Adeline de Monseignat
Adeline de Monseignat's project-based sculptural work investigates ways in which inanimate objects can trigger emotional responses and even hold a sense of presence and life.
Of Dutch-Monegasque origin, Adeline first arrived in London to study; she completed a BA in Language and Culture, UCL and an MA in Fine Art, City & Guilds of London Art School.
Adeline's creaptures - creature/sculptures - share a common triple-stranded DNA holding information on the Uncanny, the Contact and the Origin.
Selected exhibitions include: ‘Articulate’ curated by Jeremy Lewison at Victoria Miro (2013), ‘The London Project’ curated by Gerson Zevi at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (2013), ‘The Uncanny’ curated by James Putnam at Ronchini Gallery (2013), 'Dead Inside' curated by Max Wolf and Meghan Carleton at Bleecker St Arts Club, New York (2013), 'The Future Can Wait' curated by Zavier Ellis at Victoria House (2013), 'Dividing Line' curated by Sumarria Lunn at High House Gallery (2012), 'The Threadneedle Prize' at the Mall Galleries (2012).
Selected prizes include: Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursary Awards (2013), Fack! West London Art Prize (2013), The Catlin Art Prize (Visitor Prize Winner, 2012) and Arcadia Missa Gallery Prize (2011).
Adeline shares her studio at Old Paradise with her talented sister, Marie (commonly known as Cooky) an architect designer and lecturer. Read an interview with the sisters.