Born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1946 Liz Coats studied at University of Auckland Elam School of Fine Arts, Melbourne State Collegs and the University of New South Wales. She has lived in Sydney since 1974. An abstract artist working in oil, watercolour and acrylic, She has exhibited in Melbourne and Sydney since 1977 and overseas in Slovenia in 2001. Liz Coats was awarded a Visual Arts Board Grant on four occasions and has also received other art awards.She has been a lecturer in painting at many tertiary institutions in Australia and New Zealand from the late 1980s to the 1990s.
Our database records art auction sales of works by Liz Coats from 1996 and in total 18 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 17 (94%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $2,160 for 'The Fisherwoman and the Gardener: The Mirror,' 1990/1 sold by Davidson Auctions in March 2023. This year 3 works have been offered for sale. Works by Liz Coats are held by the Art Gallery of NSW, National Gallery of Australia and a further six major public national galleries (see list below).
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Could the second and subsequent works by this artist sold after June 9, 2010 for over $1,000 be liable for the Artists' Resale Royalty? More info…
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