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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

PRECARIOUS BALANCE 2018-19

  • Suspension -SOLD
    Oil on panel
    50 x 30 cm

  • When it’s raining frogs
    Oil on panel
    50 x 30 cm

  • From feathers to lead in a matter of seconds
    Oil on panel
    50 x 30 cm

  • Unsubstantial evidence
    Oil on panel
    50 x 30 cm

  • Slipping glee
    Mixed media on paper
    86 x 65.5 cm

  • On a wild goose chase I
    Gouache and acrylic on board
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • On a wild goose chase II
    Gouache and acrylic on board
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • On a wild goose chase III
    Gouache and acrylic on board
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • On a wild goose chase IV
    Gouache and acrylic on board
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • On a wild goose chase series
    Gouache and acrylic on board
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • Rickety navigation III -SOLD
    Acrylic on canvas
    80 x 60 cm

  • Rickety navigation I -SOLD
    Oil on paper
    76 x 56.5 cm

  • Rickety navigation
    Acrylic on paper
    65 x 49.5 cm

  • Identity scaffolding -SOLD
    Mixed media on paper
    65 x 49 cm

  • Mais j'ai fait mon traîneau -SOLD
    Mixed media on paper
    75.5 x 57cm

  • After Sarah Sze -SOLD
    Mixed media on paper
    75.5 x 57cm

  • Teetering tower
    Acrylic on paper
    65 x 50 cm

  • Deliciously wrong -SOLD
    Mixed media on paper
    65 x 50 cm

  • Precarious tower -SOLD
    Acrylic on paper
    65 x 49.5 cm

  • Delusional or faithful
    Oil on canvas
    80 x 60 cm

  • Temporary assemblage I
    Oil on panel
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • Temporary assemblage II
    Oil on panel
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • Temporary assemblage III
    Oil on panel
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • Temporary assemblage IV
    Oil on panel
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • Rhymes without reason I -SOLD
    Acrylic on panel
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • Rhymes without reason II
    Acrylic on panel
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • Rhymes without reason III
    Acrylic on panel
    50 x 32.5 cm

  • On the brink
    Acrylic on canvas
    72 x 48 cm

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