Joëlle Deroy

Fondateur, Driving Change With Art® (New York-Paris-Londres) et Artiste internationale


  • Founder, Communications Advisor, Driving Change With Art®, network of independent partners (London - Paris - New York) helping companies drive and communicate their strategy and international development in a creative way. As Communications Advisor commissioned by the Advancy strategic consulting firm to support the group international growth and strategic new business licence, responsibilities encompassed first class campaigns & global events, from conception to delivering, London, UK (since 2012)
  • Head of Communications, Institutional Relations & Corporate Secretary, International & Subsidiaries Department, Groupama SA, Paris, France (2011 - 2012)
  • Head of the Brokers & Commercial Lines Forum, Groupama SA, Enterprise Risks Division, Paris, France (2010 - 2011)
  • Head of Events & Conferences Planning, HEC Art, New York, New York City, USA  (2003 - 2009)
  • Alternative Insurance Senior Underwriter, Zurich Financial Services, New York City, USA (1998 - 2002)
  • Liability Underwriting Manager & Centre RE Correspondent, Zurich Internatinal, Paris, France (1991 - 1997)
  • Legal & Tax Advisor, Arthur Andersen International, Milan, Italy & Paris, France  (1989 - 1991)


  • MBA, International Business, HEC
  • Selected by the Faculty for the one-year International Management Program overseas, University of Berkeley, California (within 2nd year of the MBA Program) and Universita Bocconi, Milan, Italy (within PhD courses)

Exhibitions History

Gallery Representations

  • PS21 Gallery, Paris, France (2013 - 2014)
  • Sassi-Milici Gallery, Vallauris, France (2006 - 2012)
  • Galerie L'Atelier, Zermatt, Switzerland (2008 - 2013)
  • Galerie des Lys, New York, NY, USA (2004)
  • Capricorn Galerry, Zermatt, Switzerland (2000 - 2008)

Solo Exhibitions

  • No Limit, Brick Lane Gallery, London, UK (May 2013)
  • No (Speed) Limit, Pop Art Plexi Event, Simultaneous exhibition, @ Advancy Strategy Consulting Firm, Paris, France, & Advisia, Sao Paolo, Brazil (June 2012)
  • In Motion, Farewell exhibition & launching of an alternate exhibition space, downtown Tribeca, prior to Deroy's move abroad, New York, NY (June 2009)
  • Deroy, Milici: The Painter and The Ceramist: Encounter in The French Tradition of Vallauris, Lecture by Joëlle Deroy, with an exhibition of selected ceramics she created in Sassi-Milici Atelier. Exhibition and conference at the FIAF (French Institute/Alliance Française), New York, NY (December 2007)
  • In the Rough, One person show, sponsored by Douglas Elliman, New York, NY Media coverage: TV Channel 11, Evening News (December 2006)
  • By the Sea, Ezair Gallery, Southampton, NY (July 2006à
  • Beauty Concept, Vibrations Beyond, Ezair Gallery, New York, NY (May 2006)
  • Calligraphic Paintings, Works inspired by Chinese and Japanese arts, Le Consulat Général de France, New York, NY (December 2005)
  • Joelle Deroy, French /  Texan Artist, Solo Exhibitor at 26th Annual International Artexpo New York, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, NY (February 2004)
  • Paintings & Works on paper, Gotham Building, New York, NY (December 2003)
  • Fusion, Paintings & Works on Paper, Monique Geraud Gallery, New York, NY (July 2003)
  • Two For Tea, Privately curated exhibition featuring Nathalie Forneri & Joëlle Deroy, New York, NY (November 2002)

Selected Group Shows & Art Fairs

  • No (Material) Limit, Matière A Innovation, A multi-material exhibition, @ Advancy, Paris, France & PS 21 Gallery, Paris, France (October 2013)
  • Paris La Défense - New York: An Artist Perspective On Transcultural Business Environments, New photographs & Mixed media, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY (Chelsea) (December 2010)
  • AAF - The Affordable Art Fair, New York City, with Living With Art Gallery, New York, NY (May 2009)
  • Searching for the Arts, the Art of Searching,  a lecture moderated by Joëlle Deroy. Exhibition of the artwork "Splashes" at the Cue Art Foundation, New York, NY (October 2008)
  • Sacred Ways: A Spiritual Journey to the East, Paintings & Mixed Media Works Tria Gallery, New York, NY (June -  July 2007)
  • Masters' Mystery Art Show, The Ritz Carlton, South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida (June 2005)
  • Women in the Arts 2004, Latin American Art Museum, Miami, Florida (March 2004)
  • An Art Journey With Emerging Artists, Dime Bank, New York, NY (September 2002)
  • Together We Can, Fabrizio Art Studio in Manhattan, New York (December 2000)
  • New Century Artists, Soho Art Gallery, New York, NY (December 1999)

Reviews and Articles

  • New York Art Magazine, China Arts Magazine, Art Fairs International Magazines (2006)
  • France-Amérique Newspaper, International edition of the Figaro (2005)
  • Art News Channel, online news and press releases exclusively for the arts (2004 - 2013)