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Born in 1979 in Maisons-Alfort, Marlène Mocquet graduated from École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris in 2006 with honours.
She won the Pierre Cardin Award in 2008 and Alphonse Cellier Award from Académie des beaux-arts in 2007. In 2013 she was invited as an artist resident at Cité de la céramique de Sèvres.
Several solo exhibitions have been dedicated to her : Maison des arts de Malakoff, 2013 ; Musée de l’abbaye de Sainte-Croix, Sables d'Olonne, 2012 ; Musée d’art contemporain de Lyon, 2009. In 2017, she took over the walls of Musée de la chasse et de la nature in Paris.
She has also exhibited at Museum of Art and Design (New York), Haunch of Venison gallery (New York), Shanghai Biennale, Fondation Ricard (Paris), La Maison Rouge (Paris). Her works are included in French and international collections : Musée d’art contemporain (Lyon), Fondation Galerie Lafayette (Paris), Fonds national d'art contemporain (Paris), Collection François Pinault (Venice), Manufacture royale de Sèvres (France).
Numa Hambursin won the AICA France Art Critic’s Prize in 2018, with the presentation of her work.
She participated in the recent edition of Private Choice, in October 2020. In September 2021, a solo exhibition will take place at Espace Julio Gonzalez in Arcueil and a permanent work will be installed on the ceiling of the Hôtel Richer de Belleval in Montpellier.