Valerie Sauve

Born Marseille, France
Lives in London with her 6 children

MA Fine Arts – Chelsea School of Art and Design 1994
BA Fine Arts – Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design 1993 (1st Class Honours)
Foundation Course - City Lit Institute 1988-90


Paint-it-better 2013
Seven Dials Club 2013
ICA, Performance 2013
Bloomsbury Festival 2012
Bloomsbury Festival 2011
Radio Liverpool with John Carson 1996
Architectural Association 1994
Window Gallery 1993
Lethaby Gallery, group show 1993
Whale On 1993
Newcastle Polytechnic 1992
Lethaby Gallery, group show 1992
Leicester Square, Performance 1992
Kohn & Wolfe, group show 1992
Assistant to Marina Abramovic, London Edge 92
Window Gallery 1992
Assistant to Helen Chadwick, Madrid, Edge 92
Central St Martins School of Art, group show 1992
Crypt, St George’s Church, Bloomsbury 1991
Window Gallery 1990


The Peoples Supermarket 2012
Window Gallery, Central St Martins 1990-1993
Curating monthly shows for the two windows on Charing Cross Road for the duration of my degree.

Community Work

Bishop+Sauve Projects 1996-2010
Organising grant applications and managing funds for architectural and landscape community projects

Collingham Gardens Nursery 2002-2009
Art sessions with children, notably design and decoration of a tepee
Trees Project, working with children to plant trees, design and make a book of the nursery’s history
Numerous gardening projects, design and planting for allotment
Designing newsletter and letterheads

Calthorpe Project 2004-2008
Designing graphic materials, e.g. annual reports etc.