Louise Giblin (1963-) grew up on the Isle of Wight and lives and works on the East Sussex/Kent border, UK. In 2010 she was elected to the Royal British Society of Sculptors. Her sculpture and drawings sell internationally.
Louise studied Fine Art/Sculpture B.A. and the History and Theory of Modern Art M.A at Brighton Polytechnic and Chelsea. Her tutors included Antony Gormley (creator of ‘Angel of the North’) and Peter Randall-Page.
As a world leading body cast sculptor, her subject matter is the human form. Models include top sports people, media stars, politicians, musicians, dancers, businessmen and pregnant women.
Body Casting Olympians, London 2012
Louise cast five top athletes’ torsos for Body Casting Olympians at the Mall Galleries and British Olympic Foundation Balls: 2012 Olympian Beth Tweddle MBE (right), Dame Kelly Holmes, Sally Gunnell OBE, Kriss Akabusi MBE, and Paralympian swimmer Darren Leach. Sales supported Headfirst brain injury charity.
Gymnast Beth Tweddle’s sculpture was displayed at Museum of Liverpool 2013 following the presentation of one of the limited edition to the athlete at a Press Conference of national newspapers and TV companies.
Living Legends/Lest We Forget - Gallery DIFFERENT
Percy St , London W1T 1DR November 7-15 2014
Louise’s 2014 London solo comprises 2 years work. Living Legends - cast sculptures of 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 and Soul singer Reuben Richards. This work will be displayed alongside a cast work collaboration with 10 serving and ex-military personnel. Sales support Lords Taverners and the Royal British Legion charities.