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Chronicle of Orange
© Elizabeth Magill. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

Chronicle of Orange 2007

Elizabeth Magill (b.1959)

National Museums Northern Ireland

Painter and draughtsman, born in Ontario of a Northern Irish immigrant family. After the early death of her father she went to Northern Ireland with her mother and grew up in Cushendall. Studied at Belfast College of Art, 1979–82, her teachers including Roy Johnston and David Letcham. Then was at Slade School of Fine Art, 1982–4, under Lawrence Gowing. Among her awards were Arts Council of Northern Ireland Bursaries in 1982–6–9, a Boise Travel Scholarship in 1984 and The Jacob Mendelson Trust Grant, 1985.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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