Liz Rideal received a Leverhulme Fellowship in 2016-17, a British Academy grant to work in India in 2011, and the Rome Wingate Scholarship at the British School at Rome, in 2008/9. Her publications include: Mirror/Mirror: Self-portraits by Women Artists, National Portrait Gallery, London, and Watson-Guptill, NY, 2001; Insights: Self-portraits, NPG, London, 2005; and How to Read Painting, Bloomsbury, London, and Rizzoli, NY, 2014, and 2015. Madam & Eve, co-authored with Kathleen Soriano, Laurence King, London, 2018, Erotic Cloth echoes in film; a chapter in The Erotic Cloth: Seduction and Fetishism in Textiles, ed. Millar and Kettle, Bloomsbury Academic, 2018 and the new introduction to 500 Self-portraits, published by Phaidon, 2018.

Professor of Fine Art in the Painting Department of the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. For further information click here.

Since 1985, Rideal’s work has been shown in numerous solo exhibitions in both public and private art galleries across Europe and America, supported by catalogue publications and public commissions. Her artwork is held in public collections including Tate; Victoria & Albert Museum; British Museum; The National Portrait Gallery; The Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada; Museet for Fotokunst, Denmark; Portland Art Museum, George Eastman Museum, The Yale Centre for British Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.

Liz Rideal – CV
Liz Rideal – Museums and Collections
Introduction by John Zurier
Interview by Iwona Blazwick
Interview by Preeya Seth

7 May 2019, Professorial lecture. Autobiography and the self-portrait, “Ogni pittore dipinge sè”, “Every painter paints himself”,
23 October 2014, UCL Live streamed Lunchtime lecture. How to Read Paintings.