Artist Biography

Izzy was born in Hong Kong and has enjoyed living in a number of countries. She relishes the opportunity to travel but has regarded the Peak District as home since moving to Buxton during her teenage years.

After atelier training in both Sweden and Italy, Izzy went on to complete a Fine Art degree at Lancaster University, securing a First. She is currently completing a Masters in Illustration at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Izzy is fortunate enough to have international collectors of her work with paintings in the Middle East, New Zealand, Europe, Australia and Asia. Recently she was invited to take part in an art project based in a Macedonian monastery and has represented the United Kingdom in Abu Dhabi’s first Art Biennale.

Izzy’s current portrait work focuses on lighting, channelling features through plain backgrounds and rendered painting. Izzy also loves working from life and has developed strategies to overcome the many challenges this entails!