© Elizabeth Barton

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Elizabeth Barton is a full time artist and printmaker with works in private and public collections world wide, including Mobil and the V & A Museum Prints Collection.

She uses a variety of media, but is attracted to colour pencil as an extension of her love for drawing.

Formerly a resident artist at the School Creative Centre, later the Rye Creative Centre, she is now establishing her own studio in Te Aroha, New Zealand.

She has been a member of the Society of Graphic Fine Art since 2009, having been a member in the 1990s, and is also a member of the East London Printmakers.

Her work draws upon the Romantic tradition in English art, and the French Symbolists.

She is represented by Moray Gallery in Dunedin, New Zealand's oldest dealer Gallery.

Society Achievements

Signature Status 2014

AOI Shop Window, West End, London 1987
Best Original Print SGFA 1989

Solo and Group Exhibitions:
The Print Garden - New Road Artists, Rye Art Gallery, Rye, East Sussex 2014
Pop-Up Exhibition: Lettering & Text as an Art Form - NZ and local artists, Manhattan, New York 2014
Works on Paper: Walk on the Wild Side, R K Burt Gallery, London, Members' Exhibition SGFA 2014
Dreams & Myths, Pumpkin Heads Art Studio, Matamata, New Zealand 2014
The Painted Word, Wallace Art Gallery, Morrinsville, New Zealand 2015
Small Works - Drawings, Etchings and Studies, Next Level Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealand 2016
Bankside Gallery, London, Members' Exhibition SGFA 2017
The Other Side - New Road Artists, Rye Art Gallery, Rye 2017
Between the Worlds, Artspost, Hamilton New Zealand Dec 2107-Jan 2018
Waiprint - WSA Members' Printmakers Exhibitions Artspost, 2016-2019
Waikato Society of Arts Members' Exhibitions 2016-2020
Depot Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand, Members' Exhibitions 2018-2020