Paty Sonville – Belgium


ARTIST BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION:

http://www.patysonville.com/

TRAINING 1981 – 1985 Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Brussels. Diploma Sculpture second degree 1985 – 1986 Provincial Institute of Technical Education of Brabant. Teaching High Ability 1989 Center for Art and Craft of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso). Traditional techniques of foundry

PERSONAL AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS 1998 – Gallery Faider. Brussels. 2000 – Selected in the competition project of monumental sculpture park – Park Scheutbos/Brussels 2001 – Selection Egide Rombaux. Brussels 2002 – Celsius 1535. Exhibition of monumental works in the city of Charleroi. 2002 – Gallery B/C2 Bettembourg/Luxembourg. 2002 – Sculpture in the Square “Armand Steurs”. Brussels. 2003 – Group show “Lux” Schaerbeek/Brussels 2003 – “Beach Cafe” Exhibition Laeken/Brussels. 2004 – Gallery DS – Watermal-Boitsfort/Brussels 2006 – “Holzwege” Gallery Juvenal. Huy/Belgium 2006 – “The secret of the sands”. Gallery Tre-A. Mons/Belgium 2006 – “Inventory”. Engelen-Marx Gallery. Leuven/Belgium 2006 – “Art in the air”. Watermael-Boitsfort/Brussels 2007 – “Artour”. Bois de Casier La Louvière/Belgium  2007 – Tourinnes-la-Grosse/Belgium 2009 – Exhibition of public art in Les Avins-en-Condroz. (collaboration with Annie Pelletier) 2009 – Square Armand Steurs, Brussels. (collaboration with Le Thi Hien) 2010 – Exhibition of public art. Gorinchem/Holland 2010 – Gallery Land Beeld. Holland. www.landenbeeld.nl

2011 – Exhibition Land en Beeld. www.landenbeeld.nl (see)  2011 – Exhibition Smart asbl 2012 – Exposition Land en Beeld. www.landenbeeld.nl (voir)  2012 – “kunstschouw” Meeldijk 9 – 4328 NE Burgh Haamstede chez Hetty de Wette.

PUBLIC WORKS – Permanent exhibition “The Chair”. Louvain-la-Neuve. 2001 – “Vis-à-vis” Realization of limestone. Berchem-Sainte-Agathe/Brussels

INSTALLATIONS and ARTIST RESIDENCE 1992 – “Expo-Sand”. Atelier Sainte-Anne. Brussels. 1998 – “Driftwood”. Banuyls-sur-Mer/France. 2000 – “Tree ²”. Trois-Rivieres/Quebec. (collaboration with Annie Pelletier) – “Earth²”. Cultural Center “Le Fourquet”. Brussels. (collaboration with Annie Pelletier) 2002 – “Through the woods …”. St. Setiers/France – (collaboration with Annie Pelletier) 2003 – “Through …”. Installation Centre Albert Chanot Clamart/Paris 2004 – “Between sky and Earth”. Carleton/Quebec)- (collaboration with Annie Pelletier) 2005 – “Holzwege” DS gallery. Brussels – Huy 2006 – “Trees and shaving” Square Armand Steurs. Brussels. 2009 – Markten Cultural Center, Brussels – (collaboration with Annie Pelletier) 2010 – Museum of Fine Art Hanoi – (see)

SYMPOSIUM 1995 – International Symposium of Sculptures. Esch/Alzette. Luxembourg. 1999 – Symposium Sprimont. Bluestone. 2003 – Symposium, Les Avins-en-Condroz. Belgium 2005 – Symposium Horice. Fed. Czech 2005 – Symposium of Thassos. Greece 2006 – Symposium Mikonos. Greece 2006 – Symposium Sumter, South Carolina USA 2007 – Symposium Hai Phong Vietnam 2007 – The Symposium in Les Avins-en-Condroz/Belgium 2007 – Granite Symposium. Stanstead/Quebec 2007 – International Symposium New Hampshire/USA 2008 – Symposium of Granite Laongo. Ouagadougou/Burkina-Faso 2008 – Symposium in Hue/Vietnam 2008- Symposium in Penza/Russia 2009 – Symposium Tultepec/Mexico 2010 – Symposium Te Kupenga/New Zealand. 2010- International Forest Art Path “Freedom and Wilderness”. Darmstad/Germany 2010- Woodcarving Competition Lorentzweiler/Luxembourg 2012 Frist symposium of sculpture wood de carabamba/ Pérou (voir)  2012 First symposium of sculpture Trstenice/ République Tchèque (voir)

 

ARTIST STATEMENT:

It’s a secret what we find inside. As I think the beauty of humans is being in the inside and we can find so many secrets there.
Things are not always possible to see from outside. We always need to go deeper and feel what our eyes can not reach to see.