1956. J.Y.LAUTRéDOU was born on September 26th in Annecy. From an early age he was initiated by his mother to the fine arts. He draws and paints.
1969. Practise photography and black & white printing and discover mountaineering.
1973. His devouring passion for the north faces of the Alps keeps him away from creation and he is thinking of becoming a guide, ski instructor or photographer.
1976. After poor mechanical engineering studies and quick trips to Europe, he moved up to Val Thorens where he stayed thirteen winters, travelling around Asia the rest of the year, where he discovered calligraphy and returned to painting.
1982. Becomes a professional photographer and also starts illustrating.
1984. Creator, graphic designer and muralist, he became an airbrush specialist and participated in the development of new snow sports.
1986. Meeting Guiseppina Lavorata was love at first sight. Today they have two children. Owner of all the paintings, she is an indispensable advisor and assistant.
1991. Working for the biggest brands in sportswear, skiing, ready-to-wear and also in the world of Haute Couture, he bows out, allergic to computers. Following a bet, he decides to exhibit and start a career as a painter.
1993. Birth of Ugo his first son, brightly burnt paintings and his first personal exhibition.
1995.Enter the prestigious Jacques Sieverding collection (Holland) and discover the meanders and complexities of professionalism.
2002. Birth of Pablo. Many paintings are part of private and public collections, but if he lives by painting, it does not make him live and he frequently exchanges brushes for rollers... painter from A to Z.
2003. Permanent resident at the Crid'Art gallery created by B. Staudt who has been sponsoring it since 1999.
2006. Permanent resident at the BAM Gallery in Toulouse and the Tartaglia Gallery in Rome.
2008. Gets a rating by participating in several auctions.
2010. Following an accident that immobilizes him for more than three months, the painter decides to take a sabbatical and does not paint, but takes care of an old project: the realization of a book.
2012-2013. Faced with the crisis that hit the world of Art, few canvases leave the studio, Lautrédou takes the opportunity to question his conception of painting.
2014. A new series dedicated to Matsuo Bashô accompanied by his haikus.
2016-2018. Lautredou rediscovers with greediness the work on paper, in small and large formats sold at "TRéDOUX" prices.
2019. Many paintings are now on sale via the Bam Gallery on Artsper and Artsy.