LIZZ ASTON b. 1983
Lives and works in Toronto & Vancouver, Canada
Lizz Aston is a textile artist, educator, human-centered designer and pigment worker. She holds an Advanced Diploma in Crafts & Design from Sheridan College and a Bachelor of Design in Industrial Design from OCAD University. She is an alumna of the Craft & Design Studio at Harbourfront Centre (Textiles, 2009-2012). Aston is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the RBC Emerging Artist Studio Set-up Award from Craft Ontario. She has been commissioned public artworks for Harvard University, Holt Renfrew and Lululemon and has worked on sponsored projects with H&M Canada, the City of Toronto, 3M and the Japanese Paper Place. Her work is represented in public and private collections and has been exhibited across Canada, the US, Australia and South Korea. She currently teaches as a Sessional Instructor in the Crafts & Design program at Sheridan College. Lizz Aston is represented by The Canadian Guild of Crafts, Montreal, QC. Caviar20, Toronto, ON. and Boston Art, Boston, MA. USA.
*I would like to acknowledge the generous support of the Ontario Arts Council and the OAC Arts Response Initiative Grant for making this website, my work and access to community possible at a time when we were all facing unique constraints due to the pandemic.