Stephane Bodart was born in 1974, St Martin d’Hères, France.
He grew up in a family of artists : his mother a painter, his grandfather a sculptor and his uncle Philippe Bodart a violin maker.
He decides to follow his uncle’s steps and for several years he spends his summer holidays visiting his workshop, where he can see the richness of his art.
At 18, he leaves Paris ( France) for Cremona (Italy) and continues his training at the VIOLIN MAKING SCHOOL ANTONIO STRADIVARI (IPIALL).During four years, he learns the different building technics of the famous 16th and 17th centuries’s violin makers.He graduates from l’Istituto professionale internazionale per l’artigianato liutario e del legno Antonio Stradivari” in 1995 – Cremona, Italy.
16 Ave du General Leclerc, PARIS, 75014, France
Contact Stephane Bodart Tel +33 1 40 47 08 66