Artist based in Wigan, UK
Wigan based Artist, Liz Chapman, focusses her artistic practice on biology and natural sciences, along with an interest in heritage and the historical treasures found across the North West of England. Chapman uses mediums such as textiles, digital technology and recycled materials to record and understand the world around her. Chapman exhibits on a regular basis, more recently taking part in online shows and exhibiting her Fabric Oology Series (nest replication made from recycled materials) in Love is a Rebellious Bird at Wigan’s high profile ‘The Fire Within’. Since 2008, Chapman has developed extensive experience delivering creative participatory workshops with people of all ages.
Chapman graduated with an Art History degree and was the lead on the ACE funded D:Circus Project and Light Night Wigan & Leigh. These projects explored the work of digital creativity through a myriad of enriching innovative experiences and collaborated with artists from across the UK. Since 2016, Chapman has been an Associate Artist with Cross Street Arts and WiganSTEAM. Chapman is also a Digital Her Real Role Model with Manchester Digital and an iHer Ambassador with Innovative Her, both of these roles encourage girls and young people to feel inspired to learn STEM subjects and consider a career in tech.
Read more on my Art CV page.