Ghislaine Sabiti is an interdisciplinary French/American Congolese-born artist, painter, glass artist, ceramist sculptor, and costume designer who was raised on the outskirts of Paris, France and is now based in New York. She studied fine art at Atelier Chantier du Coq, L’académie de la Grande Chaumière, and graduated with honors in fashion design from Atelier Chardon Savard in Paris, France. She studies glass lamp-work, glass blowing, and photo decals at Urban Glass and ceramic at the ceramic Artshack. Ghislaine’s work highlights the technical form used in both African and European arts, which stresses form and color.

Ghislaine completed a fellowship at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute Cycle VIII of the Spring ICA, and Digital Evolution Artists Retention (DEARCohort III, New York Foundation of the Arts Immigrant Artist Program. She was a resident artist at Pilchuck Better Together, Urban Glass, Glass Roots, Calabar Gallery and coLABArts, Jamaica Center, and Jamaica Center for Art and Learning.

Ghislaine is nominated by Chashama for an artist residency at the Marcel Breuer House at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s The Pocantico Center and Commission for the Lexington Hotel, New York, Salon du Prêt-à-Porter. Ghislaine was also an award winner for the Dupont De Nemours hosiery design competition for DIM Company.

Ghislaine’s work has been exhibited and commissioned nationally and internationally in France and the U.S. in numerous group exhibitions and solo shows including galleries and museums such as Hamptons Art Fair, Zimmerly Art Museum, El Teatro del Museo Del Barrio with Boys and Girls Harbor, Galabar Gallery, Artshack, Occupy Museum Debt Fair at the Whitney Biennial, MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center, Atelier Rosal, Westfield State University Arno Maris Gallery, Rio Gallery,  Harlem School of the Arts, Brooklyn Film and Art Festival and Small Space Fest, and Poe Park Visitor Center.

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