Liz Middleton is a sculptor, public artist and stone letter cutter based in London.
Liz trained in fine art at the University of Derby, and stone and letter carving at the City and Guilds of London Art School. She was awarded a two year artist-in-residence studio from the Hampshire Sculpture Trust, and has exhibited sculptural and site specific installations in solo and group shows in the UK. In 2015 she was commissioned to design and carve a contemporary grotesque for the St Georges Chapel at Windsor Castle and became a Yeoman Mason. In 2018 she was awarded two public art commissions by award winning independent school Kings High School for Girls in Warwick and award winning housing developer Crest Nicholson.
Liz is also a long term studio member of architectural design practice Heatherwick Studio, founded by Thomas Heatherwick CBE, one of Britain's most significant designers. Since 2006 Liz has provided and cared for the studio's infrastructure (archive, buildings, facilities, support staff and systems), lead the development and production of the studio’s only monograph “Thomas Heatherwick: Making” published in 2012 by Thames and Hudson, and first solo exhibition “Heatherwick Studio: Designing the Extraordinary” at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London in 2013.
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Hampshire Sculpture Trust, Winchester 2002
Ether Gallery, Southsea 2001
Open Studio, Southsea 2001
Public Art Sculpture for Kings High School for Girls, Warwick Schools Foundation, Warwick 2019
Public Art Sculpture for Crest Nicholson Development, Whitney Oxfordshire 2018
Dedication plaque, Stowe House, Buckinghamshire 2018
Artichoke Printmaking Prize 2017
InterEsse Prize 2017
Taylor Pearce Drawing Prize 2016
Hampshire Sculpture Trust Artists Residence 1998
University of Derby Purchase Prize 1997
Many sculpture and lettering works in private collections, including commissions for memorials and signs.