Liz Knox studied drawing and painting under Sir Robin Philipson and David Michie.
Graduated Edinburgh College of Art 1971.
1983 – 2003 Lectured drawing and painting further education. Internal SQA verifier for fine art. Curriculum development included writing entire HND Environmental Art & developing all drawing and painting elements of this. Validated by SQA, panel chaired by David Harding, Head of Environmental Art at Glasgow School of Art. Latterly Member of Advisory Panel, Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen.
2007 – 2010 Elected President of Paisley Art Institute. Elected member of council Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts since 2010.
2007, 2009 Assessor, Scottish Drawing Competition.
2010, 2011 Assessor Aspect Prize.
1993 Elected artist member Paisley Art Institute; professional member Visual Arts Scotland 1994; artist member Glasgow Art Club 2002.
(Gap in exhibiting due to painting less while bringing up children.)
Exhibitions in solo and group shows throughout Britain including regular solo shows in London.
Winner of several awards including The Aspect Prize 2003; The Bessie Scott Award; Diploma of the Paisley Art Institute “PAI”; The University of the West of Scotland Painting Award; The Blythswood Square Quaich; The Arnold Clark Painting Award; Concept Gallery Fine Art Award.
Invited to exhibit in
“Locations Empirical” St Mary’s Cathedral, Kelvinbridge Glasgow 2000
St Petersburg, Russia 2003
The Design and Artists’ Copyright Society (DACS) exhibition at CISAC 2002 conference, London DACS 20th Anniversary Exhibition in The Mall Galleries, London 2004
“The River Runs Through It” Kelvingrove Art Galleries, Glasgow 2010
Major retrospective “Singular” Maclaurin Galleries, Ayr 2012
“ Locations Empirical II” Queen’s Cross Mackintosh Church Glasgow, 2013.
Work held in corporate and private collections worldwide.
Painting “Retrospection” selected as book cover for work published by Bloodaxe Books January 2007
Lectures and workshop/masterclass venues include Sutherland, Dumbarton, Helensburgh, Paisley Museum, East Renfrewshire Council, Friends RSA Edinburgh, GSWA, Friends Maclaurin Galleries Ayr, Troon Art Club, Bearsden Art Club.