Elizabeth Berrien, one of the world’s premier wire sculptors, has been pioneering the craft since the 1960’s, inspiring an entire new generation of wire sculptors. Her textile-based wire technique is a complex hybrid of lace-making and structural engineering.
Her site specific wire sculptures are famous for the powerful visceral responses they evoke in viewers throughout the world. The artist’s award winning illustrations have graced magazine covers and the sides of high rises, winning her the coveted Clio, Obie, Cannes Gold Lion (two), and countless international acclaims.
An internationally collected artist, Berrien is known for site specific metal wire sculptures in public areas, private and corporate settings. With an incredibly diverse worldwide body of work: abstract, representational, architectural or whimsical. Berrien is adept at translating the client’s vision into a striking wire sculpture installation for private and corporate settings in the hospitality industry. Hotels, resorts, restaurants and other public areas, such as Kentucky’s landmark airport Pegasus and Dubai’s Zengo restaurant wire wall art. Berrien wire sculptures constantly refresh and intrigue the viewer’s eye.