Elizabeth Merriman

Earlier work in her 30+ year career featured figure studies, self-portrait and landscapes. More recent work focusses on still life. Elizabeth obtained a degree in Fine Art from Canterbury College of Art (1982-85) and completed a postgraduate qualification from The Slade (1985-87)

Born Charlbury, Oxfordshire, 1963

1985-87    Higher Diploma in Painting, Slade School of Art
1982-85    BA hons. in Fine Art, Canterbury College of Art
1981-82    Foundation in Art and Design Oxford Polytechnic

2018  Blossoming Anthony Fell Antiques, Guest Artist for the Holt Festival
2016  In the Garden Salthouse Church Norfolk
2013  New works Nunn’s Yard Norwich
2012  Winter Exhibition at Home Weybourne Norfolk
2010   New Beginnings St Judes Gallery Itteringham Norfolk  
2005  Weybourne to Halley St Judes Gallery Aylsham Norfolk
2003  Reddan Gallery Weybourne Norfolk
2000  Sanderson George and Peach Holmfirth Yorkshire
1999  Medcalf Gallery 54 Exmouth Market Clerkenwell London
1997  Alchemy Gallery Farringdon Road London
1996  43 Exmouth Market Clerkenwell London
1985  Little Egypt Charlbury Oxfordshire

2019  Full Circle Elizabeth Merriman and Margie Britz Salthouse Church Norfolk
2018  Holt Festival Art Prize Exhibition
2018  Art for Cure Glenham Hall Suffolk
2018   East Anglian Art Fund Open Castle Museum Norwich
2018  An Appetite for Risk The Cut Halesworth
2016  Cley 16 Norfolk
2009  Open Studios Norfolk
2008  Open Studios Norfolk
2005  The Strand Gallery Aldeburgh Suffolk
1997  Recent Works by Three Painters Economist Building London
1995   Bearing Fruit Hampstead Theatre
1995  Islington Art Fair London
1994  Corr Contemporary Art London
1992  The Contemporary Art Society Art Market Smiths Galleries London
1991  Austin Desmond Fine Art Bloomsbury London
1990  Open Studios Angel London
1989  Interior Design International Exhibition Olympia London
1989  Open Studios Cable Street London
1987  The Day Book of Pictures Smiths Galleries Covent Garden London
1987  The Contemporary Art Society Art Market Smith Galleries London
1987  Barclays Bank Young Painter of the Year Award Henry Moore Galleries RCA London

1987  The Boise Travel Scholarship, studied at The School of Art in Lemba, Pathos, Cyprus
1987  Shortlisted Artist for Barclays Young Painter of the Year Award

2018  An Appetite for Risk, The Edge of Colour, Amanda Geitner
2017  On my radar: Toby Jones’s cultural highlights, Observer/Guardian, 12.11.17
1990  Patrons are Offered an Alternative to Galleries, The Independent, 3.12.90 Geraldine Norman
1988  Hung for Less, World of Interiors, June 88 Sarah Howel
1987  Figurative is Fashionable, Financial Times, 3.10.87, Bryan Robertson

Works in Private and Corporate Collections including Unilever and Farrer & Co.