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b. 1959, Canada

Elizabeth Magill Biography

Born in 1959, Magill is a painter who depicts aspects of nature. While she was born in Canada, she grew up in Northern Ireland and attended the Belfast College of Art to study painting as a Fine Arts Degree from 1979 to 1982. From 1982 to 1984 she attended the Slade College of Fine Arts and received her Masters of Arts in Painting. Her paintings frequently explore the effects of the sublime, focusing on small aspects of nature like rain drops or leaves that can often go unnoticed. She often draws on pratices of photography, integrating photographic materials and processes into her paintings. 

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She has been exhibition since the mid 1980s, although her first major solo exhibition was in 1990 at the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol. Other solo exhibitions have been held at the Towner Contemporary Art Museum, Eastbourne (2011), the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin (2003) and the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Baltic, Gateshead and Milton Keynes Gallery in 2004. She has held fellowships at the Tate Gallery, Liverpool and Saarlandisches Kunstlerhaus, Saarbrucken, Germany. Her work is included in a number of public collections such as; the British Museum, Worchester Museum and Art Gallery, Bank of Ireland, American Express, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Southhampton City Art Gallery and Deloitte Art Collection, among others. She currently lives and works in London. 

Born in 1959, Magill is a painter who depicts aspects of nature. While she was born in Canada, she grew up in Northern Ireland and attended the Belfast College of Art to study painting as a Fine Arts Degree from 1979 to 1982. From 1982 to 1984 she attended the Slade College of Fine Arts and received her Masters of Arts in Painting. Her paintings frequently explore the effects of the sublime, focusing on small aspects of nature like rain drops or leaves that can often go unnoticed. She often draws on pratices of photography, integrating photographic materials and processes into her paintings. 

She has been exhibition since the mid 1980s, although her first major solo exhibition was in 1990 at the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol. Other solo exhibitions have been held at the Towner Contemporary Art Museum, Eastbourne (2011), the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin (2003) and the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Baltic, Gateshead and Milton Keynes Gallery in 2004. She has held fellowships at the Tate Gallery, Liverpool and Saarlandisches Kunstlerhaus, Saarbrucken, Germany. Her work is included in a number of public collections such as; the British Museum, Worchester Museum and Art Gallery, Bank of Ireland, American Express, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Southhampton City Art Gallery and Deloitte Art Collection, among others. She currently lives and works in London. 

Elizabeth Magill Featured Artworks

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Lough by Elizabeth Magill contemporary artwork painting, print
Elizabeth MagillLough, 2021Oil and screenprint on canvas
128 x 148 cm
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Flush by Elizabeth Magill contemporary artwork painting
Elizabeth MagillFlush, 2021Oil on canvas, hand-gilded silver and painted clay frame
38 x 48 cm
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Outlying (1) by Elizabeth Magill contemporary artwork painting, print
Elizabeth MagillOutlying (1), 2021Oil and screenprint on canvas
153 x 183 cm
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Variation (3) by Elizabeth Magill contemporary artwork painting, print
Elizabeth MagillVariation (3), 2021Oil and screenprint on canvas
128 x 148 cm
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Variation (2) by Elizabeth Magill contemporary artwork painting, print
Elizabeth MagillVariation (2), 2021Oil and screenprint on canvas
128 x 148 cm
Kerlin Gallery Contact Gallery
Hinter by Elizabeth Magill contemporary artwork print
Elizabeth MagillHinter, 2016Lithograph
55 x 66 cm
Paragon Contact Gallery
March by Elizabeth Magill contemporary artwork print
Elizabeth MagillMarch, 2016Lithograph
46 x 66 cm
Paragon Contact Gallery
Venice by Elizabeth Magill contemporary artwork print
Elizabeth MagillVenice, 2009Series of 6 etchings
45.2 x 55.3 cm
Paragon Contact Gallery

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