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zoë rubens

Artist, illustrator and metal sculptor based in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Studied Sculpture at Metropolitan University of Manchester and gained a BA First Class (with Honours) Degree.  Visit exhibitions and events sections to find out more about Zoës' pathway from studying to the present.

Working with ferrous & non-ferrous metal, cast & welded & etched, to produce intriguing sculpture & prints, Zoë also works in ceramics and considers heself to be a mixed media artist finding new ways to represent her ideas.

Zoë enjoys displaying her work in galleries near and far - if you are a gallery owner or have an idea for an exhibition, please get intouch. If you would like to commission Zoë, a final piece will be guided by you, and interpreted by her and created in her unique style. Visit the case studies page for examples of previous commission pieces.

Zoë's passion is creating unique pieces of art in a variety of media and, when not working on a commission piece, or work for an exhibition, she works on sculptures, ceramics and artwork for general sale, and for her own pleasure.

"My fascination is with how politics, power and love impacts on the lives of individuals across the world represented by my drawings, sculptures and etchings. The sculptures mix ceramics, concrete, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, welded, cast and etched".  

After receiving a 1st Class Honours Degree in Sculpture in 1991, Zoë was represented by the Curwen Gallery in London for 27 years until its closure. She shows regularly at the Affordable Art Fair and other art fairs as well as various exhibitions in the Cambridge area and throughout East Anglia.


Over the years Zoë's work has been exhibited in Manchester, Hull, Newark, Grimsby, Sheffield, Bristol, Cardiff, Portland, Dorset Brighton and London in the UK and overseas shows include Scandinavia, Portugal, France, Eire, Canada, Japan, Spain and Germany.


Zoë's sculpture is held in many private and public collections.

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