LOUISE GIBLIN - BODY CAST SCULPTOR
Louise Giblin (1963-), Member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors, is a world leading body cast sculptor. Her subject matter is the human form and her models include famous sports people, celebrities and war veterans.
The artist studied Sculpture BA Hons at Brighton Polytechnic and History and Theory of Modern Art MA at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London. Her tutors included the ‘Angel of the North’ creator, Antony Gormley.
Louise Giblin’s sculpture and drawings are exhibited and sell internationally. She received an International ‘Lorenzo il Magnifico’ Award for sculpture from the Florence Biennale International Jury in 2015, was selected as one of the artists to represent UK at Art Revolution Taipei in Taiwan 2016 and 2017 and is the visual artist chosen to represent UK at the G7 of Art in Florence, 2017.
Since 2011, Louise has body or head cast athletes Beth Tweddle MBE (right), Dame Kelly Holmes, Sally Gunnell OBE, Kriss Akabusi MBE, Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards, Lord Colin Moynihan, Heather Mills, Duncan Goodhew MBE, Daniel Whiston and Darren Leach.
Casting Post-WWI Military Veterans 2018
This project comprises a hand and body cast collaboration with serving and ex-Military. Amongst those taking part in the project are Armed Forces Para-Snowsport skier John Kirk MBE, 2012 Paralympian cyclist Jon-Allan Butterworth MBE and European Champion Para-Powerlifter Micky Yule.
Other well known models have included Michael Portillo, Soul singer Reuben Richards and Lord Ashcroft. Louise’s high profile projects support charities through sales.