Isabel Warrington is a Maltese artist and designer, born on the island of Gozo in 1968. At 18, she received her first formal training in art at the Malta School of Art under the tutelage of renowned artist, Harry Alden. Some years later, she went on to explore other art forms and techniques during a year spent in Scotland studying at the College of Art in Aberdeen. This aside, she is mostly self-taught, having an insatiable interest in new techniques and media.
She became a graphic designer at the age of 27, starting off in magazine and newspaper design, then diversifying into advertising and corporate branding. She then went on to form her own graphic design company which also published a high end lifestyle magazine, Pjazza - The Perfect Square. In the last three years, she has focused most of her attention on her strongest passion – theatre – in which she has been involved for all of her adult life, first as a dancer, then as an actress. Her love for the stage has been a major influence in her art, and today, she also designs costumes for some of the major local companies.
Isabel has participated in collective exhibitions, and has had two solo exhibitions. Her works can also be found in private collections. Having spent many years in the commercial field, Isabel is looking forward to spending more time developing her skills as a painter. Three years ago she moved to the tranquility of Senglea, a fortified historical town, built on a peninsula in the Grand Harbour.
She lives in a 100-year-old house that she renovated to her own design, and which is the ideal playground for an artist with its quirksand room for experimentation. It is a true reflection of herself... a work in progress.