Christian Guémy, alias C215, lives and works in Ivry-sur-Seine.
C215 is a French urban stencil artist born in 1973, with a university education in languages (bachelor’s degree in German and English) as well as two master’s degrees in history and art history. With his favorite tool, the stencil, and aerosol paint, C215 has been on the streets all over the world since the early 2000s. He presents his works painted on objects or on canvas in several galleries, in France and abroad. ‘foreigner. He has exhibited in many national museums and regularly collaborates with public, cultural or social institutions for individual exhibitions, such as the Panthéon (2018), the Legion of Honor Museum (2019), the Museum of Air and Space (2019), the National Sport Museum (2017), the Freemasonry Museum (2022), the Castelet de Toulouse (2023), the Museum of the Order of the Liberation (2022) or the Shoah Memorial (2022).
In 2019, he was made Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.
In 2022, he received the National Memorial Initiative Award from the National Association of Members of the National Order of Merit.
In 2022, he is approved painter of the Army.