Photo of Lizza Littlewort

Lizza Littlewort

b. 1963, Cape Town. Lives in Swellendam, Western Cape, South Africa.

Lizza Littlewort produces paintings that reflect critically on history, the environment, and on art historical conventions.

Arts Education

2000 Postgraduate Diploma, Fine Art, University of Cape Town
1990 Bachelor of Architecture, University of Cape Town

Exhibitions (solo)

2015 - 2016 The Broker's Coke Dream: a history of the current age, 99Loop Gallery
2015 We Live In The Past, 99Loop Gallery
2008 Where the troubles started, Whatiftheworld. Cape Town
2007 White Elephant, Whatiftheworld. Cape Town
2006 The Paris Salon, Whatiftheworld. Cape Town
2005 Raw Over-Cooked, Gerard Sekoto Gallery. Johannesburg
2005 Drawing on a White Background. Michaelis Art Shop, UCT Michaelis Campus. Cape Town
2005 How did Lizza meet Jake Chapman? Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town. Drawing on a white background, Michaelis Art Shop, Cape Town
2004 I want to be famous, AVA. Raw Overcooked, Gerard Sekoto Gallery, Johannesburg

Exhibitions (group)

2010 Sex Cake Death, Wessel Snyman Gallery, Cape Town. Own Goal, AVA
2008 Fresh Meat, Whatiftheworld, Cape Town. Installation at Johannesburg Art Fair with Whatiftheworld
2003 Ydesire, Cape Town Castle. Eat Shit and Die, Cape Town Castle


Studying literature and history at UCT
2010 Co-curator of Swallow my pride at Blank Projects, Cape Town
Early 1990s Produced educational photo-novellas as a member of the Story Circle Collective; also worked as an educational illustrator and storyboard artist