NEW NE AREA CHAIRman Mrs Lizzie Darbyshire


was elected Chairman of the Arts Society N E Area at the AGM on Mon 5 March at Tapton Hall, Sheffield.

Having lived in Paris for 7 years, Lizzie studied for her Post-Graduate Masters degree in the History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. She has wide experience as a freelance lecturer, working with fine arts societies and art galleries throughout Britain, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Lizzie is particularly interested in placing works of art within their wider social and economic context, exploring the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ behind the paintings. She is a Past Chairman and now President of The Arts Society Hambleton.