1967 - ?

Marian Lishman

Marian Jacqueline Lishman, was born at Redhill, Surrey in 1967, daughter of David John Lishman and his wife Vivien N. née Grant, who married at Redhill in 1963. Obtaining a degree in mathematics from Hull University in 1989, Marian, although mostly self-taught, took classes in different art mediums and types of painting until settling on abstract painting. Relocating to Dubai in December 2004 and started creating abstract work in oils and began selling these in 2005 at the first Artisans of the Emirates market ( Since 2006 she has worked as a full-time professional artist, living in both Ipswich and Dubai, supplying her work to individuals, interior designers and hotels. Her mostly abstract artwork, is the use of bold colours and using textures but with different fluidities of paint creates unique patterns and has been using resin as a finishing product for her paintings which gives them an extra dimension and brings out their vibrant colours. She has exhibited her modern works in the UK, Dubai and in Barcelona and they can be found in countries from Japan to the United States. A full member of Suffolk Open Studios from her shared studio at Unit 3, Westerfield Business Centre, Main Road, Westerfield, Ipswich, although she also has a small studio in her garden in Ipswich and is a member of the Felixstowe Art Group and, together with her mother Vivian Grant [q.v.], regularly exhibits at 'Art on the Prom' and at the gallery on Bent Hill, Felixstowe, Suffolk.

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