Personal Resumé

Born in 1948, Geneva, Switzerland

Education :

1964-1969 Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Genève, Switzerland

Diploma with honors 1969 Sculpture Section Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Genève, Switzerland

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Isabelle's Biography

Born on the shore of Lake Geneva in Switzerland, my interest for three dimensional art may first have manifested itself during our summer holidays in the small churches of the Swiss Alps where I felt deeply moved by the painted statues. When I started school, I soon found out that I could find peace and happiness only when I was drawing, which, when I came of age left me little choice but to complete my studies at the Geneva School of Art, first in the painting section, but soon opting for sculpture.

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Artist's statement

Color and shape have always been an essential part of my life, the best way for me to express my innermost and deepest feelings. My first medium of expression was drawing and painting, but I soon discovered that volume is an essential part of my working process. Color, however, remains important, that is why I often paint my sculptures, whether they be in wood, plaster or acrylic resin.

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