About | Liz Nilsson

"I fabricate site-specific projects that investigates the connection between place, space and belonging. The mental architecture of memory fascinates me: how memories capture a place in time, and how they shape our reality.“

Born in  196O in Sweden, Liz Nilsson is a multi disciplinary artist that shares her time between Dublin and south of Sweden. Liz studied art and textile design in Sweden, followed by an MA at Goldsmiths College in London, 1991-93. She also holds an MA in Social Engaged Practice, Limerick School of Art and Design, 2O16.

Using her experience as an artist, designer, facilitator and curator, she fabricates site-specific collaborative projects which investigate the connection between place, space and belonging.

Liz also have a strong interest in visual rhythm, pattern and repetition. She incorporates print, tactile mark making, photography and drawing in her projects, concluding in installations, printed compositions and socially engaged projects. 

Liz continuously exhibits and initiates projects in Ireland and internationally. She is represented in national and international collections and is in Ireland featured in the permanent collections of The National Museum and the Office of Public Works. 

Having practiced in the field of printing for twenty-five years, Liz enthusiastically shares her knowledge and experience with both individuals and groups through on-going courses, workshops, projects and lectures. (see: teaching)

As a keen collaborator, Liz is the founder and chairperson of Print Block, Dublin’s collective textile print workshop. (www.prinblock.ie)