Alain Clément was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine in 1941.
He lives and works in Nîmes, Paris, and Berlin.

As of 1970, he taught at the École des Beaux-Arts in Montpellier, which he then left to work in the École des Beaux-Arts in Nîmes, of which he became director in 1985.

For almost forty years, the artist has developed an abstract oeuvre that lies between expression and a quest for composition. His paintings, sculptures, and prints combine aesthetic pleasure, subtlety, and compositional power.

Since 1993, the Galerie Catherine Putman publishes his prints, mostly aquatints and regularly shows his unique works on paper.