Thoughtful, demanding and tenacious, Rémy Fenzy began his career in the administration of the French embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland. He decided to pursue a graduate degree at the Sorbonne (Paris I), becoming first an art school professor, then a director of the Ecole Supérieure d'Arts in Brest, and now, since 2010, director of the fine arts school in Arles. A graduate of the same school, Fenzy likes to say that the difference between Arles and the major art schools in other countries lies in the fact that although the school has an excellent and diverse program, its principle is that students attending Arles embark on a lifelong project. “Contrary to what one might think, I had no career plan. It was a combination of circumstances. I was selected from a pool of forty candidates. It happened naturally.” On Sunday, July 1, Fenzy began his third year at the head of the school.
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