Sandrine Plante is a French sculptor born in 1974 in Clermont-Ferrand. On her father’s side, she is from Reunion Island. Sandrine studied art history in Auvergne, France before perfecting her sculpture techniques at Jean Chauchard Atelier, Roma, Italy, the School of Volvic stone carving and Architecture of Puy de Dome, France, and Gigi Guadagnucci Massa Atelier, Carrara, Italy.
In 2023, Sandrine received the highest level of recognition by the French art, sciences, and literature academy: The “Vermeille” Medal.
Sandrine Plante’s works have been commissioned by the Legacy Museum in Montgomery Alabama USA 2023, The European Museum of Blues Music, France 2023, The garden of the Museum of fine arts in Bordeaux, France, 2019, Gorée Island Museum and Memorial, Senegal, Africa, 2019, The Museum of Villèle, Réunion island 2018, The museum of slavery in Martinique island.
Since 2021, Sandrine has been collaborating with Krystel Ann Art in Paris, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Madrid, and Lisbon.
Sandrine Plante traces to us her dreamlike messages of relationships from the past which are always also in the present. It is (re)traced by crossing the spatiotemporal states that link its two countries: France and Reunion. Its archeology is shown in the plastic gesture, offering us a therapeutic connection with the capital characters of such interior societies. The intimate universe takes shape in the present and in the future, rejoicing the spiritual and loving forces. Sandrine memorial works tell the stories of the forgotten, who, through forced migrations, were the backbone of the plantation economy in the American and the Caribbean sugar islands. She emphasizes the link between the American black diaspora and their ancestors from the African continent. Sandrine (re)calls black pride and excellence inherited from the ancient African kingdom’s traditions.