Born in Vevey, Switzerland (1979)

BIO
Marie is a sculptural and installation artist working mainly with clay. Her sculptural language is inspired by the qualities of wild nature, where fragile and roughness are interacting. She uses these qualities to examines indentity and human connections. Her work has been exhibited at various international fairs and exhibitions. Born in Switzerland, Marie graduated (BA of Ceramics) with First Class Honours from the University of Westminster, London, in 2008, and obtained a Diploma of Advanced Studies with highest honors from the Haute Ecole d'Art et de Design (HEAD) in Geneva, in 2010.

EDUCATION
2010 Diploma of Advanced Studies in Ceramics and Polymers, obtained with highest Honours, University of Arts and Design, HEAD, Geneva, Switzerland

2008 Bachelor of Arts (BA hons) in Ceramics, obtained with First Class Honours, University of Westminster, Harrow School of Media, Art and Design, London, UK

EXHIBITIONS
07.2019 Ceramics in Love... - Two, 59th Mostra della Ceramica, Castellamonte, Italy
02.2019 Fantasy Island, Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil, Switzerland
10.2017 Insolites, Galerie Déjà Vu?, Yverdon, Switzerland
09.2017 Cheongju International Craft Biennale, South Korea
06.2013 Ceramica Contemporanea, Museo D’Arte Mendrisio, Switzerland
08.2012 Atelier Rathausgasse, Morat, Switzerland
12.2011 Kunstszene, Zürich, Switzerland
01.2011 Galerie Crédit Agricole, Genève, Switzerland
10.2010 Galerie A. Frediani, Vevey, Switzerland
07.2010 Head Genève, Switzerland
04.2010 Keramikmuseum, Westerwald, Deutschland
10.2009 6th international biannual of Ceramics, Kapfenberg, Austria
07.2008 New Designers, Islington, London, UK
06.2008 P3 show, P3 Gallery, Marylebone, London, UK
06.2008 Degree Show, Westminster University, Harrow, London, UK
03.2008 Re-Load, London Gallery West, London, UK
03.2007 Spy-hole, London Gallery West, London, UK
03.2006 Step-closer, London Gallery West, London, UK.

RESIDENCIES
10.2017 Flicam projet, Fuping, China

WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Fule International Ceramic Art Museums, China

PUBLICATIONS
D. Bivar-Segurado (2009) Wall Pieces, A&C Black London, pp. 44-46; 94-96
Ceramic Review, No 234 Novembre/Décembre 2008

STUDIO ASSISTANT
2006 Clare Twomey, making of the Trophy Installation, V&A Museum, London

SERVICES TO THE PROFESSION
since 2017 Member of the organizing committee, AIC Congress – Geneva 2022
2015-2020 Co-president of swissceramics
2015-2020 Communication coordinator of swissceramics
2012-2020 Head of redaction à jour magazine
2012-2015 Board member of swissceramics

 

 

 

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