The painter Henri Clarino was born in Haute-Savoie (France).
He belongs to the realistic figurative expressionist movement.
He specializes in various artistic themes : Miniature, Ikebana, portraits.
He has painted many Royal portraits, and also portraits of Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI, Pope John XXIII, Pope Francis.
He has taken part in various shows and exhibitions (Artistes de France, European Academy of Arts…) Geneva, Rome, London, Paris, Brussels, Copenhagen, Chamonix, Annecy, USA .
His paintings are represented in many public and private collections in France and abroad
Henri Clarino is a life member of the European Academy of Arts, and foreign correspondent of the Pontifical Academy of Fine Arts and Letters. Established in 1542, the mission of the Pontifical Academy today is the presentation of exhibitions, conferences and publications by artists poets and writers from every nation who have reached the apex of their art are reccord for their humanistic Christian values.
He has been honored with many awards, distinctions.