Liz Mellor working in Painting,natural,materials mixed media, and site photography

1965-1971. Stourbridge College of Art, Worcs, Goldsmiths College, London University,and the Institute of Education London University Mallet St.
In 1972 -I began working in textiles and I exhibited work Nationally and in Europe. During this period I also taught in part time in schools , colleges and artist workshops
In 1990 -Atlin School of Art, Yukon ,Canada -changed to painting. Continued both to exhibit work in Europe, regionally, and in Wales.
In 1998 - I was a founder member of the B.V.A.
Open Studios-Continued exhibiting with B.V.A, and selected exhibitions regionally, and in Wales

Some since 2004-2016 one person shows-
Ludlow Assembly Rooms,Shrops.
MOMA Machynleth,
N.Wales Hospital Tour,
National Trust, Erddig House Gallery Wrexham,
Oswestry Library,( B.V.A. space, and library spaces),
Heritage Centre Oswestry,
Oswestry Visitor and Exhibiton Centre (annually).
Community Gallery Theatre Clwyd,Mold,N.Wales.
Gateway Gallery Shrewsbury ,Shrops.
Newtown Library Gallery, Wales

Group shows(B.V.A)
Pavillion Gallery Llangollen, Community Gallery Threatre Clwyd. Heritage Centre Oswestry,
Walls Oswestry. B.V.A Open Studios. Annual exhibitions at Oswestry Library..BVA.Show Gateway Shrewsbury.

Other- Oriel Davies Newtown,Wrexham Arts Centre
2013- Lit Fest at Oswestry Library, and Willow Gallery, Oswestry.
2014- B.V.A Open Studio Show - Willow Gallery Oswestry. Helfa Gelf Studios Lleyn N.Wales
2015-B.V.A Open Studio. BVA Show Shrewsbury.
2016- B.V.A Shows

Project work is available for mainly exhibitions, with some work available for sale.
My art work has been through various development phases of long term projects of learning and discovery in that I am an explorer.

Some of the projects ;
1992- The Northern Tour,- inspiration from artist, writers of 19 century,and working on Landscape.
1998-Gardens, -Light and Colour
2001-Mediative spaces,- Painted experimental wave forms on canvas.
2006-Seaworks. - Textural painted surfaces , using collected materials from beaches
2008- Seaonal works-Painted Textural surfaces, collected materials from nature.
2010- Map of landscape and memory- ,a personal study
series of sketchbooks; photographs,journals and poetry, Paintings with mixed media from sites, images and words.- ongoing
2012- Landscape Art /paintings from specific sites-lleyn
collected site materials,experimental works,image and words; also photography of site
Rhiw Hill triptych.
2014-Pilgrimage Triptych- site Lleyn, - figurative, and experimental with poems.
2015/16-Sea and Light Works- experimental works on sea forms some with words- sites ,Italy and Lleyn

A networking group of 60 artists, living in and around Oswestry, UK