(Bachelor of Arts, BA)
Liz began painting 15 years ago while living in a small southern Bohemian town in the
Liz’s paintings are contemporary and she works in acrylic. They are largely of a landscape nature but with abstract elements. They are textured and have many layers of paint to slowly reveal elements coming from beneath.
Liz’s most recent works focus on nature’s elements; the sea, sky, rivers, misty valleys – and how they change at different times of the day. “During the past few months I’ve been getting up very early to catch the early morning sunrises and mists in the valley and over the sea. I have a great view from my studio where I look down into the valleys along the foothills of the Kaimais and out to sea, so it’s all right on my doorstep. Spring has provided me with the most dramatic skies to paint, the weather is beautifully unsettled and changes in a matter of minutes. I’m always studying the skies and the light”.
Liz’s studio is a converted 50-year-old woolshed that also houses boutique accommodation (please visit www.thewoolshed.net.nz). Situated in the foothills of the Kaimai ranges in the
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