Sculpture by Philippe Faraut
Philippe Faraut is a contemporary sculptor and artist, as well as a furniture designer, French teacher, and wood Carver.
Was born in 1963. Philippe received a degree in wood carving and the production of French fine furniture in his hometown of Annecy, France.
Philippe Faraut traveled a lot,visited Asia and Africa. after moving to the United States, he became interested in portrait sculpture made of clay and marble.
Philip conducts numerous workshops on sculpture, he has developed his own unique method of modeling a portrait, and has created a number of books on the process of creating a portrait from clay.
Philip created numerous original works of various sizes, from six-inch porcelain figurines to imposing monuments, and in various materials such as stone, bronze, clay, wood, porcelain, and wax.
He has exhibited his sculptures in various galleries and national competitions, including some of the annual exhibitions of the National Sculpture Society in new York and Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina, as well as the annual exhibition of the American Portrait Society in new York. In addition, he studied forensic reconstruction with internationally recognized expert Betty Pat Gatliff.