Elaine is an artist based in Oakland, CA. She received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in 2017 and her BFA in Art Studio from the University of California at Davis in 2013.
She received the Graduate Merit Grant from SAIC in 2015 and the Fields Family Travel Scholarship to attend the Craft in Contemporary India study abroad program in 2016. Before her graduate studies, Elaine participated as a fellow in the Yale Summer Session at the Institute for Studio Studies in Auvillar, France.
An avid hiker, gardener and plant-parent, Elaine's work is greatly informed by her time spent observing nature.
In her spare time, find Elaine in her Oakland studio.