Clara Bacou
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Clara Bacou

3D ArtistLondon, United Kingdom
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Clara Bacou
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Clara Bacou

3D ArtistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Clara Bacou is a 3D artist and online curator, with skills in 2D illustration, 3D modelling, mural painting, animation and graphic design. Clara’s illustrations have been selected to exhibit internationally, as part of both group and solo shows in Toronto, Budapest, Florence, Lisbon, Arizona and at Frieze registered galleries in her hometown London. She has worked as a young curator and young people's events programmer for Tate Modern/Britain’s official youth collective and as an illustration assistant at Edge Design, painting assistant for visual artist Lauren Baker and sign painting apprentice for designer Matthew McGuinness. Clara studied Graphic Design communication at Central Saint Martins and has produced work for a body of clients including Tate Modern, Uniqlo, Snapchat, Boxpark, House of Vans, Ziggy Marley, Galantis and charities Save Wild Tigers and Land Aid. Clara also curates an instagram art featuring page called @artdisocvered which has accumulated a community of over 140k art admirers. Art Discovered is interested in bringing to awareness highly talented individuals online and being a voice for creative quality and influencer of art culture. We push deserving artists into the viral mainstream and want to make great art accessible to viewers worldwide.
Projects
  • Lions of Zion: Animated Stage Visuals
    Lions of Zion: Animated Stage VisualsLions of Zion - Marley Stage Visuals A morphing animation created using Morph Age, as a submission for stage visuals for The Marley Family. All the portraits featured in this piece were modelled in Zbrush and textured in Adobe Photoshop. Visit clarabacou.com to see more.
  • Creature Designs (3D Modelling)
    Creature Designs (3D Modelling)A series of my Zbrush creature models. Sculpted in Zbrush and textutered in Adobe Photoshop. Visit clarabacou.com to see more.
  • Digital Creature Illustrations
    Digital Creature IllustrationsA collection of my creature designs and illustrations, all painted in Adobe Photoshop. For more visit clarabacou.com
  • Traditional Illustration
    Traditional IllustrationA collection of my artworks created using traditional 2D mediums, such as watercolour, pen, ink, graphite, pencil and markers. Visit clarabacou.com for more.
  • Digital Illustrative Portraits
    Digital Illustrative PortraitsA collection of my digital portraiture illustrations. All painted in Adobe Photoshop. Visit clarabacou.com for more.
  • Future Scapes: Created for Tate Modern and Uniqlo
    Future Scapes: Created for Tate Modern and UniqloIn celebration of the new Tate Modern, Tate invited young people aged 15–25 to submit their own original artwork relating to the theme of future. Over 500 submissions were shown at the opening weekend of the new Tate Modern from 17–19 June 2016 for the event 'Future Late'. Alongside this, Uniqlo selected artworks to feature in a series of displays at their flagship store on Oxford Street and nine others across London. My work was selected to be projected in the Turbine hall and was used in Uniqlo store window displays for summer 2016. Visit clarabacou.com to see more.
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Work history
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    Young Curator TATE
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Programme management, project supervision, art supervision and workshop planning for events aimed at young people aged 15-25 engaging them with the collections at Tate Modern and Britain. Media (1)This position has 1 media
    Graphic Designer
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Creative research and title design for Netflix documentaries, television adverts and independent films.
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Skills
  • 3D Modelling
  • 3D Animation
  • Creature Design
  • Character Design
  • Character Animation
  • Murals
  • 2D Drawing
  • Graphic Desgin
  • Socia Media
Education
    BA (Hons) Graphic Communication Design
    1 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA, UK
    Undertook specialist pathways in illustration and moving image.
Awards
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    Winner for ‘Future of Art’ competition held by Tate x UniqloTATE
    In celebration of the new Tate Modern, Tate invited young people aged 15–25 to submit their own original artwork relating to the theme of future. Over 500 submissions were shown at the opening weekend of the new Tate Modern from 17–19 June 2016. Alongside this, Uniqlo selected artworks to feature in a series of displays at their flagship store on Oxford Street and nine others across London. My work was selected to be projected in the Turbine hall and was used in Uniqlo store window displays for summer 2016.
    Quarter finalist Secret Walls London
    Competing in the London Series of Secret Walls; The "Fight Club" of the art scene, inspired by Marvel comics and graffiti. A fixture in the global art community for over 11 years, Secret Walls (Formerly Secret Wars) is the World's premier live art event.
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