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About Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour is an artist with a particular vision. This vision has emerged from her life experience and the influence of many great teachers. The seed of this vision grew out of the integration of her eighteen years of marriage with Pink Floyd guitarist, David Gilmour ~ the raising of their four children and the inner longing to express her own creativity. Now what once was a seed flowers within her life, within her paintings and within her sculpture.
Exhibition History of Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour`s Exhibitions
30 July 2011-symbolic sculpture for gift to donor Tony Bloom (principle donor of £90, 000, 000) placed for opening of New Brighton-Hove Stadium
10 February-15 February 2012: Art of Creativity, Mini-Exhibition and workshop with two other speakers.
2 February 2011-Olympics 2012: EXPO GALLERY, Group Exhibition, Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5, UK
January 1-February 2011, Solo-exhibition #Messengers of Beauty`; Art People Gallery, San Francisco, USA
December 2010-BAA: Expo Programme, `Flame of the Spirit` exhibited in the foyer of the Royal Lounges, Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5
December 2-Dec 5, 2010-STARS ON CANVAS: On-line auction and exhibition in aid of the Willow Foundation: Artists donated a original piece of artwork 20cm X 20cm; UK
Oct 2010-EXPO GALLERY OPENS: Artwork for sale. Donations given to the Parlympic Assoc.; Heathrow Terminal 5 Departurs, UK
1 Sept-Dec 2010; SUTTON Cultural Olympiad Programme, honouring David Weir; in cooperation with the V and A; Sutton Library, Sutton, UK
July 14-17 2010 Art in Action, Waterperry, Wheatley, Oxfordshire, UK
June 30-4 July 2010-Co-Exhibition-Leander Club-Henley Regatta, Olympic Artwork, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon, UK
May-Oct 2010-Art Parks International, Guernsey,
May -Sept 2010-Through the Eyes of Beauty-mixed exhibition of my paintings and Sculptures - Yogananda Health Center, Reigate, Surrey, UK
December 2009-March 2010-BAA and Lloyd`s TSB: Co-Exhibition, `Art of Sport`, fund raising for young athletes for 2012, Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5, UK
December 2009-August 2010: Co-Exhibition: Yoga Ananda Holistic Center, 46 Albert Rd. North, Reigate Surrey, RH12 NY, UK
November 2009-Lloyd`s TSB `Art of Sport`: Co-Exhibition: Christmas Exhibition, Fund-rainsing for young athletes for 2012, Grosvenor House, London, UK
July 2009-Lloyd`s TSB `For the Journey to London 2012`: Co-Exhibition: `Art of Olympic and Paralympic Sports`, Fund-raising for British Olympic Assoc. and British Paralympic Assoc., Guildford and Worthing, UK
July 2009-Lloyd`s TSB `For the Journey to London 2012`: Co-Exhibition: ?Art of Olympic and Paralympic Sports?, Fund-raising for British Olympic Assoc. and British Paralympic Assoc., Cardiff and Swansea, UK
June 2009-Lloyd`s TSB `For the Journey to London 2012`: Co-Exhibition: `Art of Olympic and Paralympic Sports`, Fund-raising for British Olympic Assoc. and British Paralympic Assoc., Cheltenham, UK
June 2009-Lloyd`s TSB `For the Journey to London 2012`: Co-Exhibition: `Art of Olympic and Paralympic Sports`, Fund-raising for British Olympic Assoc. and British Paralympic Assoc., Plymouth and Abingdon, UK
April 2009-Lloyd`s TSB `For the Journey to London 2012?: Co-Exhibition: `Art of Olympic and Paralympic Sports`, Fund-raising for British Olympic Assoc. and British Paralympic Assoc., Nottingham, UK
March 2009-Lloyd`s TSB `For the Journey to London 2012`: Co-Exhibition: `Art of Olympic and Paralympic Sports`, Fund-raising for British Olympic Assoc. and British Paralympic Assoc., Bristol, UK
August 2008-Exhibition-Lloyd`s Private Banking: For the Journey to London 2012?: Co-Exhibition: `Art of Olympic and Paralympic Sports`, Fund-raising for British Olympic Assoc. and British Paralympic Assoc., Edinborough Festival, Scotland
August 2008-Exhibition/Installation-Scottish Widows: `For the Journey to London 2012`: `Art of Olympic and Paralympic Sports`; 20 pieces of sculpture on exhibit for 4000 employees to be inspired for Scottish Widows as one of the sponsors for 2012. Edinborough Festival, Scotland
May 2008-Summer Exhibition-`The Angel and the Absence of Time`: Co-Exhibition: Cassiel Art Gallery, Rye, W Sussex, England
April 2008-Lloyd?s TSB-`For the Journey to London 2012`: Co-Exhibition: `Art of Olympic and Paralympic Sports`, Fund-raising for British Olympic Assoc. and British Paralympic Assoc., Grovesnor House, London
October 2007-Exhibition-Sacred Relationships: Co-Exhibition: Art People: October Gallery, San Francisco, Calif., USA
August 2007-Exhibition-Lloyd`s Private Banking: Fund-raising for Barnardos Charity, Edinborough Festival, Scotland
July-October 2007-Exhibition-Arundel Castle Grounds: Eight large sculptures exhibited, plus, Humanity Series part of Arundel Gallery Trail
June 2007-Exhibition-UBS Evening at Wallace Collection: Fund-raising exhibition for `Looking for Change`, a school-based art programme which UBS is running in partnership with Tate
June 2007-Two Installations `Coming Together`-Red Cross Gala Fund-raising Ball `East Meets West`: Main Installation-two stories high including suspended angel; Third year on committee; Received British Red Cross Award for `Services to Humanity`, Old Billingsgate, London, England
June 2007-Exhibition: Society of Woman`s Artist: Two sculptures submitted and accepted: Mall Galleries, The Mall, London - www.society-women-artists.org.uk
February 2007-Exhibition-Lloyd`s/Bentley Evening: Fund-raising exhibition for Barnardos Charity: Pulborough, West Sussex, England
September 2006-2007 Exhibition: Co-exhibition `Three Woman, Three Artists`: Institute of Noetic Sciences founded by Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 astronaut; Petaluma, Calif, USA
June 2006-Exhibition: Society of Woman?s Artists: three sculptures accepted; `Song of Woman` received Talisman award for sculpture; Mall Galleries, The Mall, London - www.society-women-artists.org.uk
June 2006-Red Cross Fund Raising Gala Ball Committee: Second year on committee; London, England
May 2006-RHS Chelsea Flower Show-Stall; Sculptural Terrace Design: Received Certificate of Commendation for outstanding presentation, London, England
April 2006-Exhibition: Inspirational Arts Festival; Premier of new seven-foot glass winged sculpture `In Unity`, plus, four other sculptures, 20th Century Theatre, London
March 2006-Spiritual Tides Festival-Environmental and Holistic Living Event: Exhibition of `Dolphina`, `Angel of Might`, `Lovers`, `other and Child`, Kent Showground, Maidstone, Kent
January 2006-Red Cross Committee Membership `A Celebration of Humanity` Gala Ball in June 2006
June 2005-Exhibition: Society of Woman?s Artists; three sculptures accepted; Mall Galleries, The Mall, London - www.society-women-artists.org.uk
December 2005-Exhibition and Set Design: Ballet `In the Tracks of Hercules`;
Created 13 six foot sculptural paintings and masks for Ballet, plus exhibited other sculptures `Heaven`, `Imagine-Disciples on the Path`, Wathan Hall, Barnes, London
November 2005-Art for Humanity: Red Cross Auction Donation, `Angel of Might`, Embassey of Federal Republic of Germany, London.
October 2004-Installation: Mind Body and Spirit Festival; ?Contemplation: Visualize World Peace`, Amex Center, Manchester - www.mindbodyspirit.co.uk
August 2004- Exhibition: Arundel Arts Festival; `Aeriel`, a eight foot bronze sculpture placed in the grounds of the Cathedral: separate exhibtion of other sculptures depicting our `Divine Relationships` and furniture in the Parish Rooms, Arundel, West Sussex - www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk
June 2004-Exhibition: Society of Woman`s Artists; four sculptures accepted; received an associate membership to society; Mall Galleries, The Mall, London - www.society-women-artists.org.uk
May 2004-Installation: Mind Body and Spirit Festival; `Contemplation: Visualize World Peace` and `Guardian of Humanity`; Royal Horitcultural Hall, London-www.mindbodyspirit.co.
April-May 2004-Exhibition; Brighton Arts Festival; 20 sculptures; Installation: `Guardian of Humanity`; Christopher Gull, Ship Street, Brighton
December 2003- Installation; International Dolphin Watch Convention;: `Dolphina`, a eight-foot sculpture; Exhibition: sculptures - `Guardian of Humanity`; Installation in Chapel `Aerieal`; Open University, Milton Keynes - www.idw.org
June-July2003-Exhibition:`Aerieal`, Oxmarket Center of Arts, Chichester, West Sussex - www.oxmarket.com.
Biography / CV of Ginger GilmourBorn and brought up in the USA. Ginger Gilmour moved to England in the early 1970`s. In 1975 she married David Gilmour, lead guitarist of Pink Floyd. During the next ten years she spent her life as a wife and the raising of her four children. While silently her creative artistic talent was developing in doing the stage sets for the children school plays and costumes and birthday parties.
Her first involvement with the creative and therapeutic benefits through the `Art of Creative Living` started with analysis in New York with Dr Werner Engel in the late 80`s. Under his advice, she continued in Jungian Therapy in London with Dr Gerhard Adler, and later, his wife until the early 90`s.
For over ten years she trained in life drawing with Cecil Collins at the City University of London, and in sculpture at the Rudolf Steiner Sculpture Studio in West Sussex. She is also a Mental Colour Therapist, training with Lily Cornford for over fifteen years. She has taught and practiced in England, Switzerland, Italy and in the USA.
Ginger Gilmour is a past Trustee of the Mental Colour Therapy School of Healing. In 2005 she was elected member to the fund-raising Committee of the Red Cross, for their `A Celebration of Humanity` Gala. She has received the `Ambassador of Peace` award in 2006 from the Universal Peace Foundation. In 2006 she was awarded the Certificate of Commendation for outstanding presentation at the CHELSEA RHS Flower Show. Then in 2007 she received a special award for `Services to Humanity` from the Red Cross International Fundraising Committee for her installation for the East Meets West Ball and her fund-raising. Ginger is also an associate member of the Society of Women Artists, London, UK.
Artist Statement of Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour`s Personal statement
I seek to create artwork which is a interactive experience between my work, the viewer and their own creativity. For me, creativity is never solely concerned with creating a form to be observed but is a experience based upon the depths of one`s nature and its relationship to the world around us. I feel very strongly that we are more than what is visible~ that there lies innate within each of us such Beauty our eyes and heart has yet to Behold.
I seek to have my artwork to represent potentially a journey of return to the Joy of Living. With each sculpture or installation I explore the question of how much form is necessary to reflect this process~how much space~how much rhythm. Primarily, my work is all about the sacred within our relationships~the relationship with ourselves, our neighbour and mother nature. This vision is summarised in a quote from Rumi,
"Let the Beauty that we are, Be the Beauty that we do!".
Awards and Prizes of Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour`s Awards
June 2007-Two Installations ?Coming Together-Red Cross Gala Fund-raising Ball East Meets West: Main Installation-two stories high including suspended angel; Third year on committee; Received British Red Cross Award for Services to Humanity, Old Billingsgate, London, England
June 2006-Exhibition: Society of Woman`s Artists: three sculptures accepted; `Song of Woman` received Talisman award for sculpture; Mall Galleries, The Mall, London-www.society-women-artists.org.uk
May 2006-RHS Chelsea Flower Show-Stall; Sculptural Terrace Design: Received Certificate of Commendation for outstanding presentation, London, England.
SymposiumsGinger Gilmour`s Symposiums,
Art of Creativity-Maui, Hawaii, USA-Feb 2012.
Acquisitions / Collections of work by Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour`s Acquisitions
Crystal sculpture as gift for donor Tony Bloom (principle donor of £90, 000, 00 for the creation of New Brighton-Hove Stadium, in addition, three smaller ones for the three principle directors.
`Lovers` bought by Ben Kingsley
`Song of Woman` bought by Mel Smith
Many others bought by private commission.
Reviews of work by Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour`s reviews
NADFAS REVIEW-ART IN ACTION EVENT-SUMMER-The Human Touch
Art House-Q Magazine 2010>
Transformation-Yes we can-Kosmos Journal 2009
Celebration of Cecil Collins-Book of his work and students-2009
Sea of Passion-Kosmos Journal-Winter 2007
Sculpture Exhibition In Arundel Castle Gardens-West Sussex Gazette-Summer 2007
In Beauty-Kosmos Journal-2006
Dolphina-Arundel Festival-West Sussex Gazette-Summer 2006
Plantlife-Summer 2006-`BBC Gardeners` World Live`-RHS Silver Gilt/Sarah Eberle/Hilliers Landscape/Ginger Gilmour-Sylph Reeds
Hidden in the Sussex countryside-Sussex Life-
Home is where the Art is-Article in the Independent-September 28, 05
Art as a Spiritual Direction- `Kindred Spirit Magazine` September 05
Where Angels are always pleased to tread-Little Hampton Gazette-Aug 19, 2004
Art with an Incredible Lightness of Being-`Observer`-April 23, 2003.
Public Works of Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour`s Public Works
Thirteen panels for Set of Ballet, Labour of Hercules, Multi-media event, 2005; lecture on my Creative process.
Qualifications / Education of Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour`s Education
September-June 1998-2002- Rudolf Steiner Sculpture studies, West Hoathley, West Sussex, England
September-June 1983-1990-Life drawing with Cecil Collins, City Lit, London, England
January 1989- 1991-Jungian analyst with Mrs Dr Adler, London
September-December 1988-1989-Jungian analyst with Dr Gerhard Adler, London
December- July 1988-Jungian analyst with Dr Werner Engel, NYC
September-June 1988-1995-Mental Colour Therapy with Lily Cornford; further teacher?s training; taught and practiced in center in Kilburn, Switzerland, Italy, Houston (USA) and in my home until present. Trustee of the Mental Colour School of Healing.
Michigan State University 1967-69 foundational course in Chemical Engineering and Art
High School Education 1962-1966 Wayne High School, Wayne, Michigan, USA-graduated Cum Laude
Primary Education 1954-1961-various elementary schools, USA.
Teaching ExperienceGinger Gilmour`s Teaching
Ten years of teaching-Mental Colour Therapy-a form of Esoteric Healing-Trustee of Maitreya School of Healing-1990-2000
Workshops and private instruction based upon invoking the depth of our creativity through developing our imagination and the power of visualization.
Influences / Inspiration of Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour`s Influences
Cecil Collins, Rudolf Steiner, Pre-Raphaelites, Arp, Brancusi, Blake, Frank Lloyd-Wright, Art Deco, Gaudi, Rodin, Dali, Redon.
Price Range of WorkGinger Gilmour's work has a price range from £1,000 to £25,000
Mediums utilisedGinger Gilmour's work is found in the following materials:
Bronze resin Resin & Marble dust optional glass/Bronze/marble dust Bronze Resin/to be commissioned resin (or metal)
Artwork CategorisedGinger Gilmour's work is found in the following categories on site:
Abstract Modern Contemporary Avant Garde Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines statuary both Indoor Or outside
Classical Sculptures and Statues
Floral, Fruit and Plantlife Sculpture
Human Form: Abstract Sculptures
Water Features, Fountains and Cascades
Sculptures of females
Sculpture of Men
Love / Affection Sculpture
Glass / Transparant Sculptures
Human Figurative Sculptures
Organic / Abstract Sculpture
Nudes, Female Sculptures
Nudes / Male Sculpture
Sculptures of Sport
Couples or Group Sculptures
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures
Musical / Musician Sculptures
Stylized People Sculptures
Light and Sound sculpture
Abstract Contemporary or Modern Outdoor Outside Exterior Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary
Indoor Inside Interior Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines
Allegorical / Parable Sculpture
Minimalist Understated Abstract Contemporary Sculpture statuary statuettes
Birds Abstract Contemporary Stylised l Minimalist Sculpture / Statues
Aspirational / Inspirational Sculptures or Statues
Contemplative, Restful, Thougtful Sculptures
Meditation sculpture / Statues / statuettes / figurines
ArtParkS Sculpture Park Yearly exhibitionsGinger Gilmour's work has been exhibited at the following yearly exhibitions held at the ArtParkS sculpture park:
2014 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2013 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2012 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2011 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2010 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
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