Christophe Ronel was born in Rouen in 1964. Painter, notebook artist, illustrator, he was trained very early on in the basics of painting and drawing on nature by his father, landscape painter Marcel Laquay. He lives and works in Normandy and Paris. Christophe Ronel has been teaching at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Appliqués et Métiers d'Art - Olivier de Serres in Paris since 1990.
Over the past thirty years, he has had more than eighty solo exhibitions in France and abroad, in galleries, cultural centres and museums.
His paintings are also to be found in numerous private and public collections around the world.