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 models include top sports people, celebrities, stars, politicians, musicians, dancers, businessmen and pregnant women.
The artist grew up on the Isle of Wight then studied Sculpture B.A. Hons. at Brighton Polytechnic and History and Theory of Modern Art M.A at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London. Her tutors included Antony Gormley.
Based in East Sussex UK, her sculpture and drawings exhibit and sell internationally.
Body Casting Olympians, London 2012
Louise cast five top athletes’ torsos 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. Beth Tweddle’s sculpture was sited at Museum of Liverpool during 2013 following presentation of one of the limited edition to the athlete at a national Press conference.
Living Legends/Lest We Forget, London 2014
These projects comprise 2 years work, first exhibited at Gallery Different, London November 2014:
Living Legends series includes sculptures of 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 and Soul singer Reuben Richards.
Lest We Forget - is a hand and body cast collaboration ending 2018, working with serving and ex-Military each having served in a different war.
Louise’s high profile projects support Headfirst, Give Us Time, Lords Taverners, the Royal British Legion and other charities through sales.