Heather Libson lives and works in East London. Trained at Leeds Beckett University and with an MA in Fine Art from Chelsea School of Art, she has exhibited her paintings across Britain and is represented in UK collections including The British Museum, Texaco and The Economist. Recent and forthcoming exhibitions include Die Kleine Steinfelder Galerie, Germany (2022) and ‘The World Slips By’ Highgate Gallery (2023). In her paintings, the ephemerality of life and the memory and texture of sensory experience are evoked through layers of transparent colour.

Selected awards:

Kearney Art Award; Villiers David Travel Award; Falkiner Fine Paper Award (Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers); Joseph Webb Award (Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers).

Has taught at:

Croydon College; Winchester School of Art; University of Gloucestershire; Leeds Beckett University; Ulster University.

Education in schools:

Libson works as an artist-educator in schools in East London.  These residencies, commissions, workshops and teacher mentoring make a significant impact on the cultural and artistic practice in the schools.

Photo: Heather McDonough