Born in 1946 à Paris, France
Lives and works in Paris and in Yonne, France
Having studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Lille, he was inspired by the work of Tal Coat, De Stael, and Rothko. He has exhibited his work in Paris and abroad since 1969. As a theatre and ballet scenographer, he has worked with various poets and writers. The work of Jean-Pierre Schneider has been the subject of numerous studies, and he also writes texts on art and the creative act. Extracts from the book Le Vif du Sujet (the heart of the matter) by Bernard Chambaz and Alain Meunier concerning the work of Jean-Pierre Schneider.