Eve Bailey is a French artist who lives and works inNew York. Her strong backgrounds in dance and martial arts combined with her knowledge in draftsmanship and construction have forged her approach to sculpting. The body interests her as a perceiving mechanical structure. She uses her own body’s imprint to design ergonomic sculptures that she and professional dancers occasionally perform on.
Bailey has exhibited her work internationally in France, Germany, The Netherlands, Cuba, Russia and across the US. She was awarded US residencies from the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Triangle Arts, I-Park and Sculpture Space. She holds an MFA in Sculpture from the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and a BFA in Architectural metal work from Olivier de Serres School of Design in Paris. Bailey received fellowships from the Ecole des Beaux Arts and the San Francisco Art Institute to study abroad. It’s inCalifornia at the San Francisco Art Institute that she started incorporating performance in her work.
In addition, Bailey taught perspective techniques in Pariswith a specialty in anamorphosis. She recently wrote an essay for The Funambulist about a new representational technique.
Eve shares a studio with her husband , special make-up effect artist, Adam Bailey.