Lizzy Arden is a visual artist working in San Diego, CA. She received her MFA in Book Arts + Printmaking from the University of the Arts (2019) in Philadelphia, PA. She grew up in San Diego, CA and began printing while studying for her BA with emphasis in Painting and Printmaking at San Diego State University (2016). She worked as a lab assistant in the silk screen studio and completed an internship at Brighton Press before pursuing her masters.
She makes work that explores the psychological issues and influences affecting women’s self-images, identities, personal relationships, and roles in society, as well as the consequences women face when departing from perceived societal norms. She combines text and images that relate to these struggles, focusing, in particular, on the individual experience and perspective on these matters.