Elizabeth graduated from the Royal Academy
and set up her studio in Chelsea following WWII.
She had her first one-man show in 1951.
Part 1: England - 1950s
Working with Barney Seale, the Sculptor
Elizabeth moved to Canada with her husband,
and established herself in the arts community in Montreal,
and later in the Toronto area,
where she developed a speciality in children’s portraits.
Part 2: Eastern Canada - 1950s-1960s
Montreal - 1950s
Toronto - 1960s
Elizabeth’s work in West Vancouver
earned her recognition as one of the finest artists on the West Coast.
Part 3: Vancouver - 1970-1995
Part 4: Vancouver - 1996-1997
Part 5: Vancouver - 1998-2001
Part 6: Vancouver - 2001-2010
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About the Artist
Large Animal Studies
Figure Studies - Female
Figure Studies - Male
The Chelsea Gallery -
Before and After WWII
Charcoal & Mixed Media
Subject and Painting
Chemainus Wall Mural
Dogs & Cats