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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 II. 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

INNERSCAPES 2019-2020

  • Intermittent sparks
    Acrylic on dibond
    70 x 50 cm

  • Rarefaction Installation view
    Courtesy of Ione and Mann

  • Geology of a glimpse
    Acrylic on dibond
    70 x 50 cm

  • Rarefaction Installation view
    Courtesy of Ione and Mann

  • Boulders and springboards I
    Mixed media on paper
    70 x 50 cm

  • Boulders and springboards II
    Mixed media on paper
    70 x 50 cm

  • A whimpering in the interstices
    Acrylic on paper
    70 x 50 cm

  • A snag in the screen
    Acrylic on paper
    70 x 50 cm

  • Rarefaction Installation view
    Courtesy of Ione and Mann

  • Considering how things stack up
    Acrylic on canvas
    110 x 88 cm

  • Rarefaction Installation view
    Courtesy of Ione and Mann

  • The narrow corridor of the facts
    Mixed media on paper
    70 x 50 cm

  • Daily parcours
    Acrylic on canvas
    100 x 80 cm

  • Encumbered
    Acrylic on panel
    50 x 40 cm

  • Liquid Innerscape
    Acrylic on canvas
    50 x 40 cm

  • Squirming at the bottom of the pond
    Acrylic on canvas
    50 x 40 cm cm

  • From one mindscape to the next
    Acrylic on canvas
    59.5 x 92 cm

  • What you will never know
    Acrylic on paper
    70 x 50 cm

  • Descending fog
    Acrylic on paper
    70 x 50 cm cm

  • Unconclusive conversations
    Acrylic on panel
    57 x 50 cm

  • Pathway I
    Acrylic and collage on paper
    32 x 24.5 cm

  • Pathway II
    Acrylic and collage on paper
    32 x 24.5 cm

  • Tangles in the cradle
    Acrylic and collage on paper
    21 x 14.8 cm

  • Gloopy refrain -SOLD
    Acrylic and collage on paper
    21 x 14.8 cm

  • Tentacular heights
    Acrylic and collage on paper
    21 x 14.8 cm

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