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 Antony Gormley.
Based in East Sussex UK, her sculpture and drawings are exhibited and sell internationally. She is selected as one of the artists to represent UK at the Florence Biennale, October 2015.
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.
Subsequent models - 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 War Veterans 2018
This project comprises a hand and body cast collaboration with serving and ex-Military each having served in a different post-1918 war. Amongst those taking part in the project are Paralympic skier John Kirk MBE, 2012 Paralympian cyclist Jon-Allan Butterworth and World Champion Paralympic weight lifter Micky Yule.
Louise’s high profile projects support charities through sales.