Lizzie Farey


For this exhibition I have used the willow that I grow in Galloway to create two lined forms that represent 'flight'. The willow has been transformed from something that was literally rooted in the Scottish hillside to something unfettered, yet suitable for the interior.

Born Singapore 1962

1979 – 1980 Canterbury College of Art Foundation 
1980 – 1981 Cardiff College of Art

Recent Awards
2006 Best in Show, Grand Designs Magazine, Origin
2006 Outward Mission to New York, UK Trade & Investment
2004 ‘Talent Around Britain’ Award, BBC Homes & Antiques
2004 Professional Development Grant, Scottish Arts Council

Selected Exhibitions
2007 East Weaves West, The Collins Gallery, Glasgow
2007 Organic, Sarah Wiseman Gallery, Oxford
2007 The Nature of Things, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea
2007 Out of the Woods, Eton Applied Arts, Eton
2007 Urban Field, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2007 Seeing the clouds, The Harley Gallery, Nottinghamshire, and touring
2007  The Cutting Edge, National Museum of Scotland Edinburgh, and touring
2006 SOFA Chicago, represented by Browngrotta Arts
2006 Bonds, Designs Gallery, Castle Douglas

Installations and Demonstrations
2007 Commission for Jerszy Seymour, Berlin
2007 Demonstration at National Museum of Scotland
2007 Holding 10 commission, Worcestershire
2007 Demonstration at V & A Museum, London during  COLLECT
2005 Shawhead School Garden Project, Dumfries & Galloway

2006 500 Baskets, Lark Books
2002 The Art of Priors Court School
2002 The Complete Craft Book, Murdoch Books U.K. 
2000 Scotland’s Crafts, NMS Publishing Ltd

Public Collections
2002 The City of Edinburgh Museums & Galleries
2000 The Shipley Art Gallery Gateshead
2000 Priors Court School Berkshire
1999 The Royal Museum of Scotland Edinburgh

Reviews And Press Coverage
2007  Homes & Antiques Magazine May Issue
2006  The Independent Magazine 50 Best Gifts for Her 2006  DGB Life Magazine September
2006  The Independent on Sunday 21st May
2004  The Saturday Times Magazine, 23rd July
2004  BBC Homes & Antiques, July Issue, November Issue
2004  Bon Appetit Magazine U.S.A. May Issue
2003  Scotland on Sunday Magazine July 27
2002  Crafts, Sept/October
2001  The Daily Telegraph, Sat 12th May
2001  Vogue, February
2001  Country Life, February 15th
2001  World of Interiors, February




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