Born in 1990, the young painter Olympe Racana-Weiler, of French-Argentine origin, lives and works in Paris. Her work has been presented in several group exhibitions since 2013 (France, Romania, Singapore) and has been the subject of solo shows since 2018 (Galerie Jérôme Pauchant). In the same year, she was awarded the Antoine Marin Prize for painting and the Pierre Cardin Prize of the Académie des Beaux-Arts for painting.
After a BFA in Fine Arts and Art Sciences at the University of Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne in 2014, Olympe Racana-Weiler trained alongside the American artist Jim Dine, she has enriched her technique in recent years by working on woodcutting at the Steindruck Printing Studio in Austria, under the mentorship of Christophe Chavanne and Gabi Pechmann. She also assists Julien Torhy and Marc Moyano, in the Parisian printmaking studio of Michael Woolworth.