About the Artist

Elizabeth Willing

Elizabeth Willing is a Brisbane based visual artist. In 2009 she completed her honours in Fine Arts (Visual Arts) at Queensland University of Technology. 

Elizabeth has undertaken professional development work experience in New York with Janine Antoni (2011), with the Experimental Food Society in London (2012) and then with Thomas Rentmeister in Berlin (2014). 

In 2012 Elizabeth was the Artist in Residence at Metro Arts Brisbane. The Australia Council granted Elizabeth the Kunstlerhaus Bethanien one-year residency in Berlin 2014, and in July 2015 Elizabeth undertakook a 7-week residency at HIAP, Helsinki.

Elizabeth has been awarded funding to pursue new work and professional development opportunities, these include an Australia Council Artstart grant (2012), an Australia Council project grant (2016), the Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship (2013), a JUMP mentoring Scholarship (2010), and the Melville Haysom Scholarship through QAGOMA (2010). Her work has been commissioned for Museum of Brisbane public art projects including Platform and Hutton Lane Lightboxes. 

Elizabeth’s work has been written about in magazines Eyeline, Antipasto, Art Almanac, Appetite, Imprint and online forums Art Fridge, Vice, Raven Contemporary and Critical Mass. She was also notably included in recent publications the Oxford companion to Food, and Experimental Eating.