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Lizz Aston

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Birthplace
Toronto

Birth year
1983

Lives in
Toronto

Website

Schools
Sheridan College, 2009, Diploma
OCAD University, 2015, Degree

Representing galleries

Tags
craft, textiles, fibre, site-specific, interactive, craft, collaboration, furniture, ceramics, paper, print, screen-printing, installation, modern, traditional, sculpture, exhibition/performance

Statement

Lizz Aston is a fibre-based artist, living and working in Toronto. She is interested in bridging gaps between traditional textile practice and contemporary art and design. Her work encompasses both sculpture and installation, including interactive and site-specific projects. Aston holds an Advanced Diploma in Crafts & Design from Sheridan (2009) and recently completed a three-year artist residency in the Textile Studio at Harbourfront CentreShe is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the 2012 RBC Emerging Artist Studio Setup Award. Her work has been exhibited across Canada and the United States, including shows in Toronto, Montreal, Pittsburgh, New York, Atlanta and California as well as Australia and South Korea. 

Recent Exhibits

Lizz Aston participated in these exhibits:

May, 2014 Design For Living
Craft Ontario Shop
 
Jan, 2014 Studious
Harbourfront Centre
 
Jul, 2013 Viridian Artists' 24th International Juried Exhibition
Viridian Artists
 
Nov, 2012 Interlace, deconstruct, the spaces in between
Telephone Booth Gallery
 
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