Awarded post-graduate scholarship at the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, China; Studied painting, aesthetics and philosophy at the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, China, with some of the last great traditional masters.
Publication of Passagère du silence, dix ans d'initiation en Chine (Passenger of Silence: Ten Years of Initiation in China), (Albin Michel, Paris) — a memoir of her years of apprenticeship with Master Huang Yuan. Entered permanent collection of Musée Cernuschi, Paris.
Solo exhibition at Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Publication of monograph Between Heaven and Earth and Entretien avec Charles Juliet, (Albin Michel, Paris). Four large works commissioned by Hubert Looser Foundation to dialogue with selected American abstract and minimalist artists from the collection (John Chamberlain, Donald Judd, Willem de Kooning, Ellsworth Kelly and Cy Twombly). Entered permanent collection of Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Group exhibition, “Expansion Résonance”, Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris.
Group exhibition, “Elles@Centre Pompidou,” Musée National d’Art Moderne Centre Pompidou, Paris. Solo exhibition, “Peinture,” Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris.
Commission of two monumental works for the Palazzo Torlonia, Rome. Documentary film by Philippe Chancel: Fabienne Verdier: Flux, on the creation of the commissioned works. Publication of Fabienne Verdier Palazzo Torlonia, by Eric Fouache and Corinna Thierolf, (Editions Xavier Barral, Paris).
Group exhibition, “Art of Deceleration from Caspar David Friedrich to Ai Wei Wei,” Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, Germany.
Group exhibition, “My Private Passion – Foundation Hubert Looser,” Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria. Group exhibition at Waddington Custot Galleries, London. Publication of Fabienne Verdier–Painting Space, by Doris von Drathen (Edizioni Charta, Milano/New York).
Solo exhibition, Art Plural Gallery, Singapore, (January).
Documentary filmby Mark Kidel: Fabienne Verdier, peindre l’instant (Fabienne Verdier: Painting the Instant) (Les Films d’Ici with the participation of France Télévisions and CNC, 2012) broadcast on France5 on 1 February 2013 within the Empreintes series.
Solo exhibition at Groeninge Museum and Memling Museum (St. John Hospital). Bruges, Belgium.
“Fabienne Verdier, L’Esprit de la peinture, hommage aux maîtres flammands”(“The Spirit of Painting: A tribute to the Flemish Renaissance”), curated by Daniel Abadie, (May–August).
Solo exhibition at Patrick Derom Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, (May–July). Group exhibition, “The Hubert Looser Collection”, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, (June–September).
Solo exhibition, "Energy Fields" at Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris, France.
Fabienne Verdier lives and works in France and Canada.