I investigate the architecture of the Cornish landscape - its raw elements, its iconic power and beauty. Its bones, shapes, forms and lines all make their way into my work.

                                                                                                                                                              Liz Hough

 

Liz has been exhibiting with the gallery since 2001.  She has had a joint show with Catherine Armitage in 2005 and five solo shows to date with her sixth show opening in May 2022.

Land & Sea:  17th May - 9th June 2007

From St Ives:  29th Sept - 22nd Oct 2011

Journeys:  3rd - 18th October 2013

Paths through Colour: 12th - 28th October 2017

Circling the Land:  5th - 18th Oct 2019

Travels with Colour:  7th - 27th May 2022   (see exhibitions)

 

Liz was born in 1966 and after completing a foundations course at Mid Cheshire College of Art between 1984-5, she obtained a degree in fine art at Manchester Polytechnic followed by a post graduate diploma in Painting at the Royal Academy Schools between 1988-91. Between 1997-8 she studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti, Perugia, Italy.  She has exhibited extensively since 1989 and received the Daler-Rowney Award in the 1990 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and the Creswick prize for Landscape painting in oils and Landseer Scholarship Prize for Compositional Studies in Oils.  Her work is included in extensive public and private collections worldwide including TSB, Paintings in Hospitals & Bank of China.

 

Bibliography:  

David Buckman, Artists in Britain since 1945, 1998 & 2006, vol. 1, p 770.

Peter Davies, St Ives 1975 - 2005: Art Colony in Transition, 2007, p 39.

Mercedes Smith, Celebrating Cornish Art, Cornwall Living, issue 68, January 2018, p 23.