Elizabeth Hood

National Committee: 
Position: 
NC Member

Education
1977-1982 NATIONAL COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN, Dublin, Ireland
Jewellery & Metalwork Design, 1st Class Honours
1982-1983 KILKENNY DESIGN WORKSHOPS, Kilkenny, Ireland
Butler House Programme
Working in the goldsmiths’ workshop
Winner of Highly Commended at RDS Craft Awards, Dublin Horse Show 1983
2016 NORFOLK PAINTING SCHOOL
Diploma in oil painting

Experience
1983-2002 HOOD ASSOCIATES, Merrion Place, Dublin 2, Ireland
Founding Director of award winning product design consultancy, with responsibilities in design development, model making, art direction, marketing and financial control.
2002-2015 Freelance artist and designer and “mum”, Dublin, Ireland
Including work for the Irish Hospice Foundation and private painting commissions, concentrating mainly on landscape and still life paintings.
Exhibited in the Royal Dublin Society. Paintings in private collections in China, mainland Europe, Ireland, the UK and the USA.
2015- Established a painting studio in Taunton, Somerset: now concentrating on figurative work to capture some of the ordinary, fleeting moments of human experience.
2017 Exhibiting at:
27 May – 11 June New British Art Gallery, North Creake, Norfolk, NR21 9AD
31 May – 3 June Royal Bath & West Show, Shepton Mallet, BA4 6QN
11 – 18 June The Forum, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, EX4 4SZ

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