Gizelle Erdei, sculptor, ceramist, painter and graphic designer, emigrated to Canada in 1989 to continue her work and studies in art. A native of Hungary, she is a graduate of George Brown College of Applied Arts, in Toronto, ON (Diploma in Ceramics).
In 1994 she obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Nova Scotia College of Applied Art and Design. She apprenticed with Lea Vivot, sculptor, in Kleinburg, ON and with Pewabic Potters of Detroit, MI.
Her varied career has included medieval fresco restoration, ceramics instructor, art coordinator and a gallery manager. She was the creative designer for Trident Newspaper, a Canadian Armed Forces publication. Earlier works include a wide range of graphic designs for several corporations and academic institutions in Halifax, NS. New World Publishing, commissioned her to create book illustrations and cover designs.
Today, some of her architectural ceramic projects and paintings are found at the Atlantic Place in Moncton, NB, the offices of Halifax Business Partnerships and in many private homes in Halifax NS.
Gizelle is a creative and versatile artist working in a wide range of mediums, this includes book illustrations and a variety of hand-build ceramic pieces. More recently she began to work with concrete and textured paint mediums. Her love for ancient and weathered subjects, including rocks and fossils, are some of the trademarks of her work.
Gizelle embraces the opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind work of art just for YOU or YOUR BUSINESS!