space initials.
François Cante-Pacos is a sculptor first
He created around twenty monumental artworks:
His pieces of work express the massive blocks strength weighing to 5 long tons and the subtle assemblages balance.
Then painting takes an important part in his artistic path
All the painting is interminably recovered by countless coats.
The artist transfers on gauze the print of recycled materials. He sticks up, backs…
« I’m not colourist, explains François Cante-Pacos. My sandy, clayish and ochre palette is restricted to mineral. Shape does concern me less than tensions balance. What I track down is materials density, the space omnipresence surrounding and underlining our finiteness. My dream : to freeze light and make silence heard »