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Profile Camille

Artist George Camille (Mahé, La Digue, Seychelles)

George Camille

Born on the 1st September 1963, Victoria, Seychelles

Nationality: Seychellois.

Education

 

1986

Fine art

Blackheath College of Art, London

 

1990

Etching & intaglio techniques

European Economic Union Regional Workshop, Seychelles

 

1993

3D design & sculptured textiles

Goldsmiths College, London

 

1997

Printmaking techniques

Antananarivo, Madagascar

 

Grants/Awards

 

1986

British Council Scholarship in Fine Art to Blackheath College of Art, London

 

1993

English Speaking Union Scholarship to Goldsmiths College, London

 

2003

First prize for painting exhibition for Seychelles Arts Festival, Seychelles

 

Selected Recent Solo Exhibitions

           

2006          “A Seychelles Journey”. Exhibition of paintings and assemblages. Red T Gallery. 798 Dashanzi Art District.Beijing. P.R.China.

2005          “An Everyday Journey”. Exhibition of paintings and assemblages. Kaz Zanana, Seychelles.

2004          “The View from Within”. Exhibition of collages and paintings for 2nd Arts Festival, Kaz Zanana, Seychelles.

2004          “Les Murmures Du Gecko”. Exhibition of etchings and painting at L’Alliance Francais, Port Louis, Mauritius.

2003          “La Foli Nature”. Exhibition of paintings and embossed copper for Seychelles Arts Festival. National Art Gallery, Seychelles.

2001          “Impressed”. Exhibition of embossed copper and paintings. Kephren Gallery, St Pierre, Reunion.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2007          “2nd Partage Artist workshop.Mauritius

2005          “2nd Triennale of Contemporary Art”. Port Louis, Mauritius.

2002          “Le Jardin des Arts”. St Denis, Reunion.

2000          “Le Monde Creole”. Martinique.

1999          “Images of Seychelles”. Kiron Galleries, Paris, France.

1998    “My Island”. Seychelles High Commission

 

Commissions

Seychelles Government - Portrait of Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Annyaoku

Seychelles Government – Painting of State House produced as limited edition prints for 2005 National Day VIP gifts.

Banyan Tree Hotel, Seychelles – Paintings for executive villas and public areas

Fisherman’s Cove Hotel, Seychelles– Paintings for library and villas

Seychelles Government – Painting for visiting Secretary General of UNESCO

National Arts Council – Embossed copper for visiting Chinese Art & Culture Minister

Seychelles International Business Authority – Artwork for HQ

Seychelles Breweries – Painting for 2000 calendar & advertisement

The Wharf Hotel & Marina, Seychelles– Paintings for public areas

Sam’s Pizzeria, Seychelles– Paintings for the restaurant

Round Island Boutique Hotel – Paintings for Villas

L’Ocean Hotel, La Digue – Watercolours for restaurant

Panorama Hotel, Beau Vallon – paintings in rooms and public area

Acajou Hotel, Praslin – Paintings for rooms

Labriz, Silhouette Hotel – Paintings for Presidential Villa

Air Seychelles– design for pearl class menu covers

Eden Island- Etchings for Villas

 

Bibliography

Martin Kennedy, “An Everyday Journey” Silhouette, Vol. 16, February, 2004.

Isabelle Poonasamy, “Le Peintre Seychellois George Camille a Maurice” L’Eco Austral, September, 2004.

Diane Shirley, “Banyan Tree’s Bold Statement” Homes & Gardens, October, 2001.

 

 

 

(C) Seychelles-Art, 2011