The art of Liz Strick
Liz Strick is a Dutch artist who was born in Bloemendaal, The Netherlands. She has always been especially inspired by her life abroad of almost 25 years and now back in The Netherlands. Liz has a passion for her work and makes colourful expressionistic paintings, full of emotion. Rich nature, the people who surround her and the various cultures, in all their facets, form the basis from which she gets her inspiration.
After a basic education Fine Art, various art courses, a Foundation course Fine Art in the UK, Liz moved to Istanbul in the early nineties where, for several years she was apprenticed by Turkish visual artist Orhan Taylan and was influenced by his expressionist techniques. Later she continued her education for a few years at the studio of visual artist and curator Oliver Bevan in London. By taking part in his workshops she was able to deepen her interests in oil painting and printmaking.
In 2000 she returns back to Holland for good. From 2005 onwards she works from her own studio and gallery space at home in The Hague.
Liz made special series of paintings on Lebanon (’07), Australia (’08), Afghanistan(’10) and is now also highlighting her own home country the Netherlands time and again. Liz welcomes working on special commissions.
She exhibited in Curaçao, England, Germany, Kuwait,The Netherlands, Turkey, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. Her works feature in various Dutch and Foreign private collections.