Lizzie Watts



Better Rainfall

Companion Voyages Swell retrod, Icky! rhododendrums through your stomach scritch/tank


Say What I am Called symbientz yan tan tethered thames whale

Lizzie Watts

B. 1992, lives and works in Glasgow



2012-2015: Fine Art BA (Hons), First Class, Goldsmiths College, University of London


Selected Exhibitions

June 2020: Companion Voyages, Online, hosted by Exposed Arts, London

April - May 2020 : Market Gallery, Glasgow International Festival *Cancelled due to COVID

October 2019: CCA Intermedia Programme 2019/2020, new video work with Yvonne Zhang

April - May 2018: Group Exhibition Say What I am Called as part of Glasgow International Festival, Caledonia Road Church, Glasgow

December 2017: Jessie Whitley and Lizzie Watts, Rhododendrons Through Your Stomach, Crownpoint Studios, Glasgow

September 2017: Group Exhibition WITHKIN, Melbury Abbus, Dorset

April 2017: Group Exhibition BAESquit, Benevolent Association of Excellent Solutions, Deptford, London

June 2015: Goldsmiths BAFA Degree Show, New Cross, London

April 2014: Group Exhibition The Furniture Showroom, Fat Relic Lewisham, London

VFX Artist

2018: Swell, Independent Production, Dir. Yvonne Zhang

2018: China Panda, Independent Production, Dir. Yvonne Zhang * selected for Scottish Film Talent Networks ‘Scottish Shorts 2018’ and shortlisted for funding by BFI Network and Creative Scotland


May 2020: Better Rainfall, Selected for Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Installation Programme *Cancelled due to COVID

April 2019: Swell, Caraboo Projects, Bristol

Selected Performances 

Sept 2018: Bartholomew’s Waltz performance, Scottish Artist Union AGM, Inverness

October 2017: Bartholomew’s Waltz performance, The Art School, Glasgow

June 2017: Bartholomew’s Waltz performance parade, The Art School, Glasgow

February 2016: Performance Lizzie Watts and Nick Harris, a bird-man, Davidstow, Cornwall

January 2016: Performance Lizzie Watts and Nick Harris, Sea Shanty @ Thames Whale 10-Year Anniversary Memorial March, Battersea Park, London



2020: Selected for Alchemy film and Moving Image Festival

2019/20: CCA Intermedia Programme 

April 2019: Recipient of Kirsten Scott Memorial Fund

April 2019: Recipient of Eaton Fund

March 2019: Hospitalfields Residency, Arbroath, Scotland

July 2012: The Unilever Series: turbinegeneration Summer School, Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark


2019: ‘Better Rainfall: A review’,  Hester Mauduit