Estelle Grandidier
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Estelle Grandidier

My main subject is the human figure. I use mainly unglazed porcelain and black clay but the choice of clay is in accordance with the subject matter. My work is hand built; I make one offs, sometimes in small series.

Through the figure I can comment on the history of the human race, on the relationship we have with the body or simply tell a story. I am interested in showing and provoking emotion. The sensuality of clay communicates all kinds of feelings; it is the perfect medium to comment on being human, life’s fragility and imperfections.

My work is  inspired by Modigliani, Mo Jupp, Giacometti, Matisse, African Art.

BA(Hons) fine arts, Camberwell College of Art, London

[mine] creative space and gallery, London, Dec 2010
Vibe gallery, London, Nov 2010
Candid Art Fair, London, Oct 2010
New Designers, London, June 2010
2010     Summer Show, Camberwell College of Art, London
2009     139/5 – Group exhibition, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London
2009     art event TAG, Covent garden, London
2007     group exhibition, City Lit, London
2006     group exhibition, Academie Internationale de Lutece, Paris

In 2007 I was awarded the vermeil prize at the Grand Concours International 2006 of the Academie Internationale de Lutece in Paris for a stone sculpture entitled “L’Usure”.