Lisa Milroy
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Lisa Milroy

Lisa Milroy
Born
Lisa Milroy

(1959-01-16) 16 January 1959 (age 60)
NationalityAnglo Canadian
EducationParis-Sorbonne University (1977-1978)
Saint Martins School of Art (1978-1979)
Goldsmiths College, University of London (1979-1982)
Known forPainting
AwardsJohn Moores Painting Prize (1989)
Royal Academician (2005)

Lisa Milroy (born 16 January 1959 in Vancouver, British Columbia)[1] is an Anglo-Canadian artist known for her still life paintings of everyday objects placed in lines or patterns. She has also produced a number of different series including landscapes, buildings, portraits and geishas in incongruous settings.[1]

In 1977, aged 18, she went to Paris to study at the Paris-Sorbonne University.[2] In 1978 she moved to London to study at Saint Martin's School of Art. She gained her BFA at Goldsmiths College, University of London in 1982.[2] Her first solo exhibition was in 1984 which was based on still life. In 1989 she won the John Moores Painting Prize.[3] Milroy is currently Head of Graduate Painting at the Slade School of Fine Art, London.[4] She gained election to membership of the Royal Academy of Arts in 2005 and was appointed Artist Trustee of Tate from 2013-2017.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b "Lisa Milroy". Painters. The Royal Academy of Arts. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Lisa Milroy". Art and Artists. The Tate Gallery. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ "List of prize winners". John Moore Painting Prize. Walker Art Gallery. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ "Miss Lisa Milroy". Academic Staff. Slade School of Fine Art. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ "Lisa Milroy appointed a Tate trustee". Announcements. British Government, Dept. of Culture, Media & Sport. 5 August 2013. Retrieved 2014.

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