Beatrice S. Villiger-Rimli was born in Zurich, Switzerland. With her husband,
Robert, and their twin children Pascal and Caroline, she lived in Switzerland,
Germany, The Netherlands, England and Africa, and eventually settled in the
USA. She currently pursues her interests in sculpture in Ridgway, Colorado as well
as The Woodlands, Texas.
Living and learning among other cultures have exposed me to many inspiring
art forms from classical, contemporary to indigenous and influenced my process
of creativity leading from marionettes to ceramics, to hand-thrown pottery and
eventually to my passion of creating bronze figure sculptures.
To cast a few selective bronze pieces in a limited edition, my purpose of
creating is to concentrate solely on expressive gestures and pureness and have
simplicity ultimately speak for itself. When this challenge is met and a human
shape has risen from that fleeting deep emotion, the finished piece gives me a
sense of triumph and joy.