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Artist Liz Haywood-Sullivan


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Liz is a landscape artist dedicated to painting in the pastel medium. Her award-winning paintings are exhibited and collected around the world. In 1996, she left the design world to follow her passion for fine art and since then has worked as a dedicated professional artist, art educator, and arts advocate.
 
From 2013 to 2017, Liz was President of the International Association of Pastel Societies, where she managed 3 international conventions and 12 international exhibitions. She is on the Board of Advisors for The Pastel Journal. She has earned Master Pastelist status with the Pastel Society of America and has her Master Circle designation with IAPS. Her paintings have appeared in art magazines around the world, and she appears in 12 Artist Network videos, and in numerous books, including authoring the popular instructional book Painting Brilliant Skies and Water in Pastel (Northlight Books, 2013.)
 
In addition to her painting, Liz’s current schedule includes teaching workshops nationally and internationally, along with judging and demonstrating for numerous pastel societies and art organizations. In 2016, She was invited to be a featured artist, instructor, and speaker at the Second International Biennial Pastel Exhibition in Suzhou, China. And in 2018, she was the keynote demonstrator and a faculty artist for the Pastel Society of Australia’s First Pastel Expo. Her artwork is represented by Vose Galleries of Boston, the oldest family-owned gallery in the United States.
 

International Association of Pastel Societies, Master Circle Member
Pastel Society of America, Master Pastelist
Salmagundi Club, Artist Member
Connecticut Pastel Society, Signature Member
Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, Signature Member
Editorial Advisory Board, The Pastel Journal Magazine – F&W Media

Board of Directors, International Association of Pastel Societies, 2010-2019
Keynote Artist/Instructor, Awards Judge, Pastel Society of Australia First Pastel Expo, September 2018
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