Christy Symington in Conversation with Adelaide Damoah: Art Advice

About the artist

Christy Symington MRBS is a London based sculptor. She is a Member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors (Council Member 2003-2007) and Head of Sculpture and Senior Tutor at The Art Academy London. From 1996 Christy studied traditional figure sculpture and life drawing in Paris at Les Ateliers Beaux-Arts Montparnasse and Glaciere, Ecole Superieure des Arts Appliques Duperre and L’ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts and previously at Kensington and Chelsea College, London. Following this she spent 4 years in New York and graduated in 2001 from the New York Studio School with Merit Award for Sculpture, during which she was the selected sculpture student for the exchange programme to the Slade School of Art, London. Returning to London she took her MA in Fine Art at Byam Shaw [now Central St Martins], University of the Arts London. She has a PGCE degree (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) from Lewisham College certified by Canterbury Christ Church University and teaches and mentors in several UK art colleges and schools. Exhibits regularly in the UK and overseas.

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