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Liz Elton

Acre (Gleaned Series, Number 2)

Compostable cornstarch food waste recycling bags (offcuts from larger work), vegetable dyes from kitchen waste, food colouring and silk

64 x 83cm (framed)

Signed and dated verso

Starting Bid: £500

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Liz Elton takes inspiration from landscape and still-life painting to explore the potential of waste and the recycling of matter. Her delicate works address environmental issues such as the relationship between soil health and food waste. Liz has a BA in Fine Art (Painting) from Wimbledon, and an MA in Fine Art from Chelsea. She is the recipient of a Mark Rothko Memorial Trust Artist in Residence Award, Daugavpils, Latvia, and her installations, paintings and photographs have been shown widely, including in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.