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Marie Ackers

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Sculptor Marie Ackers
Marie Ackers

About Marie Ackers

Marie Ackers was born in France, her work is initially inspired and influenced by the work of the 19th century "French Animaliers", such as Jules Pierre Mene and Antoine Louis Barye. Recently Marie`s inspiration is changing toward more modern sculptor such as inspired by Marino Marini, Henry Moore and Lynn Chadwick... Marie Ackers work is not about scientific measurements but it is about capturing the spirit and the essence of the subject. It is about capturing life. She works on private commissions but also continues developing a portfolio of limited, numbered and signed edition in bronze with few work also available (in a very limited number) in cold cast bronze.
Sculptor Marie Ackers
Marie Ackers

Exhibition History of Marie Ackers

2014 (Year of the horse!)
Iona House Gallery
AAF Spring Collection, Battersea Park, London
AAF Hong Kong, The Conference&Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong
AAF New York City, Metropolitan Pavilion, Chelsea, NYC
West Berskshire Open studios
Art@Circle, reading

Freshair 2013 at quennington gardens

Marwell Zoo - Sculpture trail.
"Expressions" at The Wey Gallery - Godalming
Open studios 2012
La Galerie du Cheval - New Galerie -
Loft living at Selfridges
Ascot - Valiant stake prize
Haras de St Lo (France)
The Life the gallery - "Equine life"
My Open studios
Art at the edge

Society of Equestrian artists - Mall Galleries, London
Polo de Paris
Galerie de Tourgeville - Deauville - France

Society of woman artists, Mall galleries, London
Society of equestrian artists - Newmarket exhibition
France Gallop - Hippodrome d`Auteuil - Village d`art, France
Galerie de Tourgeville, France

Biennale de sculpture animaliere de Rambouillet, France, selected
Salon National des Artistes Animaliers, Bry sur Marne, France, selected
Society of Women artists, Mall Galleries, London
Celebrity Polo Day, MDIRF charity event, Cowndray Polo Club
Hartpury college - Festival of dressage
Burghley Horse Trials

Polo Cartier international
Celebrity polo day - Mark Davies Injured rider Charity
Burghley Horse Trials

Society of Equestrian artist, Mall Galleries, London
Society of Women Artist, Mall galleries, London

Battersea Art Fair - London

Horse in Art - Obsidian art

Biography / CV of Marie Ackers

Born in France, Marie`s work is inspired and influenced by the work of the 19th century "French Animaliers", such as Jules Pierre Mene and Antoine Louis Barye.

An accomplished rider herself, Marie is a show-jumper, member of the BSJA and very often competing around the south of England. Marie`s horse is a thoroughbred himself, brought back from France.

Marie Acker`s work is not about scientific measurements but it is about capturing the spirit and the essence of the horse. Marie Ackers loves the graceful and powerful lines of the thoroughbred horse, they are built for speed and spirited and are just begging to be translated in sculpture.

Artist Statement of Marie Ackers

"My artist statement is an ongoing piece of work. Check my blog to understand my daily work an my daily experimentations.

Acquisitions / Collections of work by Marie Ackers

Selected Commissions:
1/3 life size National hunt - Mrs V Cotseo
Life size head portrait Kiki - Burmese montain dog - Mr Grieve (Director of Corporate Affairs) - Richemont Geneva.
Life size bust of Alan Gartner (Managing Director) - AGP Associates.

Public Works of Marie Ackers


Qualifications / Education of Marie Ackers


Publications / Media / Bibliography of Marie Ackers

Berkshire life 2006
PQ international 2007
Arabian magazine 2007
Polo times 2008
L`art animalier - tome 2 - French book on animal artists.
RREC 25h anniversary commemoration book
Art Horse Magazine - March 2010 (selected for the competition art horse magazine -

Teaching Experience

Currently running sculpture workshops in my studio

Influences / Inspiration of Marie Ackers

French animaliers.

Price Range of Work

Marie Ackers's work has a price range from £125 to £11,500

Mediums utilised

Marie Ackers's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

Marie Ackers's work is found in the following categories on site:
Horse Sculpture / Equines Race Horses Pack HorseCart Horses Plough Horsess (34)
Horses Abstract / Semi Abstract / Stylised / Contemporary / Modern Statues Sculptures statuettes (34)
Horses Small, for Indoors and Inside Display Statues statuettes Sculptures figurines commissions commemoratives (32)
Pet and Animal Portrait Custom or Bespoke or Commission Commemorative or Memoriaql sculpture statue (25)
Tabletop Desktop Small Indoor Statuettes Figurines Sculptures (20)
Small Animal Sculptures (19)
Animal Abstract Contemporary Modern Stylised Minimalist Sculptures (18)
Horse and Rider / Jockey Sculpture / Equestrian Sculptures (17)
Domestic Animal Sculpture (15)
Commission and Custom and Bespoke sculpture Statues (13)
Horse Head or Bust or Mask or Portrait sculpture statuettes statue figurines (11)
Animals in General Sculptures Statues (10)
Dogs Sculpture (10)
Awards, Trophies, Presentations and Prizes Sculptures (10)
Animal Birds Fish Busts or Heads or Masks or Trophies For Sale or Commission (10)
Geometric Sculpture Statues statuary statuettes. Usually Abstract Contemporary Modern work (9)
Ceramic Sculptures (9)
Indoor Inside Interior Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine (8)
Commemoratives and Memorials Sculptures (8)
Modern Abstract Contemporary Avant Garde Sculptures or Statues or statuettes or statuary (7)
Wild Animals and Wild Life Sculptures (7)
Partial Animal Sculptures Fragment or Part or Incomplete Statues statuettes (6)
African Animal and Wildlife Sculptures (6)
Stylized Animals Sculptures (5)
Angular Abstract Modern Contemporary sculpture statuary (5)
Animals and Humans Sculptures, Statues and Statuettes (5)
Polo Pony and Pony sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine / ornament Portraits Commissions Memorials (4)
Horses Outdoors, Outside, Life Size, Big, Large, Huge Sculptures Statues memorials commissions custom made (4)
Cats Wild and Big Cats Sculpture (4)
Minimalist Understated Abstract Contemporary Sculpture statuary statuettes (4)
Busts and Heads Sculptures Statues statuettes Commissions Bespoke Custom Portrait Memorial Commemorative sculpture or statue (4)
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture (4)
Abstract Contemporary Modern Outdoor Outside Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary (3)
Farm Yard Sculptures (3)
Human and Animal Sculptures (3)
Sculptures of Sport in General (3)
Young Animal Bird, Reptile or Amphibian and possibly Insects Statues (3)
Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised Sculptures (2)
Organic / Abstract Sculpture (2)
Small / Little Abstract Contemporary Sculptures / Statues (2)
Hares and Rabbits Sculptures (2)
Human Figurative Sculptures (2)
Cattle, Kine, Cows, Bulls, Buffalos, Bullocks, Heifers, Calves, Oxen, Bison, Aurocks, Yacks (2)
Field Sports, Game Birds and Game Animals Sculptures
Objects of desire Sculptures
Cats Sculpture
Happiness / Joy / Exuberance / Wild Pleasure sculpture
Caricature Sculptures Statues statuettes
Primitive or Naive style Sculpture or Statuary
Miniature Sculptures, statuettes or figurines
Male Men Youths Masculine Statues Sculptures statuettes figurines
Endangered Animal Species Sculptures
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines
Flamboyant Colourful Exuberant Exotic Gaudy Gorgeous Decorative Vivid Brightly Coloured Spectacular Sculptures
Children Child Babies Infants Toddlers Kids Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines
Focal Point Abstract Contemporary Modern sculpture statue
Dogs Hounds Bitches Puppies Sporting and Racing
Maquette For Larger Monumental Massive Big or Large statue or sculpture
Square Rectangular Cube shaped Abstract sculpture statue
Predators Carnivores Hunters Flesh Eaters Sculptures Statues statuettes carvings
Arte Deco style Abstract Stylised Contemporary Modern Sculpture

ArtParkS Sculpture Park Yearly exhibitions

Marie Ackers's work has been exhibited at the following yearly exhibitions held at the ArtParkS sculpture park:
2017 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2016 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2013 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2010 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2009 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
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