Welcome to our Artist of the month page

For April we have chosen - Elizabeth Cope

Elizabeth Cope

Elizabeth Cope was born in 1952 in Co. Kildare and educated in the National College of Art & Design in Dublin. Elizabeth's success as an artist encouraged her to travel extensively, highlights have included Somalia & Central America.

Elizabeth has exhibited in galleries and museums all over the world for the past 40 years and is found in many important public and private collections.
Elizabeth, is best known as a painter of bright, colourful pictures. She paints spontaneous, spirited still lives, views of interiors, animals, portraits and domesticated landscapes.
Elizabeth herself says: “Painting for me is a way of life. I was seduced by the smell of oil paint when I was nine years old: my sister came home from Paris with a box of paints".

Learn more about Elizabeth by clicking on a sample of newspaper articles 

What lies beneath: Sweny's Lemon Soap

Erotic art comes to Tarmonbarry

From Brazil to Ballinskelligs