Susanna Lisle

Biography of Susanna Lisle

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Selected mixed shows
1981BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
1986Stockbridge Gallery Stockbridge, Hants
1992-2004Bath Society of Artists Annual Exhibition at the Victoria Art Gallery
1994RWA Open exhibition
2003,04Artworks exhibition, Bath
2003Black Swan, Frome.
2004,05 Bath Society of Artists, members' exhibition
2004,05Rowley Gallery, Kensington Church St. London
2005Royal College of Art, Works on Paper Fair, with Rowley Gallery
2002,03,04,05Open studio exhibitions; Bear Flat Artists Bath
2005RWA-Bristol Contemporary Painting Exhibition
2005Singer & Friedlander Watercolour Competition
Portrait Commissions
1983Keith and Louise Allen-Jones-Portrait of Louise
1997,98Nick and Charlotte Eager - Portraits of Alex and Barnaby
1998Rosie and Mark Richardson - Portraits of Family
1998,2001Sarah and Simon McBride - Portraits of Polly and Josh
1999Sharon Powell-Portrait of Sharon Powell
2002Andrew and Jane Pople - Portrait of Amy
2005Sally and Gary Manning - Portrait of Rosie
Commissions
1980-86Tapestry designs and catalogue covers for Ehrman Tapestry, London
2005Kate Nash-Painting the Green Room
BornLeeds, Yorkshire
Education
Foundation course at Leeds
Painting at Goldsmiths College of Art
ATC at Goldsmiths
Personal StatementMy work has always been concerned with the perennial problems of making a painting. That is, drawing, composition, colour and the meaning and purpose of painting. Over the last five years my work has become more abstract and increasingly focussed on colour. Working less figuratively has enabled me to make paintings where the meaning is increasingly bound up with the use of colour. For me colour is the driving force and everything depends on it. I am continually looking and hopefully learning fro