Isabelle Borg Collection
Most recent exhibition Strange Cargo (National Museum of Fine Arts, Malta, 2008) explores the effect of this series of journeys and homecomings, and re-defines an earlier interest in figurative art.
sabelle Borg has lived in London (her birthplace, 1959) and Malta, as well as spending periods in Berlin, and West Cork, Ireland. She studied painting at the Camberwell School of Art, London, graduating BA (Hons) in 1986.
Since gaining an MA (History of Art) in 1994, she teaches art full-time at the University of Malta.In 1985, she has regularly held solo exhibitions of her paintings and often been asked to participate in group shows. Her work is found in a number of public and private collections.
inspired by natural scenery and atmospheric conditions. Much of this change has come from time spent painting Early solo landscape exhibitions Marine and Maritime Paintings (1991) and Bastions and Harbours (1992) concentrated on Malta's constructed coastline. Later, Two Islands (2004, with photographer Graham Cooper) and Maltese Landscape (2006) Irish were landscape since 2000, whilst based in Clonakilty, West Cork. One of her latest exhibition Strange Cargo (National Museum of Fine Arts, Malta, 2008) explores the effect of this series of journeys and homecomings and re-defines an earlier interest in figurative art.
Borg died in Malta in 2010, having suffered from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.] She spent the final years of her life working from her studio in Floriana.