Biography

Liza Visagie

Liza Visagie among 35 hot Vancouver Artists to look out for ...... Liza Visagie was born in 1973 in Johannesburg. South Africa. Painting is a visual experience concerned with clarifying thought and to awaken in us the simplicity and unity of an impression. I apply traditional oil painting techniques along with investigative and innovative approaches within a modern and contemporary context. The structural and optical challenges of oil painting is at the forefront of my subject matter which ranges from site specific landscapes to narrative based still life. My interest is in documenting the ever changing natural environment by working directly in nature and from my experience of studying various landscapes and cities around the globe.
Liza Visagie among 35 hot Vancouver Artists to look out for




Liza Visagie was born in 1973 in Johannesburg. South Africa. Painting is a visual experience concerned with clarifying thought and to awaken in us the simplicity and unity of an impression. I apply traditional oil painting techniques along with investigative and innovative approaches within a modern and contemporary context. The structural and optical challenges of oil painting is at the forefront of my subject matter which ranges from site specific landscapes to narrative based still life. My interest is in documenting the ever changing natural environment by working directly in nature and from my experience of studying various landscapes and cities around the globe.

Education Highlights

2001-2018 Apprenticeship with oil painter Paul Chizik. Vancouver, Canada.

2001 The Vancouver Academy of Art. Part time studies in oil painting.

1999 ECIAD. Degree in fine arts. Vancouver,

Canada

1989-1990 The National School of the Arts (De Kruin Art). Johannesburg, South Africa.

Exhibition Highlights

2018. Plein-air Painting in Canada. Italian Cultural Centre. Vancouver, BC. Canada.

2014. World Artist Competition exhibition. 3rd 11 selected artist worldwide. Belgravia Gallery.

2009-2010 London. England

2009 Represented by artSpace Berlin. Berlin. Germany

2006-2008 Represented by the Weiss Gallery. Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2008 Represented by Winsor Gallery. Vancouver, Canada.

2008 South Africa Abroad. Group show. Hodnett Fine Art. Vancouver, Canada

2008 Art Knows No Borders. Work exhibited and donated to Doctors without Borders. Los Angeles.

U.S.A

2005 Lamp Community. Los Angeles. U.S.A

2004 Mojo Mojo. Collaboration with Sherp Orphanage in Maralal, Kenya. Auto One. Vancouver, Canada.

2004-2009 Matthew Good. White Light – Rock and Roll Review (paintings appear on album cover).

2002-2003 Represented by Fine Art Gallery J. van den Elshout, Den Haag, Netherlands.

2002 Represented by The Ballard-Lederer Gallery. Vancouver, Canada.

2001 Represented by The Harrison Gallery. Vancouver, Calgary, Canada .

2000 Backdoor No. 23. Self-curatorial venue. Vancouver, Canada
Liza Visagie

Artwork

  • Liza Visagie Original Oil Painting Moring Interlude 30x45

    Morning Interlude

    Original Oil

    30×45

  • Liza Visagie Original Oil Painting Silent Land 45x60

    Silent Land

    Original Oil

    45×60

  • Liza+Visagie.The+Waters+Edge.+Original+Oil.49X63

    The Waters Edge-SOLD

    Original Oil
    49 X 63

  • Liza Visagie Pale Marshland Original Oil 9X11

    Pale Marshland

    Original Oil
    9X11

  • Liza Visagie-Winters Turn-Original Oil Painting 8x12

    Winters Turn

    Original Oil

    8×12

  • Rockface Original Oil Painting 9.5X11.5 Liza Visagie

    Rockface

    Original Oil
    9.5 X 11.5

  • Liza Visagie Western Movement Original Oil 7.5x8.5

    Western Movement

    Original Oil
    7.5 X 8.5

  • Liza Visagie Frank Island Tofino Original Oil 11X14

    Frank Island Tofino

    Original Oil
    11 X 14

  • Liza Visagie Forest Canopy Original Oil 8X10

    Forest Canopy

    Original Oil
    8 X 10

  • Liza Visagie Riverscape 3 Original Oil 10X10

    Riverscape 3

    Original Oil
    10 X 10

  • Liza Visagie Soft Pocket Original Oil 8X10

    Soft Pocket

    Original Oil
    8 X 10

  • Watersedge ( Study)-SOLD

    Original Oil
    7 X 9

  • Liza Visagie-Black Boot- Original Oil Painting-28x22

    Black Boot

    Original Oil
    28 X 22

  • Liza Visagie Junction Original Oil 27x36

    Junction

    Original Oil
    27 x 36

  • Liza Visagie A Study of Clouds Original Oil Painting 10X11

    A Study of Clouds

    Original Oil
    10 X 11

  • Liza+Visagie.+Summer+Woods.+Original+Oil.+16X18

    Summer Woods

    Original Oil
    16 X 18

  • Liza+Visagie.+Riverscape+#2.+Original+Oil.+9X11

    Riverscape #2

    Original Oil
    9 X 11

  • Liza Visagie Hands Clapping Original Oil 31x47

    Hands Clapping

    Original Oil
    31X47

  • Hillside View of Bucine

    Original Oil
    5X7

  • Liza+Visagie.+Summer+Interior.+Original+Oil.+7X10.5

    Summer Interior

    Original Oil
    7 X 10.5