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JUSTINE FORMENTELLI

ABOUT

BIOGRAPHY:

Justine Formentelli spent her childhood living in the Caribbeans, the island of Reunion and Morocco. After 11 years in the United States where she studied Illustration and worked as a production designer at Harper’s Bazaar, she traveled around the world for a year before settling back in Europe. She is now based in London with her husband and two sons. She recently graduated from City and Guilds of London Art School with an MA. She has participated in numerous exhibitions in the United States and Europe.

INTERVIEW
The art Five 2020

EDUCATION:
2016-18:
MA Fine Art, Distinction, City and Guilds of London Art School
1995-98:
BA Fine Art, Atlanta College of Arts (now SCAD) USA
Illustration, Communication and Design

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
Life on Venus. The Tub in collaboration with the auction collective. 2020-21
Works on paper. Blue Shop Cottage. London. 2020
Lost in isolation. Void Collective. 2020
What She Didn’t Say. Thames Side Studios Gallery. London 2020
Rarefaction. Ione and Mann. London. 2019
MA Degree Show. City and Guilds of London Art school. 2018
MA Interim show. City and Guilds of London Art school. 2017-18
Art Gemini Prize 2015 finalists exhibition. Menier gallery. London. 2015
Gateways. Plein Air Contemporary gallery. London. 2015
What is Urban? Brixton East gallery. London. 2015
152nd Annual Society of Women Artists. London. 2013
Leaf Contemporary Art. Isle of Man. 2006
New Perspectives hosted by Freeplay Foundation. Millbank tower. London. 2006
Anna Coudray-Meuwly, Justine Formentelli, Plexus Gallery. Marly. Switzerland. 2010

PRIZE:
The Fishmonger’s Menu Cover Design. 2017 selected by the Fishmongers’s Prime Warden HRH The Princess Royal.

COLLECTIONS:
Works in private collections in the UK, Switzerland, Luxembourg, France, Italy, Israel, USA, Canada, Austria, Singapore, Russia, Romania and Australia.

SELECTED WORKS

CONFINEMENT 2020

  • Mayhem
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Underneath the decorum
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Sliding landscapes
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Core strength
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Bubble
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Secret growth
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Incubator of change
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Sifting through the dregs
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Chambers of the mind
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Vue de mon hublot
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Keeping the pieces together
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Secret growth II
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • The fragrance of laundry
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Going against the grain
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Overview of the confinement series
    Mixed media on paper
    29.7 x 21 cm

  • Tower structure I
    Acrylic on paper
    42 x 29.7 cm

  • Tower structure II
    Acrylic on paper
    42 x 29.7 cm

  • Sliding architecture
    Acrylic on paper
    42 x 29.7 cm

  • Holding the chaos
    Acrylic on paper
    42 x 29.7 cm

  • Always close to combustion
    Acrylic on panel
    50 x 40 cm

  • Structuring the incompatible
    Acrylic on panel
    50 x 40 cm