Elizabeth Haines

Elizabeth trained as an illustrator before moving to Pembrokeshire 40 years ago where she has worked as a painter, illustrator, teacher and writer. Earlier illustrative and topographical work has shifted now towards expressionism, and although now more reliant on her memory and imagination, her current painting is always reinforced by her years of rigorous drawing from life. A temporary hand injury and enforced use of her left hand marks the shift.

Influenced by painters such as Klee and Kandinsky, the British school including Palmer, Hitchens, the St Ives painters and the Scottish colourists, Elizabeth has also engaged with the other arts throughout her life and in 2001 completed her Ph.D in philosophy at the University of Wales, Lampeter, formally tracing connections between art and music and poetry.

Elizabeth paints prolifically, drawing every day, experimenting with different media and their application, engaging with other artists in collaboration, contributing not only physically, to exhibitions and artistic ventures, but also intellectually to the continuing debate about art.

To date, Elizabeth's work has featured in exhibitions in most of the major galleries in Wales. She has undertaken commercial illustrations, worked with art societies and schoolchildren, won art competitions, been artist-in-residence in a variety of settings, and taught at Carmarthen College of Art. Her critical studies and discussion papers have been published, she has contributed to community projects and art fairs and travelled and shown work in France. Her work has been purchased for public collections by the Arts Council of Wales, the Contemporary Arts Society for Wales, the University of Wales, Haverfordwest Museum and the National Library of Wales.


Elizabeth Haines
Preseli Dusk
Oil on board
40 x 50 cm
850

Elizabeth Haines
Preseli Winter
Oil on board
28 x 25cm
sold

Elizabeth Haines
Poppies
Oil on canvas
30 x 30 cm
550



Elizabeth Haines
Young Birds in a Tree
Oil
45 x 54 cm
950

Early Morning
Mixed media
36 x 46 cm
sold

Elizabeth Haines
Flowers in June
Oil
50 x 50 cm
900



Elizabeth Haines
Red Tree
Oil on canvas
40 x 50cm
850

Elizabeth Haines
Among the Pines
Oil on canvas
100 x 60cm
sold

Across the moor
Oil
24 x 19 cm
sold



Summer Marsh II
Oil
15 x 36cm
450

Elizabeth Haines
Trawsnant Winter
Oil on board
46 x 37 cm
850

Elizabeth Haines
Under Glynaeron II
Oil on canvas
30 x 30 cm
550


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