Area 4 Art
Lower Quay Street
Tel. 00353 71 9142552
Bettina Seitz was born in Germany in 1963. She has studied sculpture in at the Freie Kunstschule, Nürtingen, Germany and the Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti in Turin, Italy. She has been working from her studio in Sligo since 1993. Stylizing the human form, Bettina's sculptures in bronze or stone composite often possess an ethereal and meditative quality. She has exhibited her work in various countries, including Ireland, UK, USA, Germany, France, Italy and has worked on many private and public commissions here and abroad. Commissioned work in County Sligo includes sculptures at Nazareth House Nursing Home, Sligo and at Markree Castle Homefarm. Her work can be found in numerous private and public collections around the world, including the Boyle Civic Collection, Mc Cann Fitzgerald Collection ( Dublin ), Chinthurst Sculpture Garden ( Surrey, UK ) and collections in Saudi Arabia, the UK, the USA, Germany, France, Portugal, Spain, Italy and South Africa.
In 2007 Bettina designed the Volta Award for the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, which is awarded for career achievement.