Raymonde Zlotnikoff is a Paris France-born sculptor. She resides and sculpts in the high Sonoran desert of Southern Arizona.
In the timeless tradition of classic figurative sculpture, her work expresses an inner vision of inherent and universal strength and beauty.
"I was born near the center of Paris and even as a young women I was deeply moved by the beauty and power of classic sculpture found in the great cathedrals, cemeteries, parks and museums of Paris. I have proudly carried this rich legacy with me from my childhood in France to the United States."
Raymonde Zlotnikoff has sought out great teacher throughout the world. In Washington, DC she studied sculpture with Jay Hall Carpenter; Guy Zoler; Kreshnik Xhiku; In Arizona at the Scottsdale Art School with Edward Eyth; Vala Ola and Robert Liberace.
In France, she studied figurative sculpture with Martine Vaugel, the internationally acclaimed sculptor and winner of two awards in the International Rodin Grand Prize Monumental Figure Competition.
"Although I consider myself an independent and intuitive sculptor, I owe much to each of my teachers, all of whom have added significant power to my mastery of sculpture, my inspiration, and my commitment and vision of art."