The photographer David Samblanet is the creator of the PHOTOEIL gallery. Since 2004, this gallery works to honor photography with determination, it exposes emergent and/or internationally renowned artists, such as the Chinese photographer Luo Yongjin, exhibited in the event of the "Year of China" in France, or Antoine Tempé, French-American photographer, the PHOTOEIL gallery was one of the first gallery that offered to present his work on its walls. Now his pictures have been shown in many exhibitions in the World under the title of “ Danseurs d'Afrique ”.
In 2009, the gallery founded the price PHOTOEIL for photography near the border of Spain in the " rencontres cinématographiques Cerbere/Portbou ” , which annually award winners around the theme “ Passage ” (a tribute to Walter Benjamin memory, dead in Portbou on the 26th september 1940), and thus helped to make known many young talents : Dom Smaz(Swiss), Romain Courtemanche (France), Jonas Berggren (Sweden), Olga Stefatou (Greece), Frédérique Félix Faure (France), and many more.
The administrative adress of the PHOTOEIL gallery is based in Fabrezan, the city where the prominent Charles CROS was born, poet and inventor of the phonograph, his many inventions include one of the processes of colour photograph. In 1869, he presented (at the same time as Ducos de Hauron) the colour reproduction process, which is the source of the actual CMY colour-mixing, at the French Society of Photography.
Collection Londres Zelda Cheatle Galerie
Collection Galerie Horizon-Colera-Espagne