Marcel Boos is a French painter originally from the region of Strasbourg in the Alsace. He began painting at an early age and entered his first art competition at the age of nine. He moved to the French Riviera in 1987 and belonged to the 'peintres des Allees' in Cannes from 1989 to 1996. In that year, he moved and settled in Nice where he has lived ever since. He is a member of the 'Académie des Arts Graphiques, Plastiques et Photographiques de Nice' as well as President of the 'Peintres du Cros de Cagnes' association. His watercolors frequently depict the mountain villages and fishing ports of Provence in Southern France and in Corsica.