Born 1981, Toronto, Canada. Elizabeth currently lives and works in Toronto, Canada.
Elizabeth Dyer is a Fine Artist; working primarily as a figurative and portrait painter, her objective is to represent her subject within various contexts of contemporary society.
In 2004, Elizabeth graduated from the University of Guelph, in Ontario Canada with a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree, with a major in Fine Art and a minor in Art History.
In 2006, she continued to perfect her craft receiving her Post Graduate degree in Fine Art at the Chelsea College of Art and design.
In between her studies, Elizabeth gained commercial work experience through her extensive work with a private arts company, Applied Art Studios, painting large scale murals.
Elizabeth has worked with the Toronto Board of Education to complete both indoor murals representing the diversity and multiculturalism of the Toronto School system. In 2005, she exhibited her work in a group show As Lavender to Purple, exhibiting paintings based on representing the female persona in contemporary society. As well, she contributed to the Riverdale Art Exhibition to raise money for the Riverdale community of Toronto, Canada. These exhibitions lead to private commissions by independent collectors.
In October 2007, Elizabeth was the first international artist to complete an artist in residence program at the renowned garden, Great Dixter in East Sussex, England. Upon her return, she debuted her work in New York at Tria Gallery in Chelsea in a contemporary portrait show in summer 2008. In the spring of 2009, Elizabeth participated in a group show, The Northern Superlative of Wandering Portraitists, at Barbershop Gallery in Toronto and in the summer of 2009 exhibited again at the Barbershop Gallery, her collection Relationship of Interior spaces.
In February 2010 Elizabeth participated in the TorontoԳ exhibition of the Artist Project.
Elizabeth continues her painting practice working on private commissions as well as commercial visual display.