J.A. Fligel settled in Canada in 2001, where he works presently. He has exhibited in Italy, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia, America and Canada.
He was honoured to have represented Canada at the 2009 Florence Biennale in Italy and in December 2013, his work was exhibited at the Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France. His sculptures can be found in both private and public collections in New Zealand, India, Germany, Scotland and Canada, including the Hockey Hall of Fame Art Collection, in Toronto, Canada. In 2015, J. A. Fligel was awarded third prize for his sculpture "The Diver" at an international competition at the Louvre, Paris.
J. A. Fligel, has created private, public and memorial sculpture commissions in bronze, including medallions, figures, portraits and animals, into various styles including realism and abstract. There is no limitation on scale of commissioned work.
J. A. Fligel was born in Scotland in 1966 to a family of artists. His father, Leonard Fligel, is an accomplished painter and retired art professor in the U.K. who studied under Arthur Lismer (Group of Seven). His mother, Anne Rowan, is also a recognized artist and a dedicated peace and human rights activist. J.A. Fligel has sculpted since as far back as he can remember.
For more information, please visit the J.A. Fligel Sculptor website.