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 top sports people, celebrities and war veterans.
The artist grew up on the Isle of Wight, 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.
Based in East Sussex UK, Louise Giblin’s sculpture and drawings are exhibited and sell internationally. She was selected as one of the artists to represent UK at the Florence Biennale, October 2015, and received an International ‘Lorenzo il Magnifico’ Award from the international jury.
Louise cast five top athletes for Body Casting Olympians, Mall Galleries, and British Olympic Foundation Balls: Beth Tweddle MBE (right), Dame Kelly Holmes, Sally Gunnell OBE, Kriss Akabusi MBE, and Paralympian swimmer Darren Leach.
Body Casting Celebrities and Sports Stars
Subsequent models have included ex-politician, TV presenter Michael Portillo, skier and philanthropist Heather Mills, ITV’s Dancing On Ice skater Daniel Whiston, Duncan Goodhew MBE, Olympian and ex-Chairman of the British Olympic Association Lord Colin Moynihan, Soul singer Reuben Richards, Lord Ashcroft and British ski jump legend Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards.
Casting Post-WWI Military Veterans 2018
This project comprises a hand and body cast collaboration with serving and ex-Military, each model having served in a different post-1918 Military campaign. Amongst those taking part in the project are Armed Forces Para-Snowsport skier John Kirk MBE, 2012 Paralympian cyclist Jon-Allan Butterworth and European Champion Para-Powerlifter Micky Yule.
Louise’s high profile projects support charities through sales.