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©Sandy Pouget
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Sandy Pouget

  • S-Kif
  • Paper sculptor
  • Saint-Chamond, France
  • Master Artisan
Sandy Pouget Paper sculptor
French, English
By appointment only
+33 661796313
©Sandy Pouget

The jump from science to art

  • • Sandy studied plant biology at university
  • • She is drawn to all that is far from real
  • • She loves to travel with her mind while working

After university studies in science and a first life working as a quality controller in the food industry, Sandy Pouget felt within her the irrepressible desire to do something else. She sought something that would allow her to travel with fantasy and create with her hands what her mind had imagined. She turned to the papier mâché technique because it is straightforward, of humble origins, used since ancient times. But Sandy ennobles it, creating sculptures of all sizes, for indoor and outdoor environments, ornate and colourful. The result is dreamlike creations, living, strong and powerful but gentle at the same time. Sandy took a leap from science to art, and maintains that both disciplines allow her to observe the world.

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  • ©Sandy Pouget
  • ©Sandy Pouget
  • ©Sandy Pouget
  • ©Sandy Pouget
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Photo: ©Sandy Pouget
Syneresis collection

These sculptures with organic forms are modelled in paper pulp and the texture takes resembles many small pellets. The colour is very natural with coffee brown tones. The collection is composed of pieces of different sizes.

Photo: ©Sandy Pouget
The freed

This is a luminous wall decoration composed of three independent units modelled in paper pulp. The forms are animated by free movement expressing flight. A golden patina reveals the texture of the brown-tinted material.

Photo: ©Sandy Pouget

This is a sculptural bench with free forms. From one end to the other, the seat follows a sinuous tongue that is raised vertically and ends in a drape that covers the feet of the piece. The bench is made of paper pulp modelled on a metal skeleton.

Photo: ©Sandy Pouget
Astral thrills

This wall sculpture, about 50 cm in diameter, takes the form of a crown adorned with a multitude of waving rays. The whole has been modelled with a very natural coloured paper paste. Brown shadows accentuate the contrasts.

Photo: ©Sandy Pouget

This wall sculpture, made up of two independent panels positioned side by side, extends to a height of approximately 1.5m. The paper mâché technique was used to create the volumes. Sanded and primed, the surfaces were painted in pearly white.

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