The Art of sand sculpture by Paul Hoggard & Remy Geerts
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Paul and Remy are full time sand sculptors, and travel the world making their creations.
They are both keen photographers and writers and have just finished writing
"The Encyclopedia of sand sculpture" and are currently looking for the right Publisher.
Paul Hoggard from England.
A sand artist since 1991. He made his first sand sculpture on Baga beach in India. Has since then created thousands of sculptures for events, festivals, and international competitions in England, the Netherlands, China, U.S.A. Canada, Ireland, Belgium, France and Spain.
In 1996 he was commissioned by the Royal Cornwall show to create a sand sculpture for the Queen of England. He created a farm yard scene of pigs with piglets which he presented to Her.
His work has been profiled by several TV agencys, such as BBC Tracks and SKY TV F.A. Cup promotion. His work appeared in international newspapers including the Times of London, The daily mail, the Independent, the Gardian, the Observer, the Sun, the Star, the Telegraph an many more.
His Sculptures are also profiled in the 2000 Astrid Schillings book on Sand Sculpture, "Chateauxs De Sable ", published by Hobeke (FR). He is also profiled in august 2005 edition of Cornwall today magazine.
Between 1991-2001 Paul lived and worked in St Ives Cornwall, and was regularly found making his creations on the local beaches. In 1995 Paul first set up the sand sculpture workshop on Porthminster Beach teaching sand sculpture to Holiday makers and locals. Paul still teaches childrens workshops whenever possible.
He now spends all of his time traveling with his sand woman Remy from Holland.
Remy Geerts from the Netherlands
A sand artist since 1999. She has sculpted in international festivals and sand sculpture contests all over the world from Belgium to Canada and from China to England. Remy has worked for all the major sand sculpture company’s in Europe, America and Canada on several occasions. Her work has been profiled by Dutch, Belgium, English, German and Canadian TV. She is a leading figure in the sand sculpture world.
Remy creates ice, snow and ceramic sculptures, and paints huge murals. She also has a degree in engineering and is a world healer. She and Paul travel all over the world to where ever the sand takes them. Competing and winning (sometimes) in Master class sand sculpture competitions. And building the giant sand sculpture theme parks that are appearing throughout the world.
Paul Hoggard & Remy Geerts