Liz Lidgett is an art advisor, curator, freelance writer and television host with a love of all things arts and culture.
Liz is an art advisor based in Des Moines, IA. She works with corporate and privately owned collections where she researches, acquires, and curates works of art. She is also a monthly arts and culture columnist for The Des Moines Register and Juice Magazine. She is also the president of Art Noir, the member affiliate group for the Des Moines Art Center.
Liz graduated with her Masters in Public Art from the University of Southern California, and from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Bachelor of Journalism in Strategic Communications.
Decide The Time to Change
Every new year brings with it such possibility and hope that it will be the best year yet. New adventures and lessons to learn. New risks to take.
Art Adds to Work Life
Recently I was at a party and a friend asked why a company would put artwork in its building. This is a subject that I am particularly passionate about, first because it is how I make my living, but second because I truly believe in the effects of surrounding oneself with art.
Street Art Enlivens Urban Culture
I have a rebellious streak in me. Although it does not come out often, it is enhanced every time that I have spray paint can in my hand.
Art is a way of life
The astronomical sums of money that art can go for at auction is a hot topic.