Elizabeth Murton’s art practice explores the stories we tell ourselves to make sense of the complicated and awe-inspiring world we live in –whether through religion, philosophy or science. The work reveals the dynamic nature of life’s entanglements through abstract drawings and sculptures.
Since graduating from Goldsmiths Elizabeth works in different contexts including exhibitions, commissions and residencies. Select commissions include Artist & The Machine Day, Barbican (2019); Can, Deptford X (2010); Module installation for Origin, Crafts Council, Somerset House (2009). The artist is interested in academic research, which has led to projects such as a solo show at University of Hertfordshire (2016), collaborative project Laboratories of Dark Matter with a scientist from UCL with exhibitions at Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum & Guest Projects Space, Hackney (2017). Elizabeth received funding from Arts Council England (2016 and 2021) and a Re:View Bursary, a-n The Artists Information Company (2013). Elizabeth is a fellow at Digswell Arts.