About Elisabeth


As a child I drew continuously, when in the car, in my room, at recess, however, it was not until college and learning from my professor, Ann Gale, that I came to learn how to see as a painter and consequently was completely captivated by the world of painting and all of its potential to expand the horizons of the image. My desire to grow this capacity led me to Israel, where I studied at the Jerusalem Studio School. I spent several summers painting in Italy and absorbing Italian art—from Roman frescoes to Morandi’s studies. I am currently in a place of digesting and assimilating the past several years of learning, developing myself and my work as grounded in the tradition of painting, but very much alive and present in the time and place of now, rendering carefully the manifold visual appearances of the material world.


Curriculum Vitae



2013- 2015                           Jerusalem Studio School, Jerusalem, Israel 

2007- 2012                           University of Washington, Seattle (BFA, Painting and Drawing/ BA, Linguistics)


Teaching Experience

2015- 2018                        Class Instructor and Private Instructor, Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA


Group Exhibitions

2019 “Studio Life”, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

2018 “OXAA National Juried Exhibit”, Oxford, PA

2018                                       "Little Jewels", Scott Milo Gallery, Anacortes, WA

2017                                        "Holiday Exhibit", Gage Art Academy, Seattle, WA

2015                                       “Teacher Exhibition”, Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA

2015                                       “x4 Art”, Tower of David, Jerusalem, Israel

2014                                       “Winter Art Exhibit”, Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA

2013                                       “Spring Art Exhibit”, Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA

2013                                       “Winter Art Exhibit”, Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA

2012                                       “Fall Art Exhibit”, Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA

2012                                       “BFA Painting Exhibit”, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012 “BFA Exhibit, Sandpoint Gallery, Seattle, WA


Residencies and Awards

2018                                      Four Pillars residency fellowship recipient, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania

2015-16                                 Recipient of privately awarded scholarships to attend JSS in Civita 

2014                                      Master class participant in JSS in Civita



 2010- 2012                           UW Art Slide Library research assistant