Claude Courtecuisse, artist, designer, teacher, lives and works in Lille and Paris. A graduate of Applied Arts in Paris and the Ecole Normale Supérieure de l’Enseignement Technique (ENS), he became a professor at the Regional School of Plastic Arts in Lille from 1970 to 1987, where he was in charge between 1987 and 1989. He was a member of the Frac Nord-Pas-de-Calais technical committee from 1982 to 1989.
From 1989 to 1992, he held the position of Chief Inspector of Arts Education at the Ministry of Culture. Lecturer and educational advisor at the Camondo School until 1998, he was Associate Professor at the Olivier de Serre School (Paris) from 1994 to 2001. He currently works at the ENS Cachan for the preparation for the test lesson to the aggregation of applied arts. As an artist, photographer, sculptor and designer, he carried out public commissions for the Ministry of Culture and several of his works were acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in Villeneuve d’Ascq, the Center Georges-Pompidou , the Museum of Decorative Arts and the Frac Nord-Pas-de-Calais.