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Lisa Milroy

Lisa Milroy

Canadian artist
Lisa Milroy
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Intro Canadian artist
Is Painter
From Canada
Type Arts
Gender female
Birth 19 January 1959, Vancouver, Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Age 62 years
Star sign Capricorn
Education
University of Paris
Saint Martin's School of Art
University of London
Awards
John Moores Painting Prize  
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Lisa Milroy (born 16 January 1959 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is an Anglo-Canadian artist known for her still life paintings of everyday objects placed in lines or patterns. She has also produced a number of different series including landscapes, buildings, portraits and geishas in incongruous settings.

In 1977, aged 18, she went to Paris to study at the Paris-Sorbonne University. In 1978 she moved to London to study at Saint Martin's School of Art. She gained her BFA at Goldsmiths College, University of London in 1982. Her first solo exhibition was in 1984 which was based on still life. In 1989 she won the John Moores Painting Prize. Milroy is currently Head of Graduate Painting at the Slade School of Fine Art, London. She gained election to membership of the Royal Academy of Arts in 2005 and was appointed Artist Trustee of Tate from 2013-2017.

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http://www.royalacademy.org.uk/academicians/painters/lisa-milroy-ra,193,AR.html
http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/lisa-milroy-2220
http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/history/previous-winners-list/
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/slade/people/academic/profile/LMILR35
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/lisa-milroy-appointed-a-tate-trustee
http://www.lisamilroy.net
https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/search/actor:milroy-lisa-b-1959
https://authority.bibsys.no/authority/rest/authorities/html/5071512
https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb14563186c
https://data.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb14563186c
https://d-nb.info/gnd/119394278
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