Lizzie Black

Lizzie Black is a landscape painter living in Mousehole, Cornwall. Rooted in a tradition of plein air painting, Lizzie's work follows the changing patterns of the day, season and weather scape. She strives to capture transitory moments of light, colour, tide and time, and to communicate its beauty and magic on canvas. Her formal background in painting was acquired at Bristol Polytechnic and Falmouth School of Art, and she has exhibited

extensively in Cornwall and the West Country. 

"Painting within the landscape is an utterly absorbing art practice. By working onsite, my aim is not to copy, but to find a way of communicating experience. This might be the physical activity of movement, sound, wind or light changes. In some respects, I seek to unlearn what I know and describe the subject objectively and without prejudice. 

I am happiest out painting every day, being constantly inspired by the surrounding

landscape of Cornwall, and feel privileged to live and work where I do."