Pacific Art League

A passion for art and community since 1921

Eric Saint George.jpg

ERIC SAINT GEORGES

  • PAL instructor since 2017

  • Courses: Figure Drawing; Sculpture

  • Interests:

  • Student Testimonial:

    CLICK to view artist’s website


ABOUT

Born in Paris, France, I moved to the US in 1994.

As far as I can remember I have always been drawing and building things, but it is a workshop with the sculptor Petrus (www.sculpteur-petrus.com) in 1978, which triggered my passion for sculpture. At that time, I had just completed my education in electrical engineering. Rather than going right away to work, I applied to the “Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts” in Paris, and studied drawing and sculpture there for two years, before spending several months with Petrus, from whom I learned the foundation of my clay technique.  However, at the time, a career in art was not really an option for me (or so I thought) and I went back to pursuing a career as an engineer. Eventually, after 35 years with limited artistic activity, I finally got back to art full time.


EXHIBITIONS

  • stARTup Artfair, San Francisco, April 26-28, 2019, (Juried)

  • San Mateo Library, May 1 – June 30, 2019

  • San Mateo City Hall, March 1 – April 24, 2019

  • Life Live 2019, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, March 2 - April 6, 2019, (Juried)

  • Sculpture Now, Peninsula Museum, Burlingame, November 2018, (Juried)

  • Ruth Bancroft Sculpture Garden, Walnut Creek, Summer 2018, (Juried)

  • stARTup Artfair, San Francisco, April 27-29, 2018, (Juried)

  • Life Live 2018, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, February 24 - April 14, 2018, (Juried)

  • Pacific Art League, Work on paper, Palo Alto, February 2018, (Juried)

  • Pacific Art League, Member show, Palo Alto, January 2018, (Juried, Honorable Mention)

  • Ruth Bancroft Sculpture Garden, Walnut Creek, Summer 2017 , (Juried)

  • Triton Museum of Art’s 2D Competition & Exhibition, April 2017, (Juried)

  • Gallery House, Palo Alto, February 2017

  • Vyne Bistro, San Jose, January-February 2017

  • Pacific Art League, Member exhibition, Palo Alto, January 2017, (Juried, 2nd Place)

  • Not so Heavy Metal II exhibition, Mission College, November 2016, (Juried)

  • Pacific Art League Instructor exhibition, Palo Alto, November 2016

  • More the Merrier show, Art Ark Gallery, November 2016 (Juried)

  • Sand City, September 2016 (Juried)

  • California Clay Competition, May 2016 (Juried)

  • Pacific Art League, "Figure and Faces", May 2016 (Juried)

  • Art Object Gallery, April 2016 (Celebrating International Sculpture day)

  • Art Ark Gallery, March 2016 (Silicon Valley Open Studio preview exhibition)

  • Pacific Art League, Member exhibition, January 2016

  • Group Art Show, Main St Cafe, Los Altos, September 2015

  • Pacific Art League, "Figure and Faces", August 2015 (Juried)