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Louise Higgins  Born  1969

Biography



Louise Higgins
 
was born in 1969. She studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1987 – 1991. Her paintings celebrate natures design. The flowing patterns of the landscape portray a deep connection with the land and its features, presenting the viewer with whimsical stories from the artist’s imaginings.  Louise started to exhibit with Portal Painters in 2010 and shows with them at The London Art Fair, Islington, The Affordable Art Fairs in Battersea (spring) and Hampstead and The 20/21 British Art Fair at The Royal College of Art.

“My mind constantly wanders to a place where I can see pictures everywhere. I come from a small Ayrshire village, I lived for a while in the city and have now settled in Lanarkshire. The Landscape in the shires has crept into my psyche it seems and my new work has appeared as a world where people and landscape interact. I have started letting my mind wander again after some time away”

 
Selected Exhibitions and Awards;

1990 Elizabeth Greenshields Painting Award. 1990 Millar Homes Scholarship for study in Paris. 1992-1993 Studio Placement in ‘Young Talented and Scottish’ Project

Collections:

Helen Cargill Thomson
North Ayrshire Council
The Big House Estate Collection, Helmsdale

Louise worked in Local Authority Arts Development 1995 - 2010. 

Ewan Mundy Gallery Glasgow                                   1991-1992
CCA Salon Glasgow                                                 1992
Seagate Gallery Dundee  Paperworks III                   1992
Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery
Oxfam Art for a Fairer World                                     1992
Collins Gallery FUSE Exhibition                                  1993
Paisley Art Gallery Drawing Exhibition                         1994
Royal Scottish Academy                                             1995, 1996
Flour Store Gallery                                                      2009, 2010
North Ayrshire Open Art Exhibition                             2009
Flour Store Gallery                                                      2009, 2010
Compass Gallery Christmas Exhibition,                        2011
London Affordable Art Fairs   (with Portal )                 2010
Tighnabruich Art Gallery                                              2011
Fleming Collection Summer Show                                2011


 Louise Higgins exhibits with Portal Painters at The London Art Fair in January, The Affordable Art Fair in
Battersea in March and Hampstead in June and at the 20/21 British Art Fair at The Royal College of Art
in September.

 

 

 


 

 

Ring O Roses

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Hyndeford Know

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Set Sail

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Paper Wings

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Doocot

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Red Kite

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Lochan and the Lazarus Tree

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Sweet Dark Soul

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The Light Princess

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Song of the Owl

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A Sky ForThe earth

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Lola and the Swifts

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Bird

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Vulpes, Vulpes

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Gathering Place

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Petrichor

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Divine Child

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Tree Line

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Passage

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Loudon Hill

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Ghost Tree

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Shelter

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Dumgoyach

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