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Lisa is based on the North West coast of Scotland in a remote part of the world full of wildlife, wide-open landscapes and extremes. She trained at Brighton Polytechnic, Psalter Lane Sheffield and Grays School of Art, Aberdeen. Her work has focussed on sound, video and more recently painting and drawing inspired by the extreme weather and landscape of the Highlands.

Her studio is in Shieldaig, close to the Torridon mountains. She is often open for visits. You can also view and buy work from the online shop.


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Opening times 2024

 Mon-Fri    1-5pm

on the following dates

May 7-June 26

Jul 15 onwards

Or at other times if you would like to visit  

text/whatsapp/call 07443412637

and arrange a time to suit you. 

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News / events

Currently exhibiting at

Visual Arts Scotland Centenary Show at The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh 17/2/24-19/3/24

Reviewed in The Times, 4* and The Scotsman 4*  

Including a small mention 'Lisa Fenton O'Brien's Raintrees, a lovely drawing of trees, is done, says the artist, with ink and raindrops.'

Dockside Gallery, Berwick Upon Tweed


RSW 143rd Centenary Show Annual Open at The Royal Scottish Academy. Edinburgh 13/1/24-6/2/24

Reviewed in the Scotsman 4* by Duncan Macmillan, and a small mention 'there are plenty of others where real skill skill is the vehicle for something much more valuable. Take Lisa Fenton O'Brien's 'Coile Badan Mhugaidgh, October' for instance. Executed in ink and wash, both cool grey and warm sepia, it is a free and lively drawing of pines against a misty background.......'

Scottish Society of Artists 125th Annual Exhibtion at the MacLaurin Gallery, Ayrshire 19/11/23-14/1/24

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