Born in 1953, Vicky Colombet grew up in Paris. Her mother's search for her ancestry led the family to travel often to Asia. The exposure to Asian Culture at an early age has been a major influence.
As a young artist, Colombet studied with the painter Henri Dimier in Paris. She moved to New York in 2001. She is the Recipient of the Esther and Adolph Gottlieb Foundation Grant (2001) and Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (2014). She became an American Citizen in 2013. Her work is both abstract and suggestive of Landscapes, of topographies, the erosion of the Earth and its ephemeral elements. Mostly monochromatic, her paintings seem to be resolutely nonobjective while suggesting studies of Nature. She continually question what can be read as Landscape, trying to capture a fleeting moment in the life of Nature and evoke contemplation.
Vicky Colombet's work has been exhibited extensively on both sides of the Atlantic and is in numerous important private and museum collections in the US and in Europe. Most recently the Albright-Knox and the Marmottan-Monet museums acquired Vicky Colombet paintings for their permanent collections.