Liza Campbell is a London-based artist, born in the Highlands of Scotland and raised at Cawdor Castle.
Campbell takes found etchings printed on silk and paper and antique photographs, and then re-works them using ink and acrylic in bright, psychedelic formations. Her re-working, which she defines as 'tinkering', 'intruding' and 'attacking', is also felt in the way that she re-titles each work, a sardonic quip written across the bottom of each engraving in the artist's hand, each one-liner humorously re-contextualising the image.
Moving to London aged 17, she studied Art at Chelsea College of Arts, before relocating to a remote island off the coast of Kenya. It was here that she encountered soapstone engraving, and began studying this traditional African craft in the context of her own work. Since then her artistic practice has also included engraving, embroidery and collage.
- Erotica Requires A Feather, Kink Employs The Whole Toucan, 2019
- How Many Times Do You Have To Be Told?, 2019
- I Can't Take Him Anywhere, I Do Apologise, 2019
- I Know I Said I Wanted To Be Alone, 2019
- I’m The Evil Mastermind and This Lot Are Just Bandwaggoning, 2019
- Some Jackass Refurbished My Memory Palace, 2019
- The Invitation Said Smart-Casual, Derek, 2019
- They Found Themselves In a Free-Form Jazz Situation , 2019
- We Can't Stay Here, This Is Bat Country, 2019
- We’re Planning on Some Smooching and Some Strong Cuddling , 2019
- What Do You Expect, If You Turn Up For Jury Duty On Acid? , 2019
- ‘Hello Is That The Emergency Services, I’d Like To Report A Family Gathering’ , 2019