"An appreciation for beauty is simply a stirring of the soul – Seat of the deepest emotions, the soul is nurtured by beauty"
Eleanor Cardozo is one of the most exciting and intriguing sculptors currently on the scene. Over the last 20 years, her work has been exhibited across the globe, each time her inimitable style enthralling audiences.
A former gymnast, Eleanor’s work was on show during the 2012 Olympics in high profile locations across London, including Westminster Abbey, Heathrow and Kensington Palace Gardens.
Renowned for the precision and finesse of her bronze sculptures, Eleanor is dedicated to raising the quality and beauty of contemporary art through her work. “Beauty speaks to the senses; it nurtures the soul and lifts the spirit. Artists have a duty within society to raise the quality of artistic skill and subject matter.” She has lectured on the subject of Art in Society and was one of four international speakers at the 'Go 4 Glory' Olympic festival in London.
One of ten children, Eleanor was born in London but spent her early childhood in Africa and Malaysia, Cyprus and Gibraltar. She was classically trained in sculpture at the City and Guilds School of Art in London and in portraiture at the Cecil Graves Studio in Florence. Her portraits adorn the walls of politicians, corporate directors, military academies and the aristocracy in Europe and Asia and her work can be found in private collections and on public display throughout the world.
In March 2012, Eleanor was appointed Founder Ambassador of Swiss watch company Bedat & Co. She lives in Geneva with her husband and three children.