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Liz grew up on the small island of Tasmania and was taught and encouraged to draw and paint from an early age by her Art Teacher father, Londoner, Richard Goulding, who trained at Art School in London. Whilst going to school she entered many art competitions and often won awards, once getting both 1st and 3rd in the same contest when she put in two entries. After leaving school Liz trained as a Graphic Design Artist and worked in Sydney in the large advertising department of an American Company. She painted and sold her work until having a family when art took a back seat for a while. As her children grew up Liz ran successful antique shops, first in Tasmania, then later on the Mid North Coast of NSW. After a serious illness, Liz decided that her priority was to paint again and closed the antique shop. With her husband, well-known sculptor Leigh Morgan, she travelled to Europe where she was immersed in the art of the great European painters as together Liz and Leigh visited every art gallery they came across. In fact every summer, Liz and Leigh went back to Europe, making friends with people in France and visiting Liz's relatives in England. They based themselves in various villages in the South of France from 2009 where Liz developed her interest in collages. At weekends she was able to scour the village markets for antique French lace and now she has a large collection of unusual items to use in her collages. In 2013 they stayed in the little hamlet of La Salle above Bez. It was whilst they were there that they fell in love with Le Vigan and in 2015 they bought a house there and have since spent 6 wonderful months in Le Vigan every year. Liz continues to paint and do her collages in both France and Australia and exhibits and sells her work in both countries. She enjoys the different stimuli she experiences in Australia and France and her work is represented in collections in both these countries as well as in Scotland and England. Her work is displayed here for your perusal, so please enjoy the journey. Liz has a strong historical link to France as her grandfather fought and was wounded 6 times fighting on French soil during WW1. His brother, Liz's great uncle was killed and is buried in the Somme.

Grandfather Turner NFS    Carnival 2012                     Samuel Challis NFS