Lea Vivot Biography

Artist, Sculptor

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Born: 1954, Sumperk, Czechoslovakia

Lea Vivot born in Sumperk, Czechoslovakia is a artist who rose to prominence in the seventies. She is a internationally renowned artist who resides in Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada.

Lea has studied at the Prague School of State Design in Czechoslovakia, the Academia di Brera in Italy, the Ontario College of Art in Toronto, and the Art Students League in New York. Her career took off when she started working on bronze sculptures. Though Lea’s main focus in on life-size bronze sculptures she also enjoys creating drawings and printmaking.

Lea’s bronze sculptures are figurative and often depict families, couples, mothers, children and other subjects of humanity. Many of her sculptures include benches, which have become her trademark.

Lea sculptures have been shown all around the world, spanning from galleries in Toronto, Ontario, to Prague, Sazka Building to shows at Sumperk Regional Gallery. Two of her most important works of public art are on display in Toronto: Endless Bench is at the Hospital for Sick Children, and Joy of Life is in front of St. Joseph’s Health Centre. She has been with Kipling Gallery for twenty-five years. Lea has had very well known clients such as Former Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Luciano Pavarotti, Hilary Clinton and many more. Lea sculptures price points start at ten thousand dollars and go up to half a million.