"As an artist, I see myself as the medium through which thoughts, feelings, and emotions are transferred to the image and finally to the sculpture itself"
Editt Davidovici

Biography

Editt Davidovici was born in 1946 in Iasi, Romania. She moved to Israel at a young age and graduated in Graphic Design in Tel Aviv in 1965 and in Architectural Drafting in Rehovot in 1966, while also working as a cartographer for the Israeli army. In 1967 she moved to Canada, where she graduated in Interior Design and earned her teaching certificate in Applied Arts from Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario in 1982. The year before, she started dedicating herself to sculpture and painting, becoming a member of the Oakville Art Society. In 1985 she graduated from Ontario College of Art in Toronto and opened her own marble sculpting studio. In 1986 she began working with a group of artists with whom she won the "National Snow Carving Competition" in Quebec. A year later, she arrived at Studio Nicoli in Carrara to learn the techniques of working with marble. In 1993 she returned to Versilia and two years later held summer sculpture courses in Pietrasanta, where she worked at Fonderia La Torretta foundry and at the Marco Giannoni and Sirio Navari workshops.

Her works are present in public and private collections in Boston, Chicago, Vancouver, Oakville, Ottawa and Toronto. In 2000, her sculpture "The Tear" was chosen as logo for the "Millenium" sculpture exhibition in San Giovanni di Persiceto, Bologna.

In Pietrasanta she participated in: "Le forme del mare", Marina di Pietrasanta, 1994; "Artisti e artigiani a Pontestrada", Istituto Statale d'Arte "Stagio Stagi", Pietrasanta 1997; "The waves of emotions", Petrartedizioni Atelier, Pietrasanta (solo), 1998; "I segni e le forme", Pietrasanta 2005; "Donna Scultura", VIII and X editions, Church of S. Agostino, 2010 and 2012.


The photographs published in the TimeLine were taken from the websites:
www.editt-davidovici.com, www.museodeibozzetti.it

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