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Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1955, Jill Berelowitz studied sculpture, first under Karen Jarozynska and then at the Johannesburg School of Art. Jill moved from her native South Africa to London 25 years ago and is one of the capital’s most innovative sculptors, known for her bronze, steel and optical resin works.
Jill has a long-standing passion for the intimacy and movement of the body and a detailed understanding of anatomy and organic form which gifts her work with sensual, contemporary appeal.
Recently Jill’s ‘Tree of Life’ was featured in the Ann-Marie Powell designed official Royal Horticultural Society’s garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. Her high profile commissions include a monumental commission for Shakespeare’s New Place in Stratford-upon-Avon, her ‘Diving Girl’, which was positioned at the entrance to London 2012 the Olympic Village, life-size ‘Pair Oar’ rowers at Henley-on-Thames, Investec Challenge, Goldsmith’s Guild, Unilever, Old Mutual and ‘Core Femme’ in Cavendish Square for the Westminster City of Sculpture Festival.