Lizzie Rose is a freelance artist from Manchester. Nature is an endless source of inspiration for Lizzie and shines through her artwork which ranges from colourful paintings full of pattern, to intricate linocut and screen prints to larger scale artworks for murals and sculptures in schools and community settings.
Lizzie is passionate about creating opportunities for Manchester’s young people to access the arts, as arts development manager at Gorse Hill Studios and Youth Arts Coordinator for the Trafford based charity, she facilitates art sessions for young people on the Alternative Creative Education provision encouraging re-engagement with learning, self-expression and empowerment through creativity. The work on display in 50 Windows is a tryptic from a series called ‘Back in the Tall Grass, Where the Rapids Roar’. The inspiration for paintings came from the Artist innate need to roam free, explore and simply get lost in nature. The paintings are small idylls of the mind, places in which to retreat.