2019 (Programme en Francais embas ) - sur cette USA "Homepage"

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The "DREAM OF THE PHOENIX" in the Collegial de Lamballe 2013


Sir Roger Moore and the artist Martine Vaugel sculpting his portrait, in the Chateau Brissac, France

Martine Vaugel

is an internationally acclaimed sculptor and winner of two awards in the International Rodin Grand Prize Monumental Figure Competition. Her work can be found in Japan’s Hakone and Utsi Guch ga Hara Open Air Museums, The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, The Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, The New Tate Modern Museum, Nelson Rockefeller Collection, the collections of Presidents’ Carter, Aquino, Gorbachev, Reagan and Bush. She also has sculpted Mayor Tom Bradley, Mother Teresa, Sir Richard Attenborough, and additional sculptures are displayed at Self Realization Fellowship, Patsouras Plaza in the City of Los Angeles, UCLA Medical Center, and at the Chateau Brissac in France.

She was awarded a Bronze Medal and a Silver Medal in the Salon des Artistes Francais 2013 & 2016 respectively, in the Grand Palais in Paris. She also received the First Prize in the Versaille Biennal d’arte Contemporaire 2017 in Versaille France.

In 2018 Martine won the Arthur LeDuc Jury Prize
for the best sculpture in
the Salon Des Artistes Francais in the 2018 ART CAPITOL at the Grand Palais in Paris France.

Her celebrity portraits include, Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, William Polk Carey, John Lennon, Sylvester Stallone, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ronald Reagan, Katherine Hepburn, Nick Nolte, Lee Majors and many more.

She was Sculpture Director at the New York Academy of Art, taught Portrait and Figure Modeling at the Sculpture Center in NYC, and has opened four studio schools in California, North Carolina, New York and France. Martine receives heartfelt and rave reviews from both students and commission clients alike and a partial list can be viewed on her Testimonials page.

The goal of the Vaugel Sculpture Studio is to teach each student how to find the creativity in the world that lives in each of them and make great figure and portrait sculptures using techniques that are based on knowledge, anatomy, structure, and proven to work.

"I am dedicated to empowering creative beings to fulfill their sculpture dreams and desires in a relaxed studio atmosphere, using a proven geometric system of seeing, and the fine art of figure modeling." M. Vaugel


2019 Workshop Schedule


In the Loire Valley, 49310


Spring / Printemps

April 01 -05 ( Avril ) - Portrait Sculpture (or reclining pose )

April 08 - 12 ( Avril ) - Portrait Sculpture - 1 place left ( presque complet )

April15 - 19 ( Avril ) - Figure / Corps ( standing or action ) - full ( complet )

April 22 - 26 ( Avril ) - Figure / Corps ( standing or action )


Summer / L'ete

July 15 - 19 (Juillet) - Portrait Sculpture -( live model or photos )

July 22 - 26 (Juillet )- Portrait Sculpture -( live model or photos )

July 29 - August 02 - (Juillet/Aout) - Figure Standing / Action

( Corps Debout ou en Movement )

August 05 - 09 (Aout) - Figure Standing or Action

( Corps Debout ou en Movement )

12 - 16 (Aout) - Corps Allonger ( reclining Figure)

for more details, email Martine


Year round

Private Workshops available

contact the artist directly for more information