HEMERET was born in Tunisia in 1929. His parents, who originated from the Berry and Lot-et-Garonne region, settled in Nice in 1932, where Hemeret later attends the National School of Decorative Arts. In 1952, he begins a successful carrier as an illustrator for famous editors. In 1966, he decides to devote his time and talent exclusively to easle painting. His works are admirered around the world.