Liza Dracup 2013

She is a photographer who lives and works in the North of England. The work she makes is in response to the British landscape. She is best known for her series of large-scale colour landscape photographs, from her exhibitions Sharpe’s Wood (2007) a commission by Impressions Gallery and Chasing the Gloaming (2011) commissioned by The Mercer Art Gallery. Liza graduated from Napier University, Edinburgh, in 1992 with a BA in Photographic Studies and De Montfort University, Leicester, in 2001 with a MA in Photography.

She continues to make work that broadens her photography in both a creative and academic context, as she is both an artist and lecturer. Her work has been nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2012 and the Prix Pictet (Earth) Photography Award 2009. She is continuing to research and produce work around the theme of The British Landscape – A Photographic Re-Analysis of The Beautiful and The Sublime.