|Liz Kempthorne is a contemporary artist living in Clyde Central Otago. She paints the familiar environment but with a personal vision.
Liz has a vast knowledge of drawing, painting and art history and enjoys sharing her knowledge with others.
Her paintings are abstracted from the immediate landscape and may have connections with art history, or with contemporary events and people. However, they are also about the process of painting, the challenge in applying and manipulating paint, whether oil or gouache, and the dynamics set up within a work.
Relevant qualifications: MFA Painting, BA Art History, Dip Tchg
Liz Kempthorne is a painting graduate of RMIT, Melbourne, and Art History graduate of Otago University. She was a teacher and tutor for over 20 years and had many solo and group exhibitions in this time. Her work is held in many private and public collections.
Work can be viewed at the studio, open most days, or by appointment.