Photo: Lucy Austin in Bristol, South West

Lucy Austin


Lucy's work is underpinned by drawing, she uses photography to record forms and a sketchbook to develop her ideas. She then works in the studio to subtly transform the collected images. Currently Lucy is working on paper with watercolour. She is also developing a series of etchings.

Location Bristol, South West
Activities Lecturing, Residencies, Workshops
Artforms / type of project Drawing, Painting, Printmaking
Tags Architecture, Machine, Pylon, Silo, Container, Human, Emotional, Colour, watercolour, body

News & Events

  • A Book of Tender Machines

    A new book of Lucy's paintings is now available on

  • Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

    During the 162 Autumn Exhibtion of the RWA, four of Lucy's paintings will be shown as part of the process to apply to be an Academician.

  • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2014

    Lucy's work Tender Machines, Pylon was selected for the RA Summer Exhibition. The work is in the Large Western Room curated by Eileen Cooper RA.

  • Contemporary British Watercolour Painting

    My work has been included in a survey of Contemporary British Watercolour Painting at Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery in September 2015. The exhibition is curated by Simon Carter.

  • Playing Around, CentreSpace Gallery, Bristol

    Exhibition of recent paintings with Nicky Cornwell and Marilyn Marshall, Open 3rd to 8 October 2014, 11-6pm, Sat 4th Oct Artist Talk @ 4pm with tea & cake, Sun 5th Oct Tango Taster @ 3pm.

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