Lizzie Lovejoy is an award winning illustrator and writer based in the North East of England. Born in the Tees Valley, Lovejoy has dedicated their life to celebrating and exploring the culture and heritage of the local area. With every new project, Lovejoy explores the heart and soul of this region and its communities, hearing, writing and visually interpreting their stories and histories.
From spoken word performances at festivals and rural venues, to visual art exhibitions in Northern spaces, Lovejoy creates work for and inspired by the people they surround themselves with, as well as their own personal experiences.
Over the course of 2022, Lovejoy will be part of a variety of projects commemorating local heritage, including their solo show, WE.ARE.NORTHERN. and Queer Shores & Seas with SeaScapes CoLab.
CHANGING RELATIONS, FUEL THEATRE, CURIOUS ARTS, CURIOUS MONKEY, THE NORTHERN SCHOOL OF ART, BBC BITESIZE, SEASCAPES COLAB/SUNDERLAND UNIVERSITY, ARC STOCKTON, SUMMIT CRAZY, DURHAM SIXTH FORM CENTRE, NEATEN ART, REDCAR AND CLEVLAND COUNCIL, HARTLEPOOL BOROUGH COUNCIL, DURHAM UNIVERSITY, LOCAL (DURHAM 2025), SOUTH TYNESIDE COUNCIL, NARC MAGAZINE, ROUTE 66, CAROLEW PRODUCTIONS, JERWOOD ARTS, HARTLEPOOL WATERFRONT FESTIVAL... AND MANY MORE.