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After completing her undergraduate degree at Wimbledon College of Art, Elizabeth Pike has kept South West London as her base, creating, living and working in the area. Elizabeth’s paintings draw from her own journey through life, her surroundings and imagination.
Starting off as everyday objects, painted from life, they evolve to include patterns and motions, captivating scenes of millennial life that transcend the everyday. These still lifes, although drawn from her surroundings, undergo an upheaval as the paint starts to create a movement and language of its own. Unafraid of the permanency of the paint, Elizabeth’s exploration generates layers of imagery and texture. Initially thinking these gestures to be mistakes, Elizabeth realises that the painting would not be appropriate without them. She comments, "I always have at least two paintings ongoing at once, sometimes in different mediums.” This process forges conversations between each painting, the artist and the subject, and prevents internal worries of 'creative block'.
Ceramics Digital Drawing Glass Giclee Installation Jewellery Mixed Media