Clay, Painting, Sculpture

Solecki Weir, Louise

About the artist
Louise creates figurative bronze and ceramic sculptures that capture personality, gesture and spirit. She is a Vancouver born and internationally trained clay and bronze sculptor. She has created commissioned portraits for the Catholic Church and the Vancouver Law Courts. This year she has placed within the top 100 portraitists in the International Portrait Competition held by the American Portrait Society. She trained in Fine Arts at Vancouver Community College, studied in Italy with the University of Georgia, and completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University in Toronto. She has studied with the Society of Portrait Sculptors in England, and at the Florence Academy of Art. She has attended classes in Forensic Reconstruction with Karen T. Taylor in the US and her reconstruction work was featured in an exhibition about Tom Thompson. She teaches occasionally in her studio or as a guest artist. She is Registered Art Therapist with a Masters level diploma from the Toronto Art Therapy Institute.
Map Code: D3
1000 Parker St
Vancouver , BC
Studio #410