Elizabeth McIntosh (b.1967 in Simcoe, Ontario; lives and works in Vancouver) creates exuberant, large-scale paintings with a confidence and creative abandon. Her brush strokes and playful use of color simultaneously honor and completely upend historical styles of painting. Less concerned with an overarching, uniform sense of style, she approaches each of her works as its own liberated project where she can be free to improvise and experiment.
McIntosh’s work has been exhibited at Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal; Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; Vancouver Art Gallery; Tanya Leighton, Berlin and Los Angeles; Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver; Oakville Galleries, Toronto; CANADA, New York; and Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, among others. Her work is held in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; and Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal.
McIntosh is a featured artist in Vol. 7 of Between the Lines: An RxART Coloring Book by Contemporary Artists.