Marian Fountain

Marian Fountain

Paris, France

About Marian Fountain

Born 1960 Papatoetoe New Zealand. Have lived and worked in London, Rome and now Paris for the last 17 years.

The sculptures are meditations on the way things are, animistic metaphors of the natural world and our relationship with it

Education

1979-1982- Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture and Design (Elam School of Fine Arts), Auckland University, NZ
1985-86 - Studied at la Scuola della Medaglia, Rome Mint

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006 - Pacifiques, Galerie dArt dAilleurs dAujourdhui, rue de Seine, Paris
- The Senate, Paris, event for Club Agora
2005 - Judith Anderson Gallery, Hawkes Bay, NZ
- Edmiston Duke Gallery, Auckland NZ
- Plante B, New Zealand Embassy, Paris
2004 - Window of Marc Chauvin, Levallois-Perret, Paris
2003 - The Earth Remembers, 1914-1918 commemorations, Le Quesnoy
2001 - Familly Tree, Chateau de Chatelperron
- Retour aux Sources, Judith Anderson Gallery, Auck, NZ
- Retour aux Sources, Hotel Millennium, Paris
1999 - Laboratoire Vital, Galerie W, Montmartre, Paris
1998 - New Zealand Embassy, London
- Life Forms, Simmons Gallery, London
- Chteau de Chatelperron
1997 - Chteau de Chatelperron, France
1996 - Aberhart North Gallery, Auckland, NZ
- Galerie Le Lys, Ile Saint Louis, Paris
1995 - Limehouse Gallery, London
- Muse and Mother, York Museum, GB. Exhibition of 80 medals
1994 - Soire Mtamorphosante, 100 sculptures, 1000 guests, Paris
- Furstenberg Gallery, Paris, with works by Salvador Dali
1993 - Mtamorphose , New Zealand Embassy, Paris
1990 - National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh. Cabinet of medals
- Museo Archeologico Numismatico, Milano.
1989 - CSA Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
1988 - Aberhart North Gallery, Auckland, NZ
1987 - KROK-O-DIL Gallery, London
- Gallery Marilyn Morris Fine Art, Washington DC, USA
1986 - Galeria Schneider, Rome
1983-86 - New Vision Gallery, Auckland, NZ

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2006 - Art Fair, Studio 95, Brick Lane, London
2006 - Negocia, School of Commerce, Paris.
2005 - La Forge, Belleville Paris. Jewellery
- Spirit of Sculpture, contemporary NZ sculpture, St Matthews in the City, Auckland, NZ
2004 - Judith Anderson Gallery, NZ
- Pacific Rim. NZ Medallion Group, New York
- The group M.A.I.N.S celebrates its 15 years (surrealist group), LAtelier Z, Paris
2003 - 04 - Galerie Figure, rue de Seine, Paris
2003 - Galerie Tempera, Brussels
- The Group M.A.I.N.S.
2002 - Rencontre. Mairie du 10 Paris
2001 - 100 Artists, exhibition of medals, McPherson Gallery, NZ
- concert at Chteau de Chatelperron
- Pacific Rim. NZ Medallion Group, City Gallery, Wellington, NZ
1999 - Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London
- Le Dfi des Artistes, medal for Americas Cup, Espace Toyota, Paris
- Portrait Fictif, Barde la Lzarde, Paris
- Droits de lHomme, Groupe M.A.I.N.S., Galerie Mireille Batut dHaussy, Paris
- Le Mai des Abbesses. Galerie W, Paris.
1999 - The Society of Portrait Sculptors, Cork St, London
- Size Immaterial, medals, British Museum, London
1998 - Galerie Mouvances, Place des Vosges, Paris
- Salon Europart, stand Decorare, Genve
1997 - British 20th century Art Fair. Piano Nobile Gallery, London
- Bestial, Barde la lzarde, Paris
- Press Museum, Istanbul, work from Symposium
- Fountain/Kahn/Routier Exhibition of the Lipworth Commitee, Backstage, Paris
1996 - 25th FIDEM Congress, Switzerland
- Public jewellery auction, Backstage, Paris
- Barde la Lzarde, Paris
- Private exhibition at the home of Karen Cole, London
- Tree Association, New York, USA
1995 - Tree Association, Stam Gallery, Paris
- Tree Association, Knightsbridge, London
- 24th FIDEM Congress, Buda Palace, Budapest
- In the Hand Gallery, Florida, USA
1994 - Plantation House, London
1993 - Muse Adzac, Paris
1992 - Varosi Gallery, Nyiregyhaza, Hungary
- 23rd FIDEM Congress, British Museum, London
1991 - Robertson Retrospe

Events

Future Shows: 2009 - Installation of 35 plaques in Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Hospital