Liz Elmhirst Dip.A.D. Cert Ed in F.E.

Liz Exhibitions
Published work
Teaching experience
Design experience



2019 Putney School of Art and Design
2014 Mall Gallery: Hesketh Hubbard Art Society exhibition
2013 Kensington and Fulham Open Studios
2010, 2011, 2012 Picture This Gallery, King's Road, Fulham
2009 Calder Gallery, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire: group exhibition
2009 Queens Elm Gallery, Chelsea: group exhibition
2007 Bankside Open Watercolour Exhibition
2006 Mall Gallery Open Exhibition
2005 -2012 Open Studio Exhibition
2003 Battersea Contemporary Art Fair
2002  Wine Gallery, Chelsea:  Solo Exhibition
1998 and 2000 Museum of Garden History, London: Solo Exhibition
1998 Riverside Open Exhibition, Riverside Studios, London
1997 Wills Art Warehouse, Fulham:  Mixed Exhibition
1996 Blackheath Gallery:  Mixed Exhibition – Etchings
1994 Thorndyke Theatre, Leatherhead:  One Woman Exhibition
1993, 2002/03/05/06 Chelsea Art Exhibition
1992 National Theatre Printmakers’ Council Exhibition
1992 Stables Gallery, Dollis Hill:  One Woman Exhibition
1990  Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith: Two Person Exhibition
1990 Stafford City Gallery: Mixed Exhibition – ‘Gardens’
1990 National Theatre:  One Woman Show
1989  Lyric Theatre Exhibition
1989 Royal Festival Hall: Print Fair
1989 Bankside Open Print Exhibition
1988/89 National Theatre: Print Exhibition
1988 Royal Festival Hall: Print Fair
1988  Stafford Art Gallery
1987 Blackman Harvey Portfolio Exhibition
1987 The Guild Gallery, London
1986/87 Garden Gallery, Kew
1986  Royal Festival Hall: Print Fair
1985 Mermaid Theatre, London
1985 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
1984 Unicorn Theatre: Young Printers
1984 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
1984   Welsh Arts Council Exhibition
1983  Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
1982    Chelsea Art Exhibition
1981 Annexe Gallery, Wimbledon
1981 Alpine Gallery, Mayfair



Published Work

17 Drawings in ‘Creative Drawing with Pencils’ by Axel Bruck, 1987

Wrote and illustrated article in ‘Artist Magazine’ on my watercolour techniques and plant paintings, 1999.

Etchings and original works currently on display in London, provincial galleries and in the USA



Teaching Experience

1997-2020 Putney School of Art: General drawing/Watercolour Tutor
1995-2009 South Thames  College: Watercolour Tutor
1999-2008  Open College of Art (OCA): Tutor
1997  Workers Educational Association: Short course in Botanical Illustration
1996 West Thames College: Printmaking
1995-99  Dartington Hall: Short courses – Painting in the Gardens
1995-1996   Westminster Adult Education: Foundation Course and GNVQ Art and Design
1994 St Charles Sixth Form College: ‘A’ Level Art and GNVQ Art and Design
1991-1992 Ashbourne Tutors: ‘A’ Level  Art Tutor
1991  Hammersmith and Fulham Adult Education: Watercolour Tutor
1988-1991 London College of Furniture: Interior Design BTEC General Drawing Tutor
1987-1989 John Lewis Adult Education Classes: Ceramics Tutor
1986 Richmond College: BTEC General Design
1982-1987 Probation Services, Denmark Hill Day Training Centre: Ceramics and Painting – Visiting Tutor
1981-1990 Willesden College of Design and Building Studies, Interior Design Department: Drawing Tutor and ‘A’ Level Art Tutor
1981 Hong Kong Polytechnic Textile Department: Visiting Lecturer, degree level
1979-1981 Liverpool College of Art and Design, Textile Department: Visiting Lecturer, degree level



Design Experience

1969-1970 Textile Designer with CPA, Lancs
1970-1979 Freelance fabric designer for US and British companies *

* Animal Kingdom" produced by Sandersons became a classic design. Another one of my designs was produced by Sekers and gained a Design Award.




Pre-diploma: 1964 – 1965 Dartington College of Art
  1965 – 1966 Barnsley School of Art
Diploma in Art & Design (Textiles) 1966 – 1969  Birmingham College of Art
Cert Ed. in Further Education 1979 – 1980 Garnett College, London University