Pascal Lagesse was born in Mauritius on the 7th of August 1968. He started painting in 1986 and became rapidly fluent in various techniques such as Oils, Acrylics, Watercolour, Pastels, Ink, charcoal and etching on copper and zinc plates.
He produces his first art exhibition in solo in 1996 at the Max Boullé Gallery in Rose-Hill, Mauritius. Encouraged by the critics, he will propose to the Mauritian public solo art exhibitions in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006 and 2014. In 2009 he participates in a group exhibition in Lausanne in Switzerland. In 2015 he participates in an exhibition at L'Aventure du Sucre on the theme: "Rodrigues" with is friend, the photographer Christian Bossu-Picat.
In 2018, he publishes his first short stories book in French and in 2020, his first novel ;
John Berik, Cabri c'est fini !
Pascal Lagesse is also a photographer. Since the arrival of digital photography, he embraced this new passion.. He started creating photomontages that he calls PhotoArt. In 2019, he participates in his first group exhibition at the S’mall & Chic gallery in Curepipe.
On the occasion of the Mauritian National Day Celebrations, the 12th of March 2019, he receives a national recognition for his "significant contribution in the field of Arts" . He is elevated to the rank of :
Commander of the order of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean. (C.S.K)