Coralie Turpin is a professional artist working at Yorkshire Artspace’s Persistence Works Studios in Sheffield, UK. Established as a public artist for 28 years producing significant and meaningful artwork for the public realm which exhibit a high degree of craftsmanship in their production.
Large scale public art for : Hospitals, Student accommodation, Schools, Community, local authorities, Parks and public spaces and Retail.
Working closely with : Architects, Structural engineers, Fabricators, Contractors and Communities.
Coralie designs in friendly, uplifting themes in her work and therefore achieves a serene sense of wellbeing and calm.
Coralie grew up enjoying drawing and painting as well as making her own clothes.
After studying for a Fine Art Sculpture degree at Sheffield Polytechnic, she discussed her work with the public on a daily basis from her studio then at Abbeydale industrial Hamlet, she also worked in lots of schools and communities for Sheffield Children’s Festival and others.
With a move to Yorkshire Artspace studios came more space and time to develop exterior work and with that came many commissions. Mosaic, cast metal, fabricated metal and glass have become part of Coralie’s Public Art pieces.
Coralie has 2 young children with her sculptor husband Jason Thomson, they enjoy walking in the Peak District.
Both artists share a studio where they continue to develop their work trying new techniques and materials to meet the challenges of their latest commissions.